Unit PME

PME Resources

Link | Lord Horatio Nelson and Mission Command | The Principles of War Podcast

Tune in for another informative podcast series from James Eling on his 'The Principles of War' Podcast channel. This one is about Mission Command and Lord Horatio Nelson.

PME Resources

Exploring PME through military artifacts

Linda Waldron has a very interesting take on a different way to deliver PME.

PME Resources

Developing the Military Professional for an Era of Accelerated Warfare: The FORCOMD PME Plan 2020-2025

Commander Forces Command has issued a new directive on Professional Military Education (PME). This short post from SO1 PME explains what the FORCOMD PME plan is and how you can use it.

PME Resources

National Reconciliation Week: 27 May - 03 June

This year The Cove is recognising National Reconciliation Week by providing a PME package that explores the themes of reconciliation. You can complete the package as an individual or discuss your...


Cove Talks

CoveTalk | DOCM-A, COL Mick Say DSC on LTCOL Career Management | 24 Feb 20

On 24 February 2020, the Director of Officer Career Management - Army, COL Mick Say, DSC spoke to LTCOLs across the Army regarding recent changes to career management and expectations within the...

Cove Talks

CoveTalk | ICRC with Dr Ahmed Al-Dawoody

The ICRC CoveTalk was held on 10 Feb 2020 a the Australian Defence College. Dr Al-Dawoody from the International Committee of the Red Cross discusses how Islamic law regulates the use of force and...

Cove Talks

CoveTalk | 2 DIV Commander - 19 Nov 2019

MAJGEN Campbell, Commander of the 2nd Division, gave a CoveTalk on 19 November 2019 which explained how the reserve component of the Army is transforming to better deliver capability.

Cove Talks

5 Brigade CoveTalk | 19 October 2019

On 19 October 2019 the Commander and RSM of the 5th Brigade engaged reserve units within the formation via a live CoveTalk.


Reading for War

Book Review | In the Wake of Plague: The Black Death and the World it made

We are all living the changes that are happing because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but what can we learn from the past? Tara Bucknall reviews one the few books that has a look at the “Black Death” and...

Reading for War

Book Review | Fly!: Life Lessons from the Cockpit of QF32

Dan Hamilton and Michael Scott have teamed up to give us a comprehensive review of 'Fly'.

Reading for War

Selected Readings for the Information Warfare Professional 2020 | 6 Brigade

Interested in Information Warfare? This comprehensive list produced by the 6th Brigade includes not only books, but also podcasts, websites, articles, essays and people to follow.

Reading for War

Why We Read: Creating an intellectual edge for the Joint Force

Mark Gilchrist looks at why we should be encouraging reading in the ADF.


Collective PME

National Reconciliation Week: 27 May - 03 June

This year The Cove is recognising National Reconciliation Week by providing a PME package that explores the themes of reconciliation. You can complete the package as an individual or discuss your...

Collective PME

Commanding Officer 16 Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery | Professional Military Education Resources 2020

Mark Mankowski is the current Commanding Officer of 16 Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery, a staunch supporter of PME and regular contributor to The Cove. He and his team compiled this PME resource...

Collective PME

PME in a time of Coronavirus

What can you do to continue developing yourself and your people during the COVID19 pandemic? Well, we have some suggestions for you.

Collective PME

CoveTalk | DOCM-A, COL Mick Say DSC on LTCOL Career Management | 24 Feb 20

On 24 February 2020, the Director of Officer Career Management - Army, COL Mick Say, DSC spoke to LTCOLs across the Army regarding recent changes to career management and expectations within the...


Conditioning

The trick to moving forward whilst standing still: the importance of reflection in leadership

Self-isolation has taught Leigh-teagan Wilde to be reflective; in this article she shares her journey with us.

Conditioning

Top Tips for Working from Home or How to Stop Being Annoyed in the COVID-19 World

While this article from Jacquie Costello is aimed at Australian Army members who have found themselves working from home, her 'top tips' will be of use to anyone.

Conditioning

Training Mental Toughness - The Future of Mental Welfare

Mental toughness is often used as a buzzword in the Army, but what does it actually mean and how does it work? Damien de Pyle explores these questions from an informed perspective and provides some...

Conditioning

Starting the conversation

In this article, our author explores the lasting impact of a traumatic event and their struggle to acknowledge its full extent. They look at some of the reasons why it can be difficult for those in...


