Portrait

Biography

Jake Ellwood

MAJGEN Jake Ellwood currently serves as the Commander of 1st Division/Deployable Joint Force Headquarters. Throughout his career, MAJGEN Ellwood has served in a wide range of command, staff and operational appointments, most recently as Commander Op BUSHFIRE ASSIST 19-20 and as Commander Joint Task Force 637 responsible for the ADF’s contribution to Enhanced Regional Engagement in the South West Pacific.

 

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.



 

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Leading at the Tactical Level

In this post, Major General Jake Ellwood examines three key aspects of leadership at the tactical level: competence, communication and character.

By Jake Ellwood

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The 21st Century ANZAC: Today’s Soldiers in Context

The Commander of 1st Division / Deployable Joint Force Headquarters, MAJGEN Jake Ellwood, shares his thoughts on the modern Australian Army soldier.

By Jake Ellwood