Reading for War

Reading for War

An Ordinary Man and his Exceptional War: The Jock McLaren Story

With a story like Jock McLaren's escape from Sandakan and his guerrilla war against the Japanese, it is surprising his name is not more widely known in the Australian Army community. The Cove aims to...

By Alistair Pope

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Understanding yourself and others as a leader - bookend

To round out our theme of 'Understanding yourself and others as a leader', we add this virtual bookend created by Darren Cronshaw with seven of his book reviews on the topic of leadership.

By Darren Cronshaw

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Book review | Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, By Sebastian Junger

"...veterans [that] encounter chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is not so much a poor reflection on Army and soldiers, but a result of our broader community’s lack of capacity for...

By Darren Cronshaw

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Book Review | Moral Injury: Unseen Wounds in an Age of Barbarism, By Tom Frame

'Moral Injury: Unseen Wounds in an Age of Barbarism' is foundational reading for all chaplains and other military professionals interested in understanding and healing moral injury, or even better...

By Darren Cronshaw

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ASLO PME activity - Reading for War

CO ASLO set a PME task for his soldiers and officers to read a book and provide a review in 5 mins. This article features the video presentations by the staff.

By The Cove

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FORCOMD Commanders' PME Activity 2020-2021 | 16 Aviation Brigade

In line with the Forces Command Reading List 2020-21 Directive, the 16th Aviation Brigade conducted some PME and produced a series of videos about the book, ‘Redefining the Modern Military – The...

By 16th Aviation Brigade

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Book Review | Slow: Live. Life. Simply |By Brooke McAlary

Chris Field reviews the third book in his 'accidental trinity'.

By Chris Field

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A Worth of Fiction

Callum Muntz looks at what reading fiction can teach us.

By Callum Muntz

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Book Review | The Journey of You - Be the Hero of Your Own Adventure

'Dr Jackson is an expert in professional leadership and development, a visiting fellow at the Australian War College, monthly contributor to The Leadership Review magazine, published author and...

By Chris Field

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Book Review | Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life | Martin Seligman

How optimistic are you, or do you believe you are a natural pessimist? This book review by Chris Field examines Dr Martin Seligman's new book 'Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life...

By Chris Field

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