Arete 8.27.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

Federal judge rules DoD’s policy unlawfully slows immigrant troops’ path to citizenship, Marine Corps Times
US nuclear weapons budget could skyrocket if Russia treaty ends, Defense News
Here’s What Might Not Survive COVID Budget Cuts, Defense One
CBO: Letting nuclear treaty expire could cost billions, The Hill
For US Air Force pilots, the toughest training flights are going virtual, Air Force Times
China protests alleged US Air Force spy plane incursion during military drills, Navy Times
Meet the ‘deadliest recruit on Parris Island’, Marine Corps Times
US Cyber Command’s top general makes case for partnering with tech firms, Defense News
New ID Cards Being Issued for Military Family Members, Retirees, Defense.go
Chinese Rocket Forces prepare for nuclear attack, claim US will strike first, War is Boring

 

Homeland Security / First Responder / Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

Pentagon IG Taking Long Look at How Military Responds to ‘Active Shooter’ Incidents, Homeland Security
Secretary Azar’s Taiwan Visit Should Be Celebrated—for the Right Reasons, The RAND Blog
Color night vision opens up a palette of viewing possibilities, Police 1 Daily News
Goodyear Says Employees Can Support Police with Apparel, POLICE Magazine
Over 26,000 personnel are battling wildfires, Wildfire
Several AlertWildfire cameras burned over in California fires, Wildfire
Goal setting and Indigenous fire management: a holistic perspective, International Journal of Wildland Fire

 

Mountain

Podcast: Talking High Altitude Training with David Goettler, Uphill Athlete
Video: Kayaking the Legendary Tsangpo River in Tibet, The Adventure Blog
40 Years Ago, Reinhold Messner Summited Everest Solo Without Bottled Oxygen, Adventure Journal
GPS Apps for Skiers That Help You Unplug—Yes, Really, POWDER Magazine
NEWS: John Kelly Completes Grand Round, UKClimbing
German Team Makes First Ascent of Pakistani Peak, The Adventure Blog
6 Tips for Trail Running with Your Dog, Osprey Packs
Easy Epics: 16 Drive-up Campsites Any Backpacker Will Love, Backpacker

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

Study Confirms It’s Possible to Catch COVID Twice, WebMD
17 Training Myths, Addressed By A Running Coach, semi-rad.com
Strength Training with Lower Back Pain, The Barbell Physio
We’re One Step Closer to the Perfect Race, Outside Magazine
Why More Young Men Are Having Heart Attacks, Men’s Health
High-Fat Diets Still Don’t Boost Endurance, Outside Magazine

 

Interesting

BP Meds Could Improve Survival in COVID Patients, WebMD
Advanced biofuels show real promise for replacing some fossil fuels, Science Daily
Are Neck Gaiters Actually Worse Than No Masks at All? No, not really. The Outbound Collective
The Environmental Irony of Surfing, The Cleanest Line
Why REI Is Selling Its Brand-New Headquarters, Outside Magazine
Inside look: What is happening to your favorite ski brands right now? FREESKIER
Even With A Vaccine, The Economy Could Take Many Months To Return To Normal, fivethirtyeight
Africa Celebrates the End of the Wild Poliovirus (but Not the End of All Polio), NYT

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