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    Colt was at Modern Day Marine last week with the...

    Colt was at Modern Day Marine last week with the CM-901, they ket it locked up and in pelican case. they only brang it to show the Commandant. I couldn't talk him into getting a look at it. :mad:
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    iPod and iPhone Language and Culture

    We have had a bear of a time getting iTune type applications on Marine Net...hardware issues that we are working on. In the meantime Alelo has put an application on the iTunes store for iPod &...
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    Is anyone besides myself attending this?

    Is anyone besides myself attending this?
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    USSOCOM Language and Culture Seminar

    I'm just doing a 'cut and paste' from the original email. This is an annual event that always has good scoop on current and future language and culture thrust at SOCOM.

    I did get permission to...
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    Flexibility is required but to get funding you...

    Flexibility is required but to get funding you need a program of record with no kidding requirements.

    BTW, USMC doctrine is all about flexibility via decision making....unfortunately the funding...
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    The danger with these types of studies is that...

    The danger with these types of studies is that they are based off of subjective assessments.

    Jennifer, I think we are talking about two different animals here. If you are talking about knowledge...
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    Simulations only work if they are facilitated. No...

    Simulations only work if they are facilitated. No facilitation produces a game that wastes training time.

    Simulations in context of culture & language also need to be facilitated. The problem is...
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    Something that is missing is that once a...

    Something that is missing is that once a capability gap has been identified, a requirement has to be identified and written. Going from gap to training solution will keep us in the current loop of...
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    I don't fully agree with your statement but the...

    I don't fully agree with your statement but the outcome is the same. We really don't have a doctrine for culture & language. We have some attempts at Training & Readiness manuals but nothing that we...
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    Yes to the phonetics, the UK is thinking about...

    Yes to the phonetics, the UK is thinking about doing this specifically for Pashtu & Dari. Australian MOD is looking at the same type of modifications.

    180k was total active forces from last...
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    This is where the UK acquisition bubbas need to...

    This is where the UK acquisition bubbas need to get together when they are developing new training devices. Your total active duty manpower for October was just under 180k. I've seen contractors...
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    CS, You asked to be nicholized....soooo here...

    CS,

    You asked to be nicholized....soooo here ya go....but first a disclaimer.

    I'm a retired Infantry Gunny with a little over 15 years overseas time. I am currently a gopher for my Governement...
  13. Thread: Need Help

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    Had a snafu with the upload yesterday. We will be...

    Had a snafu with the upload yesterday. We will be ready for everyone to log on and run it through its paces tomorrow.

    If you haven't received the login instruction yet, please send me an email.
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    Marc, Me thinks you'll be really impressed...

    Marc,

    Me thinks you'll be really impressed with the knowledge transfer on this. We have hit IMI level III and it is completely scorm. This is not my mama's typical page turner that most people see...
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    Additional S/A This VCAT is a pilot, the first...

    Additional S/A

    This VCAT is a pilot, the first in a series. It covers Horn of Africa (HOA), the follow on VCATs will be done in the same format.

    If you are not interested in HOA, please don't...
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    We have 12 volunteers so far, you should have...

    We have 12 volunteers so far, you should have gotten a reply back from me. If you haven't received a confirmation let me know.

    We are having a phone con tomorrow if you want to participate. Log...
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    Here's the official email that went out. We...

    Here's the official email that went out. We planned on kicking it of on Monday but we have pushed it to Wednesday instead.

    It is time to take VCAT to the acceptance test. Most of you receiving...
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    Your PM i working from my end...I have fat...

    Your PM i working from my end...I have fat fingers:)

    I sent an email to you.
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    Need Help

    I need testers to look at the Virtual Culture Awareness Trainer (VCAT) and tear it apart. We will be kicking off the acceptance testing on Wednesday. A little info on VCAT:
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    We are starting the second part of the ALTS...

    We are starting the second part of the ALTS effort, we're holding a kick-off meeting at Quantico on the 8th of July.

    If anyone is interested in attending the meeting, feel free to PM me.

    To...
  21. There's a JCISFA DoD Interagency Advisor Working...

    There's a JCISFA DoD Interagency Advisor Working Group on 27-28 October at Quantico.......anyone have some scoop on this?
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    An update on the Light the Night Walk.

    As of today Team Tomas managed to raise $7,758.75, Kohls is submitting a $500.00 grant for the walk. Team Tomas may get credited for this, if so, Tomas will finish out at $8258.75. Team Tomas didnít...
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    Indonesian SMEs

    I'm looking for some SME input for Indonesia, specifically Bahasa language, culture, images and so on.

    Anyone?

    My snake temple pictures from Panang just doesn't cover it..
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    HOA SMEs?

    Do we have any HOA SMEs here? JFCOM is having Trasys contract for Virtual Culture Awareness Trainer (VCAT) to be hosted on JKO.
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    Today is the day. It looks like there will be...

    Today is the day.

    It looks like there will be 70-80 walkers on Team Tomas. He didn't make the 15k goal but he did really good, it should be a little over 7500.

    I did a blood draw on him...
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