This short podcast series features members from the 7th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment who highlight lessons learned during the Battalion's 'ready' year and their deployment in the Middle East region. In this second podcast we meet Captain Luke Murphy who deployed to Afghanistan from June 2016 to February 2017. He was the Operations Officer for the Force Protection element based at the Afghan National Army Academy as part of Operation HIGHROAD.


About the producer: Sharon Mascall-Dare is an Army Reserve Public Affairs Officer posted to Headquarters 9th Brigade in South Australia. In her civilian life she is an award-winning British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) radio broadcaster and Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Communication at the University of South Australia.