Trenchline

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.

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.


Leadership

Leadership for the profession of arms – Good Soldiering with a capital L

In this compelling read, John Pickett OAM contends that leadership underpins the success of Good Soldiering and requires us to know and develop our people. John goes further and proffers a solution...

Leadership

Reflection from an RSM

Jason Moriarty has had some time to reflect on his last two years as the Regimental Sergeant Major of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment. In this honest and informative article he shares his lessons learnt...

Leadership

Leadership - Developing the Emotionally Intelligent Soldier

In this article, Jai Lawther examines how our soldiers are trained and developed as junior leaders and asks, is it enough?

Leadership

Charismatic Leadership during a Crisis

Darren Murch OAM explores how Charismatic Leadership can inspire and influence individuals during crises, such as the 2019 NW QLD Floods and 2019/20 Bushfire emergencies.


Training

Avoiding musculoskeletal injuries during and post isolation

In this article Emma Williams give some advice on how to avoid musculoskeletal injuries following an extended time-out from training.

Training

The Buddy System is No Buddy of Mine

Is the buddy system the most effective way of avoiding negligent discharges? Jack W. Klein looks at some of the psychology involved and gives some insight on why negligent discharges continue to...

Training

Blended Learning - Understanding the Concept

Nileshni Karan explains what blended learning is and explores how the Australian Army is integrating blended learning into our training system.

Training

Turning green: becoming an SSO in the Australian Army

In this article Matthew Williams takes us on his transformational journey from Mr Williams to LT Williams.


Values

ANZAC Day 2020

This year, we will need to consider other ways to commemorate Anzac Day. Here are a few suggestions for how you can still uphold the long held tradition of remembrance on this special day for all...

Values

How are you thinking in the COVID 19 world?

In this timely article, David Guthrie accepts that some of us may be feeling anxious at this time and gives some options that may get us feeling a little better.

Values

Conditions of Service | Reflections on 16 years of service in the Army

In this powerful and very personal article, Julian Hohnen shares his reflection on sixteen years of service in the Army.

Values

Life is hard. Keep yourself S.A.F.E.R

Leaders today have the opportunity to guide and influence others in the skills, knowledge and attitude required for a successful soldiering in the profession of Arms. Haydn Parsons believes this...


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

Leadership for the profession of arms – Good Soldiering with a capital L

In this compelling read, John Pickett OAM contends that leadership underpins the success of Good Soldiering and requires us to know and develop our people. John goes further and proffers a solution...

By John Pickett OAM

Training

Avoiding musculoskeletal injuries during and post isolation

In this article Emma Williams give some advice on how to avoid musculoskeletal injuries following an extended time-out from training.

By Emma Williams

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...

By James Fagg

Leadership

Reflection from an RSM

Jason Moriarty has had some time to reflect on his last two years as the Regimental Sergeant Major of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment. In this honest and informative article he shares his lessons learnt...

By Jason Moriarty

Training

The Buddy System is No Buddy of Mine

Is the buddy system the most effective way of avoiding negligent discharges? Jack W. Klein looks at some of the psychology involved and gives some insight on why negligent discharges continue to...

By Jack W. Klein

Training

Blended Learning - Understanding the Concept

Nileshni Karan explains what blended learning is and explores how the Australian Army is integrating blended learning into our training system.

By Nileshni Karan

Training

Turning green: becoming an SSO in the Australian Army

In this article Matthew Williams takes us on his transformational journey from Mr Williams to LT Williams.

By Matthew Williams

Values

ANZAC Day 2020

This year, we will need to consider other ways to commemorate Anzac Day. Here are a few suggestions for how you can still uphold the long held tradition of remembrance on this special day for all...

By The Cove

Training

Cove Thoughts - Episode 1: Do you speaka my language?

In this episode of Cove Thoughts, we examine language training within the Army and explore new ways in which our people can gain language skills.

By The Cove

Values

How are you thinking in the COVID 19 world?

In this timely article, David Guthrie accepts that some of us may be feeling anxious at this time and gives some options that may get us feeling a little better.

By David Guthrie

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