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News at the RARA SA – 1 March 24

The latest newsletter  RARA-SA – News – Week Ending Friday 1st March 2024 Please note RARA email address, especially for financial and membership matters is      rar01@internode.on.net

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Army News Edition Latest Issue

In this edition of Army News   February 29, 2024Welcome to the latest edition of Army News. Click HERE to read this edition. CULTURE CHANGE: How the soldier’s contract was born – Page 2 PROTECTING OUR SHORES: 1 Bde units command the … Continue reading

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Virtual War Memorial – Updated site

If you have not visited this site yet, it is very interesting and has some current members of the RARA SA on it, including the President, Mike von Berg MC OAM and Robert “Dogs”Kearney. https://vwma.org.au/

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Latest RARA SA Infantryman

Click on the link to you copy of the August edition of The INFANTRYMAN https://www.flipbookpdf.net/web/site/d4744afb3630991b11a6904c5cb4a560bbbeb665FBP28313339.pdf.html The link is Virus and Malware free and safe to open. =============================== For April 2023 https://www.flipbookpdf.net/web/site/17ef59c2ff279366dd632e24cc749c7e9c1f1604202304.pdf.html#page/1 Infantryman December 2022 For  August 2022 Infantryman August 2022 – … Continue reading

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ESORT Briefing

ESORT briefing Taskforce presentation 11 July 2023

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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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Latest media releases from Veteran Affairs

NEW   ROYAL COMMISSION INTO DEFENCE AND VETERAN SUICIDE INTERIM REPORT ABS Census slides – July 2022 Financial Assistance  Helping Veterans to Stay at Home Additional mental health support for white card holders  

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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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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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DFRDB Matters

100719 version REDRESS OF DFRDB PENSION INJUSTICE FOR FORMER ADF PERSONNEL

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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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‘He should have died’: the Vietnam veteran who never really returned

Please take the time to read this article which is primarily about Michael McKernan’s book, “When This Thing Happened”. The title defers to Michael Stawyskyj’s constant reference to the moment in Vietnam in 1969 – “When this thing happened”.  Michael Stawyskyj is the … Continue reading

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