Virginia McDougall


Virginia McDougall’s career has primarily been with the Chinook Helicopter Capability including the 5th Aviation Regiment and CASG sustainment and acquisition roles. She has also posted to Defence Force Recruiting and most recently as Career Advisor RAEME-B and LTCOL Pathways within the Directorate of Officer Career Management. Virginia is currently working in the Combat Application Lab for the Dismounted Infantry Program, AHQ.  Virginia has a Bachelor of Engineering (Aeronautical) and a Master of Business Technology through UNSW.

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Command Post

Musings of a Fourth Year Career Advisor

Virginia McDougall provides advice to officers, career advisors and chains of command of what she learned while serving as a career advisor.

By Virginia McDougall