Arete 9.13.23

Military, National Defense, Foreign Policy

‘Unfair Burden’: Tuberville Blockade on Promotions Is Stressing Military Families, 3 Service Secretaries Say,
Army’s pre-boot boot camp to become permanent, Task & Purpose
Why the U.S.-Mexico Relationship Could Get Even Worse, Foreign Policy
The U.S. Military Can’t Solve the Fentanyl Crisis, Foreign Policy
China’s Youth Are Increasingly Grim About Their Future, Foreign Policy
Veterans want answers to why President Biden walked out of Medal of Honor ceremony,
Navy Fires Executive Officer of Pay and Personnel Support Center Amid Investigation, Military news
Felony Convictions Vacated for 4 Navy Officers in Sprawling Scandal, Military News

Ukraine, Russia


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

Pentagon extends deployment of 400 troops along US-Mexico border, Task & Purpose
Rising number of police officer line-of-duty deaths in 2023 sparks concerns over officer safety, APBM
Seattle police recruits build community relationships in unique Before the Badge training program, APBM
Minnesota school resource officer programs in jeopardy due to new restraint laws, APBM
Indianapolis sheriff announces policy changes following deputy’s tragic killing during inmate’s escape attempt, APBM
New Jersey officer fired for using cannabis off-duty reinstated upon legal ruling, APBM
Two Killed, Four Injured When Car Collides with CA Fire Apparatus, Fire Engineering
WA Firefighters Challenged by Deadly Tesla Crash and Fire, Fire Engineering
Lawyers: Cable TV and Phone Companies Are Also Responsible in Maui Fires, Fire Engineering
Termination of Connecticut Firefighter for Bizarre Behavior Upheld, Fire Law Blog
Fire Agencies Seek Over $120 Million in Damages for Two California Wildland Fires, Fire Law Blog
Pickup Truck Smashes Through School Bus Stop; Eleven Students Injured, FFN
TX Firefighters Battle Ferrari Fire in Cornfield; Click-Seeking ‘Influencer’ Behind Stunt, FFN
IN Fire Captain Fights Cheating Charges: ‘Investigation was Haphazard, Biased’, FFN
TN Firefighters Use 45,000 Gallons of Water on Leaf EV Fire at Nissan HQ; Overheated on Charger, FFN
‘Dear Brothers’: A message to the fire service brotherhood, FR1
Training with steel targets: What you don’t know can hurt you, Police1
Former Calif. officer awarded $2.8M in lawsuit over alleged ticket quotas, Police1
Gun crime drops at least 75% following Ariz. PD’s hot spot policing push, Police1
Ga. Walmart will include a mini police station to thwart theft, Police1
How a Del. police department is revolutionizing health and wellness with smartwatches, Police1
It’s Never Over, Wildfire Today
N.M. governor announces suspension of open, concealed carry in Albuquerque, Washington Post

Mountain / Outside

2,650 Miles in 46 Days: FKT Athlete Breaks Down His Recent PCT Record, Gear Junkie
A Third the Weight and Half the Price: Grayl x Pathfinder Titanium Camp Stove Review, GearJunkie
The Best Backcountry Touring Ski Boots of 2024, Outside
The Best New Ski Bindings of 2024, Outside
The Best Snowboard Gear of 2024, Outside
A Hiker Is Dead After Flash Floods Hit Bryce Canyon National Park, Outside
A Ski Bum Looks at 30, BC Magazine
Katie Lamb Sends “Box Therapy”—Becoming the First Woman to Climb V16, Climbing
Remembering Adam Shmidt, Climbing
Pete Whittaker Scores First Free Ascent of ‘Eigerdosis’ (5.14b trad) in Norway , Climbing
Weekend Whipper: A Reminder to Not Let the Rope Get Behind Your Leg, Climbing
The Arc’teryx Konseal Is the Best Harness I’ve Ever Used, Climbing
Why You Should Consider Adding Weekly Memberships (Analysis by Approach), Climbing Business
Brazil Gets its First 5.15a with Auto Retrato, Gripped
The ‘Oscars’ of Squamish Climbing Are Back!, Gripped
Award Winning Alpinist Feared Dead, Gripped
New Qualido climb in Val di Mello (Val Masino, Italy), Planet Mountain
Dmitry Golovchenko missing on Gasherbrum IV, Sergey Nilov evacuated by helicopter, Planet Mountain
Huge Latok Thumb in Karakorum first ascended by Miquel Mas, Marc Subirana, Planet Mountain
Climate change is seriously affecting RV travel, and 30% have changed plans due to excessive heat, The Manual
This revolutionary device might make snorkeling more like scuba diving, The Manual
Epic Pass, the world’s best ski and snowboard season pass with access to over 80 resorts (including Vail), to raise prices, The Manual
How to set up your mountain bike’s suspension in 10 minutes, The Manual
Muscle-building diet: How (and what) to eat to build muscle and trim fat, The Manual
We tested all of Outdoor Vitals’ lightweight hiking clothes: Here’s our verdict, The Manual
How to Be Ok with “Just” Toproping in Climbing, Training Beta
First Look: Testing BOA Ski Boots, REI
Jerry Feet Wants To Mount Snowboard Boots In Ski Bindings (Seriously!), Unofficial Networks
The New Land Rush in Jackson, Wyoming, UN
Climbers Passed By Guy With Complete Absence Of Any Safety Gear, UN

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

NIKE INFINITYRN 4, Bless this Stuff
Always Frigid, Always Clean: Revive Inflatable Plunge Tub and Chiller Combo Review, GearJunkie
Fancy Multivitamins Cost $700 a Year. This $15 Option Is Just as Good., Wirecutter
No Bad Foods, Climb Strong
Should I Get Paid to Crew for a Pro Athlete?, Outside
Caffeine Boosts Performance. But What About Coffee?, Outside
The 7 Gear Essentials of Adventure Travel, Outside
Michael Phelps Only Did One Sport. Triathlon GOAT Jan Frodeno Did Three., Outside
What is creatine? Bodybuilders swear by it, but should you use it?, The Manual
Training for Trail Running: Round Table Fueling Strategies, Uphill Athlete
Samson Dauda Details a Full Day of Eating 8 Weeks Before 2023 Mr. Olympia, Breaking Muscle
Lucy Underdown Breaks Record at 2023 World Deadlift Championships as First Woman to Deadlift 318 Kilograms (700 Pounds), Breaking Muscle
Best Weight Plates of 2023 (Rubber, Iron, Steel, and Urethane), Breaking Muscle
Need More Energy? Try These 5 Foods Full of Vitamin B12., Outside
This Is How Many Days The Average U.S. Man Spends on Social Media, Men’s Journal
Everything You Need To Know About The Rugby World Cup, Men’s Health
Third U.S. State Just Approved a Psychedelics Decriminalization Bill, Men’s Journal
Why Cancer Rates in Younger People Are Surging, Men’s Journal
Best Weight Loss Injections | A Comprehensive Review, Men’s Fitness
The Need for a Covid Commission, Real Clear Health
How to Know When to Replace Your Running Shoes, Real Clear Health
The Enzyme That Gets You Jacked, T-Nation
The Hottest New Gear At The Men’s 2023 Ironman World Championship, Triathlete
Large Study Demystifies Female Squirting During Sex, Real Clear Science
New Covid vaccines are coming out. Should you get one?, Vox


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