Arete 4.21.22

Military

‘Wolverines’ graffiti straight out of ‘Red Dawn’ showing up all over battlefields in Ukraine, Task & Purpose
Pentagon to build nuclear microreactors to power far-flung bases, Marine Corps Times
Air Force Academy expels 22 cadets for 2020 cheating scandal, Air Force times
Texas Guard replaces commander of troubled Operation Lone Star, Air Force times
The weapons being sent to Ukraine and why they may not be enough, Al Jazerra
Bipartisan trio in Congress wants more action on Army Alaska’s suicide problem, Army Times
‘Lightning Carrier’ Concept Shows How Navy, Marine Corps Can Fly More F-35Bs from Amphibs, Defense One
The Pentagon Must ‘Campaign’ Against China, Not Hope for a Goal-Line Stand, Hudson Institute
Navy ousts commander of Fleet Readiness Center East, Marine Corps Times
Russia shoots down Ukrainian aircraft with Western arms aboard, Pravda Report
US mercenary killed in Donbass, Pravda Report
Why Russia’s Navy in Ukraine War is Doomed (or Irrelevant), Small Wars Journal
This Army ‘Best Ranger’ competitor showed soldier ingenuity that had instructors face-palming, Task & Purpose
The Marine Corps’ culture has to change, Task & Purpose
These 2 soldiers hung through a 3-day sufferfest to become the ‘Best Rangers’ of 2022Task & Purpose
Britain warns Russia may use white phosphorus munitions in Ukraine, War is Boring
Another Russian army general has been killed in action in Ukraine, governor says, Business Insider
A Ukrainian State of Mind, War is Boring

National Security / Foreign Policy

Israeli forces raid Al-Aqsa Mosque, over 100 Palestinians injured, Al Jazerra
Finland and Sweden pursue unlinked NATO membership, Navy Times
DIA Warns China’s Space Tech Seeks to Block U.S. Radars, Jam Munitions Defense One
China Is Reassessing Western Financial Power After Ukraine, Foreign Policy
What Finland Can Offer NATO, Foreign Policy
The Dangers of China’s Decline, Foreign Policy
Leaked plan for China-Solomon Islands security alliance raises concerns in the Pacific, Intelnews.org
A 5-step NATO proposal for Biden, Morning Defense
Competition in the Gray Zone, RAND
How Much Are South Koreans Willing to Pay Toward the US Alliance?, The Diplomat
Why India Has Been Soft on Russia Over Ukraine, The Diplomat
Russia’s War in Ukraine: China’s Lessons, Homeland Security Newswire
Under unprecedented sanctions, how is the Russian economy faring?, economistRussia Does Not Seem to Be After Ukraine’s Gas Reserves, RAND

First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

How Extremism Operates Online, Homeland Security Newswire
Tulsa (OK) Firefighters Protect Boy in Hostage Situation, Firefighter Nation
Black Firefighters Make Up Only 15% of Chicago (IL) Fire Department; 30% of City is Black, Firefighter Nation
Fire Rips Through Five Triple-Deckers in Lawrence (MA), 16 Families Displaced, Firefighters Nation
Autopsy: LACoFD FF who died after house fire ran out of oxygen, had heart attack, had meth in him, FireRescue1
Ill. bill to classify dispatchers as first responders heads to governor, FireRescue1
Ore. FF union members ask chief to resign in ignored letter, FireRescue1
Man accused in deaths of 3 Pa. FFs in 1995 arson to skip trial and plead, FireRescue1
Campus police departments rebrand with a ‘softer look’, Police1
Atlanta mayor aims to hire 250 officers per year for three years, Police1
LAPD to ask landlords to subsidize rent for police recruits, Police1
Baltimore Police to hire civilian investigators to ease staffing strain, Police1
Forest Service Chief’s letter covers fire use and work-rest guidelines for firefighters, Wildfire Today
Experienced wildland firefighter explains why he resigned, Wildfire Today
Officials say 207 homes destroyed in McBride Fire in New Mexico, Wildfire Today
Grantville GA Gun Store Triple Murder and Robbery, Tactical Gun Life

Mountain / Outside

The Coolest Bike Builds from the 2022 Sea Otter Classic, Outside
REI Releases Financials; Soaring Revenue Reflects Industry Growth, Gearjunkie
Climbing Big Cracks, Like Life, Is Suffering: Watch This Brutal Climb, Gearjunkie
New Climbing Film Chronicles the First Ascent Across Denali, Outside
More Mystery Surrounding Mallory and Irvine and Everest’s First Ascent, Adventure Journal
First Ever Mountain Bike Descent of Corbet’s Couloir Is Still Puckering, Adventure Journal
The Best Bike Storage Ideas, Wirecutter
Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad – 4/14/22, AAI
[WATCH] McKenna Peterson proves just how tough she really is, Freeskier
2022 Grit and Rock Award recipients announced, Alpinist
Best Beds for Spring Car Campers, Gear Inst.
This Climbing Gym Just Became the First in the Country to Unionize, Outside
Greg Boswell adds great late winter climbs to Scotland, Planet Mountain
How to Catch Big Trout in Small Streams, Meateater

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

The Unnecessary Fallout from Shelby Houlihan’s Doping Ban, Outside
Capacity Training vs Utilization Training, Uphill Athlete
How to Do the Deadlift for Strength and Muscle, Breaking Muscle
Bodybuilder Hunter Labrada Powers Through a 495-Pound Banded Squat for 17 Reps, Breaking Muscle
New approach enhances muscle recovery in aged mice, Science Daily
6 Guys Over 60 Who are Crushing It in Fitness, Men’s Health
Bodybuilder Derek Lunsford Shows off Endurance by Squatting 315 Pounds for 100 Total Reps, Breaking Muscle
Fitness For Life, Men’s Fitness
Is Covid More Dangerous Than Driving? How Scientists Are Parsing Covid Risks., NY Times
Breaking Up With Peloton, NY Times
How to Give Constructive Feedback, NY Times
Workout Challenge: 1 to 10 Pull-Ups, T-Nation
Lift Lighter Weights to Grow Muscle, T-Nation
Why It’s So Hard to Just Rest and Why We Need to Do It, Tiny Buddha
Mobility Exercises for Athletes Suffering From Chronic Pain, training Peaks
All the Unspoken Rules of Swim-Bike-Run Etiquette, Triathlete
6 Reasons to Drink Water, WebMD
Herd immunity now seems impossible. Welcome to the age of Covid reinfection | Devi Sridhar, The Guardian

Interesting

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: What If We’re Doing It Wrong?, AEI
First Drive Review: Toyota Finally Goes All-Electric With 2023 bZ4X, Gearjunkie
The 14 Best Mother’s Day Gifts, Wirecutter
The Best Time to Book a Flight Including Tips and Tricks, The Manual
How to Organize Your Junk Drawer So It’s Not a Disaster, The Manual
What Shanghai lockdowns mean for China Inc, Economist
More and more women just want to be ‘the cool aunt’ instead of having their own kids, Business Insider
Key facts about housing affordability in the U.S., Fact Tank
Mercedes-Benz Drove An Electric Car Over 620 Miles Without Stopping To Charge, Jalopnik
A Newly Measured Particle Could Break Known Physics, Wired

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