Vice Admiral Sean Buck Takes Helm of the National Training & Simulation Association

VADM Sean Buck Vice Admiral Sean Buck Takes Helm of the National Training & Simulation Association

Arlington, VA - The National Training & Simulation Association (NTSA) proudly announces the appointment of Vice Admiral Sean S. Buck, USN (Ret), as its new President. With a distinguished 40-year Navy career, culminating in his role as the 63rd Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy, Buck brings unparalleled leadership and vision to NTSA as it continues to advance the field of modeling and simulation.

Buck amassed a wealth of experience in fleet-level service and served in the Pentagon for over a decade, bringing a deep understanding of military operations and strategic planning to his new role.

"I am honored and excited to join NTSA," said Buck. "I look forward to working closely with NTSA members and stakeholders to foster innovation, collaboration, and excellence in support of military readiness and mission success”.

Buck succeeds the late Rear Admiral James Robb, USN (Ret), under whose leadership NTSA experienced significant growth and impact, playing a vital role in advancing training and simulation technologies for the defense community.

"As Vice Admiral Sean Buck assumes the presidency of NTSA, we are confident his leadership will continue to propel our mission forward," said NTSA Senior Vice President Debbie Langelier. "A leader of the highest moral character, Buck will represent NTSA’s core values exceptionally well”.

The Honorable David L. Norquist, President, and CEO of NDIA, commented, "We sought and found a leader with extensive and proven experience. Vice Admiral Buck’s commitment to a life of public service embodies the essence of leadership with an unwavering commitment to national security”.

The National Training & Simulation Association of Arlington, VA, is an affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association, the nation’s principal representative of the defense industrial base.

About NTSA:

The National Training & Simulation Association (NTSA) is the premier organization representing organizations and individuals in the Modeling, Simulation, and Training industries. Established with the vision of fostering innovation and excellence in training methodologies, NTSA serves as a hub for professionals, researchers, educators, and industry leaders.