Break in

Intros

ACSC (A-Z Guide): A Student's Perspective

This unofficial guide to Australian Command and Staff College is an excellent tool for prospective students.

Intros

'Breaking In' to Amphibious Operations

An introduction into Amphibious Operations that brings you some of the best content available on the subject.

Intros

'Breaking In' to Logistics

'Breaking In' to Logistics is a simple to use resource to help military personal explore the subject of logistics.

Intros

'Breaking In' to War

'Breaking In' to War is an excellent guide to some of the best resource on the subject of 'war and conflict'


War

Chief of Army History Conference 2017 - Dr Elizabeth Greenhalgh

In this video Dr Elizabeth Greenhalgh speaks on ‘The French Army of the Western Front’

War

Chief of Army History Conference 2017 - Dr Spencer Jones

In this video, Dr Spencer Jones talks about ‘The Crucible of War: the adaption and development of the British Army on the Western Front 1915’.

War

Chief of Army History Conference 2017 - Professor Ian Beckett

In this video Professor Ian Beckett talks about 'Imperial policing to guerrilla war: the British in South Africa from 1899-1902' 

War

Chief of Army History Conference 2017 - Dr Ian Hope

In this Video Dr Ian Hope talks about ‘The Canadians in Afghanistan: relearning the art of irregular warfare' 


Strategy

The Abbreviated Evolution of Combined Arms

James Heap takes us on a quick and informative history lesson about the evolution of combined arms.

Strategy

The Art of Decision–Making by Joshua Rothman | The New Yorker

In this link, first posted on The New Yorker, Joshua Rothman talks about the Art of Decision Making. 

Command Post

Over to you Convoy Commander

Your unit has decided it’s going to use the training range on the other side of the country for your next exercise.

Unit PME

iRest Workshop

In April we conducted a special CoveTalk featuring Dr Richard Miller who presented his iRest Workshop at Legacy Chambers in Sydney.


Leadership & Ethics

My Spectrum of Discomfort: A Personal Perspective on a Sense of Belonging

Nick Wilson shares a very personal reflection on the sense of belonging (or lack of) he felt when he left Army.

Leadership & Ethics

On Personal and Professional Potential

After examining the Chief of Army's three key documents, the Commander of Forces Command gives us three ideas on how leaders can enable Army's personnel to reach their personal and professional...

Leadership & Ethics

Own Your Enterprise

'Having a meaningful impact that promotes service of others before self, being a life-long learner and improving the organisation requires more than adherence to organisational standards and...

Leadership & Ethics

Examination of the detainees’ status and argument for revisiting Geneva Conventions.

Is it time to review the Geneva Conventions when it comes to the treatment and handling of detainees?


Operational Art

'British Generals in Blair's War' and 'High Command'

Review Essay - A discussion of British Military Leadership in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars'

Intros

'Breaking In' to Operational Art

'Breaking In' to Operational Art: An Introduction' is a comprehensive guide to some of the best resources to help military personal become familiar with the subject.

Operational Art

Operational Art, Design & the Centre of Gravity

Assistant Professor Dale Eikmeier of the U.S. Command and General Staff College presents a 4-part video series on the Operational Art. The videos are around 11 minutes each and are excellent value...

War

Are the Levels of War Just a Set of Labels?

This article by Martin Dunn, a former Chief Research Officer at the Land Warfare Studies Centre, poses the thought that seeking to associate Clausewitz with three levels of war is curious.


Tactical and Technical

Plan KOTINOS: A Way Forward

Chris Sylvia has concerns about the current structure of the PTI trade. In this article he outlines how it can be improved.

Tactical and Technical

Weak and Unreadable: Suggestions for the Army's Comms Problem

Lance Corporal Kristian Wynn leads the way with the first entry for the TS19 Writing Competition.

Tactical and Technical

The Battle Field Clearance Team

Experienced Company Sergeant Major Jason Jackson outlines some of the lessons learnt by Bravo Company 1 RAR while they were training to be the Battlefield Clearance Team.

Tactical and Technical

On The Merits Of M4 And EF88 (And More) | PART 5

This is the last of five in a series of articles from Solomon Birch on the merits of both the EF88 and M4.


Staff Functions

Effects Based Tactics – Layering Effects at the Formation Level

The use of Decisive Action Training Environment (DATE) enemy on Ex Talisman Sabre 19 changed the way planning was done at the formation level, as Richard Thapthimthong explains in this article.

By Richard Thapthimthong

Tactical and Technical

Plan KOTINOS: A Way Forward

Chris Sylvia has concerns about the current structure of the PTI trade. In this article he outlines how it can be improved.

By Christopher Sylvia

Leadership & Ethics

My Spectrum of Discomfort: A Personal Perspective on a Sense of Belonging

Nick Wilson shares a very personal reflection on the sense of belonging (or lack of) he felt when he left Army.

By Nick Wilson

Leadership & Ethics

On Personal and Professional Potential

After examining the Chief of Army's three key documents, the Commander of Forces Command gives us three ideas on how leaders can enable Army's personnel to reach their personal and professional...

By Chris Field

Tactical and Technical

Weak and Unreadable: Suggestions for the Army's Comms Problem

Lance Corporal Kristian Wynn leads the way with the first entry for the TS19 Writing Competition.

By Kristian Wynn

The Vanguard: Lessons Learnt by a Combat Team Commander during Mechanisation

This year marked another turning point in the storied history of ‘Old Faithful’ as it took its first steps towards becoming a mechanised infantry battalion under Plan KEOGH. In this week's long read...

By Christian Johnston

The M113AS4 Armoured Personnel Carrier now forms part of the 3 RAR ORBAT.

Tactical and Technical

The Battle Field Clearance Team

Experienced Company Sergeant Major Jason Jackson outlines some of the lessons learnt by Bravo Company 1 RAR while they were training to be the Battlefield Clearance Team.

By Jason Jackson

Leadership & Ethics

Own Your Enterprise

'Having a meaningful impact that promotes service of others before self, being a life-long learner and improving the organisation requires more than adherence to organisational standards and...

By Darren Murch

Leadership & Ethics

Examination of the detainees’ status and argument for revisiting Geneva Conventions.

Is it time to review the Geneva Conventions when it comes to the treatment and handling of detainees?

By Cameron Niven

Tactical and Technical

On The Merits Of M4 And EF88 (And More) | PART 5

This is the last of five in a series of articles from Solomon Birch on the merits of both the EF88 and M4.

By Solomon Birch

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