WGCDR Jonathon Durdenis is a Ground Defence Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force. He is a graduate of ADFA and RMC Duntroon. WGCDR Durden has a Master’s in Strategy and Policy from UNSW. WGCDR Durden was Defence Attache’ to the South West Pacific from 2017-2019 and is currently posted as Directing Staff at the Australian War College.
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