Arete 2.25.21

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

Despite growing pains, KC-46 tanker will begin ‘limited operations’, Air Force Times
Lockheed Martin has a new F-35 sustainment proposal for the Pentagon that may improve readiness, Defense News
The new Marine Corps rifle qualification is here, Marine Corps Times
Reimagining U.S. Strategy in the Middle East, RAND Research
With limited time, DoD to review five key investments for next budget, Defense News
How China’s Digital Silk Road Is Leading Countries Away from the United States, Defense One
This video of 10th Mountain soldiers shows exactly what not to do when clearing a room, Task & Purpose

Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

Reality training: Every patient move is a high-risk move, FireRescue 1 Daily News
The wildland arsonist: one of the most dangerous criminals, Wildfire Today
More than 110 plant species in Australia had their entire ranges burned in the 2019-2020 megafires, Wildfire Today
AL Chief Thanks Illinois Governor for Signing Police Reform Bill, Sending Good Officers South, POLICE Magazine
IL Governor Signs “Anti-Police Bill” into Law, POLICE Magazine
The Importance of Officer Resilience Training in Tough Times, POLICE Magazine
50 ideas for a $20,000 police grant, Police1 Daily News



Manaslu Thwarts 2021 Winter Attempts to Date, Climbing Magazine
The New Rules of Adventure, Outside Magazine
Watch Elias Iagnemma climbing Gioia at night, Planetmountain
A letter to a young explorer — a year into the pandemic, The Outbound Collective
Is This Winter’s Sketchy Snowpack the New Normal? Outside Magazine
The Snow Masters, POWDER Magazine
NEWS: Watch Live: French Alpinists Livestream New Route on West Face of Les Drus, UKClimbing


Fitness / Health / Nutrition

How One Marine Is Inspiring Thousands of Us to Find Freedom Through Fitness, The Adventure Blog
The Importance of Structured Training Programs in Recovery, Breaking Muscle
Are Turmeric Benefits Worth the Hype? A Sports Dietician Sounds Off, Men’s Journal
The 100 Most Influential Studies in Sports Medicine, Outside Magazine
Challenging the link between statins and muscle pain, patients report no difference in aches when taking drug or placebo, STAT
Exercise May Help Curb Migraine Attacks, WebMD Health



Facebook, Google, and the battle over social media in Australia, part I, American Enterprise Institute
Man survives 14 hours in Pacific Ocean ‘clinging to sea rubbish’, BBC News
Audio: One Year Later: Global Health Lessons From 2020, CFR Events
Facebook Takes a Side, Banning Myanmar Military After Coup, NYT
Opinion: ‘Look At Me’ Culture Leaves Too Many Marks, Adventure Journal
Mind Blowing Perspectives of Huge Alaskan Terrain, POWDER Magazine
Wallet Lost in Antarctica 53 Years Ago Returned to Owner, The Adventure Blog

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