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Operational Art

Reflecting on Part-Time Sub-Unit Command

This post from Aaron Jackson highlights observations he made during the first eighteen months as a sub-unit commander in the Australian Army Reserve. The article is intended to assist future part...

By Aaron P. Jackson

Tactical and Technical

For a Strong Step Forward

An ADFA trainee's perspective on the need to introduce junior leaders to the realm of biotechnology.

By Lachlan Mahon

Operational Art

The PME Ashes

As England and Australia prepare to step onto the pitch for the third test, The Cove's recent UK exchange officer, Joe Read, reviews the approach of both armies to PME.

By Joe Read

Tactical and Technical

Army's BMS Mess

In this article, Damien de Pyle argues that Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019 has shown that BMS is in need of some significant changes if the Army is to hit its digitalisation goals.

By Damien de Pyle

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

2019 Staff Pick: This article was chosen by the Director of Army Education as her favourite article for 2019.

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.

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