Portrait

Biography

Richard Thapthimthong

Richard Thapthimthong is an officer in the Royal Australian Infantry Corps.  He is currently a student at Australian Command and Staff College, and was previously the Package Master for Leadership and Ethics at the Royal Military College Duntroon.  He is the co-host of the Professional Military Education podcast 'War for Idiots'.

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.



 

Break In

A Journey to Better the Character of Australia's Leaders

This paper by Richard Thapthimthong is titled 'A Journey to Better the Character of Australia's Leaders.'  He explains that in a fully digitised battlefield where advanced weaponry gives the individual soldier killing power previously unseen in war, the concept of character is often a second thought.

By Richard Thapthimthong

Command Post

Ex HAMEL 18 Writing Competition, Highly Commended: Learning from HAMEL 18 - 10 Observations for Formation C2

Being able to participate in Ex HAMEL 2018 as part of Headquarters 7th Combat Brigade (HQ 7th CBT

By Richard Thapthimthong