Strengthening the intellectual foundation for our profession of arms.


Learn about the aim, people and mechanics behind Grounded Curiosity.

About Us

January 16th, 2016 by Clare O'Neill

Grounded Curiosity aims to start a conversation with military personnel about our profession of arms. Our military is built on people – Grounded Curiosity’s small initiatives aim to help strengthen the intellectual foundation of our people. We hope the topics spark ...

What’s in a name?

January 14th, 2016 by Clare O'Neill

Grounded Curiosity is not a grab at a new buzzword or idea, merely the practicalities of choosing a domain name and the musings that followed. Without wanting to be a Duffle Blog stereotype, here are those musing: I was listening ...

Why a blog?

January 13th, 2016 by Clare O'Neill

This blog was started after a reflection on how to share ideas about our profession beyond the vibrant discussions in the Mess. Time poor military personnel rarely have the time to read every chapter of a recommended book, despite knowing reading is an ...

Contact Us

January 11th, 2016 by Clare O'Neill

We are staffed thin (one person to be exact) so must receive all comments, questions and inquiries by email. To submit work, please email our g-mail address.  We will endeavour to get to you as quickly as possible but please be ...


January 5th, 2016 by Grounded Curiosity

The serious stuff: Grounded Curiosity is a platform to spark debate about future conflict, focused on junior commanders. The views expressed do not reflect any offical position or that of any of the author’s employers. You may download and view content for ...