Captain Jonathan Tegabwasa is an Officer Instructor at the Papau New Guinea Joint Forces Academy (JFA) in Igam Barracks, Lae. He has served in the Second Battalion, Royal Pacific Islander Regiment as a Platoon Commander and later as the Unit Adjutant. He also recently served at Headquarters PNGDF as the Aide DE Camp to the Papau New Guinea Chief of Defence Force. He is a graduate of the Royal Military College - Duntroon and is currently the package master for tactics at the JFA.
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