Sep 28, 2023
Syracuse Fire Department unveils new training tower

The Syracuse (NY) Fire Department unveiled a new state-of-the-art fire training tower earlier this week. The $3 million fire training tower is five stories and will prepare crews for multiple typ... more »

Sep 28, 2023
Marines embarked on jungle tactical training

As part of their pre-deployment training program, a team of Marine Raiders recently completed a jungle tracking and mobility course. The course teaches mobility in a jungle environment, rope and ... more »

Aug 24, 2023
Army Lacrosse: Training soldiers as athletes

Whether on the lacrosse field or “in the field,” strength, speed, and conditioning are critical for mission success. The program’s strength and conditioning goals are to increase performance an... more »

Aug 16, 2023
Mental preparation during tactical strength training

Throughout my professional life as a tactical athlete and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), a keen adherence to mental preparation during tactical strength training has always ... more »

Aug 16, 2023
Exposure Events

“Man... I’m going to fall,” I thought to myself over and over again as I stood at parade rest on the wooden beam 30 meters above Victory Pond.  Sensory overload doesn’t do it justice.... more »

Jun 28, 2023
Army raises assessment and leadership standards

The United States Army announced the raising standards for its physical assessment tests and Basic Leadership Course. Raising the standard will continually challenge soldiers and ultimately lead ... more »

Jun 28, 2023
US military obesity rose during pandemic, per research

New research found that obesity in the U.S. military surged during the pandemic. In the Army alone, nearly 10,000 active duty soldiers developed obesity between February 2019 and June 2021, pushing t... more »

Jun 28, 2023
Army adds new wearable tool to health & fitness arsenal

The United States Army has unveiled a new tool to help soldiers measure their health, fitness and tactical readiness as well as a slew of other performance indicators. The tool is called MASTR-E,... more »