Alexander Whittle joined the Australian Army in April 2013. After initial employment training, he was posted to 1st Military Police Battalion. A recent highlight of his career was his provision of Close Personal Protection to VIPs on Exercise HAMEL 16. In August 2017 he was promoted to the rank of Lance Corporal.
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