Arete 9.17.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

When will the US military return to pre-COVID normal? Probably never, this admiral says, Air Force Times
Pentagon Maps Reveal China’s Growing Military Reach, Real Clear Defense
Iran warns US against ‘strategic mistake’ after Trump’s threat, Al Jazeera English
Active-duty accessions dropped by 7,000 after COVID hit — and closed schools could make next year even harder, Defense News
President Awards Medal of Honor to Army Ranger for Hostage Rescue, Defense.gov
Ex-intelligence chief at US Department of Homeland Security files whistleblower claim, intelNews.org
U.S. Military Re-Emphasizing Large Warfighting Exercises, Real Clear Defense
Here’s when the US Navy thinks the carrier Ford will be ready to deploy, Navy Times

 

Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

The Influence of Age on Firefighter Combat Challenge Performance and Exercise Training Habits, Journal of Strength and Conditioning
Why did the Oregon fires in the Siege of ’20 spread so quickly? Wildfire Today
What’s in your turnout coat pockets? FireRescue 1 Daily News
Video: Pilot gets doorbell camera alert, helps LEOs track suspects from sky, Police 1 Daily News
Proposed N.J. bill would give civilians more power to investigate cops, Police 1 Daily News
$100K Reward Offered in Ambush Attack on LASD Deputies, POLICE Magazine
Bomb squads detonate 9 ‘extremely unstable’ World War I explosives found in Cape Cod, Police 1 Daily News

 

Mountain

Missing 80-Year-Old Hiker Shows Up at News Conference About His Disappearance, Adventure Journal
Next Steps: Why Everyone Needs to Take a Wilderness Medicine Course, Backcountry Magazine
Five books are on the Boardman-Tasker shortlist for 2020, Alpinist Newswires
Quick Clips: 9 Quick Fixes for Common Climber Problems (Autumn 2020 Edition), Climbing Magazine
6 Best Trail Runs in Ohio for Beginners, Osprey Packs Experience
Go to a Damn Boot Fitter, POWDER Magazine
Why Kilimanjaro’s Glaciers Are Melting, Red Bull

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

If You’ve Just Had Covid, Exercise Can Cause Serious Complications, Including Heart Disease, Wired
Why Altitude Training Helps Some but Not Others, Outside Magazine
Common diabetes drug reverses inflammation in the liver, Science Daily
Is Fat Rocket Fuel for Runners? Men’s Journal
The Myth of Good Posture, Breaking Muscle
All About the Liver, and How to Support Your Favorite Detoxification Organ, Mark’s Daily Apple
The Best COVID-19 Masks for Indoor and Outdoor Workouts, Men’s Journal

 

Interesting

Too Much Weight Gain During Pregnancy May Raise Allergy Risk in Babies, NYT
Study: Climbing Chalk Appears to Halt Coronavirus, Adventure Journal
Global Warming Shifts Arctic Climate From Ice and Snow to Water and Rain, NYT

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