Arete 12.3.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

Vietnam veterans with high blood pressure, other serious illnesses would get presumptive benefit status in final defense budget bill, Defense News
Milley Makes Case for U.S. Military Keeping Up With Global, Technology Changes,
14-week training. Only one infantry MOS. The Marine Corps is considering these major changes to its enlisted infantry, Marine Corps Times
Military health care personnel will be the first in the DOD to receive coronavirus vaccine, Stars and Stripes
The Next SIMNET? Unlocking the Future of Military Readiness Through Synthetic Environments, War on the Rocks


Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

Californians flee as strong winds push fire through canyons, FireRescue1 Daily News
From recruit to probie: Advice for the newest members joining the ranks, FireRescue1 Daily News
New NFPA Standard Offers Firefighting Guidance Based on Fire Science, Firefighternation
U.S. Forest Service officials ground largest firefighting, Firefighting News
Starbucks is Giving Police, Other Frontline COVID Responders Free Coffee Throughout December, Policemag
How the Wilmington Police Department Uses Drones, Officer



The Relentless Push and Pull of a Mountain Guide, The Cleanest Line
Video: Top 5 Most Creative Ski Sessions Ever | Red Bull Snow, Red Bull
15 Ways to Play in the Snow This Year, Outside Magazine
Lauren Shartell becomes the second US woman to send the Lightning, Alpinist Newswires
8 Ways to Support the Outdoors and Give Back this Season, Osprey Packs
Hamish MacInnes, Who Revolutionized Scottish Winter Climbing, Dies At 90, Rock and Ice


Fitness / Health / Nutrition

What Does Your “Threshold” Really Mean? Outside Magazine
Where Does the Arsenic in Rice, Mushrooms, and Wine Come From?
The 15 Best CBD Oils You Need In 2021, Men’s Journal
Healthy muscles are a carrot on a string for healthy lungs, Science Daily
How to Start Calisthenics Training, Breaking Muscle



COVID Can Harm the Infant Heart, WebMD Health
The Newest Hotel Amenity? Virus-Scrubbed Air, NYT
This war film was so gory the Veterans Affairs set up a hotline for veterans traumatized by it, War is Boring

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