Trenchline

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.

War Room

Our Stories: The ADF on Operations - Series Two Episode Eight: Anzac Reunion At Taji

Task Group Taji is a combined force of Australian and New Zealand Defence Force personnel that first deployed to Iraq in May 2015 at the request of the Iraqi Government.

War Room

Our Stories: The ADF on Operations: Series Two Episode Seven: Corporal Levi Stripp

Task Group Taji is a combined force of Australian and New Zealand Defence Force personnel that first deployed to Iraq in May 2015 at the request of the Iraqi Government.


Leadership

Role Models and Vulnerability | The Army Leader

In this link to The Army Leader, Richard Clark talks about the importance of role models.

Leadership

The Power of Humility

Being a humble leader in the changing leadership environment

Break In

Five Reflections on Building a Mission Command Culture – Part 2

Mission command is more than just the British and US Armys’ philosophy of command – it’s more or less the NATO philosophy of command.

Break In

Five Reflections on Building a Mission Command Culture – Part 1

Mission command is more than just the British and US Armys’ philosophy of command – it’s more or less the NATO philosophy of command.


Training

Training and Education Transformation at the School of Infantry

Director Professional Military Education answers the burning question "What's all this Spinifex stuff?" with an overview of how a new approach at the School of Infantry is driving training...

Training

The Importance of Multi–Skilling Unit Quartermaster Personnel

Faith Miller writes on the importance of multi-skilling unit quartermaster soldiers in the lead up to the merging of ECNs to ensure they are building a resilient, adaptive and contemporary trade.

Training

PME is not just for Officers

The problem with being too busy to read is that you learn by experience (or by your men’s experience), i.e. the hard way.

Training

Should career courses still be graded?

Does the impact of grading mean we play it safe when we are being assessed on career courses? 


Values

Living Diversity: A Reflection on Leadership in One of Army’s Most Diverse Units

Is the 51st Battalion, The Far North Queensland Regiment (51 FNQR) the most diverse unit in the Australian Army? In this article Simon Foley has a look at 51 FNQR and trys to answer this question.

Values

Personal Leadership

In this article Rebecca Conway talks about Personal Leadership, and gives some advice on how we all can be better.

Values

Army Values: Compartmentalised or Integrated?

Do we as members of the Australian Army live our Army values? This is the question Ricky Su has for us in this interesting article.

Values

Australian Army Cadets – Australia’s most enduring Hearts and Minds Military Campaign

How much do you know about the Australian Army Cadets? If you want to know more, have a read of this article from Tara Bucknall.


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

Role Models and Vulnerability | The Army Leader

In this link to The Army Leader, Richard Clark talks about the importance of role models.

By The Cove

Training

Training and Education Transformation at the School of Infantry

Director Professional Military Education answers the burning question "What's all this Spinifex stuff?" with an overview of how a new approach at the School of Infantry is driving training...

By Fiona Curtis

Training

The Importance of Multi–Skilling Unit Quartermaster Personnel

Faith Miller writes on the importance of multi-skilling unit quartermaster soldiers in the lead up to the merging of ECNs to ensure they are building a resilient, adaptive and contemporary trade.

By Faith Miller

Leadership

The Power of Humility

Being a humble leader in the changing leadership environment

By Darren Murch

Training

PME is not just for Officers

The problem with being too busy to read is that you learn by experience (or by your men’s experience), i.e. the hard way.

By Daniel Cowan

Training

Should career courses still be graded?

Does the impact of grading mean we play it safe when we are being assessed on career courses? 

By Jack Goener

Tactical and Technical

Army Strength and Conditioning: Program Design Considerations for the Combat Athlete

This article seeks to highlight the considerations that need to be made when programming for combat athletes

By Robbie Dunlop

Military History

War Memorialisation in Australia: A Question Of Why?

On the red field of battle you are laid far away, Still our tribute of love to your memory we pay

By Anna Cowley

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