Arete 11.4.21

Military

Air Force: Nuclear Micro-Reactor by 2027, Stars and Stripes
Army Expects Fierce, Close Combat In Next War, Military.com
Too Many DoD Civilians? Military.com
The Pentagon quietly removed more than 130,000 Afghanistan War photos and videos from public view, Task & Purpose
A few dozen airmen set up a mini airfield in the Pacific to train for a possible war with China, Task & Purpose
It’s official: Marine Corps brings back the sleeve tattoo, Task & Purpose
Air Force says colonel who berated subordinates in leaked audio created ‘unhealthy’ climate, Task & Purpose
WATCH: Apple TV+ releases trailer for Eddie Gallagher docuseries, AF Times
Special ops task force in Middle East restructured for ‘broad, regional’ ISIS fight; AF Times
Army Enlistment Waivers in the Age of Legal Marijuana, RAND

National Defense / Foreign Policy

New Variants of Chinese Stealth Fighters Break Cover, Real Clear Defense
Taiwan: Will We or Won’t We? Real Clear Defense
Could the U.S. Lose a War With China Over Taiwan? National Interest
The Coast Guard Is Vital to Defending Taiwan, The Hill
Requiem for the Afghan “Fabergé Egg” Army, MWI
China to Build a Military Base on Tajikistan-Afghanistan Border, War Zone
Double-digit inflation hits Brazil, Azios
How War With China Begins, Defense One
Xinjiang’s Oppression Has Shifted Gears, Foreign Policy
U.S. Eyes Russian Military Movement Near Ukraine, Foreign Policy
Why China’s Supply Chains Are Breaking Down, Foreign Policy
Anticipating Adversary Military Interventions, RAND
Can U.S. Missile-Defense Systems Handle China’s New Missiles?, HSN

First Responder / Wildland Fire / Homeland Security

NYC Will Pay a Price for de Blasio’s Vax Mandate for Cops, NY Post
The Three Horsemen of Cyber Risks: Misinformation, Disinformation, and Fake News, HSN
Official Reject Claims of Terrorists Infiltrating U.S. From Mexico, HSN
Another Attempt to End ‘Remain in Mexico’ Immigration Policy, NY Times
UPDATE: KANSAS FIREFIGHTER STILL IN COMA 2 WEEKS AFTER FIRE, FFCC
Alma (WV) Fire Chief Ronald McCrobie Dies of COVID-19, FirefighterNation
A better escort, Police 1
Nine Firefighters Killed in Collapse During Training in Brazil, FirefighterNation
Runaway Tractor at Barn Fire Sends Two Richburg (SC) Fire-Rescue Firefighters to Hospital, FirefighterNation
FDNY members protest NYC vaccine mandate with sick-leave wave, FireRescue1
State of Incident Command: 9/11 gave us the system to success, wildland fires model how to succeed, FR1
Dueling Austin PACs each raise over $1M in battle over public safety staffing, funding, FR1
A weight off my shoulders … and the rest of me, FR1
Variability in wildland fuel patches following high-severity fire and post-fire treatments in the northern Sierra Nevada, IJWF
The most important work hack for your job and life: How to sleep, Police One
Portland mayor to propose $2.4M to rehire retired cops, buy bodycams, Police 1
Watch: Ala. deputy revives toddler from fentanyl overdose, Police 1
Is it time for your agency to move to red dot sights?, Police 1
More details emerge about death of Marcus Pacheco who was assigned on the Dixie Fire, Wildfire Today
Largest wildfire ever in Austria being battled by hundreds of personnel, Wildfire Today
Interviews with smokejumpers who left the program, most of them for local fire agency jobs, Wildfire Today
House committee hears testimony about wildland firefighting workforce reforms, Wildfire Today

 

Mountain

Curated Could Be Your New Gear Shop, Outside
The 2022 Winter Buyer’s Guide, Outside
Want an RV? Prices Are 40% More Than a Year Ago! GearJunkie
Asian Alpinist Receives Highest Honor, Runner Shatters Javelina 100 Record, and More Stories to Start Your Week, GearJunkie
3 Feet of Overnight Snowfall Prompts Tahoe Ski Resort to Open 1 Month Early, Gearjunkie
OP-ED: The folly of permanent Ski Zone Closures in GTNP, BC Ski Touring Blog
Gear Choices as you prepare for winter, BC Ski Touring Blog
Resort Guide 2022 Is Here: These Are the Top 20 Ski Resorts in the West, Outside
Are There Any Real Ski Towns Left in America?, Adventure Journal
How to Cut and Prep Ski Skins, AAI
Proposed closures within Teton National Park garner a mixed response from the backcountry ski community, Freeskier
Stio becomes latest brand to sell used gear at discount, Outside Business
How to Prevent Bluetooth-Enabled Vehicle Break-Ins, Outside
Nemuel Feurle tames Sangre de Toro on Rote Wand in Austria, Planet Mountain
Katherine Choong climbs hard in Verdon and Engelberg, Planet Mountain
My 3-Day Getaway to The Olympic Peninsula, Outbound Collective
VIDEO: Meet Washington State Ski Legend “Tele Dan”, Unofficial Networks

Fitness / Health / Wellness / Nutrition

The New Public Health Despotism, UnHerd
This is the Army’s plan to stop physically breaking so many of its soldiers, Task & Purpose
Fat cells found to play a central role in cognitive decline and neurodegeneration, Science Daily
Increased consumption of whole grains could significantly reduce the economic impact of type 2 diabetes, Science Daily
Researchers evaluate whether lactate sensors can contribute to sports physiology, Science Daily
Here’s How Much Extra Energy a Gnarly Trail Burns, Outside
Here’s How Weather Conditions Affect Your Running Speed, Outside
Periodization and Block Periodization in Sports: Emphasis on Strength-Power Training-A Provocative and Challenging Narrative: Erratum, JSCR
Early Sport Specialization in Elite Weightlifters: Weightlifting Injury Occurrence and Relevant Opinions, JSCR
Acute Effects of Foam Rolling on Blood Flow Measured by Ultrasonography in Soccer Players, JSCR
Performance Differences Between Greco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestlers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, JSCR
7 Foods You Don’t Need to Buy Organic, Mark’s Daily Apple
Best Self-Help Books to Improve Every Area of Your Life, Men’s Journal
F.D.A. Is Reviewing If Moderna Vaccine Causes Heart Problems in Adolescents, NY Times
Covid-19 and Children: How Often Do Vaccines Cause Heart Problems?, NY Times
Has the Virus Infected Huge Numbers of Younger Children?, NY TimesCause of Alzheimer’s progression in the brain, Science Daily
A smart knee implant promises to ‘help write the future of orthopedic technology.’ Surgeons aren’t so sure, STAT
Number of Teens Who Vape Marijuana Doubled in 7 Years, WEB MD

Interesting

Elites Use Climate Hysteria to Immiserate Working Class, Newsweek
How ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ Became Code for Insulting Biden, Real Clear Policy
Billionaires Should Pay for Build Back Better, USA Today
Tesla boss Musk challenges UN official, Al Jazerra
The awkward truth of Zuckerberg’s metaverse: sitting in a chair with goggles, Axios
NFTs and the Future of Gun Culture Recoil
WATCH: Farmers Use Rope To Remove Snow From Roof, Unofficial Networks
Most Americans Find No Issue With Trump-Approved Braves ‘Chop,’ Poll Says, Forbes

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