Arete 12.26.19

Military / National Security / Foreign Affairs

10 Conflicts to Watch in 2020, Foreign Policy mall Wars Journal
Pentagon proposes big cuts to US Navy destroyer construction, retiring 13 cruisers, Defense News
The Space Force is officially the sixth military branch. Here’s what that means. Military Times
New in 2020: ‘No-fail’ PT testing, Air Force Times
Marines actively searching for two missing rifles on Camp Lejeune while NCIS investigates, Marine Corps Times
Pentagon advises troops to not use consumer DNA kits, citing security risks, Air Force Times
U.S. offers $15 million for information on IRGC and commander behind Karbala attack, Long War Journal
Results of scientific inquiry into malaria drugs used by US troops expected in March, Military Times


First Responder / Wildland Fire

Spotlight: 911 Seats Incorporated offers custom options designed with firefighters in mind, FireRescue 1 Daily News
Criminal background checks will now be done on emergency responders who act as witnesses, Law Enforcement Today
New Suicide Prevention Number Could Lead to Surge in Calls, Officer
PPE preliminary exposure reduction for firefighters, FireRescue 1 Daily News
Country Star George Strait Raises Money for Texas First Responders, POLICE Magazine
Naughty and Nice: Policing During the Winter Holidays, POLICE Magazine
Policing Matters Podcast: The top trends in a tumultuous year, PoliceOne Daily News
WTREX provides prescribed fire training for women, Wildfire Today
Senate holds hearing about powerline-caused wildfires, Wildfire Today



Snowshoe Thompson Had to be the Most Badass Backcountry Skiing Mailman Ever, Adventure Journal
Jackson Hole’s Kings and Queens of Corbet’s propelled sit-skier Trevor Kennison into the spotlight, FREESKIER
How a Weekend Warrior Mom Scaled Every California 14er in Record Time, Adventure Journal
New Mexico’s White Sands Is Officially a National Park, Outside Magazine
Mountain Gear is closing after 37 years in business, SNEWS
Winter Climbs 2020: German Team Arrives in Everest Base Camp as Season Commences, The Adventure Blog
The Ultimate Backcountry Skiing Experience in the Canadian Rockies, The Outbound Collective Journal
Fatbiking the Midwest: Where to Go and Best Trails Once You Get There with Backcountry North, Osprey Packs Experience
Caught in a Storm, a Skier Dreams of Japan, POWDER Magazine


Nutrition / Fitness / Health

6 Marathons that Are Actually an Excuse to Travel, Outside Magazine
Is Drinking Fruit Juice Healthy? (Is Fruit Juice Really as Bad as Soda?), Nerd Fitness
Are You Overtraining? (Here’s How to Tell), Born Fitness
Save Money by Traveling to These 9 Places in Winter, Outside Magazine
The Benefits of Working on Your Explosive Power, Breaking Muscle
Coach, Trainer, or Entertainer – The Fitness Industry Conundrum, Breaking Muscle
Intermittent fasting: Live ‘fast,’ live longer? Diet and Weight Loss News
RHR: Are Lyme Disease and Celiac Disease Connected? with Dr. Ramzi Asfour, Chris Kresser
All That Blue Light Exposure Might Not Be Keeping You Awake After All, Men’s Journal


Pentagon warns military against threat of at-home DNA kits, Law Enforcement Today
Russia Returned Captured Ukrainian Ships With The Toilets Torn Out, Foxtrot Alpha
Germans think Trump is more dangerous than Kim Jong Un and Putin, Deutsche Welle
Adding Ski Runs to Google Street View | 11k, Unofficial Networks
Why Activated Charcoal Has More Health Risk Than Reward, Born Fitness

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