What was the Second Rif War (1909)?

Introduction The Second Rif War or Second Melillan campaign (Spanish: Campaña or Guerra de Melilla ) was a conflict in 1909 in Morocco around Melilla. The fighting involved local Riffians and the Spanish Army. Background The Treaty of Peace with Morocco that followed the 1859-1860 War entailed the acquisition of a new city perimeter for Melilla,… Read More


What is the Prevalence & Severity of Periodontal Disease among Spanish Military Personnel?

Research Paper Title Prevalence and Severity of Periodontal Disease Among Spanish Military Personnel. Background Periodontal disease ranges from simple gums inflammation to major damage to the periodontal tissues, even losing teeth. Severe periodontitis has a world overall prevalence of 11.2%. These are evaluated with periodontal probes and oral epidemiological indices. the aim is to estimate… Read More

Does Wearing Combat Clothing & Backpack Result in Shooting Performance Degradation?

Research Paper Title Effect of carrying different military equipment during a fatigue test on shooting performance. Background This study investigated the effect of a 3-km walking test (3kWT) carrying different military equipment on shooting performance, rating of perceived exertion (RPE), heart rate (HR), and test time. Methods The relative combat wear and backpack weight (as… Read More