Arete 12.17.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

Bill Would Force Army to Halt ACFT Until It Can Study Impacts, Military.com
For the first time in almost 100 years, San Diego Marine Corps boot camp will train co-ed recruits in 2021, Stars and Stripes
Navy Arms First New Flight III Destroyer With Next-Gen Weapons, RealClearDefense
Elf Confidential: Santa’s 2020 National Security Gift List, War on the Rocks
Special Tactics airman awarded Air Force Cross for saving Green Beret team in desperate 8-hour firefight, Task & Purpose
Our Bases In US Will Be Attacked: Army, Breaking Defense
Corps to shrink by 5,000 Marines under defense compromise bill, Defense News
National Guard Helping to Roll Out COVID Vaccine, Defense One

 

Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

Forecasters expect Western drought to continue through December, Wildfire Today
Officials report 31 structures were destroyed in the Bond Fire in SoCal, Wildfire Today
This RMS is made for cops, by a cop, Police1 Daily News
5 DC Fire and EMS members to be among 1st to receive COVID-19 vaccine, FireRescue1 Daily News
5 features to look for in an SCBA bracket, FireRescue1 Daily News
Congress Passes Legislation to Address Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), International Fire Chiefs Association
IAFC compiles chart listing vaccine priorities for fire, EMS in every state, FireRescue1 Daily News

 

Mountain

8 Must-Have Ice and Alpine Tools, Climbing Magazine
Video: Avalanche Flows Like River In The Indian Himalayas, Unofficial Networks
NEWS: Japan Lose Olympic Quota Place Lawsuit, and Asian Championships Cancelled, UKClimbing News
Alone in the Andes, Backcountry Magazine
How a Meteorologist Plans a Backpacking Trip, Backpacker
A Simple Personal Anchor System – Metolius Anchor Draw, Gear Institute
A Brief Excursion into Skiing’s Cyborg Future, Outside Magazine

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

The Mechanisms of Muscle Hypertrophy, The Barbell Physio
The Best Cold-Weather Protein Drink Recipes, Outside Magazine
Are You the One Sabotaging Your Gains? Breaking Muscle
Three pillars of mental health: Good sleep, exercise, raw fruits and veggies, Science Daily
Artificial Sweeteners May Pose Same Risks to Heart Health as Sugar, Study Shows, verywellfit
Should You Be Worried If Your Joints Crack All the Time? health.com

 

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