Richard Morgan

Richard Morgan has served sixteen years in the Royal Australian Infantry (RAINF). He has served as a Recon Platoon Control Sig, a Signals Detachment Commander in Timor Leste and Regimental Signals SGT. He is currently an instructor at the School of Armour.


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.

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Two birds with one stone: Can Professional Military Education better support a future Army?

Professional Military Education (PME) is a relatively new concept in the Australian Army that was introduced through the Ryan Review in 2016. In this article, Richard Morgan argues that the Army needs to start formally recognising PME activities if they are to be fully embraced by all ranks.

By Richard Morgan


One Loose Cable: Why the 5th Generation Army Needs a Corps of Combat Communicators

In this article, Richard Morgan discusses the age of network centric warfare, implementation and training, the difference between signallers and communicators, the current patchwork of communications implementation and historical risks of communications failures.

By Richard Morgan