Emily is a RAAF Reservist Operations Officer posted to HQ JOC. She is concurrently a PhD candidate researching civil-military interaction in disaster operations at UNSW Canberra. She has a Masters in Evaluation, and her research interests include Defence learning processes, practices and mechanisms. CFN Stephen Mullens joined the ADF in 2005 and was allocated into the RAInf. He deployed to East Timor in 2010 and as a section commander to Afghanistan in 2012. He transferred to RAEME in 2014.