Lieutenant Rory McDonald is currently posted to the 5th/6th Battalion, The Royal Victoria Regiment as a Platoon Commander. Since commissioning in 2019 Rory has served on OPERATION BUSHFIRE ASSIST and OPERATION COVID-19 ASSIST. In his civilian career Rory is a senior executive at Coles Group. He has a Master of Business Administration and is currently studying a Master of International Relations.
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