Arete 5.27.21

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

SOF shooters are about to get serious upgrades for small arms, ammo, Air Force Times
Top US general in the Mideast says more work needed to counter small drones, Defense News
Pentagon Studying How Counterterrorism Fits Into Great Power Competition, Defense One
US Justice Department and CIA may intervene in Saudi lawsuit to protect secrets, intelNews.org
3 Marine security guards nominated for valor award after Jamaica embassy bomb threat, Marine Corps
US Air Force’s newest refueling tanker to get gear allowing F-35 and F-22 to share data, Air Force Times

 

Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

Calif. governor details $2B wildfire mitigation plan, FireRescue1 Daily News
Why every fire apparatus needs an advanced TPMS (white paper), FireRescue1 Daily News
Hiring and retention in the US Forest Service is a growing issue, Wildfire Today
Researchers study conditions that can lead to overwintering wildfires, Wildfire Today
St.Louis mayor pledges to defund police, shut down city jail despite city having the worst murder rate in the country, Law Enforcement Today
‘Superhailer’ launches sound projection tool for civil unrest, crowd control, Police1 Daily News
5 changes in LE since the death of George Floyd, Police1 Daily News

 

Mountain

Trail Running in Oman: “We Had a Plan But Allowed Ourselves to Get Lost”, Adventure Journal
What You Need to Know to Go Rafting, Outside Magazine
NEWS: IFSC Boulder World Cup Salt Lake City 2021: Report, UKClimbing
A Controversial Climbing Season on Mt. Everest Nears its End, The Adventure Blog
A New Surf Culture, The Cleanest Line
Everywhere You Can Ski Memorial Day Weekend (Updated), Unofficial Networks

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

Podcast: Training Speed and Form for Endurance Athletes, Uphill Athlete
A complex link between body mass index and Alzheimer’s, Science Daily
Foot Health for Better Ankles, Knees, Hips, and Back, Mark’s Daily Apple
Stair climbing offers significant cardiovascular and muscular benefits for heart patients, Science Daily

 

Misc.

German army officer led double life as Syrian immigrant, planned to kill politicians, intelNews.org
The Electric Ford-150’s Price Alone Could Change Everything, Adventure Journal
Why the Ultra-Race Tragedy in China Wasn’t Surprising, Outside Magazine
Studies Most Likely to Be Wrong Are Read the Most, WebMD Health
Meteorologists Puzzled By “Basketball-Sized” Hail, Unofficial Networks

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