Arete 6.10.21

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

Supreme Court won’t review men-only draft registration law, Air Force Times
US Navy zeroed in on LCS flawed parts, maintenance slow-downs to improve operational days, Defense News
Where the U.S. Army’s Cut List and Wish List Overlap, RealClearDefense
US Air Force completes tests of swarming munitions, but will they ever see battle? Defense News
U.S. Special Operations advances Bronco II aircraft from prototype to flying phase, War is Boring
Navy Drone Refuels Fighter Jet, a Key Step Toward Adding UAVs to Carrier Wings, Defense One
Mapping China by the Numbers: Organizing to Win, The Cipher Brief
Why NATO Should Not Offer Ukraine and Georgia Membership Action Plans, War on the Rocks
Cyberattacks on US targets are ‘here to stay,’ says US commerce secretary, War is Boring
The Army embraced zodiac signs and people lost their minds, Task & Purpose
The Army Isn’t Getting Rid of Its M4s and SAWs Any Time Soon, Military.com
The Air & Space Brief: Space Force wish list; AF2 plans, scrapped; Supply rockets?; And more…, Defense One
Talking the Talk: Language Capabilities for U.S. Army Special Forces, War on the Rocks
Pentagon’s Accelerating ‘Connect-Everything’ Effort Hinges on Uncertain Cloud Program, Defense One
Austin Asks Top General For ‘Options’ to Evacuate Afghans, Defense One
Taliban seizes eight districts in the past week, Long War Journal
Supreme Court asked to review men-only draft registration law, Military Times
India returns K-152 Nerpa nuclear submarine to Russia, Pravda Report
Former Arizona National Guard leader jumps into US Senate race, Military Times
2 officials have resigned after veteran’s mic was cut during Memorial Day speech, Task & Purpose
Responding to Gray Zone Conflict: Countering Russian in the Donbas and Beyond, Small Wars Journal

 

Wildland Fire / First Responder / Homeland Security

US Could Close Kabul Embassy If Future Afghanistan Government Includes Taliban, Top General Says, Defense One
How fire chiefs get in trouble: The top reasons chiefs lose the top spot, FireRescue1 Daily News
Researchers Discover Novel Class of Vehicle Cyberattacks, Homeland Security Newswire
Documentary about the 1977 Honda Canyon Fire accepted at film festivals, Wildfire Today
5-year push improves NC county fire department response times, FireRescue1 Daily News
Factors influencing the development of violent pyroconvection. Part I: fire size and stability, International Journal of Wildland Fire
Global drone map provides directory of public safety and emergency services drone programs, Police1 Daily News
Federal Agencies are Failing Wildland Firefighters, Real Clear Policy
Report: It’s not just a “blue flu” – correctional officers are leaving the job in droves as well. Goodbye, law and order., LE Today
Public access to Honolulu police and fire scanners to end,  Fire Rescue 1
5 years later: Pulse nightclub MCI highlighted need for first responder mental health support, Fire Rescue 1
How an Alaska police department increased shooting accuracy by changing its duty weapons, Police 1

Shining a Light on DARKSIDE Ransomware Operations, Fire Eye Threat Research
Study Shows AI-Generated Fake Reports Fool Experts, Homeland Security Newswire
Union fd structure fire – 23 Greenfield ave, Firefighter Spot
Judge rules Minneapolis residents have standing in their lawsuit against city over ‘defunding’ police, LE Today
Smokejumper Tim Hart passes away, Wildfire Today

 

Mountain

Run to the hills! These Colorado resorts are open for summer activities, FREESKIER
Kangchung Shar North Face first ascent by Jaroslava Bansky, Zdenek Hak, Planetmountain.com
Being a Yosemite Climbing Steward, Outbound Collective
By the Numbers: Is Synthetic Insulation Warm When Wet?, Backpacking Light
The Simple, Mental Wildness of Running, Adventure Journal
Developing Mindful Eating Habits for Climbers, TrainingBeta
Mountain Biker’s Ballsy Wallride Nabs Him 1st Place, Unofficial Networks
Standards Watch: Dan Durston Talks Design and Business, Backpacking Light
Suunto 9 Peak: Everything you ever wanted to know, DC Rainmaker
No Assembly Required: Ventum Delivers Custom Carbon Bikes to Your Door, Gearjunkie
Arc’teryx Alpha Shell Jacket Comparison, The Alpine Start
Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week, Gearjunkie
LISTEN UP: Eight must-hear podcasts for skiers, Freeskier
Here’s What It’s Like to ‘Hike’ 272 Miles in Four Days, Adventure Journal
Spring Fever in the Alps, Freeskier
Jonas Schild sends Bain de Sang at Saint Loup in Switzerland, Planet Mountain

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

China Just Banned All Ultra Races and Extreme Sports, Outside Magazine
4 Ways the Pandemic Saved My Gym, Breaking Muscle
Inspiratory Muscle Warm-up Improves 3,200-m Running Performance in Distance Runners, Journal of Strength and Conditioning
The Most Memorable Moments in Olympic History, Men’s Health
Sprinting, Jumping, Losing Body Fat, And Cultivating Gratitude), Mark’s Daily Apple
Introducing the Outside Games, Outside Magazine
Optimal Loading for Force Production in the Straight Bar Deadlift: Force-Time Characteristics in Strength-Trained Adults, JCSR
Meet Drake Deuel, the New King of the Strava KOM, Outside Magazine
Will the United States Declare Freedom from COVID-19 Too Soon?, RAND Corporation
Food scientists aim to make plant-based protein tastier and healthier, Science Daily

Girl’s Self Pep Talk For Her First Ski Jump Is Awesome, Unofficial Networks
Similar Anaerobic and Aerobic Adaptations After 2 High-Intensity Interval Training Configurations: 10:5 s vs. 20:10 s Work-to-Rest Ratio, JSCR
A Comparison Between Total Body and Split Routine Resistance Training Programs in Trained Men, JSCR
Lead in Seafood and Wild Game, NutritionFacts.org
What Causes Muscle Cramps?, mysportscience.org

 

Interesting….

This Boy Wants To Save The World From Plastic, Outside Magazine
How to Travel Light and Still Go Anywhere, The Adventure Blog
VIDEO: Canadian Kayakers Rescue Distressed Moose Calf From Glacial River, Unofficial Networks
Kim Jong-un shows dramatic weight loss PravdaReport

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