The United States of Exercise: Keep it up, Vermont
Tim Craig U.S. military, wary of the high cost of transporting armored vehicles home from Afghanistan, looks for takers. But Norwegian Defense Department spokeswoman Marita Isaksen Wangberg said Thursday the drill probably wont go ahead as planned after the Pentagon froze joint exercises with Russia because of the Ukraine crisis. In an email to The Associated Press, she said that also means a planning conference ahead of the drill has been canceled until further notice. p90X3
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Adults in Colorado, Oregon, Idaho, New Mexico, Nebraska and North Dakota round out the top 10 most exercise-crazy states. Just 46.5 percent of Delaware adults reported exercising three or more days in the last week. Fewer than 48 percent of residents in West Virginia, Alabama and New Jersey worked out frequently, the poll showed. Nationally, the percentage of regular exercisers dropped slightly last year, which Gallup attributes to colder and wetter-than-normal weather. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration data show 2013 was the coldest and wettest year since 2009; 2012, on the other hand, had warmer and drier than usual weather.
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US Army to Proceed With Planned Ukraine Exercise
In addition to USAREUR troops, Rapid Trident 2014 will include units from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Canada, Georgia, Germany, Moldova, Poland, Romania, the United Kingdom and Ukraine, Westover said. It http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/p90x3-reviews/sbwire-455028.htm will feature a combined U.S. and Ukrainian battalion headquarters practicing a peacekeeping operation, he said. “Exercise planning will continue until we are told otherwise.” Last year’s exercise lasted two weeks and included about 1,300 troops.
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