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  1. dimsum

    Australia's military structure, preparedness and investments to be reviewed for first time in a decade

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-08-02/defence-strategy-review-conducted-by-stephen-smith/101293878?utm_campaign=abc_news_web&utm_content=link&utm_medium=content_shared&utm_source=abc_news_web
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    New Chief Of Navy For The RAN and News On Hunter-class

    Article talks about possible capability gaps in both RAN surface and sub-surface fleets due to program delays. Hmm...where have I heard this before...:unsure: https://www.navalnews.com/naval-news/2022/07/new-chief-of-navy-for-the-ran-and-news-on-hunter-class/
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    [US] Army Drops Requirement for High School Diploma Amid Recruiting Crisis

    https://www.military.com/daily-news/2022/06/24/army-drops-requirement-high-school-diploma-amid-recruiting-crisis.html
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    Portrait of breastfeeding [ADF] servicewoman wins Napier Waller Art Prize for 2022

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-06-23/act-portrait-breastfeeding-servicewoman-wins-napier-waller-prize/101176262
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    Canada apologizes for sending official to Russian embassy party

    Sigh. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-canadian-representative-attends-russian-embassy-party-in-ottawa/
  6. dimsum

    Stop calling Switchblades ‘drones’ — it’s causing policy confusion

    https://www.defensenews.com/opinion/commentary/2022/06/06/stop-calling-switchblades-drones-its-causing-policy-confusion/
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    Australia's largest warship HMAS Adelaide experiences more mechanical problems, months after Tonga deployment

    Yikes. These are 7-year old vessels, and not the first time they had major issues...
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    Australian sailor says she was drugged and raped while serving with NZ Navy - and told not to report it

    No words. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/australian-sailor-says-she-was-drugged-and-raped-while-serving-with-nz-navy-and-told-not-to-report-it/MAN6VHQZMQYJFZU3P3LXX2V4EE/#Echobox=1652667791
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    ADF morale slumps to 38 percent; 20 percent plan on leaving - Sydney Morning Herald

    https://www.smh.com.au/national/defence-morale-slumps-to-38-per-cent-with-20-per-cent-planning-to-quit-20220504-p5aidy.html Related Reddit thread - it's almost a cut/paste of issues plaguing the CAF.
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    New Army recruitment series is a scathing indictment of American society

    https://www.militarytimes.com/off-duty/military-culture/2022/04/22/new-army-recruitment-series-is-a-scathing-indictment-of-american-society/
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    10 Deaths in 10 Months: String of Suicides on a Single Aircraft Carrier

    https://www.military.com/daily-news/2022/04/20/10-deaths-10-months-string-of-suicides-single-aircraft-carrier.html?fbclid=IwAR1jk1jSOaGedmG3tkqBEj0NHYX2a_0wApFjgx1Qi3nYxy3SZWb-Lm642CM
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    The Unseen Scars of Those Who Kill Via Remote Control - New York Times

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/15/us/drones-airstrikes-ptsd.html
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    NATO will deploy a permanent full-scale military force on its border with Russia to combat a future invasion, alliance's chief says

    https://www.businessinsider.com/nato-deploy-military-force-defend-borders-against-russia-stoltenberg-2022-4?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=webfeeds
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    Lubbock mother accusing U.S. Army of medical malpractice, negligence in death of her son

    Wow. https://www.kwtx.com/2022/04/07/lubbock-mother-accusing-us-army-medical-malpractice-negligence-death-her-son/?fbclid=IwAR3sUXu4J04Uub36UTG290qtwMTzucZ_NGqDiLzmELRcAXnyPMBeA0rT9cU
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    Airmen are pissed that an entire C-17 crew except for the [inflight] maintainer received a Distinguished Flying Cross

    Added a word to the headline, since the person also flies with the aircraft as a Flying Crew Chief...
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    Why the Air Force Wounded Warrior program is a job from hell

    https://taskandpurpose.com/news/air-force-wounded-warrior-program-toxic-leadership/?utm_campaign=trueanthem&utm_medium=trueanthem&utm_source=facebook&fbclid=IwAR0UkxJLC4n6o5J334-PbKfRv1c_roR4PMBmw7QXs3kp9WQmZM_6vgTIMPU
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    The military is trading its tiny Tabasco bottles for powdered hot sauce in MREs

    In really important news: https://taskandpurpose.com/culture/mres-tabasco-hot-sauce-powder/?utm_campaign=trueanthem&utm_medium=trueanthem&utm_source=facebook&fbclid=IwAR31GA43qIdpdIQd4YG4hW7VTU3WIKU6L5jOdne9fY_ewgJnGXpPHewKW0s
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    ADF boost hard to achieve without overhaul of recruitment and retention policies

    Great ambitions. Can they actually do it though? Striking similarities with our retention/recruitment issues...
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    Task and Purpose - Watch the most realistic movie portrayal of modern aerial combat ever made

    https://taskandpurpose.com/entertainment/realistic-aerial-combat-movie-patlabor-2/?utm_campaign=trueanthem_manual&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&fbclid=IwAR2QneK2KQmhXHNTmGOFLWDvvDzwqCDJp_Y59x2ZPZPaBji-oh6xlQYz43U
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