2016 Fed 100

Federal 100: Daniel J. Balash

Name: Daniel J. Balash
Title: IT Program Manager
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers
Agency: Department of Homeland Security

Virtually on target. Marksmanship training for federal law enforcement agents has long relied on in-person, live-fire ranges. Moving that activity to the virtual world can save ammunition, reduce wait times and help the environment, but the idea has had a hard time gaining traction. Balash made the case for virtual firing ranges at DHS. By harnessing his passion for the system of laser handguns, projectors and cameras, he managed to fully integrate the technology into FLETC's marksmanship programs.

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