Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jon Cupp, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs
While examining the equipment for the V-Communicator Mobile device, Atmore, Ala. native, Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Poindexter (right), senior common ground station operator for Company B, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, speaks to Ernie Bright, one of the developers of the Vcommunicator, during a demonstration of the capability July 22 at Fort Hood, Texas. The Vcommunicator, an iPod-based translation device, gives Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan access to hundreds of phrases in five different languages along with cultural gestures in the form of video and audio examples. Approximately 700 military service members are currently using the device in theater.