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Recent content by Nicholas Cressman

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    Soldier Missing After Morning Run in Edmonton's River Valley

    I'm in Gagetown on course, and it bothers me that I'm not there, and I can't get out there to help in the search. Even more so, knowing where he went missing, and having run that exact trail a few times before. Here's hoping he's found soon.
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    Math for Combat Engineers (merged)

    Get to know triangles, functions, fractions, decimals, proportions, and Area/volume measurement, and you'll do fine.
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    Private Members Bill: 5 May Proposed as "Maple Leaf and Tulip Day"

    Wow, a lot of repeats on the name of the member..... looking for attention?
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    DND halts millions in benefits

    Yeah, I'll be expecting it soon. I'm guessing that it refers to separation allowance, menion. Nic
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    Todays Engineer

    Unfortunately, we were not allowed to do abatis in Gagetown, because of 'environmental concerns' even though the Officer Phase 4 I assisted on did not 4 months prior. I would have loved to get that experience. and you're right NFLD, I do now remember the thumb knot is best for contact charges...
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    Todays Engineer

    Nobody frapping? odd for a Demolition skills training session. Nic
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    Blast-resistant boxers keep soldiers safe below waist

    I think they are attempting to play to a man's fear of losing popularity with the ladies if their junk is gone.
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    Deputies used military first-aid materials to help save Tucson victims

    "Quick Clot combat Gauze" is not the same as the 'grainy powder' that you may be familiar with. The new 'combat gauze' is a z-fold bandage, treated with a hemostatic agent called Kaolin. It also features a blue x-ray band, which allows ER staff to see how deep a wound is, by how far into the...
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    Op Podium

    As far as I know there was not an operation crest, although certain units / sub-units may have created their own unofficially
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    Word association (just for fun)

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    Word association (just for fun)