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join up

To form separate aircraft or groups of aircraft into a specific formation. Aircraft taking off individually or in pairs join up to form a composite formation. Similarly, aircraft join up for air-to-air refueling. Aircraft may rejoin the formation after they have split for some reason.
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Unlike most other countries, the Legion has no trouble getting people to join up. I met and talked to a few Canadian Legionnaires who would have loved to have served in the Canadian army--one of my basic training instructors was from Canada and had been in the Canadian army, but said it was too soft and worried too much about how other people viewed them.
While the technically overweight such as world-class rugby player Lawrence Dallaglio could now join up one must question whether the long term health of these new super sized candidates are up to the job?