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Practice Makes Prudent: Ret. U.S. Air Force Col. Shares F-16 Ejection Experience

Despite flying planes for decades now, COL (R) Charles “Chuck” Toplikar did not always envision himself as a pilot. In fact, he’d go as...

3 Ways to Support APNT Distribution on the Contested Battlefield

In a contested battlefield, access to assured positioning, navigation, and timing (APNT) is critical for boosting situational awareness, ensuring secure communications, and making real-time...

Military Appreciation Month: Lessons Learned from an F-15 Ejection at 2000 Feet

Peter “Shadow” Ford, Requirements & Capabilities Director for Raytheon Missiles & Defense, found his passion the first time he flew in an airplane. In...

Cultivating Female Leadership to Spark Innovation in the Defense Community

Heather Robertson sees a bright and exciting future ahead in the defense community and many opportunities for female leadership to spark innovation. Robertson leads...

Human Performance and Biosystems Summit Looks at Relationship Between Readiness and Wellness

Next month, the Defense Strategies Institute’s 3rd Annual Human Performance and Biosystems Summit will take place in Alexandria, VA, on April 7-8, 2021, and...

PODCAST: Women in Military and the Need for Diverse Warfighter Safety Innovation

During Women’s History Month, we dive into the importance of diversity and women in military aviation from the perspective of three women who all...

The Evolution of Ejection Seat Criteria for Warfighter Safety

Having to eject from an aircraft is never a warfighter’s first choice, but it can be a life-saving decision that needs to be made in a split-second. The...

Retired Air Force Colonel Nathan “Lothar” Hill Advocates for Live and Virtual Military Training After F-16 Ejection

During Military Appreciation Month, our editorial team is speaking with military heroes who have served our country and continue to support the military in...

Military Appreciation Month PODCAST: Stricklin’s Story of Survival After F-16 Seat Ejection

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, the Modern Military Training editorial team is speaking with military heroes that had their hearts set on serving...

Warfighter Systems Summit: Advancing Lethality Through Training Technology

Perhaps the main goal of optimizing and expanding military training programs is, of course, making today’s warfighter as lethal and prepared as possible. Next...