Break in

Tactical and Technical

Northern Neighbours, Enduring Challenges: Lessons learned from the Papua New Guinea Joint Force Academy Stability Ops Exercise

Mitchell Lindsay and Jonathan Tegabwasa pass on some important lessons learnt by the Cadets of the Joint Force Academy (JFA) in Lae, Papua New Guinea.

Tactical and Technical

JTF 646.7 Operation Bushfire Assist | Observations from a JNCO

In this short article, Sam Philpott relates his experience on Operation Bushfire Assist.

Tactical and Technical

JTF 646.7 Operation Bushfire Assist | Observations from the JTF Regimental Sergeant Major

The Regimental Sergeant Major of JTF 646.7, Virginia Morris, talks about her experiences on Operation Bushfire Assist.

Tactical and Technical

JTF1110 Op Bushfire Assist Experiences | Combat Engineer Troop Commander

LT Edward Pym, from 5 Engineer Regiment, shares his experiences as a Combat Engineer Troop Commander on Op BUSHFIRE ASSIST.


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

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...

Strategy

‘Pulling forward the future’ | Welcome to a new look Land Power Forum for 2020

The Australian Army Research Centre (AARC) has launched a new website and improved the Land Power Forum. Check it out!

Strategy

Link | Logistics Interoperability, Deterrence and Resilience – Why Working as Allies Matters Now More Than Ever

Today's link from Logistics In War explores how logistics interoperability provides resilience and responsiveness.

Strategy

Chief of Army CoveTalk | Army's Contribution to Defence Strategy - 17 Oct 19

The Chief of Army's CoveTalk held on 17 Oct 19, talking on Army's Contribution to the Defence Strategy.


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

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...

Operational Art

Kiwi PME: The New Zealand's Land Warfare Symposium

Ryan Kelly passes on some of the insights he recently received at the New Zealand Defence Force's Land Warfare Symposium.


Leadership & Ethics

Leadership lessons observed by a contemporary role model - General Peter Cosgrove AK, MC

"Good communication skills and empathy is essential for any leader who wishes to understand their subordinates." In today's long read, Matt Ryan examines the life of GEN Peter Cosgrove AK, MC to see...

Leadership & Ethics

Learning from our Mistakes: Tolerating Failure versus Allowing Failure

How do we empower our people to learn from their mistakes? In this article, Darren Murch looks at value of allowing failure to create learning outcomes.

Leadership & Ethics

Connecting Good Soldiering and Mission Command

In this post, MAJGEN Chris Field connects Good Soldiering and mission command with the daily purpose, habits, thinking and actions of our people as they operate in teams as partners, followers and...

Leadership & Ethics

Are you an Actively Supporting Supervisor?

Lyndsay Freeman provides advice to ADF Supervisors on how to actively support their members serving on Flexible Work Arrangements as well as those with families and other dependants - advice that she...


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...

By The Cove

Tactical and Technical

Northern Neighbours, Enduring Challenges: Lessons learned from the Papua New Guinea Joint Force Academy Stability Ops Exercise

Mitchell Lindsay and Jonathan Tegabwasa pass on some important lessons learnt by the Cadets of the Joint Force Academy (JFA) in Lae, Papua New Guinea.

By Mitchell Lindsay

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.

By The Cove

Tactical and Technical

JTF 646.7 Operation Bushfire Assist | Observations from a JNCO

In this short article, Sam Philpott relates his experience on Operation Bushfire Assist.

By Sam Philpott

Tactical and Technical

JTF 646.7 Operation Bushfire Assist | Observations from the JTF Regimental Sergeant Major

The Regimental Sergeant Major of JTF 646.7, Virginia Morris, talks about her experiences on Operation Bushfire Assist.

By Virginia Morris

Tactical and Technical

JTF1110 Op Bushfire Assist Experiences | Combat Engineer Troop Commander

LT Edward Pym, from 5 Engineer Regiment, shares his experiences as a Combat Engineer Troop Commander on Op BUSHFIRE ASSIST.

By Edward Pym

Leadership & Ethics

Leadership lessons observed by a contemporary role model - General Peter Cosgrove AK, MC

"Good communication skills and empathy is essential for any leader who wishes to understand their subordinates." In today's long read, Matt Ryan examines the life of GEN Peter Cosgrove AK, MC to see...

By Matt Ryan

Strategy

‘Pulling forward the future’ | Welcome to a new look Land Power Forum for 2020

The Australian Army Research Centre (AARC) has launched a new website and improved the Land Power Forum. Check it out!

By David Beaumont

Tactical and Technical

JTF 1110 Op Bushfire Assist Experiences | Operations Officer

Fresh out of training, LT Gabrielle Hendry is one of over 2,500 reservist called on to support JTF 1110. In this article Gabrielle talks about the support CSST2 provided during Bushfire Assist and...

By Gabrielle Hendry

Tactical and Technical

JTF 1110 Op Bushfire Assist Experiences | Combat Medic

Kristie Connell is one of over 2,500 reservist called out on the 4th of January this year to support state government agencies in dealing with the national bushfire crises. In this article she talks...

By Kristie Connell

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