James Eling

James Eling is currently posted to HQ 4 BDE and served in BG Jacka in the BG HQ for Ex Talisman Sabre 19. He is also the producer of the Principles of War podcast.


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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Op COVID-19 Assist - Lessons learnt from JTG 629.2

Lessons Learnt - the value of a lesson is more powerful when shared, understood and applied by many. Reflecting on Op COVID-19 Assist, this article identifies some things worth remembering when involved in a whole-of-government response.

By James Eling


Preparing the Reinforcing Battle Group

This article highlights some of the lessons learned by Battle Group Jacka during Ex Talisman Sabre 19. The author hopes it will improve the generation, insertion and capability of future Reinforcing Battle Groups.

By James Eling