SOURCE: Stranger Entertainment

December 01, 2008 12:34 ET

Stranger Entertainment Wins 2008 US Army Modeling & Simulation Award

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - December 1, 2008) - Stranger Entertainment is pleased to announce that its DMCT game-based trainer has been named the winner of the US Army's 2008 Training Modeling and Simulation Award.

"We're very excited about this award and honored to have been chosen out of so many remarkable nominees," commented Christopher Lawrence, President of Stranger Entertainment. "It's gratifying to see how our software is helping our servicemen and women. It's a testament to how game-based training and simulation can support the training of tomorrow's leaders."

The Distribution Management Cognitive Trainer (DMCT) application was selected from over fifty nominees. Developed in cooperation with the US Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM-STTC), the USC Institute for Creative Technologies and Quicksilver Software, Inc., DMCT sharpens the decision-making capabilities of US Army logistical planners.

In the announcement of the 2008 award winners, Director of the Army Modeling and Simulation Directorate James C. Cooke said, "The efforts of the Distribution Management Cognitive Trainer Project Team reflects great credit on themselves, RDECOM Simulation & Training Technology Center, and the United States Army."

The award will be presented at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation & Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in Orlando, FL on 2 December 2008.

About Stranger Entertainment

Stranger Entertainment, located in Los Angeles, California, is a creative force in the commercial and military games space. For over a decade, founder Christopher Lawrence has developed innovative and entertaining games and simulations, and has provided creative services for commercial and government organizations. For more information, visit

About the US Army Modeling & Simulation Directorate

The Army M&S Directorate guides, coordinates, integrates and synchronizes strategic M&S efforts across the Army in order to create unity of effort and purpose. The Directorate also develops and implements a coherent and unified Army M&S strategy to organize and equip the Army with M&S capabilities in support of Operating and Generating Force functions and institutional processes.

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