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  Canadian Forces - Search View - MSN Encarta
As the Land Force Command component of the CF, the Canadian army is responsible for land combat and for physically protecting people and land-based resources.
Land Force Atlantic includes the provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.
Land Force Central is composed of the province of Ontario, and the province of Québec makes up Land Force Québec.
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 Western Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Western Australia is Australia's largest state in area, covering the western third of the mainland, and is bordered by South Australia and the Northern Territory.
The bulk of Western Australia consists of the extremely old Yilgarn craton and Pilbara craton which merged with the Deccan of India, Madagascar and the Karoo and Zimbabwe cratons of South Africa, in the Archean Eon to form Ur, one of the oldest Supercontinents on Earth (3,200-3,000 million years ago).
Western Australia was granted self-government in 1889 with a bicameral House of Parliament, located in Perth, consisting of the Legislative Assembly (or lower house), and the Legislative Council (or upper house).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Western_Australia   (2807 words)

 Land Force Western Area Headquarters - Canadian Army in the West   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Land Force Western Area was established on September 1st, 1991 to take command of all regular and reserve army units in Western Canada.
LFWA is one of four army area commands.
The Land Staff, located at National Defence Headquarters in Ottawa, oversees the four area commands: Land Force Atlantic Area HQ - Halifax; Land Force Quebec Area HQ - Montreal; Land Force Central Area HQ - Toronto, and Land Force Western Area HQ - Edmonton.
www.army.dnd.ca /lfwa_hq/lfwahq.htm   (206 words)

 Dreaming Online: The Land
The land was not just soil or rocks or minerals, but a whole environment that sustains and is sustained by people and culture.
The issue of Aboriginal land rights was first brought to national attention in 1966, when 200 Gurindji stockmen, domestics and their families walked off the Wave Hill cattle station in the Northern Territory demanding better wages and conditions.
The Western Australian Government was determined that the exploration should proceed and claimed that the religious beliefs of the Yungngora had been "trumped up" or inspired by outside influences.
www.dreamtime.net.au /indigenous/land.cfm   (3731 words)

 Canadian Army @ LaunchBase.com (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
While Canada developed a volunteer Militia force of partially trained and often unpaid amateurs, defence of the country was dependent on a contingent of regular British soldiers, as well as naval defence through the Royal Navy.
Canada's land forces underwent two major organziational changes between the world wars; in 1920 the pre-war regiments were all renamed, several organizational corps were created mirroring corps in the British Army, and new ones like the Canadian Machine Gun Corps (not to be confused with the wartime corps of the same name) were created.
A French-speaking Regular Force armoured regiment was created, and the policy of bilingualism was supported by the first Chief of the Defence Staff, General J.V. Allard.
www.launchbase.com /encyclopedia/Canadian_Army   (1958 words)

 Military Districts
Land Force Atlantic Area (LFAA) was responsible for all Army operations and administration in the provinces east of Quebec (ie the Maritimes.) LFQA was headquartered in Halifax.
Quebec, PQ The Land Force Central Area (LCCA) was responsible for all Army operations and administration within the province of Ontario, from the Quebec border to the northern Lakehead region.
The Land Force Western Area (LFWA) was responsible for all Army operations and administration in western Canada from the northern lakehead region of Ontario to the Pacific Ocean.
www.canadiansoldiers.com /organization/districts.htm   (1943 words)

 ScienceDaily: Agriculture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In the Western world, the use of gene manipulation, better management of soil nutrients, and improved weed control have greatly increased yields per unit area.
Intensive agriculture also depletes the fertility of the land over time and the end effect is that which happened in the Middle East, were some of the most fertile farmland in the world was turned into a desert by intensive agriculture.
With the rapid rise of mechanization in the 20th century, especially in the form of the tractor, the demanding tasks of sowing, harvesting and threshing could be performed with a speed and on a scale barely imaginable before.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/agriculture   (3836 words)

 Jew   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The waves of immigration to the United States at the turn of the 19th century, massacre of European Jewry during the Holocaust, and the foundation of the State of Israel (and subsequent Jewish exodus from Arab lands) all resulted in substantial shifts in the Population centers of world Jewry during the 20th century.
Western Europe's largest Jewish community can be found in France, home to 600,000 Jews, the majority of whom are immigrants or refugees from North African Arab countries such as Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia (or their descendants).
The patriarch Abraham was a migrant to the land of Canaan from Ur of the Chaldees.
jew.iqnaut.net   (4155 words)

 Canadian Forces - MSN Encarta
There are ways to lessen the burden of this expense.
Brigades include armored regiments specializing in tank operations, infantry battalions trained to fight on foot, artillery regiments that operate heavy firepower weapons, and an air defense battery equipped with antiaircraft weapons capable of intercepting enemy jets and helicopters.
The army deploys a battery of high-power antitank weapons, from land mines to guided missiles.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_461511150_2/Canadian_Forces.html   (881 words)

