Trenchline

Leadership

What is Modern Military Leadership? A Primer via Grounded Curiosity

In this link, MAJGEN McLachlan is Commander Forces Command. In this short article, he articulates why he believes Army's leadership style needs to evolve in order to be able to communicate with and...

By The Cove

Soldiers' Fives

The Secret to a Blister Free Foot March

In this link via 'The Military Leader' we get some good avice on how to prepare your feet for those hard days on the march.

By Tom McDermott

Training

Case Method: the Battle of COP Keating, Afghanistan (9 x FF KIA, 32 x FF WIA, 150 x INS casualties) via JTCOIC

The Cove believes that the lessons of recent ops are key to improving for the future. This is why we push the 'case method' project, where we present real-life combat experiences, and then seek...

By Tom McDermott

Training

5 Harrowing Stories of Hand-to-Hand Combat in Iraq and Afghanistan via Task & Purpose

In this link by Task & Purpose describes the heroic actions of five Marines who, when they were unable to use their service weapon, survived by not backing down in a fight.

By Vicky Osborn

Soldiers' Fives

Communicational Brilliance - Communicating for NCOs

In this article Jason Moriarty looks at some of the issues with our NCO's and communication.

By Jason Moriarty

Training

Judging Distance

In this excellent short video SGT Ryan takes us through methods for judging distances.

By The Cove

Training

Preparing for Subject One (Part 1 & 2) via CAL

In this link from CAL contains 52 tips that will help students not just pass the Subject One course, but gain maximum benefit from it.

By The Cove

Training

Tips for Subject One WO Trainees

In this podcast, Scott Chivers shares his top five tips on preparing for attendance on the course.

By The Cove

Leadership

Leadership in Focus: Listen, Learn and Lead via Grounded Curiosity

In this limk from Grounded Curiosity, Jason Moriarty explores the Chief of Army's leadership philosophy of 'Listen, Learn and Lead' from a uniquely personal perspective.

By Vicky Osborn

Tactics

Reality of War - Convoy Drills and SVBIED Attacks

This video, via @bjoernstritzel, shows an Islamic State suicide bomber targeting an Iraqi Army convoy with a vehicle bourne improvised explosive device.

By Tom McDermott

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