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Development of Physical Fitness Standards for Canadian Armed Forces Younger Personnel (1992)

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Development of Physical Fitness Standards for Canadian Armed Forces Younger Personnel.


The purpose of this study was to develop minimum physical fitness standards based on common task criteria for personnel younger than 35 years of age in the Canadian Armed Forces. 197 more words

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Feds to fund 2 new studies on equine therapy for veterans

TORONTO – Two organizations dedicated to helping members of the military and their families will receive funding to study the effect of equine therapy for veterans with mental health conditions. 350 more words


National Post View: Boots on the ground? What boots?

As the fight against ISIL drags brutally on, a former head of the British armed forces has made the disturbing suggestion that boots on the ground, and tank treads as well, will soon be needed in Iraq. 581 more words

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British soldier injured at Alberta military base

CALGARY – STARS airlifted a British soldier to hospital in Calgary with an arm injury Saturday afternoon but he’s expected to make a full recovery. 56 more words


Change of Command ceremony for army in Atlantic region

WATCH: The army’s commander for the Atlantic region Brigadier General Nicolas Eldaoud relinquished command to Brigadier General Carl Turenne. Marieke Walsh reports.

HALIFAX – The division commander of the Canadian Army for the Atlantic region will formally relinquish command to his replacement in Halifax on Thursday. 134 more words


Winds could pose challenge as Sask. wildfire situation called “dire”

WATCH: The northern Saskatchewan community of La Ronge is the most at risk from the wildfires raging across the province. Flames are creeping towards the town, with the fire line just two kilometres away. 1,235 more words


Situation very critical as crews battle northern Sask. wildfires

SASKATOON – Canadian Armed Forces personnel are on the way to help fight wildfires in Saskatchewan. Emergency management officials say 600 members of the Armed Forces will arrive in Prince Albert to help with forest firefighting efforts in northern Saskatchewan. 545 more words