 Sandhills Grassland Bird Study   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
This project was initiated by a grant from the Sandhills Task Force and is being conducted under the direction of Dr. Larkin Powell (professor of wildlife ecology, UNL).
The geographic area encompassed by the study area included the eastern third of Cherry County, NE and northern Thomas County.
Several of these species such as Grasshopper Sparrow, Western Meadowlark, and Upland Sandpiper have experienced significant populations declines in various parts of the country, although little is known about their population status in the Sandhills.
www.sandhillstaskforce.org /sandhills_grassland_bird_study.htm   (1108 words)

 What's in a Name?
It is the most southerly of the Western Isles and is famous for its single malt whiskies.
In less populated areas such as rural farms, the name of the house is the only address of the residents, no street name or house number would be given.
In Gaelic it is known as Tir-Iodh - the land of corn.
www.land-marine.com /WhatIsInAName.html   (1157 words)

 frontline: the jesus factor: interviews: richard land | PBS
Richard Land is a director of the conservative evangelical Southern Baptist Convention and is a friend and adviser to President Bush.
We want a federal marriage amendment to keep the judiciary from forcing a secularist agenda on this country that this country does not want in the area of marriage.
It's a struggle between the force of civilization and the force of barbarism.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/jesus/interviews/land.html   (8181 words)

 Point Pleasant-Last Updated 10/18/01
The Shawnee had never given up their claims to western Virginia and interpreted the rapid settlement of whites into the area as acts of aggression.
The Battle of Point Pleasant, fought between the Long Knives of Virginia and the Shawnee Indians and their allies on October 10, 1774, was the final battle of Governor John Murray, the Earl of Dunmore, and is considered by many to be the first battle of the American Revolution.
As a condition of the subsequent Treaty of Camp Charlotte, the Delaware, Shawnee, and Mingo relinquished all claims to land south of the Ohio River.
www.over-land.com /st_pleasant.html   (558 words)

 LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL: Area 51 Story Archive
They are interested in knowing what is really going on in Area 51, the classified base that some say tests new military equipment.
The residents have increased their scrutiny since the Air Force has announced it wants to keep indefinitely the 3 million acres of land it uses for fighter pilot training.
If the Congress approves the indefinite withdrawal of 3 million acres, the Air Force base would be subject to a congressional review every 15 years, but the approval would not require the production of another Environmental Impact Statement.
www.reviewjournal.com /webextras/area51/1996/keepout/airforceland.html   (645 words)

 Land EKG - About LandEKG
And, we have found the most effective workshops are held on a local ranch, with instruction tailored to match local soils, plants, climate and issues of those attending.
In a three-year period without reducing stock numbers and applying only grazing modifications, the ranch lands and riparian systems were well recovered and deemed a success by all participants.
Al also served as a pilot for the Air National Guard and Reserve Forces of the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a Lt. Colonel.
www.landekg.com /about.html   (828 words)

 Idaho Department of Lands
Administration of endowment lands is charged to the State Board of Land Commissioners by the Idaho Constitution.
The Department of Lands was created in 1895 to perform the constitutional functions given the State Board of Land Commissioners concerning the management of grant lands.
The Director of the Idaho Department of Lands is appointed by the Land Board and serves as Secretary to the Land Board...
www.idl.idaho.gov /index.htm   (440 words)

 Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Jews have considered the Land of Israel to be their homeland for about 3,000 years — as a Holy Land and a Promised Land.
The Muslim Caliphate conquered the land from the Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantines) in the seventh century and attracted Arab settlers.
UN Security Council Resolution 242 (November 1967), calls for "withdrawal of Israeli armed forces from territories occupied in the recent conflict" (Six-Day war); and UN Security Council Resolution 446 (March 1979), declared settlements on the West Bank, Gaza Strip and the Golan Heights to be "illegal".
israel.iqnaut.net   (5016 words)

 Troops from Western Canada prepare for new deployment in Afghanistan
Altogether, 600 troops from across Western Canada were busy packing and spending time with loved ones as they prepared to replace a battalion from the Quebec-based Royal 22nd Regiment.
The task force of light armour, infantry and other troops is to provide reconnaissance support in Kabul and help the U.S. military train the Afghan national army.
All the troops in the task force are to be in Kabul by Aug. 11.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1177529/posts   (1781 words)

 Army Council of Land Force Western Area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
As Commanders of the Land Forces, I believe that you are entitled to be especially proud of the sense of honour, loyalty and quiet confidence that I can attest you have instilled in the young people who are under your authority.
The Forces you train will see action in the bleak Caves of Afghanistan, but could as easily be dispatched to the Jungles of West Africa or Columbia, tomorrow.
I have served in non-governmental engagement in a number of conflict areas: Angola, Namibia, Peru and others, Women and their children are in the front lines of every crisis.
www.ltgov.bc.ca /whatsnew/sp/sp_feb13_2002.htm   (1732 words)

