Welcome to our highly anticipated 'War in the Sand Pit' conference series of videos. The conference was held in Brisbane on 12-13 May 2017 and was sponsored by Military History & Heritage Victoria, the Australian National University, and the Returned & Services League of Australia, Queensland Branch. We hope you enjoy all the presentations which the speakers have generously agreed to share with us.

The presentations represent the speakers' personal views based on their own experiences, and the context relevant to them and their individual role at the time. This presentation on Command & Control is delivered by Major General Michael Crane, DSC and Bar, AM the former Commander Joint Task Force 633.

Major General Michael Crane, DSC and Bar, AM was the Chief of Staff Headquarters Joint Operations Command, twice Commander Joint Task Force 633, and Deputy Director Operations at United States Central Command. He retired from the Australian Army in 2014 after 37 years of service. He is now a consultant in the defence and national security sector and President of the Royal United Services Institute of the Australian Capital Territory.