Arete 1.7.21

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

Entire D.C. Guard, plus 500 from MD and others from VA, activated after pro-Trump protestors storm Capitol, Defense News
10 former defense secretaries call on Pentagon leaders to keep the military out of election politics, Task & Purpose
New in 2021: Plank and rowing events coming to the Navy’s physical readiness test, Navy Times
Why America Needs a Strategy for America’s Backyard, Real Clear Defense
A Cyber Opportunity: Priorities for the First National Cyber Director, War on the Rocks
Lockheed Martin Gets $4.9B U.S. Space Force Contract, Real Clear Defense
Effort underway to identify ‘unknown’ World War II troops who were buried in the Philippines, Marine Corps


Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

Pre-season fire management planning: the use of Potential Operational Delineations to prepare for wildland fire events, International Journal of Wildfire
COVID-19 vaccine FAQs for cops, Police1 Daily News
FEMA develops National Risk Index mapping system, Wildfire Today



A Legacy of Adventure: Winter in Yellowstone & Montana, Therm-a-Rest Blog
The Best Winter Hikes in National Parks, Outside Magazine
“Should We Turn Around?”—The Fine Line Between Foolishness and Bravery, Adventure Journal
TIME MACHINE: What Steamboat Springs Skiing Was Like In 1954… Unofficial Networks
Winter Expeditions Make Steady Progress on K2, The Adventure Blog
Video: Snowboarding World’s Craziest Videos | Red Bull Top 5, Red Bull
More steep skiing explored in the Dolomites, Planetmountain


Fitness / Health / Nutrition

An avocado a day keeps your gut microbes happy, study shows, Science Daily
Podcast: Mapping Out Muscle Gain, Breaking Muscle
There’s a New Way to Choose the Right Running Shoe, Outside Magazine
Study Says Blood Plasma Reduces Risk of Severe Covid-19 if Given Early, NYT
Test your heart health by climbing stairs, Science Daily
Adversity Lessons Learned the Hard Way in the ‘World’s Toughest Race’, Men’s Journal



Say Hello To Our Nation’s Newest National Park, Unofficial Networks
The Coronavirus has Spread All the Way to Antarctica, The Adventure Blog
The Mutated Virus Is a Ticking Time Bomb, Defense One

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