Arete, 2.16.17

MILITARY What We’re Fighting For, NY Times “Enlisted Military” Listed Among Worse Jobs of 2016, The Sitrep The Future of the US Military in 1 Graphic, The Bridge Why NCO’s Should Write and Publish, From the Green Notebook US Air Force Rotates Supersonic Strategic Bombers in the Asia-Pacific, The Diplomat The Soldier Who Took on Saddam’s […]

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Plan Focus: LE OnRamp Training Plan

By Rob Shaul Our approach to Law Enforcement fitness is quite contrarian.  Unlike the soft, “wellness” programs common to many state, county and munincipal law enforcement departments, we are not interested with overall health of officers. Our focus is mission-direct fitness programming which prepares them for the violent and dangerous nature of their profession. Many “wellness” […]

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When Doctrine Is Wrong – Author Call Out

By Charles Bausman The tactics and doctrine outlined in the Ranger Handbook and Marine Corps MCWP 3-11.2 are pounded into the heads of young troopers and small unit leaders across the U.S. Military. They are the soldier’s bible, with SOP’s and IAD’s outlined in those publications drilled constantly in the field. Law Enforcement and Fire/Rescue […]

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New Theory: Gym Based, Multi-Modal Endurance for Mountain & Tactical Athletes

By Rob Shaul We’ve been experimenting with gym-based, multi-modal endurance programming with our Wyoming lab rats (myself included) for the past several weeks. In the process we’ve been revisiting some of our old theory and training session design. In brief, gym-based, multi-modal endurance sessions are extended (45+ minute) constant movement efforts which can include dumbbell/barbell […]

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