John joined the Army Reserve in 2001 and transferred to the ARA in 2003. In 2009 he commenced training to become a minister in the Uniting Church in Australia. In 2015 he was commissioned as a chaplain
John is an avid board gamer and scale model builder.
He is currently undertaking a Masters in Ministry
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