Break in

Tactical and Technical

Flexibility and Cooperation on Operations

Dallin Stirling talks to the flexibility of our deployed members, and how important it is to maintain this trait.

Tactical and Technical

Part Time of Your Life

Stjepan Bosnjak reflects on the changing roles of the reserve RAA over the past fifteen years.

Tactical and Technical

Tactical Spurs Part One: Making Plans to Fight Battles

Former director of the Cove, Tom McDermott give us some insight into what he has learnt about battle planning.

Tactical and Technical

Moving Forward - The Future Of Cavalry Reconnaissance

In this week's 'long read', Edward Howson looks at the past, present and future of Cavalry Reconnaissance.


War

Why We Write

Everyone in the profession of arms has something they can give back. As L. Burton Brender explains in this Small Wars Journal article, all they have to do is sit down and start writing.

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' 


Strategy

Link | Ten questionable assumptions about future war in the Indo-Pacific | AJDSS

Are all the assumptions about future war in the Indo-Pacific even close to the mark?

Strategy

Link | Strategic Assessment for Quarter 2 I Australian Army Research Centre

The AARC Quarterly Strategic Assessment highlights key trends and challenges to the Army in order to inform force design, structure and posture decisions.

Strategy

Taking the initiative in battle

Beau Hodge thinks it is time for us to have a professional discussion about 'initiative', including what it truly means on the battlefield and how we can train to gain it.

Strategy

Time for the Future Ready Training System

The Australian Army has initiated a program to manage the transformation of its training system. This program strategy will identify the principles and objectives of training transformation, the...


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'


Operational Art

Stranded Capability? The value of the Army Reserve Asset in 2020

Is the Army Reserve of today fit for purpose? In this article Mike Kalms looks at the value of the Army Reserve asset in 2020.

Operational Art

The future ain’t what it used to be | The Interpreter

This week's link on the difficulties of future planning is from The Interpreter, the website of the Lowy Institute - an independent, non-partisan think-tank based in Sydney.

Operational Art

The Thinking Combat Brigade: A Dominant and Prestigious Force

In today's article, Callum Muntz asks what if the frames of reference we all possess - imposed on us from our similar training, experiences, and culture - could be hindering our ability to make the...

Operational Art

Time for a new approach to war? A case for adopting the Kill Chain concept.

Environmental, operational and conceptual considerations emerging from acceptance and analysis of accelerated warfare point to the need to shift to a targeting frame of reference from a manoeuvre one...


Leadership & Ethics

Reflections on the Foibles of Chaplaincy

Are Chaplains relevant in the Army of today? In this post Army Chaplain Renton McRae uses his experience to give us some views on the role of the Chaplain in the modern Army.

Leadership & Ethics

Ethics Need a Foundation

'Value judgments are an essential and undeniable feature of human life.' Dan thinks we need to work harder to build our ethical foundation. What do you think?

Leadership & Ethics

Opportunistic Engagement with the Military Wives Group in Papua New Guinea

Australian Army nurse Tecla Makoni reports on her experiences engaging with the Military Wives Group at Igam Barracks, Papua New Guinea during Exercise Puk Puk 2019.

Tactical and Technical

Professional Development for Junior Combat Leaders

In this article, COL Dave McCammon suggests that rather than waiting to learn through your own experience, you can grow through reading and learning from other's experiences. He shares a number of...


Tactical and Technical

Flexibility and Cooperation on Operations

Dallin Stirling talks to the flexibility of our deployed members, and how important it is to maintain this trait.

By Dallin Stirling

Strategy

Link | Ten questionable assumptions about future war in the Indo-Pacific | AJDSS

Are all the assumptions about future war in the Indo-Pacific even close to the mark?

By The Cove

Tactical and Technical

Part Time of Your Life

Stjepan Bosnjak reflects on the changing roles of the reserve RAA over the past fifteen years.

By Stjepan Bosnjak

Tactical and Technical

Tactical Spurs Part One: Making Plans to Fight Battles

Former director of the Cove, Tom McDermott give us some insight into what he has learnt about battle planning.

By Tom McDermott

Tactical and Technical

Moving Forward - The Future Of Cavalry Reconnaissance

In this week's 'long read', Edward Howson looks at the past, present and future of Cavalry Reconnaissance.

By Edward Howson

Leadership & Ethics

Reflections on the Foibles of Chaplaincy

Are Chaplains relevant in the Army of today? In this post Army Chaplain Renton McRae uses his experience to give us some views on the role of the Chaplain in the modern Army.

By Renton McRae

Strategy

Link | Strategic Assessment for Quarter 2 I Australian Army Research Centre

The AARC Quarterly Strategic Assessment highlights key trends and challenges to the Army in order to inform force design, structure and posture decisions.

By The Cove

Tactical and Technical

Enhancing Interoperability of the Australian Defence Force Construction Capability

Colin Leggett takes a looks at our current construction capability and asks the question, "Can we be doing things better?"

By Colin Leggett

Leadership & Ethics

Ethics Need a Foundation

'Value judgments are an essential and undeniable feature of human life.' Dan thinks we need to work harder to build our ethical foundation. What do you think?

By Chaplain Dan

Leadership & Ethics

Opportunistic Engagement with the Military Wives Group in Papua New Guinea

Australian Army nurse Tecla Makoni reports on her experiences engaging with the Military Wives Group at Igam Barracks, Papua New Guinea during Exercise Puk Puk 2019.

By Tecla Makoni

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