Barry Laming

Corporal Laming served as a rifleman and French linguist in the 2nd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment. After discharging from full time service in 2013 he commenced study at Deakin University completing a Graduate Diploma in International Relations. He has also worked in the Defence Private sector and is presently an Infantry Section Commander in 5/6 RVR.


The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.


Decisive Action Training Environment and the Hybrid Threat of the Trans-national criminal syndicate

Barry Laming looks at how DATE has significantly broadened the threat picture to include real world threats. In this article, he focuses on the trans-national criminal threat of the Russian mafia.

By Barry Laming