AAR Calling It

AAR Calling It

You may have read in the past* that I spent about 6 weeks on exercise in Canada with my Regiment.  There is a very structured approach to the timetabling on such an exercise: the participants complete large live firing exercises and then undertake several mission sets...
AAR – Does It Work?

AAR – Does It Work?

I would like to finish my current run on AAR blogs with a short story which I hope will show you how powerful it is and the benefits of both applying the system and embedding it throughout your organisation.  It is one of the many times that AAR has been of...
Loving the Unexpected

Loving the Unexpected

When we return to work in January we enjoy swapping stories of our Christmas holidays with our colleagues. But have you noticed that they only get interesting when something unexpected happens? When Chris responded to my question “How was Christmas?” with a “We did...
Learning from the Boston Marathon Bombing

Learning from the Boston Marathon Bombing

Like many of you I watched over 40 thousand people run the London Marathon last weekend.  It was fascinating to see the mix of backgrounds and abilities all attempting the 26.2 mile run and all with their own personal reasons.  This reminded me the marathon in Boston...