Arete 11.29.23

Military, National Defense, Foreign Policy

DoDEA America’s Chief of Staff Arrested in Human Trafficking Sting Operation in Georgia, DOD News
End of an Era: The Last Class of Marine Scout Snipers, Task & Purpose
Marine Infantry veteran says enlisted shouldn’t become officers — mayhem ensues, Task & Purpose
The Pentagon is facing hard decisions about letting AI weapons kill, T&P
How much do CIA case officers get paid? A look at life as a spook, T&P
Lawsuit filed by families of 160th SOAR pilots killed in crash revived in Federal court, T&P
AC-130 destroys truck after watching it launch ballistic missile at US troops in Iraq, T&P
3 Airman Deaths at Minot Air Force Base in October Have Left the Community Reeling,
Philippine government, communist rebels to revive peace talks, Al Jazeera
Populist Rage Gives Dutch Far Right a Worrying Shot at Power, Foreign Policy
Is Portugal’s Golden Visa Scheme Worth It?, Foreign Policy
South Korean president fires nation’s spy chiefs in major intelligence shake-up,
“Nothing in the UCMJ that says I can’t:” Sailor says Navy has to put up with her stripping,
West Point’s Deputy Brigade Tactical Officer arrested for having sex with a child but the school has remained silent,
Navy Modifies ‘Up or Out’ Policy by Giving Sailors Who Don’t Advance an Option to Fill Critical Jobs,
Is America Short of Heavy Weapons?, Real Clear Defense
Western Powers and India Spar Over New Delhi’s Alleged Assassinations Abroad, The Diplomat
Air Samurai: Is Naval Aviation Overtraining Pilots in the Age of Automation?, WOTR
Riyadh Air is betting on a tourist surge to Saudi Arabia, Economist

First Responder / Law Enforcement / Wildland Fire/ Homeland Security, Wilderness Professional

Mountain / Outside

My New Husband’s First Backpacking Trip Confirmed Why We Fell in Love, Outside
Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad – 11/23/2023, AAI
6 Takeaways From Coaching Youth Climbers (That Every Rock Climber Needs to Hear), Climbing Strong
Paul Ramsden and Tim Miller Go 8 Days on Unclimbed 6000-meter Peak, Climbing
Sam Stroh Frees El Cap’s ‘El Corazón’ In a Day, Climbing
Arc’teryx Konseal FL 2 Shoe Review 2023, Climbing Gear Reviews
[Must Watch] Tereza Korábová and Friends are “Relentless” in Latest Street/Backcountry All-Female Flick, Freeskier
“Descendance” – Dennis Ranalter’s story of Identity, Perseverance, and Freeskiing Excellence, Freeskier
GORE-TEX Expands Outerwear On Demand Program, Gear Institute
Avid Ice Climber Dies in Montana’s Hyalite, Gripped
Connor Herson Sends Meltdown 5.14c in Yosemite, Gripped
Amazing New Ice Route Climbed in Dolomites, Gripped
Climber Has Two Million YouTube Subscribers, Gripped
A Cold Patagonia Solo Attempt by Colin Haley, Gripped
You’ll Want to Climb These Towers After This, Gripped
La Sportiva Presents: Same But Different, La Sportiva
The Art of the Relaxed Fit, Arcteryx
Why Your Next Vacation Should Be a Marathon, Outside
Japan Is an Adventure Traveler’s Paradise, Outside
Subaru unveils 2025 Forester SUV with updated design and improved performance – but same gas-powered drivetrain, The Manual
Have your Ikon Pass or Epic Pass already? Now you need the Mountain Collective pass – here’s why, The Manual
Plan a Colorado road trip: The ultimate routes for Ikon pass, Epic ski pass holders, The Manual
Kindhearted Snowmobilers Rescue Moose Trapped In Tree Well, UN
Pro Snowboarder Test Rides 86cm Kid’s Model of His Signature Board, UN
Skier Expertly Avoids Getting Swept Away By Avalanche, UN
5 Climbers Killed In Iranian Avalanche, UN
What’s the Best Climbing Rope Diameter?, WeighMyRack
Match the Hatch, Gray’s Sporting Journal
Why Hunters Should Stop Throwing Pity Parties For Themselves, The Meateater
The Best Fishing Gifts of 2023, According to Real Anglers, Wide Open Spaces

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

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