Mark Armstrong

Mark Armstrong has served as an Army Reserve officer for over 28 years. He is currently posted to Headquarters 8th Brigade. His qualifications include Masters Degrees in Arts, Business Administration, Human Resource Management and International Security Studies. He is currently undertaking a PhD through Deakin University, examining recent reviews into the Army Reserve.


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.

War Room

The Singapore Armed Forces Volunteer Corps and Opportunities for the Australian Total Force

The recently published Army in Motion CA Guidance declares that the Australian Army needs to adapt to compete for and retain talent through changes in work organisation and demographics. This article examines what the Australian Army might learn from Singapore's recently introduced Singaporean Armed Forces Volunteer Corps (SAFVC).

By Mark Armstrong