• Soldiers from the 100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-based Midcourse Defense), conduct radio checks and last minute preparations before rolling out on a virtual convoy in Baghdad, Iraq, using the Virtual Convoy Operations Trainer on Fort Carson Aug. 13. The VCOT simulates an actual convoy operation using sophisticated computer software and virtual reality.

    100th MDB Conducts Virtual Convoy Training

    Soldiers from the 100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-based Midcourse Defense), conduct radio checks and last minute preparations before rolling out on a virtual convoy in Baghdad, Iraq, using the Virtual Convoy Operations Trainer on Fort Carson Aug...

  • 1st Lt. Christine Gant, Operations Officer, 100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-based Midcourse Defense), receives a brief from a Soldier about what is expected of her as a convoy commander using the Virtual Convoy Operations Trainer on Fort Carson on Aug. 13. The VCOT puts a Soldier in charge of a convoy training them from step one of creating an operational order all the way through the last step of conducting an after action review ... getting shot along the way is inevitable.

    100th MDB Conducts Virtual Convoy Training

    1st Lt. Christine Gant, Operations Officer, 100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-based Midcourse Defense), receives a brief from a Soldier about what is expected of her as a convoy commander using the Virtual Convoy Operations Trainer on Fort Carson...

  • Staff Sgt. Andrew Knight (left), Intelligence Analyst, 100th missile Defense Brigade (Ground –based Midcourse Defense), drives the lead vehicle of a four-vehicle convoy with his convoy commander sitting to his right Sgt. Joseph Ten Eyck, Local Area Network Manager, 100th MDB (GMD), using the Virtual Convoy Operation Trainer on Fort Carson on Aug. 13. Using the VCOT,  Soldiers can simulate actually conducting a convoy in a modern day combat zone.

    100th MDB Conducts Virtual Convoy Training

    Staff Sgt. Andrew Knight (left), Intelligence Analyst, 100th missile Defense Brigade (Ground –based Midcourse Defense), drives the lead vehicle of a four-vehicle convoy with his convoy commander sitting to his right Sgt. Joseph Ten Eyck, Local Area...

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