Dustin Gold


Dustin is an Army Reserve Captain within 9 Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery. He is currently undertaking a Reserve Forces Foreign Exchange with the District of Columbia National Guard whilst posted to Washington DC in his civilian role with the Australian Public Service. As an Army Officer, Dustin has completed multiple periods of full time service, including deployments on border security operations and Defence Assistance to the Civil Community.


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.

Break In

Looking around: The future of the Army Reserves

Dustin Gold has been working with the District of Columbia National Guard in the US, and he thinks we can learn a few things about how we employ Army Reservists from them.

By Dustin Gold