Photo Credit: Sharon McBride, USA Field Artillery School
A lieutenant attending the Field Artillery Basic Officers Leader Course at the U.S. Army Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Okla. experiences combat action in first person perspective through the eyes of his avatar in Virtual Battlespace 2 on a lap top. VB S2 is a multiplayer video game being used by the U.S. Army Field Artillery School to conduct collaborative Leadership Development Exercises with the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Ga., and the Aviation Center at Fort Rucker, Ala. Through maneuver and fires integration in this collective training experience in a virtual environment, maneuver captains and field artillery lieutenants were exposed to the dynamics of the commander and Fire Support Officer relationship in the planning and execution of an operation.
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