 Community Celebrates Edmonton's Military History : ArriveNet Press Releases : Business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Lands Company today celebrated the military history and legacy associated with The Village at Griesbach.
Lands is a federal Crown corporation reactivated in 1995 to optimize the financial and community value obtained from surplus properties no longer required by the Government of
The company is self-financing, pays applicable taxes at all levels of government, and implements innovative property solutions to enhance the quality of life in communities where it operates.
press.arrivenet.com /business/article.php/691340.html   (357 words)

 580 CFRA - News Talk Radio
This, after one student says a man dressed in military fatigues stormed into the cafeteria of the college today and began shooting at approximately 12:45 this afternoon.
People have been evacuated from the school and the surrounding area.
Fight with the Canadian Forces" is the slogan of a new recruitment campaign.
www.cfra.com /headlines/index.asp?cat=2&nid=38528   (221 words)

 New York State Senate >> About the Senate >> Historical Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
When revenues drop because rebellious merchants refuse to pay import duties, the Duke of York's authority is challenged and he is forced to allow the creation of an assembly.
Duke of York appoints new royal governor, Thomas Dongan, and directs him to call for a general assembly which would have the power to pass laws subject to the approval of the governor and the duke himself.
New York's Royal Governor William Tryon, appointed to the position in 1771, is forced to leave New York City and stay on a British warship anchored in the harbor.
www.senate.state.ny.us /sws/aboutsenate/timeline.html   (3416 words)

 Afghanistan - Board of Inquiry
The 3 PPCLI BG was declared “Operationally Ready” by the Commander Land Force Western Area, on 31 October 2001.  Specifics of this process can be found in the supporting material under Director Land Force Requirements (Plans) Training Summary dated 19 April 2002 (Vol 12, Tab 47).
At 21:35Z, the Task Force Rakkasan  confirmed on its net that the F-16 aircraft had felt threatened and had dropped ordnance on Task Force Devil (the brevity codeword for “A” Company, 3 PPCLI).  During this period “A” Company continued to provide updates on the casualty situation.
The Task Force had established and was confident that proper coordination had been completed with the Air Component.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/library/report/2002/tarmak_fr-8_e.htm   (1158 words)

 Trackpads - Trackpads Links Directory - Units
A selection and training unit of the Canadian Forces (Air Force) located in CFB Borden, Ontario presents information on its components (French available).
A logistic vessel of the Canadian Forces (Navy) presents itself in text and photo.
The crew of one of four submarines purchased from the United Kingdom and the first submarine to be delivered to Canada's Navy presents info on themselves and their ship.
www.trackpads.com /links/browselinks.php?c=1305   (371 words)

 Winnipeg used for urban warfare training
The military says it's important because soldiers are finding themselves patrolling civilian areas more often, in places like Afghanistan.
No road closures are planned, said Brian Hillier, a civilian public affairs officer with Land Force Western Area headquarters in Edmonton.
Soldiers will be armed, but they'll be using blank or simulated munitions or pyrotechnics during day sessions, he said.
www.infowars.com /articles/ps/urban_warfare_training_canada.htm   (130 words)

 CNW Group
EDMONTON, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - Canada Lands Company (CLC) and Land Force Western Area today celebrated the historic associations of the City of Edmonton with both Canada's Airborne troops and Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) at The Village at Griesbach.
This special event dedicated a plaza to the Canadian Airborne Regiment as well as unveiled two storyboards outlining the history of the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion during World War II and the Canadian Airborne Regiment, which was based in Griesbach from 1968 to 1977.
Canada Lands Company is a federal Crown corporation that optimizes the financial and community value obtained from surplus properties no longer required by the Government of Canada.
feeds.torontonews.net /?rid=ca8676f244051130&cat=03cb86c5037f9622&f=1   (443 words)

 1971 Indo-Pak War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
As in 1965, the main battles in 1971 between armoured formations was relegated to Chamb and Shakargarh sectors - located in the Western Theatre.
India had one T-55 tank regiment in the northern sector supporting the XXXIII Corps' offensive in the Hilli-Bogra area, with one PT-76 regiment in the western area supporting the II Corps' thrust.
Opposing them were a Pakistani Armoured Force of a regiment of M-24 Chafees in the Bogra area, countering India's T-55 regiment and two squadrons of Chafeee tanks supporting the West and Dacca sectors.
www.bharat-rakshak.com /LAND-FORCES/Army/Patton3.html   (1298 words)

 Paris Pages Newsgroups: soc.culture.europe: (YX066.155$Uw.116875398@news2.pvt.primus.ca)
Master Cpl. Mark Fisk, a member of 1 Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, is scheduled to appear before a military court in Croatia on March 15.
Unnamed sources told the Edmonton Sun the alleged offence happened when Fisk was on leave in the Croatian city of Dubrovnik and allegedly involved a local woman.
Fisk's battery from Canadian Forces Base Shilo in Manitoba was part of Edmonton's larger 3 Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry when the alleged incident happened.
www.paris.org /news/dsp.news.cgi?/soc/culture/europe/18761   (298 words)

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