Pietro Ruggeri graduated RMC in 2014 and posted to 8th/12th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery. His time there included junior command appointments and an exchange with the 16th Field Regiment, Royal New Zealand Artillery. He is currently posted to 16th Air Land Regiment as a Ground Liaison Officer attached to No. 32 Squadron, RAAF.
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