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England stars once formed a guard of honour for Paul Scholes after a training ground masterclass

England stars once formed a guard of honour for Paul Scholes after a training ground masterclass

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018If you somehow weren’t aware of how good a footballer Paul Scholes was in his pomp, then listen to Kieron Dyer.Dyer, writing in his new autobiography which is being serialised in the Daily Mail, says he rated Scholes as the best English midfielder of his generation – ahead of Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard – and recounted a brilliant story which perfectly encapsulated his genius.Scholes, who won every major honour in the game with Manchster United, won 66 caps for England but was often played out of position and quit international football at the age of just 29.“Paul Scholes was the best player I played with and people like Xavi and Zinedine Zidane counted him as their favourite player,” wrote Dyer.“Other nations would have used him as their fulcrum but Sven Gor
Kansas City Chiefs to keep training camp at same site

Kansas City Chiefs to keep training camp at same site

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The Kansas City Chiefs reached an agreement to continue holding training camp at Missouri Western State University. The deal, announced by the club on Thursday, assures the Chiefs will hold camp in 2018 in St. Joseph, Mo. It also included an option for a one-year extension for 2019. "We have been engaged in positive, constructive discussions with Missouri Western State University representatives for months and are pleased to reach this agreement to keep Chiefs Training Camp in St. Joseph," Chiefs president Mark Donovan said. "When we moved training camp back to the state of Missouri in 2010, we could not have imagined the reception and support that Missouri Western and the entire community have provided us. "It's an exciting time in Chiefs Kingdom and we look forward to returning to St. Jo...
NATO holds CBRN training course in Kuwait

NATO holds CBRN training course in Kuwait

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Dec. 13 (UPI) -- NATO has trained 15 Kuwaiti experts in dealing with the aftermath of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear incidents.The training, consisting of lectures and a table-top exercise to develop security standards for the aftermath of CBRN incidents, took place at the NATO-Istanbul Cooperation Initiative Regional Center in Kuwait City earlier this month, the international organization said.The training introduced and described NATO's consequence management concept, organization, systems and procedures in crisis management.The training was part of the alliance's Science for Peace and Security Program."This course came as a continuation to the CBRN Incident Commanders course conducted in 2015, and as a part of the cooperation between NATO and Kuwait," said Fawaz Al Othma...
Data-collecting device could make for better training of soldiers

Data-collecting device could make for better training of soldiers

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Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The Greek poet Archilochus, before his death, said people "don't rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training."A device displayed at a defense industry conference this week could help military commanders provide more realistic training scenarios and better understand how soldiers will react before sending them into war, according to the company that makes it -- helping commanders and their soldiers perform better under the stresses of military missions.Design Interactive, an Orlando-based company that specializes in metric-driven data on behavioral, physiological and neurophysiological techniques, has designed a device to help commanders determine if training scenarios are putting adequate, and appropriate, levels of stress on their soldiers....
Saab intros augmented reality training tool for military

Saab intros augmented reality training tool for military

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Nov. 28 (UPI) -- A new tool for military observers, controllers and exercise leaders that provides a 360 degree view of the battlefield is being introduced by Saab Defense.Called "We: Are," the tool is built on augmented reality for smart phones and tablets and was introduced Monday at the I/ITSEC simulation and training event in Orlando, Fla., this week."I/ITSEC is a great place for us to introduce this new tool to the training market," Asa Thegstrom, head of Saab's Training and Simulation business unit, said in a press release. "'We:Are' has been designed with simplicity and smoothness in mind.""With the device the exercise leader can focus on what is important, which is to keep track on the individuals and evaluate entire troops in the field."Saab said "We: Are" enables an observer to i...