Arete 8.9.23

The Pros and Cons of Creatine Monohydrate for Endurance Athletes

Military, National Defense, Foreign Policy

Russian, Chinese Warships Operated Near Alaska, Say Senators, USNI
Largest Ever Talisman Sabre Exercise Wraps in Australia, USNI
New Report Calls for Rethinking Undersea Warfare with Emphasis on Uncrewed Systems, USNI
GAO: Polar Security Cutter Design Won’t Complete Until 2024, Delivery of First Hull Estimated in 2028, USNI
Biden Cancels Space Command Move to Alabama Amid Tuberville Feud, NY Times
West Point grad, Texas native killed in Stryker accident in Germany, Task & Purpose
2 US military veterans killed in Ukraine during intense fighting [Updated], T&P
The US can’t use its $110 million drone base in Niger, T&P
Charges once again dismissed against Navy corpsman in ‘MARSOC 3’ case, T&P
Tucson’s Davis-Monthan AFB Formally Picked for New Spec-Ops Wing,
Four Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli missile attack: Report, Al Jazerra
The Military Is Missing Recruitment Goals. Are Thousands Being Unnecessarily Disqualified?,
Frustration and Questions Swirl for Family of Soldier Who Ran into North Korea,
Army’s New Enlisted Leader: The Bet a Green Beret Can Lead the Rank and File,
‘The Few, the Proud’ Aren’t So Few: Marines Recruiting Surges While Other Services Struggle,
Pearl Harbor Yard To Supervise Maintenance For Australian-Based Sub Force, Defense Daily
USAF Examining ‘Trade Space’ for Number of CCAs Deployed by Each Manned Fighter, Defense Daily
US may make armed teams available to commercial ships sailing near Iran, Defense One
Northern Ireland’s Unionists Are Fighting for Survival, Foreign Policy
Did Biden really sniff a child during a military spouse event at Fort Liberty?, Military News
Navy to name ship after Marine Private who tried to skip his own Medal of Honor ceremony,Military News
Old Guard soldier spotted performing duties in 85 mph winds, Military News
Buildup of American Forces in Persian Gulf a New Signal of Worsening US-Iran Conflict,
Some Unsolicited Advice for the Next CNO, Real Clear Defense

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

More Republican Governors Deploy National Guard Troops to Texas Border,
Kansas launches special K-9 unit to combat opioid crisis in new initiative, APBM
Operation Hydra: 28 arrested and 19 children rescued in major child exploitation crackdown in Texas, APBM
Retired officer runs 50 marathons in 50 days in tribute to fallen colleague, APBM
Ohio law enforcement adopts powerful ballistics technology to combat gun violence, APBM
“I don’t think there’s a crime more scary than this”: Suspect apprehended after attempted kidnapping of teen at Pennsylvania mall, APBM
The Dichotomy of Minimum Standards, Fire Engineering
Family: TX Firefighter Dies After Crashing While en Route to Call, Fire Engineering
Mental Performance Before, During, and After a 24-Hour Shift, Fire Engineering
FDNY EMT Charged with Stealing from Patient, Fire Law Blog
Cobb County Disciplines Seven in Cheating Scandal, Fire Law Blog
Court Refuses to Dismiss Nebraska Sexual Harassment Suit, Fire Law Blog
California Firefighter Sues Captain and Firefighter Over Assault, Fire Law Blog
One Los Angeles (CA) Firefighter Made $510,301 … in Overtime, FFN
Mid-Air Helicopter Collision Kills Two CA Firefighters and Pilot at Riverside Fire, FFN
U.S. Forest Service Wildland Firefighter, 21, Killed in LODD in OR, FFN
Graffiti Threatens to ‘Burn Spokane Down’ as City Battles Plague of Fires, FFN
Dallas (TX) Firefighters Accuse City Manager of Lying in Ransomware Case, Call for His Ouster, FN
Recruitment and retention: Pay, benefits, training top firefighter wish lists, FR1
Mann Gulch Fire: The historic blaze that claimed the lives of 13 smokejumpers, FR1
The Myth of the Superhuman Cop: Mental Processing Time Still Applies, Force Science
Future regional increases in simultaneous large Western USA wildfires, International Journal of Wildland Fire
The value of a principle-based approach to defensive tactics training, Police1
Bodycam video shows Miami-Dade police director hours before suicide attempt, Police1
Rookie Cop Killed By Train While Rescuing Suicidal Citizen, Police Tribune
Montana firefighters busy, Wildfire Today

Mountain / Outside

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

The Best Waterproof Headphones for Swimming and Sweating, WSJ
The Ultimate Strength Test for Skiers—and 5 Exercises to Maximize Your Off-Season Training, Outside
Maxwell House now sells at-home iced lattes with foam (and they’re ridiculously simple to make), The Manual
You’re probably not using the broiler setting on your oven, but it’s a game-changer — here’s why, The Manual
A new study says only working out on the weekend is just fine (and here’s how to do it), The Manual
Chris Bumstead Outlines Full Day of Eating Before 2023 Mr. Olympia, Breaking Muscle
Jimmy Kolb Breaks All-Time World Record with 635.4-Kilogram (1,401-Pound) Bench Press — Heaviest Lift in Powerlifting History, Breaking Muscle
Leadville 100 MTB Hacking: The Power of Heat Acclimation and Altitude Training!, Endurance Nation
Expert Tested: The Water Bottle/Jersey Trend Empowers Triathletes with a 9% Drag Reduction That Costs Practically Nothing!, Endurance Nation
How to Optimize Your Pre-Workout Meal Timing , Outside
The Case for Using Trekking Poles While Going Uphill, Outside
Don’t check the clock! 15 ways to get back to sleep when you wake at 3am, Guardian
This Is What Greek Yogurt Does for Your Health, Men’s Health
How Carbs Can Actually Help You Lose Weight, Men’s Health
Testosterone Cream | A Comprehensive Review, M&F
The 4 Factors of Female Libido, T-Nation
The Pros and Cons of Creatine Monohydrate for Endurance Athletes, Training Peaks
The new crisis of masculinity. Vox


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