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slender insect with delicate membranous wings having an aquatic larval stage and terrestrial adult stage usually lasting less than two days

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The 2018 Imjin Classic is a tribute to the Canadian soldiers who played hockey on the frozen Imjin River during the Korean War," Walsh said.
Back in the war zone, Canadian soldiers continued to take in the vitalizing power of spring, through to the last year of the conflict.
Armoured vehicles are capable of protecting and transporting Canadian soldiers across a wide range of terrain, in all environmental conditions, while also providing troops with direct-fire capability.
The programs the PPCLI Foundation support opportunities to tour battlefields where Canadian soldiers have fought; scholarships and bursaries, opportunities to serve in 13 cadet corps youth they learn firsthand about citizenship, discipline, teamwork and comradery; and curriculum-driven programs that explore Canadian military history.
Canadian soldiers Sergeant Daniel Hansen and Corporal Christopher McConnell made the 6-hour drive from Ontario to Fort Drum and quickly integrated with the Guardians, forming a partnership between units and a friendship with their brothers in arms.
He said the Canadian soldiers fired back in self-defense.
Apart from helping train Ukrainian military police and medical personnel, the Canadian soldiers will also assist their Ukrainian counterparts how to beef up their country's security measures.
Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec another radicalized Canadian Martin Rouleau hit two Canadian soldiers with his car, killing one and injuring the other.
Questions have also come up about how much information Canada shared with the United States about Zehaf-Bibeau and Rouleau, who ran over two Canadian soldiers in Quebec with a car, killing one, last week.
The bloodshed immediately raised the specter of a coordinated terrorist attack, with Canada already on alert because of a deadly hit-and-run earlier in the week against two Canadian soldiers by a man who police say was fired up with radical Muslim fervor.
The bloodshed immediately raised the spectre of a co-ordinated terrorist attack, with Canada already on alert because of a deadly hit-and-run earlier in the week against two Canadian soldiers by a man who police say was fired up with radical Muslim fervour.
The violence comes just two days after another suspect, said to have jihadist sympathies, ran over two Canadian soldiers, killing one, in an act described by a top Canadian official as "clearly linked to terrorist ideology.
LONDON, Ontario, Rajab 3, 1435, May 2, 2014, SPA -- Canada's prime minister says Canadian soldiers will take part in military exercises next week in Poland as part of NATO's response to the Ukraine crisis.
Broadcaster CTV reported that the last 100 Canadian soldiers were scheduled to leave the Afghan capital in the next few days.
In line with ISAF policy, identities of the soldiers were not revealed but mostly US, British and Canadian soldiers are deployed in southern Afghanistan.
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