Arete 11.19.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

Acting defense secretary assures end of ‘generational’ Mideast wars in announcement of partial drawdown, Defense News
No wheels, no canopy, no problem: A-10 pilot who pulled off daring landing receives Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Force Times
The US Navy is moving to put more ship-killer missiles on submarines, Defense News
H. R. McMaster: U.S. Has ‘Partnered With The Taliban Against The Afghan Government’, Hoover Institution
Special Operations Leader to Report Directly to Acting Defense Secretary, Defense.gov
USAF Plans to Expand Nuclear Bomber Bases, Real Clear Defense
Tyndall Air Force base to receive military’s first robot dogs, War is Boring

 

Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

My Lesson Learned: Wash the Truck, Wildland Fire Leadership
Perimeter Solutions introduces a new generation of fire retardant, Wildfire Today
The space–time cube as an approach to quantifying future wildfires in California, International Journal fo Wildland Fire
Why ‘Level A all the way’ isn’t the best way when it comes to PPE, FireRescue1
Your Next Patrol Computer Could be a Phone, POLICE Magazine
Hate Crimes Rose to Highest Level in 12 Years, FBI Says, PoliceMag
Miami Officer Becomes Mentor to Teen Who Assaulted Him During Protest, PoliceMag

 

Mountain

5 Rules to Keep Us Safe in the (Crowded) Backcountry, POWDER Magazine
The State of Climbing Gyms Nine Months into the Pandemic, Climbing Magazine
Tips to Prepare for Ski Season From Two-Time Olympian Kaylin Richardson, FREESKIER
6 Camping Destinations That Are Better in Winter, Outside Magazine
Video: Stunning 4K Footage of Patagonia’s Cerro Torre, Adventure Journal
Make a Virtual Kilimanjaro Climb to Support Tanzanian Porters, The Adventure Blog
Explore a Frosted World on Roan Mountain, North Carolina, Backpacker

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

What the Pandemic Did to Workouts, WebMD
Seeking the Fastest Shoe in the Post-Vaporfly Era, Outside Magazine
Kidney Toxins Created by Meat Consumption, NutritionFacts.org
Go (over) easy on the eggs: ‘Egg-cess’ consumption linked to diabetes, Science Daily
Vitamin D Deficiency in Athletes, Breaking Muscle
Rethinking the Cross-Training Paradox, Outside Magazine
How Often You Should Do Deadlifts, Men’s Health

 

Interesting

The Vaccines Will Probably Work. Making Them Fast Will Be the Hard Part. NYT
This Private Ski Area In Colorado Charges $3 Million Per Member. They Just Sold 7 Memberships…, Unofficial Networks
Japanese Town Employs Robot Wolves to Frighten Away Wild Bears, Adventure Journal
6 Eerie (and Irresistible) Ghost Towns to Visit in the US, Osprey Packs
It’s All Home Water: The Crash of Florida’s Tarpon Capitol, The Cleanest Line

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