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

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.

Command Post

A Brigade Commander’s Expectations of Unit Commanding Officers – A Brief Primer

In this brief primer, Commander 3rd Brigade provides his expectations of unit COs within a combat Brigade.

Leadership

The Six Pillars of a Successful NCO | The NCO Journal

Some wise guidance from one of our Friends and Partners.


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.

Training

Are Logistics and Health Elements Enabled to be Future Ready?

Robert Cuttler examines how the Sustainment Brigade supports the Combat Brigades through the Force Generation Cycle, and how logisitics and health are missing out on their own enablers to train and...

Training

Reflections on the First Katari War

Joint Warfighting Assessment 19 was a major wargaming exercise held in the US last year. In this article, Grant Shottenkirk uses the scenario to identify tactical, technical and organisational...

Training

Preparing the Reinforcing Battle Group

This article highlights some of the lessons learned by Battle Group Jacka during Ex Talisman Sabre 19. The author hopes it will improve the generation, insertion and capability of future Reinforcing...


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...

Values

Are we forgetting our history?

In this opinion article, Todd Snowden discusses his view on how some Army units could be forgetting their history.


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...


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

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.

By Julian Hohnen

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?

By Jai Lawther

Training

Are Logistics and Health Elements Enabled to be Future Ready?

Robert Cuttler examines how the Sustainment Brigade supports the Combat Brigades through the Force Generation Cycle, and how logisitics and health are missing out on their own enablers to train and...

By Robert Cuttler

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...

By Haydn Parsons

Values

Are we forgetting our history?

In this opinion article, Todd Snowden discusses his view on how some Army units could be forgetting their history.

By Todd Snowden

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.

By Darren Murch OAM

Training

Reflections on the First Katari War

Joint Warfighting Assessment 19 was a major wargaming exercise held in the US last year. In this article, Grant Shottenkirk uses the scenario to identify tactical, technical and organisational...

By Grant Shottenkirk

Training

Preparing the Reinforcing Battle Group

This article highlights some of the lessons learned by Battle Group Jacka during Ex Talisman Sabre 19. The author hopes it will improve the generation, insertion and capability of future Reinforcing...

By James Eling

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