Unit PME

PME Resources

Enabling Amphibious Tempo - Falklands War Case Study

In line with the Forces Command Reading List 2020-21 Directive, the 17th Sustainment Brigade conducted some PME to provide insights into how we support the Australian Amphibious Force.

PME Resources

NAIDOC Week - 08-15 November 2020

NAIDOC Week looks to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This article looks at how Army connects with our First Nations people.

PME Resources

A new reflective journal app AVAILABLE NOW!

Don't have a pen handy when you need to do some reflection? Well the Army's Reflective Journal is now available as an app. Download yours today.

PME Resources

Link | What is PME Anyway? | The Wavell Room

'What is PME Anyway', that is a good question, we should know by now. In this article from The Wavell Room, Dr Michael D. Clark trys to answer the question.


Cove Talks

Commander 2nd Division Engagement

On 17 November 2020, Commander 2nd Division, MAJGEN Kathryn Campbell AO, CSC and Regimental Sergeant Major WO1 Darren Murch OAM, addressed the officers and soldiers of the 2nd Division.

Cove Talks

CDF Engagement with 3 Brigade

The Cove is proud to present the recording of the live streamed engagement event between Chief of the Defence Force, GEN Angus Campbell AO, DSC and members of the 3rd Combat Brigade.

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...


Reading for War

A Worth of Fiction

Callum Muntz looks at what reading fiction can teach us.

Reading for War

Book Review | The Journey of You - Be the Hero of Your Own Adventure

'Dr Jackson is an expert in professional leadership and development, a visiting fellow at the Australian War College, monthly contributor to The Leadership Review magazine, published author and...

Reading for War

Book Review | Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life | Martin Seligman

How optimistic are you, or do you believe you are a natural pessimist? This book review by Chris Field examines Dr Martin Seligman's new book 'Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life...

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...


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

Give us all Extras! Contributing to the prevention of MEC downgrades through subsidised healthcare ‘extras'

In this excellent article, Dominic Lopez argues that if the ADF were to provide 'extras' healthcare cover, it would not only help in preventing injury, but would also improve unit readiness.

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...


Military History

This Week in History | Week 49

Looking back we found the sinking of the HMAS Armidale, the First AIF disembarked in Egypt and the start of the Battle of Hat Dich.

Military History

Remembrance Day | 11 Nov 2020

A reminder to us all of the origins and importance of Remembrance and some useful tips as to what you can do to commemorate this Remembrance Day.

Military History

Medals Of The Month | October | Unofficial Medals of World War One

For October we are doing something different, we are going to look at some of the unofficial medals of World War One.


Wargaming

Is Wargaming A Useful Tool to Train Officers?

There are many ways to wargame, in this article Ray Janowicz looks at the worth of miniature gaming in training officers.

Wargaming

Playing Board Games for PME? Using Diplomacy to Discuss Communication, Strategy, Values and Ethics

In this article Chaplain John Dansie reports on the results of using the board game 'Diplomacy' as a training tool for character training.

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


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.


PME Resources

Enabling Amphibious Tempo - Falklands War Case Study

In line with the Forces Command Reading List 2020-21 Directive, the 17th Sustainment Brigade conducted some PME to provide insights into how we support the Australian Amphibious Force.

By 17 Sustainment Brigade

Cove Talks

Commander 2nd Division Engagement

On 17 November 2020, Commander 2nd Division, MAJGEN Kathryn Campbell AO, CSC and Regimental Sergeant Major WO1 Darren Murch OAM, addressed the officers and soldiers of the 2nd Division.

By The Cove

Military History

This Week in History | Week 49

Looking back we found the sinking of the HMAS Armidale, the First AIF disembarked in Egypt and the start of the Battle of Hat Dich.

By The Cove

Military History

Medals Of The Month | November | Warrant Officer Class Two George Patrick Rauchle

This month we look at the medals of WO2 George Patrick Rauchle.

By The Cove

Wargaming

Is Wargaming A Useful Tool to Train Officers?

There are many ways to wargame, in this article Ray Janowicz looks at the worth of miniature gaming in training officers.

By Ray Janowicz

PME Resources

NAIDOC Week - 08-15 November 2020

NAIDOC Week looks to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This article looks at how Army connects with our First Nations people.

By Peter Ross

Military History

Remembrance Day | 11 Nov 2020

A reminder to us all of the origins and importance of Remembrance and some useful tips as to what you can do to commemorate this Remembrance Day.

By The Cove

Military History

Medals Of The Month | October | Unofficial Medals of World War One

For October we are doing something different, we are going to look at some of the unofficial medals of World War One.

By The Cove

Military History

Link | Preparing for the Battle of Long Tan with LTCOL Harry Smith |The Principles of War Podcast

Another quality podcast from our Friends and Partners at The Principles of War.

By The Cove

Military History

This Week in History | Week 48

Digging up the past found the formation of the Australian Regiment, the New South Wales Lancers involved in the battle of Graspan, the end of fighting at Pabu Hill and 3 RAR securing the Teadong...

By The Cove

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