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Unit PME

PNG and the Kokoda Campaign – Defeating the Japanese

In August 2019, Headquarters Forces Command hosted a PME session at the Victoria Barracks Sergeants Mess on the WWII Kokoda Campaign. This video provides a fascinating insight into the fighting in what is now Papua New Guinea.

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Break In

Strength in Numbers? Mass and Precision | The Warrant Officer

Today's link from the UK's Warrant Officer Blog examines the concepts of Mass and Precision. A good short read.

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Unit PME

Medals Of The Month – October 2019 | Major William Albert Stanley (Bert) Oldfield

In our October edition of Medals of the Month we remember William 'Bert' Oldfield, one of Australia's cricketing greats.

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The Six Pillars of a Successful NCO | The NCO Journal

Some wise guidance from one of our Friends and Partners.

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Friends and Partners

The NCO Journal

The official US Army magazine of NCO professional development.

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