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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

UK Centre for Army Leadership
SNCO Leadership Day | UK Centre for Army Leadership

On 24 Sep 2020, the UK's Centre for Army Leadership launched their inaugural SNCO Leadership Day. Amongst a suite of distinguished officers, SGT Ben Katz's spoke to SNCO leadership from an Australian...

Leadership

Link | Leading Reserves | The Army Leader

Another quality leadership article from one of the top 200 leadership websites.

Leadership

Knowledge Enabled Army
Link | Promoting Disobedient Thinkers in your Organisation | KEA

In this link from Knowledge Enabled Army (K.E.A.), Dr Welby Ings talks about disobedient thinkers.

Leadership

The Leap

A personal reflection to assist you in transition as part of the Army Senior Non-Commissioned Officer and Warrant Officer Commissioning Scheme.


Training

Building the Future Ready training system

ASLO is transforming the suite of logistics officer courses (SOLOC) to enable logistic planners within the accelerated digitised environment. Army now needs to optimise the interwoven learning path...

Training

A reduction in residential logistics - increased flexibility for your CO or undermining logistic capability?

The Suite of Logistics Officers Courses (SOLOC) has changed, Matthew Chapman agrees that it had to change; however, he has a different plan.

Training

Writing Competition | Simplifying Army: Training Transformation at a Sub-Unit Level

McLeod William Wood shares some efficiencies in training at the sub-unit level.

Training

Writing Competition: A Discussion on how the BFA must be a gateway to graduation from Kapooka

Conor Fitzgerald suggests that there are many reasons why passing a BFA to graduate from Kapooka is an important step for every new soldier.


Values

Unified Defence Values and Behaviours

The Chief of Army issued an order on 6 October 2020 announcing Army’s transition from its values to the Defence Values. This article reflects on what this could mean to you.

Values

Link | The Spiral of Silence | Farnam Street

Farnam Street is a website that wants to help you master the best of what other people have already figured out.

Values

Is stoicism an appropriate philosophy for the military?

In this article Pascal Price explores stoicism to discover if it is appropriate for members of the ADF.

Values

The 21st Century ANZAC: Today’s Soldiers in Context

The Commander of 1st Division / Deployable Joint Force Headquarters, MAJGEN Jake Ellwood, shares his thoughts on the modern Australian Army soldier.


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...


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.

By Robert Gibson

Training

Building the Future Ready training system

ASLO is transforming the suite of logistics officer courses (SOLOC) to enable logistic planners within the accelerated digitised environment. Army now needs to optimise the interwoven learning path...

By David Hindmarsh

Training

A reduction in residential logistics - increased flexibility for your CO or undermining logistic capability?

The Suite of Logistics Officers Courses (SOLOC) has changed, Matthew Chapman agrees that it had to change; however, he has a different plan.

By Matthew Chapman

Training

Writing Competition | Simplifying Army: Training Transformation at a Sub-Unit Level

McLeod William Wood shares some efficiencies in training at the sub-unit level.

By McLeod William Wood

Training

Writing Competition: A Discussion on how the BFA must be a gateway to graduation from Kapooka

Conor Fitzgerald suggests that there are many reasons why passing a BFA to graduate from Kapooka is an important step for every new soldier.

By Conor Fitzgerald

Training

Land Combatant Continuum

The Land Combatant Continuum provides the structure that will see the Combined Arms Training Centre realise training transformation in a coherent and coordinated manner; enhancing Army’s land...

By Combined Arms Training Centre

Training

Is Army ready to go Mobile?

This article aims to provide thought-provoking content about Mobile Learning and argue the associated advantages of its employment.

By Matthew Ciszewski

Training

E-learning and modernisation in Army: not just for distance courses

Tim Coleman explores how the Army is taking up E-learning and looks at what more can be done.

By Tim Coleman

Leadership

SNCO Leadership Day | UK Centre for Army Leadership

On 24 Sep 2020, the UK's Centre for Army Leadership launched their inaugural SNCO Leadership Day. Amongst a suite of distinguished officers, SGT Ben Katz's spoke to SNCO leadership from an Australian...

By The Cove

UK Centre for Army Leadership

Training

Army School of Logistic Operations - Better Utilising Technology for Career Development and Beyond

Nitin Biswas takes us though how the instructors at ASLO are updating the training using technology.

By Nitin Biswas

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