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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

Navigating Terrain Analysis Part 1: The benefit of incorporating enemy analysis into terrain analysis

The Military Appreciation Process is a long and arduous process. Here, MAJ Hagerty looks at the process and breaks it down to help streamline this important task.

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.


Leadership

CAAL Podcast Series Episode #8: The Role of the Director General Army Leadership - Brigadier Ana Duncan CSC

In this CAAL Podcast we hear from Brigadier Ana Duncan, CSC on her role as Director General Army Leadership.

Leadership

Link | Learning to Lead - the Hard Way |The Army Leader

Is learning from our mistakes the best way to learn? David Griffiths from the UK Army thinks so.

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.


Training

Smart Soldier - The Science of Learning

In this article from Smart Soldier edition 54 we look how the brain works and the controlling reaction to sensory input as well as the storage of information.

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

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#ICYMI - We are on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

The Cove Podcasts explore aspects of PME within the Australian Army in an accessible and convenient format. There's something for everybody currently available. 


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

Leading Gen 'Z' - US Army TRADOC

Generation 'Z' is the future of the ADF. Watch this webinar to learn from leading generations experts and enable you to unlock the potential of our Gen Z soldiers of today.

By The Cove

Leadership

The Centre for Army Leadership Podcast - WO1 Gavin Paton & SMA Michael Grinston

The Centre for Army Leadership from the UK share a Podcast from senior soldiers of the US and UK Armies. 

By The Cove

Training

Smart Soldier - The Science of Learning

In this article from Smart Soldier edition 54 we look how the brain works and the controlling reaction to sensory input as well as the storage of information.

By Army Knowledge Centre

Leadership

CAAL Podcast Series Episode #8: The Role of the Director General Army Leadership - Brigadier Ana Duncan CSC

In this CAAL Podcast we hear from Brigadier Ana Duncan, CSC on her role as Director General Army Leadership.

By The Centre for Australian Army Leadership

Leadership

How to have a challenging conversation at work | Grounded Curiosity

Many of us don’t like to have challenging conversations with members of our team. Perhaps these suggestions can assist. This is a must read for Assessing Officer's coming up to PAR mid-terms!

By The Cove

Leadership

Link | Learning to Lead - the Hard Way |The Army Leader

Is learning from our mistakes the best way to learn? David Griffiths from the UK Army thinks so.

By The Cove

Leadership

Cove Challenge 'I Wish I had Known That' Conclusion

Some very powerful responses from our senior soldiers.

By The Cove

Leadership

Cove Challenge: 'I wish I had known that...'

What do you wish you would have known earlier in your military career? Have a look at what your senior soldiers wish they knew earlier in their careers.

By The Cove

Training

Preventing Trailer Disconnects

Do you know how to prevent trailer disconnects? See some tips from Jonathon Kain on how to keep you safe on the road but are also lessons that can be transcribed across many Army functions.

By Jonathon Kain

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