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    Stewart Adam shows off how to use the bow. Archery is one of the growing sports offered by Personnel Support Programs (PSP). (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    It was 2 Combat Engineer Regiment versus 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Headquarters on the court for a game of ball hockey. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    These members of 2 Field Ambulance give a great big smile while waiting for the opportunity to hit the court. (Submitted photo)

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    It might have been hot outside, but the Silver Dart Arena was the cool place to be on Sports Day. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    Sitting volleyball was one of the newest sports this year. 2 Field Ambulance tries to get the upper hand on 4th Canadian Division Support Group Headquarters. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)



2017 CAF Sports Day at Garrison Petawawa

By Patricia Leboeuf

Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2017

On bases, wings, and garrisons across the country, Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members took part in the annual CAF Sports Day on Oct. 20. This event was created in 2014 as a way to celebrate the power of sports and promote the culture of fitness in the military. Last year, over 11,000 people joined in to participate in over 200 Sports Day activities. At Garrison Petawawa, the sports facilities at Dundonald Hall were ready to greet local athletes in hockey, sitting volleyball, basketball, flag football, slow-pitch, archery, court battles and an extreme sweat competition.