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04/01/2013
By John F. "Skip" Coleman, Technical Editor I was involved in training for the majority of my career. As a lieutenant, I was a training officer for a recruit class in 1984. I was promoted to captain while on that assignment and went back for another class. I was a battalion chief assigned to training and was in charge of overseeing training as a deputy chief. During the majority of these times, the "computer" was a small part of the job. In fact, the Internet was nonexistent until the latter part of my career as a deputy chief. We now have become dependent on the computer and the Internet. I can't believe how much easier my task would have been if I had those tools bac...

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