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  3/1/2013, Adar 19, 5773

Squadron 13 Takes IDF Combat-Fitness Championship

Squadron 13 naval commandos, paratroopers and the Oketz unit won the Israel Defense Forces' combat-fitness championship, which took place, this week, after a three-year absence, according to the IDF Website. Sixty-four units took part in the competition, which involved navigation, shooting after exertion and carrying wounded on stretchers, among other disciplines. Special units competed in the Israeli martial art of Krav Mega.

The Search and Rescue Battalion of the Home Front Command won the women's competition, ahead of the Megel Unit and the combat collection unit.