Arete 2.28.19

Military / National Security

This is how they’re going to raise the Norwegian frigate that sank, Navy Times
RAND Study Claims Air Force Suffering From ‘Identity Crisis’, Real Clear Defense
NATO’s Pointless Burden Sharing Debates: The Need to Replace a Mathematically Ridiculous 2% of GDP Goal with Real Force Planning, Small Wars Journal
The Battle at the Venezuelan Border, NY Times
SEALs revive stealthy submarine delivery team in Virginia, Navy Times
US airstrike in Somalia kills 35 al-Shabab extremists, Stars & Stripes
Will The US Capitulate To China?, Hoover Institution
Report: Problems plague military’s newest tactical vehicles, Stars & Stripes
All This Should Remind You of the Run-Up to the Iraq War, Council on Foreign Relations
Strategic Deterrence Columbia SSBN’s Essential Contribution, Real Clear Defense
Do Great Nations Fight Endless Wars? Against the Islamic State, They Might, War on the Rocks
Okinawa voters say no to US base relocation plan in prefecture-wide referendum, Stars & Stripes
Military retirees can still be court-martialed, Supreme Court affirms, Marine Corps Times

 

First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

As border deployment grows, lawmakers demand details, Military Times
House Democrats Press U.S. Military About How It Is Screening For White Nationalism And Other Extremism In The Ranks, In Homeland Security
An officer’s response to the “KILL COPS” student artwork, LE Today
Driver Strikes Oregon Deputy, Leads Officers on 100 mph Pursuit, Officer.com
Florida Sheriff: Deputy’s Death Latest in Epidemic of Law Enforcement Suicides, Officer.com
How body armor saves lives: Interpreting LEOKA data, Police One
Brady lists ignite conflicts between police and prosecutors, management and the front-line, Police One
3 firefighters injured in house blaze that killed 2, Firerescue 1
Two police horse mounts assaulted as cops break up large bar fight, LE Today
Police: Ala. woman burglarized homes during funerals, Police One
Why Pensions are Bad for Cops (And What to Replace Them With), LE Today

 

Mountain

‘Free Solo’ Wins Oscar For Best Documentary Feature, Unofficial Networks
NEWSFLASH: Sport Climbing proposed for Paris 2024 Olympic Games UKClimbing.com
New Climbing Format Proposed for 2024 Paris Olympics Separates Speed Climbing, Climbing Magazine
Kings and Queens of Corbet’s 2019: Winning Runs, Snowboard Magazine
The Rise of Women’s Fastest Known Times, REI Co-op Journal
Why These Guys Slacklined Across the Mexico-U.S. Border, Outside Magazine
Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad – 2/7/19, American Alpine Institute
A Brief History Of Kayaking And Kayaks, Globo Surf
Grand Teton National Park Issues Emergency Closure of Jackson Hole’s Backcountry Gates, Unofficial Networks
How to Save $3,000 in Six Months for an Epic Adventure, Outside
Hipcamp Just Made Booking Campsites Way Less Terrible, Outside
Mount Rose’s Ski Patrol Hiring Video Is Gonna Make You Rethink Your Life Decisions, Unofficial Networks
Kilian Jornet Skis the Troll Wall, American Alpine Institute
The Ten Basic Commandments of Ski Rentals, Outside
The Best End of Winter Season Gear Sales, The Outbound Collective

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

“Why Can’t I Lose Weight?” Great Question. Here’s the Truth. Nerd Fitness
A Word of Advice to the Vegan Athlete, Breaking Muscle
People with osteoporosis should avoid spinal poses in yoga, study says, Science Daily
How Much Muscle Can You Actually Pack On in 1 Month? Men’s Health
How Red Light Therapy Can Help You Sleep Better, Recover Faster, and Train Harder Men’s Journal
Should Athletes Eat Ancient Himalayan Plant Goo?, Gear Patrol
Army National Guard scrambles to ready soldiers for new fitness test with trainers, $40M in workout equipment, Stars and Stripes
There’s New Research on the Science of Barefoot Running, Outside
Insomnia May Be in Your Genes, Web MD
Dear Mark: Fasting, Training, and Growth Hormone; Wear and Tear on the Arteries, Mark’s Daily Apple
Is At-Home Stool Test a Colonoscopy Alternative?, WebMD
Caffeinated drinks during exercise may cause kidney damage, reveals study, Specialty Medical Dialogues
Weedkiller Chemical Found in Popular Beer and Wine, WebMD

 

Interesting

How to Avoid Fatty Liver Disease, NutritionFacts.org
Roche ‘steps up’ for gene therapy with $4.3 billion Spark bet, Reuters Health News
Good dog? Bad dog? Their personalities can change Science Daily
10 & 2 Qs: Does Dairy Affect My Hormones? Robb Wolf
Visit Indiana Dunes, America’s Newest National Park, Outside Magazine
How to Remove Porcupine Quills For Fun and Profit, Outdoor Life
Meet the Pioneers of Ireland’s Cold, Raw, Wonderful Surf Scene, Adventure Journal
Humpback Whale Washes Ashore in Amazon River, Baffling Scientists in Brazil, NY Times
Worries grow about white nationalism in the ranks, AF Times
Most Americans say colleges should not consider race or ethnicity in admissions, Pew Research Center
SureFire Under Fire – Company Trolled Over Donations To Anti-2A Candidates, LE Today
Police: Man who shot at Calif. officer had been deported three times, Police One
Dealers Can’t Sell Corvettes, So There are Deals Everywhere, Gear Patrol

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