Arete 4.8.21

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

Valkyrie drone launches even smaller drone from inside payload bay, Air Force Times
The Pentagon must act now to address vulnerability in its enterprise, Defense News
The Air Force Is Making an App That Basically Does What a General Does, Defense One
Philippines Leaning Toward Allowing U.S. Troops After All, Foreign Policy
No timetable for withdrawal of troops after US, Iraq talks, Military Times
Why Is It So Tough to Withdraw from Afghanistan? War on the Rocks
New 3D Radar Developed to Support Counter-UAS Efforts, RealClearDefense
The Defense Department isn’t meeting its readiness goals, report finds, Military Times

 

Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

NY governor announces plans for monument honoring essential workers, FireRescue1 Daily News
The conflict challenge: Why do so many firefighters struggle with crew conflict?, FireRescue1 Daily News
The importance of small fires for wildfire hazard in urbanised landscapes of the northeastern US, International Journal of Wildland Fire
Lessons learned on Colorado’s Cameron Peak Fire where 76 people tested positive for COVID-19, Wildfire Today
NM eliminates police immunity from prosecution, Police1 Daily News
First Look: The Automatic Injury Notification System, POLICE Magazine

 

Mountain

Learning Accountability From Mountains, Adventure Journal
The Ultimate Grand Teton National Park Travel Guide, Outside Magazine
Video: Turning Port City Into A Snowmobile Thrill Ride w/ Levi LaVallee, Red Bull
For Cyclists, E-Racing Mixes Competition and Equality, REI Co-op Journal
The Everest 2021 Climbing Season is About to Begin, The Adventure Blog
Alfredo Webber, Age 52, Free Solos 5.14b, Climbing Magazine
Coming to a City Near You: New Mountain Bike Trails, REI Co-op Journal

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

Why Plantar Fasciitis is More Common Than You Think, Breaking Muscle
Is Alcohol Bad For You If You’re Not Addicted? Mark’s Daily Apple

 

Interesting

The ‘vaccine passport’ as technology solutionism, American Enterprise
Sweden clings to its non-NATO status amid substantial defense budget boost, Defense News
How Worms Can Turn Old Surfboards Into Soil, Adventure Journal
Can I Safely Fly With My Unvaccinated Kids? Outside Magazine
Late night snacks may hurt your workplace performance, study finds, Science Daily

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