Arete 7.5.23

Military, National Defense, Foreign Policy

The Legend of Billy Waugh: Special Forces Soldier, CIA Contractorz, RCD
Military Recruiting Crisis: Even Veterans Don’t Want Their Families To Join, WSJ
F-35 Production Challenged to Keep Up With Demand, RCD
‘So many dead bodies’: Militia school attack haunts Ugandan town, Al Jazeera
US Navy announces, rescinds six-day work week for recruiters, Task & Purpose
U.S. Military’s Recruiting Woes Are a National-Security Crisis, Bloomberg
Pakistan summons US embassy staff over Biden-Modi statement, Al Jazerra
Army Utilizes a Different Kind of Boot Camp To Bolster Recruiting, CBS
Air Force Pararescue teams are looking for a new boat to rescue astronauts, Task & Purpose
NGAD Future Air Combat Program Test Unit Stands Up, War Zone
America’s Navy Remains Crippled by Service and Repair Delays, TNI
U.S. Aid To Fund Third Israeli F-35 Fighter Squadron, Airforce Tech
Army Engineers ‘Improved Incendiary’ Grenades for Future War, Warrior Maven
Iowa National Guard Trains in Wyoming’s Higher Elevation, Soldier Systems
US Army Soldier Wins Three Gold Medals in 300-meter Rifle Nationals, Soldier Systems
US Special Forces Partner with Bosnian SIPA for Joint Combined Exchange Training, Soldier Systems
Exploring Differences in Organizational Culture Within the Department of Defense, RAND
Staff Sergeant indicted for beating a child to death at on-base daycare,
SOMALIA: Fearwell to the Peacekeepers, Strategy Page
Report to Congress on Marine Corps Force Design 2030, USNI

Ukraine, Russia


First Responder / Law Enforcement / Wildland Fire/ Homeland Security, Wilderness Professional

The US Funds Shadow Police Departments all over the World, WSJ
Arrest in last summer’s Oak Fire, Wildfire Today
You Aren’t Wrong, Wildfires Are Getting Worse — But You Can Help, GearJunkie
Ind. officer fatally shot by domestic violence suspect in hospital, Police1
Colorado’s 2021 Marshall Fire investigation concluded, Wildfire Today
N.C. trooper shot while helping stranded driver, Police1
Calif. deputies recover retired sergeant’s stolen badge during traffic stop, Police1
Mayday: Chicago firefighter critically injured while battling apartment fire, FR1
Tractor-trailer strikes Atlanta fire truck, sending 3 FFs to hospital, FR1
Suspect Charged in SC House Fire Where Six Bodies Found, Fire Engineering
LAPD Bomb Squad Members Disciplined For Flawed Illegal Fireworks Detonation In Neighborhood, Police Tribune
VIDEO: Carjacker Tries To Rob Kentucky Cop, Gets Fatally Shot, Police Tribune
Alabama Officer Knocked Out Of Her Boots, Seriously Injured By Suspected Drunk Driver, Police Tribune
As Cybercrime Evolves, Organizational Resilience Demands a Mindset Shift, HSN
Truth Decay Is Putting U.S. National Security at Risk, RAND
Fentanyl laced with zombie drug “Tranq” devastates Florida county, APB Magazine
Appellate Court Upholds Denial of NJ Firefighter’s Disability Pension, Fire Law Blog
Firefighter, 24, Dies in Rioting in France Battling Parking Garage Fire, FFN
Omaha Cop Wins Gunfight Against Delivery Guy Who Pulled Gun On Customer Over Bad Tip, Police Tribune
Wichita Police Department makes controversial decision to lower hiring standards amid recruitment struggles, APB
Video Shows U.S. Border Patrol Cutting Razor Wire Fence To Let People Cross Into Texas, Police Tribune
Three FDNY Members Hurt in Fire Plan to Sue NYC Over Closed Firehouse, Fire Engineering

Mountain / Outside

Watch Western States Ultra Runners Discuss the Head Game for Finishing 100 miles, GearJunkie
How Lynn Anderson Fired Off Eldorado Canyon’s Hardest, Scariest Trad Climbs—in a Single Day, Climbing
5 Exercises for Better Balance and Stronger Knees on the Trail, Outside
Don’t Get Struck By Lightning, Climbing
Rangers Warn Hikers After a Bear Kills a Dog in North Carolina, Outside
‘Buckle Up’ With Western States Crusher Tom Evans, GearJunkie
I’ve Camped 1,000 Nights With My Kids: Here’s What I Learned, GearJunkie
Trapped Climber Rescued in Bugaboos, Gripped
TRAILER: Reese Witherspoon To Release Docuseries On Female Hawaiian Surfers, UN
2024 Winter Weather Forecast / Prediction, UN
9 Crazy Things That Have Already Happened at the 2023 Tour de France, Outside
WATCH: Rad Dads Shred Massive Sand Dune, Unofficial Networks
5 Best Portable Power Stations (2023): Power Capacity, Luxe, Budget, and More, Gear Latest
Watch: Rare Sighting of a Bobcat Hunting a Rabbit in Public, Wide Open Spaces
World Record for Largemouth Bass Officially Broken by Lea Anne Powell, Wide Open Spaces
The Perfect Kit: Day Hiking, REI
Jana Svecova nails Nova, new 8B+ boulder problem in Czech Republic, Planet Mountain
Humpback Whale Swims Insanely Close to Kayaker in Breathtaking Drone Footage, Wide Open Spaces
An Ode to the NRS Strap, the Versatile Champion of Gear, Outside
29 People Died in One of the Worst Mountaineering Accidents in History. What Happened?, Outside
Best Deals From Black Diamond’s Almost Free Sale 2023, GrippedWatch a 300-metre Free-Solo in Scotland, Gripped
Learn How To Use Your Bear Spray With This Awesome Demonstration, UN
Climbers Die on Mont Blanc and Nanga Parbat, Gripped
Outside’s Guide to FKTs on the Seven Summits, Outside
Mega Ski Resorts And Disney Are The Same Tourist Experience, UN
Janja Garnbret Wins Her 25th Lead World Cup Gold, Gripped
Out of Control Skier Plows Into Bystanders @ Keystone Ski Resort, UN
It’s Time to Bring Back These 5 Classic Exercises, T-Nation
Why Do Mosquitoes Like Me So Much?, NY Times
HEIMPLANET Cave 2-3 Person Inflatable Tent, Collector

Health / Fitness / Nutrition


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