Julian Hohnen is an Infantry Lieutenant Colonel with service in Timor-Leste, Afghanistan, Syria, Israel and Lebanon. These views are his only and not are not the views of the Australian Defence Force in any way. This article is dedicated to the Colonel Robert Sanders, Private Tomas Dale and Private Grant Kirby. I think of them every day.
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.