Arete 3.11.21

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

US B-52s again fly over Mideast in warning to Iran, Air Force Times
US Army’s extended-range guided rocket sees successful 80-kilometer test shot, Defense News
The U.S. Navy’s Future: Killer Laser Weapons, RealClearDefense
US Special Forces train in Serbia, where China and Russia have strengthened military ties, War is Boring
Pentagon extends National Guard presence at Capitol through May 23, The Hill
How the Army combat fitness test exposes the military’s unhealthy focus on ‘making weight’, Task & Purpose
Economics, National Security, and the Competition with China, War on the Rocks


Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

NY firefighter seriously injured in training exercise at state academy, FireRescue 1 Daily News
Developing fire prevention competencies for firefighters through self-study programs, FireRescue 1 Daily News
Mayor wants to replace police with civilian armed and unarmed ‘Department of Community Solutions’, Law Enforcement Today
NH man uses Apple Watch to call 911 after falling through ice, FireRescue 1 Daily News
Biden Backs Police Reform Bill Banning Chokeholds and Ending Qualified Immunity, POLICE Magazine
Capitol Police Want 60-Day Extension on National Guard Aid, POLICE Magazine
US traffic deaths spike even as pandemic cuts miles traveled, Police1 Daily News



The First Three Women on Everest, Climbing Magazine
Can You Learn Avalanche Safety Online? Outside Magazine
Video: Kate Courtney’s Backyard Is The Birthplace Of Modern Mountain Biking, Red Bull
Podcast: Talking Safety and Preparedness for Backcountry Skiing with Larry Goldie, Uphill Athlete


Fitness / Health / Nutrition

Podcast: Talking Metabolic Testing with Director of Sports Performance at UC Davis, Judd Van Sickle, Uphill Athlete
Celebrating the Father of American Distance Running, Outside Magazine
How Exercise Affects Our Minds: The Runner’s High, NYT
How to Build an Epic, Affordable Home Gym, Outside Magazine
Wearing a Mask Won’t Ruin Your Workout, WebMD Health



The Current State of International Travel According to the CDC, The Adventure Blog
The world is running out of sand – and it could mean a shortage of glass vials for Covid vaccines, Daily Mail

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