How To Write a Military-Civilian Resume

When job hunting, having a great resume is an essential tool for securing an interview. This documentation represents and provides the necessary information to recruiters. Having finished serving in the military, you now wish to transition into a civilian career. Only, doing this is not always as easy as you might think. Identifying skills and… Read More

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On This Day … 21 January

Events 763 – The Battle of Bakhamra between Alids and Abbasids near Kufa ends in a decisive Abbasid victory. 1720 – Sweden and Prussia sign the Treaty of Stockholm. 1793 – After being found guilty of treason by the French National Convention, Louis XVI of France is executed by guillotine. 1861 – American Civil War:… Read More

What is the Importance of Hip Musculature to Load Carriage Walking?

Research Paper Title Lower-limb joint work and power are modulated during load carriage based on load configuration and walking speed. Background Soldiers regularly transport loads weighing >20 kg at slow speeds for long durations. These tasks elicit high energetic costs through increased positive work generated by knee and ankle muscles, which may increase risk of muscular… Read More

Ethical Conduct & Zero Defects Environments…

“The state of ethical conduct is abysmal. Few battalion commanders can afford integrity in a zero defects environment. Telling the truth ends careers quicker than making stupid mistakes or getting caught doing something wrong. I have seen many good officers slide into ethical compromise.” Army Research Institute’s (ARI’s) command climate assessment, quoted in General Dennis… Read More

On This Day … 20 January

Events 649 – King Chindasuinth, at the urging of bishop Braulio of Zaragoza, crowns his son Recceswinth as co-ruler of the Visigothic Kingdom. 1265 – The first English parliament to include not only Lords but also representatives of the major towns holds its first meeting in the Palace of Westminster, now commonly known as the… Read More

Does Resistance Training Improve the Structure of Coordination in the Control of a Well-Defined Motor Objective?

Research Paper Title Not all brawn, but some brain. Strength gains after training alters kinematic motor abundance in hopping. Background The effects of resistance training on a muscle’s neural, architectural, and mechanical properties are well established. However, whether resistance training can positively change the coordination of multiple motor elements in the control of a well-defined… Read More

Without a Leader…

“A British General after viewing the work of the Canadians in attack at Paardeberg [sic], said: “Those men can go into battle without a leader, they have intelligence and resourcefulness enough to lead themselves.” They did not stand beside stones waiting for an order to get behind them and save their lives. They saved their… Read More