Military History

This Week In History | Week 29

This week’s trip into the past has revealed the capture of Merris, the battle of Abu Tellul, the battle of Mount Tambu and the battle of Fromelles.

Military History

Medals of the Month | July | Sergeant Edward Grey Curley

This month we are looking at the service of 2140 Sergeant Edward Grey Curley of the 13th Australian Infantry Battalion, First Australian Imperial Force.

Military History

This Week in History | Week 28

This week we look back at the battle of Damour and the end of the Syrian campaign, the 9th Australian Division in action at El Alamein and the beginning of the Battle of Britain.

PME Resources

Link | Lord Horatio Nelson and Mission Command | The Principles of War Podcast

Tune in for another informative podcast series from James Eling on his 'The Principles of War' Podcast channel. This one is about Mission Command and Lord Horatio Nelson.


Wargaming

Reinvigorating Wargaming – Time to Establish ‘Fight Club’

In this article David Hill argues that we need to introduce wargaming 'Fight Clubs' to re-invigorate wargaming as a form of PME.

Wargaming

What Does Open AI Mean for the Military

OpenAI Five is an interesting milestone in an Artificial Intelligence (AI) project that sketches out a clear pat

Wargaming

Using a COTS PC Game to Run a CPX

Learn about the RMAS experience with this presentation and article.

Wargaming

The ADF Wargaming Association

A video recording of SGT Ty Casey's presentation to the HQ FORCOMD Wargaming Conference.


Doctrine

LWP-G 7-6-1: Adventurous Training – Planning Experiential Learning Activities

LWP-G 7-6-1 is the Australian Army's doctrine on Adventurous Training – Planning Experiential Learning Activities.

Doctrine

LWP-CA (ENGR) 5-1-3: Soils

LWP-CA (ENGR) 5-1-3 is the Australian Army's doctrine on Soils.

Doctrine

LWP-G 7-6-5: Adventurous Training – Sea Kayaking

LWP-G 7-6-5 is the Australian Army's doctrine on Adventurous Training – Sea Kayaking.

Doctrine

LWP-G 7-6-4: Adventurous Training – Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking

LWP-G 7-6-4 is the Australian Army's doctrine on Adventurous Training – Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking.


Article

The Cove 2020 Writing Competition

The Cove 2020 Writing Competition is here! To be in the running for some great prizes, get writing as entries close 21 August 2020. Read on for details.

By The Cove

Military History

This Week In History | Week 29

This week’s trip into the past has revealed the capture of Merris, the battle of Abu Tellul, the battle of Mount Tambu and the battle of Fromelles.

By The Cove

Military History

Medals of the Month | July | Sergeant Edward Grey Curley

This month we are looking at the service of 2140 Sergeant Edward Grey Curley of the 13th Australian Infantry Battalion, First Australian Imperial Force.

By The Cove

Military History

This Week in History | Week 28

This week we look back at the battle of Damour and the end of the Syrian campaign, the 9th Australian Division in action at El Alamein and the beginning of the Battle of Britain.

By The Cove

Wargaming

Reinvigorating Wargaming – Time to Establish ‘Fight Club’

In this article David Hill argues that we need to introduce wargaming 'Fight Clubs' to re-invigorate wargaming as a form of PME.

By David Hill

PME Resources

Link | Lord Horatio Nelson and Mission Command | The Principles of War Podcast

Tune in for another informative podcast series from James Eling on his 'The Principles of War' Podcast channel. This one is about Mission Command and Lord Horatio Nelson.

By The Cove

Military History

This Week In History | Week 27

Our weekly look into the past covers Australia's commitment to the UN force in Korea, the first offensive action against the Japanese, the first battle of the Somme, the invasion of Balikpapan,...

By The Cove

Military History

This Week in History | Week 26

This week’s trip into the past features the fall of Tarakan, the start of the Korean War, the Battle of Beaufort and the signing of the Treaty of the Versailles.

By The Cove

PME Resources

Exploring PME through military artifacts

Linda Waldron has a very interesting take on a different way to deliver PME.

By Linda Marie Waldron

Reading for War

Book Review | In the Wake of Plague: The Black Death and the World it made

We are all living the changes that are happing because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but what can we learn from the past? Tara Bucknall reviews one the few books that has a look at the “Black Death” and...

By Tara Bucknall

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