Arete 7.16.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

F-16 crashes at Holloman; pilot successfully ejects, Air Force Times
US Air Force gears up for first flight test of Golden Horde munition swarms, Air Force Times
Army, Air Force Meet Numbers for Basic Trainees Despite COVID-19, Defense.gov
Congress skeptical of Navy’s unmanned vessels plans, Military Times
The Army Needs a Better Solution for its Pilot Shortage, Modern War Institue
General Praises U.K.’s Partnership With U.S. in Space Operations, Defense.gov
In major victory over Pentagon, CIA is authorized to expand offensive cyber operations, intelNews.org

Homeland Security / First Responder / Wildland Fire

U.S. Weighs Sweeping Travel Ban on Chinese Communist Party Members, Homeland Security Department
EFF Launches Searchable Database of Police Use of Surveillance Technologies, Homeland Security Newswire
Would the US Get Involved in a War Between China and Taiwan? Homeland Security
Firefighters battle to keep Bonhomme Richard’s flames away from fuel, Marine Corps Times
Pay for California state firefighters cut by 7.5%, Wildfire Today
BUSIEST PHOENIX FIRE STATIONS SEEING INCREASE IN COVID-19 CALLS, MORE FIREFIGHTERS TESTING POSITIVE, Firefighter Close Calls

 

Mountain

How Three Random Words Just Might Save Your Life, Adventure Journal
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in the Mountains, American Alpine Institute
Arizona Trail Closed for Border Wall Construction Within Coronado Nat Monument, Adventure Journal
Incroyable on Red Pillar of Brouillard, a dream climb by Della Bordella, Cazzanelli, Ratti, Planetmountain.com
Revelstoke Skiers Are Farming Food to Feed Their Town, POWDER Magazine
Will the Fall Himalayan Climbing Season Happen? The Adventure Blog
Tool Users: Crack Climbing Gloves, Alpinist Weekly

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

How to Administer and Analyze a Heart Rate Drift Test, Uphill Athlete
A New Theory on Exercise’s Anti-Cancer Effect, Outside Magazine
The Right Way to Lose Fat: How to Exercise, Breaking Muscle
5 Reasons You Can’t Quit Sugar, Mark’s Daily Apple
The Most Effective Stretches to Prepare You for the Trail, Men’s Journal Latest
What Does Drinking Soy Milk Do to Hormone Levels? NutritionFacts.org
Your Fitness Tracker Might Be Able to Predict COVID-19, Outside Magazin

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