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Army News Edition 1479, 26 November 2020

In this edition of Army News INQUIRY RESPONSE: Committed to service – Pages 2-3 SKILLS TESTED: Ex Diamond Catalyst – Page 6 OUR VALUES: Focus on integrity – Pages 16-17  https://www.defence.gov.au/news/armynews/    

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Latest RARA SA Infantryman

Hot off the press, Infantryman for December 2020, Infantryman December 20.11.2020 August 2020 here Infantryman 12.8.2020 and, April 2020 Infantryman April 2020 December 2019  Infantryman December 14.12.2019

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Photos of the Week

       

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Latest media releases from Minister Chester – Supporting the Wellbeing of Veterans and Their Families

Chester release – Supporting the wellbeing of veterans and their families Chester release – Veteran Central opens for business Media Release The Hon Darren Chester MP Chester release – Better transition outcomes for veterans Chester release – Appointment of interim … Continue reading

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Recent Distinguished Visitors to RARA SA

RARA-SA Fridays 18th & 25th September – Photos Courtesy 0f Mal & Maria

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National Servicemen in Combat

An interesting read    National-Servicemen-in-Combat Courtesy Dave Wilkins OAM and 5RAR Website

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Latest on Long Tan

Fred Fairhead has completed an updated account of the battle. Details are here Flyer  

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DFRDB Matters

100719 version REDRESS OF DFRDB PENSION INJUSTICE FOR FORMER ADF PERSONNEL

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Back Issues of the Infantryman

This is the current issue of the Infantryman Infantryman August 2019 Below for April 2019 Infantryman April 2019 Below for December 2018 Infantryman December 2018 FINAL Below for August 2018 Infantryman August Below for March 2018 Infantryman final 2 March … Continue reading

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Film posted by John Neervoort

I have posted a number of videos on Youtube of film that I took on 6RAR’s second tour in 1969-70. Each video is about 5 minutes long.  There is no commentary, just appropriate sounds of aircraft/guns/armour and background music. I … Continue reading

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Regimental Dinner 2018

Yet again, a highly enjoyable and successful Dinner with fabulous food, great friends and wonderful comradeship. A selection of photos below  

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Latest Photos from the RARA SA

Greek Night – 4 May 18. A highly successful evening with more than 65 guests enjoying a feast provided by Tim, Tas, Con & Sia. a

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RARA SA Wine Tasting 25 March 2018

What a great afternoon of eating drinking and generally making merry with wonderful friends along with our two very learned wine experts in William Smidmore and Mike von Berg.  Of course without the wonderful team of workers who made it … Continue reading

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RARA SA Regimental Dinner 19 Aug 2017

Here are a few photos of our highly successful dinner.  As always, by selecting a photo you will be able to view a better photo as well as the caption for it. And some nostalgic memories of our May 2013 … Continue reading

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Two Items Worth Revisiting

Click on the image for improved viewing, 1967 I think. Join Army

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RCB Update

Please view the latest news on the RCB campaign here RCB Update There is an extensive history to this campaign under the Advocacy tab (above).

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The Casualty List

The Casualty List has been off line for some time, here it is revived. Note by clicking on the sub-headings, unit or coy/pl for example, you can then filter your searches. http://www.thecasualtylist.com/

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Infantryman Editions

Here is the April 2017 edition Infantryman April 2017 You can view the November 2016 edition here Infantryman November final 16.11.2016 the August 2016 edition here Infantryman August and the April 2016 edition here Infantryman+April+2016 There are numerous excellent articles and a … Continue reading

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Pocket Book for National Servicemen

Courtesy of the 5RAR website, here is some historical information which may help revive a number of fading memories http://www.5rar.asn.au/history/information-book-for-nashos.pdf

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Jock (Robbie) Buchan – a 6RAR Soldier lost but now found

An interesting article concerning Jock Buchan, KIA 11 December 1969, his ashes found in Scotland! You can read it here  Buchan Article ======================== Further to the above article, comments and a link from Paul Jackson, Jock’s Platoon Commander. Hi Fred,  … Continue reading

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