Unit PME

PME Resources

Forces Command Reading List 2020-21

Forces Command is compiling its reading list for 2020-21, but this time it will look very different.

Reading for War

Book Review | American Nations: A history of the eleven rival regional cultures of North America

Colin Woodard’s book, American Nations: A history of the eleven rival regional cultures of North America, provides some unique knowledge and understanding of the people, cultures and regions...

PME Resources

My Curious Month | Grounded Curiosity

In this link to Grounded Curiosity, Chris Sharp connects us with an extensive PME network (including The Cove!)


CoveTalk Page

Visit the CoveTalk page for information on upcoming events and registration.

Cove Talks

CoveTalk | 2019 Keogh Chair - Professor Ian Morris

The 2019 Keogh Chair, Professor Ian Morris, gave a CoveTalk at Victoria Barracks Sydney on The Rise and Fall of Modern Battle.

Values

CoveTalk | NAIDOC Week with RSM NORFORCE

This special NAIDOC Week CoveTalk was with RSM NORFOCE, WO1 Ken Nelliman.

Unit PME

iRest Workshop

In April we conducted a special CoveTalk featuring Dr Richard Miller who presented his iRest Workshop at Legacy Chambers in Sydney.


Reading for War

Tribe | Grounded Curiosity

A thought provoking review of Sebastian Junger's book 'Tribe' by Jess Ward via Bookshelf on Grounded Curiosity. In 'Tribe', Junger - one of the best writers of our time - explores the craving for...

Reading for War

Commanding Officer 1st Intelligence Battalion - Reading List

The list is intended to provide useful works that are foundational for intelligence professionals across a range of topics.

Reading for War

'Ma' – Exploiting The Space Between

The Cove's former UK exchange officer, Joe Read, rejoins us to examine how we should set aside the space between PME activities to spend time thinking.

PME Resources

Forces Command Reading List 2020-21

Forces Command is compiling its reading list for 2020-21, but this time it will look very different.


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...

Conditioning

Understanding the Wellness Journey: A Snakes & Ladders Approach

In this article Deb Herring explores a new approach to understanding wellness in the ADF.

Conditioning

Moral Injury: Understanding the moral component of fighting power

Land Warfare Doctrine 1 The Fundamentals of Land Power is very clear - the Australian Army generates

Conditioning

Human Performance: What the ADF Can Learn from Operating in Extreme Environments

Training in difficult environments provides critical learning and development opportunities.


Military History

Understanding our Past | The Victoria Barracks Sydney Corps of Guides

The Victoria Barracks Sydney Corps of Guides, formed by former service men and women, share their passion of military history with tours of Sydney's historic barracks in Paddington.

Military History

PNG and the Kokoda Campaign – Defeating the Japanese

In August 2019, Headquarters Forces Command hosted a PME session at the Victoria Barracks Sergeants Mess on the WWII Kokoda Campaign. This video provides a fascinating insight into the fighting in...

Military History

Medals Of The Month – October 2019 | Major William Albert Stanley (Bert) Oldfield

In our October edition of Medals of the Month we remember William 'Bert' Oldfield, one of Australia's cricketing greats.

Military History

Fresh off the plane and straight into it: Learning on the job with the Australian Tunnel Rats in Vietnam

This brutally honest Friday long read comes from Jim Marett. The article tells of Jim's first few months in Vietnam which are perhaps best described as 'extreme on the job learning'.


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.

Wargaming

'Johnny, Timmy and Spike'

A video recording of LTCOL Nick Bosio's presentation to the HQ FORCOMD Wargaming Conference.


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.


Military History

Understanding our Past | The Victoria Barracks Sydney Corps of Guides

The Victoria Barracks Sydney Corps of Guides, formed by former service men and women, share their passion of military history with tours of Sydney's historic barracks in Paddington.

By Kurt Stahmer

Reading for War

Tribe | Grounded Curiosity

A thought provoking review of Sebastian Junger's book 'Tribe' by Jess Ward via Bookshelf on Grounded Curiosity. In 'Tribe', Junger - one of the best writers of our time - explores the craving for...

By The Cove

Reading for War

Commanding Officer 1st Intelligence Battalion - Reading List

The list is intended to provide useful works that are foundational for intelligence professionals across a range of topics.

By Ben Alward

Reading for War

'Ma' – Exploiting The Space Between

The Cove's former UK exchange officer, Joe Read, rejoins us to examine how we should set aside the space between PME activities to spend time thinking.

By Joe Read

Military History

PNG and the Kokoda Campaign – Defeating the Japanese

In August 2019, Headquarters Forces Command hosted a PME session at the Victoria Barracks Sergeants Mess on the WWII Kokoda Campaign. This video provides a fascinating insight into the fighting in...

By The Cove

Military History

Medals Of The Month – October 2019 | Major William Albert Stanley (Bert) Oldfield

In our October edition of Medals of the Month we remember William 'Bert' Oldfield, one of Australia's cricketing greats.

By The Cove

PME Resources

Forces Command Reading List 2020-21

Forces Command is compiling its reading list for 2020-21, but this time it will look very different.

By Chris Field

Doctrine

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

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

By Army Knowledge Centre

Military History

Fresh off the plane and straight into it: Learning on the job with the Australian Tunnel Rats in Vietnam

This brutally honest Friday long read comes from Jim Marett. The article tells of Jim's first few months in Vietnam which are perhaps best described as 'extreme on the job learning'.

By Jim Marett

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