Vicky Osborn

Vicky Osborn is an Education Officer posted to Headquarters Forces Command, Directorate of Professional Military Education. Previous postings include the Army Knowledge Centre (ALPC) and Army Logistics Training Centre.

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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Gaming the Future with #NextWar: Kaliningrad Fires

A link to Scenario 1 of The Strategy Bridge's #NextWar decision games series.

By Vicky Osborn


Leadership in Focus: Listen, Learn and Lead via Grounded Curiosity

In this limk from Grounded Curiosity, Jason Moriarty explores the Chief of Army's leadership philosophy of 'Listen, Learn and Lead' from a uniquely personal perspective.

By Vicky Osborn


5 Harrowing Stories of Hand-to-Hand Combat in Iraq and Afghanistan via Task & Purpose

In this link by Task & Purpose describes the heroic actions of five Marines who, when they were unable to use their service weapon, survived by not backing down in a fight.

By Vicky Osborn

War Room

The Sunni-Shia Divide

This article, from the Council of Foreign Relations, gives an excellent overview of the Sunni-Shia divide within Islam that shapes much of the politics within the Middle East.

By Vicky Osborn


A quick introduction to the Defence Library Service (DLS)

Defence Library Service is fantastic! Use it or it will fade away!

By Vicky Osborn