Arete 12.5.19

Military / Foreign Affairs / National Security

Several rockets land near Iraqi base housing US troops, Air Force Times
F-16 pilot ejects at Kunsan with minor injuries; flights suspended, Air Force Times
US Navy awards largest-ever shipbuilding contract to Electric Boat for new attack submarines, Defense News
The Marines Want To Swarm Beaches With CRABS, Foxtrot Alpha
US Postal Service issues ‘Healing PTSD’ stamp to raise funds for veterans, Marine Corps Times
Several rockets land near Iraqi base housing US troops, Marine Corps Times
Lawmakers seek answers on rising military and veterans suicide rates, Military Times
The American Polar Pivot: Great-Power Competition at the Ends of the Earth, Modern War Institute
With Few Afghan Air Controllers, the U.S. is Stuck in a Forever War of Air Support in Afghanistan, Small Wars Journal
3 injured at Pearl Harbor naval base after active shooter incident, Task & Purpose
An internal investigation spurred by a nude photo scandal shows just how deep sexism runs in the Marine Corps, Task & Purpose


First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

Demanding South Korea pay more for US presence drives wedge between allies, House leaders say , Defense News
The President’s Inbox: Should the United States Pursue the Israeli-Palestinian Two-State Solution? Council on Foreign Relations
Trump aims for role of NATO statesman but mars unity message, Military Times
China suspends U.S. military visits to Hong Kong after new law, Morning Defense
FEMA – After a fire your flood risk goes up, Wildfire Today
Less carcinogens, healthier firefighters. Here’s how Fairfax Fire is trying to reduce deadly exposure, Firefighter Close Calls
Company donates $10K to Okla. emergency responders, FireRescue1 Daily News
6 steps to prevent an oxygen tank explosion/regulator fire, FireRescue1 Daily News
Power company evaluating multiple failures on transmission towers as causes of large wildfires, Wildfire Today
Houston Police Chief Blames Holster Design on Officer’s Accidental Shooting, Officer
The Next Generation of High Performance Body Armor, Officer
LAPD Needs More Money to Protect Officers from Communicable Diseases, POLICE Magazine


Video: The women of Jackson Hole’s ski patrol are in a league of their own, Freeskier
Alpinist Lydia Bradey On Her Stunning, Controversial Summit of Everest, Adventure Journal
Tag Lines for Rappels – Reepschnur Hitch, American Alpine Institute
The 10 Best Gifts for Adventurers of 2019, Backpaper
How to Prepare Your Dog for Alpine Skiing, Osprey Packs
A Backpacker’s Guide to Foraging, Backpaper
The Wildest Hunt: A Film About the Tongass National Forest, Outdoor Life
Video: How to Perform an Avalanche Beacon Check, Outdoor Research
Your Local Crag Is More Dangerous than You Think, Outside Magazine
Sport climbing Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: Toulouse qualified women results,
Winter Climbs 2020: Another Team Announces K2 Expedition, The Adventure Blog
An Alaskan Adventure: A Guide to Kenai Fjords NP, The Outbound Collective Journal


Nutrition / Fitness / Wellness

Bulletproof Your Knees and Shoulders, Breaking Muscle
Nutrition and Mental Health: What’s the Connection? Chris Kresser
Eating in sync with biological clock could replace problematic diabetes treatment, Diet and Weight Loss News
The ways astronauts prep for spaceflight could benefit cancer patients, say researchers, ScienceDaily
Tracking of Time-Dependent Changes in Muscle Hardness After a Full Marathon, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
What Happens to Your Body During a Polar Plunge, Men’s Journal
Can the Keto Diet Help You Fight the Flu? Men’s Journal
Podcast: Are Eccentrics Best for Tendinopathies? Mile Reinold
Milk Consumption Is Linked to Type 1 Diabetes,
Podcast: Gluten and Thyroiditis, Booze on Keto, Calcium, The Paleo Diet, Robb Wolf
Best sources of Vitamin A, The World’s Healthies Foods



Iceland puts well-being ahead of GDP in budget, BBC News
Dirk Nowitzki receives top German honor, Deutsche Welle
French lawmakers push to ban Black Friday sales citing ‘overconsumption’, France24
Best Books Of 2019: Politics, Hoover Institution
Deploying Social Media to Empower Iranian Women: An Interview with Masih Alinejad, Hudson Institute
Erdogan Has No Idea What He’s Doing in Syria, Council on Foreign Relations
Johnson & Johnson Vision Announces Availability Of ACUVUE® OASYS With Light Intelligent Technology In South Africa, Men’s Health

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