Trenchline

Tactics

Writing Competition: Making the CSST 'Manoeuvre', in order to survive and generate operational tempo

CSSTs have long operated with CSSB tactics. They are slow and cumbersome and therefore moving a CSS node requires significant time investment. Robert Gibson has some other ideas.

Tactics

“Are we tac or non-tac?” - Overcoming the inconsistency of the ‘semi-tac’ working environment

James Fagg is frustrated by the inconsistencies in expected tactical behaviours. He proposed some ground rules that can easily be incorporated into orders so that soldiers know what is expected of...

Tactics

The Defeat of the Red Baron – Future Air Defence of the Manoeuvre Force

In this article Braden Holmes has a look at the Australian Army's current and future Air Defence capability.

Tactics

Lightweight Handheld Mortars: A Suitable and Effective Platform to be Organic to Rifle Platoons

Debate regarding provision of a lightweight mortar for employment within rifle platoons of the RAR has increased in the current decade.This article continues the discussion.


Leadership

ICYMI-How do we win the next war?

How do we win the next war? It is argued through developing the Army's intellectual capacity.

Leadership

Reflections of a First Year Sergeant

Want to be a great Corporal and prepare yourself for SGT? SGT Carlos Barrera has some great reflections on his first year as a SNCO.

Leadership

Centre for Australian Army Leadership | Podcast series #5 | Dr Jemma King - VUCA Environments and Psychological Safety

How does our emotional intelligence help us navigate through group life to become a formidable fighting force? Here, Dr Jemma King and LTCOL Sam Padman discuss how emotional intelligent leaders use...

Leadership

Centre for Army Leadership Podcast (UK): WO1 Sarah Cox

Learn from the high and lows of the UK's first female Command Sergeant Major, WO1 Sarah Cox.


Training

ASLO - Simulation Progress Update

An update on the Army School of Logistic Operations' training transformation work.

Training

Who is Instructing: You or Your PowerPoint?

'One of the most important considerations when using a PowerPoint presentation is the planning of how it is used to support the lesson, not drive the lesson'. Siobhan McSweeney encourages instructors...

Training

SAS Australia - Does being ranked against your peers work?

Tackling the emotive topic of peer rankings; Brody Hannan argues they are as much a test of the team as they are of the individual.

Training

Along the path of training modernisation

Ben Kreis gives us an insight into the training advances at the Geospatial Intelligence Wing (GIW) of the Defence Force School of Intelligence (DFSI).


Values

Reflection: ADF Support to Local Communities on ANZAC Day

As support requests for community support on ANZAC Day are being tasked out, LTCOL Marcus Luciani reflects on a memorable interaction with a small country community.

Values

Link | #ICYMI | Make your bed

It's time to get inspired! There remains value in the advice Admiral William McRaven shares in this short 20 min video.

Values

Book Review | No Visible Bruises

'No Visible Bruises' gives readers the opportunity to listen to the voices of victims, perpetrators and responders of domestic violence.

Values

How Binding is your Psychological Contract?

Psychological Contracts - Are they enough to ensure our soldiers fulfil their duties lawfully, loyally and faithfully? This article details how our individual perception can shape our commitment and...


Soldiers' Fives

The After Action Review

This video provides advice on how to conduct an After Action Review.

Soldiers' Fives

Blueprint for a Lesson

This video provides practical advice on how to structure a lesson.

Soldiers' Fives

Leadership Principles

In this short video, Brad Percy discusses the practical application of leadership.

Soldiers' Fives

Combined Arms Training for Effect

In this short video, members of 8/9 RAR discuss how the training they conducted utilising Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter and Multi-role Helicopter has helped in setting them up for success when they...


Leadership

ICYMI-How do we win the next war?

How do we win the next war? It is argued through developing the Army's intellectual capacity.

By The Cove

Values

Reflection: ADF Support to Local Communities on ANZAC Day

As support requests for community support on ANZAC Day are being tasked out, LTCOL Marcus Luciani reflects on a memorable interaction with a small country community.

By Marcus Luciani

Leadership

Reflections of a First Year Sergeant

Want to be a great Corporal and prepare yourself for SGT? SGT Carlos Barrera has some great reflections on his first year as a SNCO.

By Carlos Barrera

Leadership

Centre for Australian Army Leadership | Podcast series #5 | Dr Jemma King - VUCA Environments and Psychological Safety

How does our emotional intelligence help us navigate through group life to become a formidable fighting force? Here, Dr Jemma King and LTCOL Sam Padman discuss how emotional intelligent leaders use...

By The Centre for Australian Army Leadership

Leadership

Ted Talk | Simon Sinek | How great leaders inspire action

Leaders who’ve had the greatest influence in the world all think, act, and communicate the same way. They start with WHY. Simon Sinek's video has been watched over 54 million times.

By The Cove

Leadership

Link | KEA Video Interview with the former Sergeant Major of the U.S Army Daniel A. Dailey: Growing the next generation of Leaders

Our Friends and Partners at KEA had the good fortune to learn from the most senior soldier of one of the largest armies in the world.

By The Cove

Training

ASLO - Simulation Progress Update

An update on the Army School of Logistic Operations' training transformation work.

By Nitin Biswas

Training

Who is Instructing: You or Your PowerPoint?

'One of the most important considerations when using a PowerPoint presentation is the planning of how it is used to support the lesson, not drive the lesson'. Siobhan McSweeney encourages instructors...

By Siobhan McSweeney

Leadership

Centre for Army Leadership Podcast (UK): WO1 Sarah Cox

Learn from the high and lows of the UK's first female Command Sergeant Major, WO1 Sarah Cox.

By The Cove

Leadership

Mental Health in the Australian Army: A Perspective

After battling some mental health issues of his own, MAJ Hagerty imparts some of the wisdom he learned about overcoming the stigma of mental illness.

By Luke Hagerty

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