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Tactical and Technical

Land Engineers are Underutilised in the Australian Army

James Maclean believes the role of Land Engineers in Army is poorly defined and misunderstood. What do you think of his recommendations for their effective employment?

By James Maclean

Leadership & Ethics

Messxit 2021! Is it time to devolve mess membership to the unit level?

Something has to change to reinvigorate the mess culture back to the 'Golden Age' of the Army Mess. Maybe James Kingham has the answer? It's worth a shot!

By James Kingham

Leadership & Ethics

The Forgotten Culture

Matteo Pesce provides insight as to how our Army in Motion can bring back the collective culture to the Mess.

By Matteo Pesce

Future Operating Environment

Australian Land Force's Vulnerability to Drone Warfare

"...the emerging threat hovers over our capability gap, waiting to fill the niche and take advantage of the opportunity we readily present to them." James Harvey paints a vivid and worrisome picture...

By James Harvey

Leadership & Ethics

Leadership in the Malayan campaign

What leadership failures (amongst other battlefield friction) led to the largest capitulation in British military history, resulting in some 90,000 Allied troops, the majority being Australian,...

By James Thewlis

Leadership & Ethics

Centre for Australian Army Leadership | Podcast Series #1 | Brigadier Ian Langford

The Cove is pleased to present the Centre for Australian Army Leadership Podcast Series. To start the series, for a captivating 30 minutes, Brigadier Ian Langford tackles topics that extend our...

By The Centre for Australian Army Leadership

Tactical and Technical

The Future of UAS Maintenance

Stephen Wardrop thinks that UAS maintenance may become an issue in the future, so he gives us some possible solutions.

By Stephen Wardrop

Leadership & Ethics

Amor Fati – A Love of Fate – a Reflection of Command in COVID-19

Callum Muntz reflects on the impact COVID-19 had on his 2020.

By Callum Muntz


A New Year.....

Welcome to 2021 from The Cove.

By The Cove

Leadership & Ethics

Leadership Quarterly Edition 2 | Centre for Australian Army Leadership

CAAL's 2nd Edition of the Leadership Quarterly covers off on leadership training by CPL Newham (2RAR), toxic leadership and some recommended reading with a number of book reviews.

By The Centre for Australian Army Leadership