Arete 1.31.19

Military / National Security

The Marine Corps Is Embracing A New Naval Warfare Concept For The Next Big Fight Against China, Task & Purpose
Rebuilding the Forge: Reshaping How the Air Force Trains Fighter Aviators, War on the Rocks
‘Trump is having an impact’: NATO head credits president’s tough talk for $100B boost, Stars & Stripes
Are the Navy’s safety boots unsafe?, Navy Times
Thousands Apply to Join New Army eSports Team, Soldier Systems
US, Taliban agree to preliminary peace framework: report, The Hill
Levantistan and The Confederacy of Afghanistan: How Redrawing the Map Can End America’s Wars, Small Wars Journal
This week in Congress: Lawmakers question troops’ southern border mission, Defense News
Without a clearer ethics policy, the US could lose the military tech battle with China, Defense News
The INF Treaty Is Doomed. We Need a New Arms-Control Framework, Defense One
Official Explains Federal Tax Changes for Military, Spouses, DefenseGov News
The next six months could define America’s missile defense for a generation, Military Times
New in 2019: All the big changes soldiers need to know for the new year, Army Times
Top Democrats introduce bill to prevent US from striking first with nuclear weapons, Stars and Stripes
US says airstrike killed 24 al-Shabab extremists in Somalia, Stars & Stripes
Rand Paul: ‘Ludicrous’ to call a withdrawal from Afghanistan and Syria ‘precipitous’, The Hill
How Navy SEALs Are Returning To Their Roots To Take On Russia And China, Task & Purpose
Warren, Smith introduce bill to bar US from using nuclear weapons first, Military Times
US Army Issues Prototype Project Opportunity Notice (PPON) for Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW), Soldier Systems

 

First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

Kansas anti-Muslim bomb plotters sentenced to long prison terms, Homeland Security Newswire
Florida Sheriff’s Office in Mourning After Apparent Suicide of Deputy, Officer
Is the Cost Even Worth It Anymore, LE Today
A Look at Leatherman’s Reinvention of the Multi-Tool, Gear Patrol
Border Hiring Surge Has Fallen Far Short, Officer
10 Great Handguns from the SHOT Show, Outdoor Life
FIREFIGHTER CANCER BILL CLEARS VA. SENATE, ON TO HOUSE, Firefighter Close Calls
Bill would allow firefighters and EMTs to carry concealed weapons, Law Enforcement Today
Air Force Research Laboratory is helping design a compact rescue raft for the Coast Guard, Stars & Stripes
FBI: No discernible motive in Las Vegas mass shooting, Homeland Security Newswire
Idaho trooper stops truck driver with 6,701 pounds of marijuana, Police One
Ark. bill would give firefighters with cancer more sick leave, Fire Rescue 1

 

Mountain Sports

Avalanches Just Killed 7 People In The Past Week Alone!, Unofficial Networks
Two Climbers Missing, Another Dead, on Fitz Roy, Adventure Blog
The Best Bargain Backpacking Gear, Backpacker
China to Cut Everest Permits by a Third in 2019, Adventure Journal
15 Women You’ll Want to Meet at Outdoor Retailer, Gearjunkie
37 Incidents of Bear Attacks Survived Using Sidearms, By Caliber. 97% Success Rate, Ammoland.com
Ski Mountaineering World Cup, Robert Antonioli and Alba De Silvestro win Individual race in Andorra, Planet Mountain
Photos: The Best Gear From Outdoor Retailer 2019, Freeskier
80-Year-Old Climber Kris Machnick Reminds Us It’s Never Too Late, Adventure Journal

 

Fitness / Nutrition / Health

Hens that lay human proteins in eggs offer future therapy hope, Science Daily
Germany seeks medical marijuana producers for home grown supply, Reuters
There’s New Data on the Cardio vs. Weights Debate, Outside
Using Pain to Reach Your Potential, Outside
Washington Calls Statewide Emergency Over Measles, WebMD
MIND: Why It Hurts to Lose Sleep, NY Times
What Polar Explorers Can Teach Us About Mental Health, Outside
Study: Breakfast Not Key to Weight Loss After All, WebMD
Fasting ramps up human metabolism, study shows, Science Daily
Nearly half of all adult Americans have cardiovascular disease, Medical Xpress
Apes can be lazy and never get fat. We can’t. How come?, The Irish Times
Benefits of Having a Gym Buddy, Livestrong

 

Interesting

Washington’s Bold Plan to Save Its Orcas, Outside
The art of war: How combat artists are capturing the soul of the Marine Corps, Marine Corps Times
Indian Leaders Are Accused of Covering Up 45-Year High in Unemployment, NY Times
Why Did Soviets Invade Afghanistan?, Real Clear Defense
The French fine against Google is the start of a war, Business Insider
Bill Belichick got his first job in the NFL at age 23—it paid $25 a week, CNBC

 

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