Arete 5.6.21

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

US Army’s next-gen protection system for helos cleared for full-rate production, Defense News
Army vet marching 1,800 miles to fight veteran suicide, Marine Corps Times
Why the United States Needs an Independent Cyber Force, War on the Rocks
Guard chief wants free health care for all troops, activated or not, Air Force Times
The U.S. Role on the Global Stage, Hudson Institute
Taliban demands U.S. withdraw forces by May 1 deadline, Long War Journal
Back to the Future: Getting Special Forces Ready for Great-Power Competition, War on the Rocks

 

Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

Legislation to expand first responder disability, death benefits reintroduced in Congress, Fire Rescue1 Daily News
3 police-community engagement questions every law enforcement leader should ask in 2021, Police 1 Daily News
Agencies Nationwide Coping with Critical Shortage of Officers, Police Mag
New York mayor calls off ‘creepy, alienating’ police robo-dog, The Guardian
NJ researchers find high levels of PFAS in blood of volunteer firefighters, Fire Rescue1 Daily News
Chain reactions: How stress and fear can impact decision-making, Fire Rescue1 Daily News
Oshkosh Airport Products Secures First Order for the New Striker ARFF Vehicle, Firehouse

 

Mountain

COVID in Mt. Everest Base Camp and Other News from the World’s Highest Peak, The Adventure Blog
What this Wildlife Refuge Ranger Wants you to Know, The Outbound Collective
Backpacking Gear Care: Lessons From Our Repair Shop, Therm-a-Rest Blog
Breckenridge Ski Patrollers Unionize In Tight Vote, Unofficial Networks

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

One cup of leafy green vegetables a day lowers risk of heart disease, Science Daily
Maximum Sustained Power Training, or MSP, Mark’s Daily Apple
How Perfectionism Leads to Athlete Burnout, Outside Magazine
How Does Caffeine Affect Cycling Performance? Adventure Journal
How Murph Became the Most Legendary Fitness Challenge Ever, Men’s Health

 

Interesting

Amazon had sales income of €44bn in Europe in 2020 but paid no corporation tax, World News
Pfizer Will Seek Approval to Give Covid Vaccine to Children, NYT
Huge Marijuana Grow Site Found in Death Valley National Park, Adventure Journal
Reaching ‘Herd Immunity’ Is Unlikely in the U.S., Experts Now Believe, NYT
Tesla Cybertruck Camper Gets $50M in Pre-Orders, Unofficial Networks
Traveling in the Weirdest Possible Way, The Adventure Blog

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