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

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

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.

Leadership

What does leadership look like after COVID-19?

Darren Murch looks at five trends that he believes are contributing to changing human behaviour and how leadership will be affected by these trends.


Training

Microcredentials for Increased Learning Agility in Accelerated Warfare

In this short read, Malcolm Woodside outlines how the Army can increase the agility, simplicity and capacity of its Future Ready Training System.

Training

Home Station - HQ training options

Commandant CTC provides some guidance on how CTC can support Home Station Training so that a simple, repeatable and accessible training experience is achieved in barracks.

Training

Think Street, Train Sport

In this article, Nicholas Pratt informs us on how the Army can use the Integrated Combat Centres to enhance unit training in order to maximise individual and unit likelihood of success in combat.

Training

COVID-19 and the Australian Army

This article seeks to contrast the ways in which Sir Douglas Mawson and the ADF dealt with isolation and adversity, as well as make recommendations for the ADF as it transitions back to normalcy.


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...


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

Microcredentials for Increased Learning Agility in Accelerated Warfare

In this short read, Malcolm Woodside outlines how the Army can increase the agility, simplicity and capacity of its Future Ready Training System.

By Malcolm Woodside

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.

By David Guthrie

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.

By The Cove

Training

Home Station - HQ training options

Commandant CTC provides some guidance on how CTC can support Home Station Training so that a simple, repeatable and accessible training experience is achieved in barracks.

By Matthew Richardson

Leadership

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.

By The Cove

Knowledge Enabled Army

Training

Think Street, Train Sport

In this article, Nicholas Pratt informs us on how the Army can use the Integrated Combat Centres to enhance unit training in order to maximise individual and unit likelihood of success in combat.

By Nicholas Pratt

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.

By Joseph Moormann

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.

By Pascal Price

Training

COVID-19 and the Australian Army

This article seeks to contrast the ways in which Sir Douglas Mawson and the ADF dealt with isolation and adversity, as well as make recommendations for the ADF as it transitions back to normalcy.

By Special Operations Command

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