Unit PME

Military History

The Highest Honour #5 | Arthur Blackburn | Albert Borella

From Private soldier to Brigadier, Arthur Blackburn has a truly impressive life story. Captain Borella is equally as inspiring, with service in both World Wars and heroic tales that is worthy of a...

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Military History

The Highest Honour #4 | Frederick Birks | John Bisdee

This week's VC recipients, Second Lieutenant Frederick Birks and Trooper John Bisdee were recognised for their acts of bravery in The Boer War and World War 1.

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Military History

The Highest Honour #3 | Frederick Bell | Robert Beatham

This week's VC recipients LT Frederick Bell and PT Robert Beatham are recognised by their selfless and courageous acts.

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Lieutenant FREDERICK WILLIAM BELL &  Private ROBERT MATTHEW BEATHAM

Conditioning

Nutrition and its effect on performance, injury rates and long term health

Better nutrition makes for a better soldier! In this article Brenden Robinson advocates for the provision of nutrient dense food and mandated nutritional education to influence healthy habits across...

By Brenden Robinson

Reading for War

Book review | Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, By Sebastian Junger

"...veterans [that] encounter chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is not so much a poor reflection on Army and soldiers, but a result of our broader community’s lack of capacity for...

By Darren Cronshaw

Military History

The Highest Honour #2 | Peter Badcoe | Cameron Baird

This week's VC recipients, Major Peter Badcoe and CPL Cameron Baird were recognised for their acts of bravery in Vietnam and Afghanistan.

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Military History

The Highest Honour #1 | Charles Anderson | Thomas Axford

For the first post of 'The Highest Honour' we are looking at VC recipients Charles Anderson and Thomas Axford.

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Military History

The Highest Honour

Throughout this year we will be looking at the Australians who have won the Victoria Cross and what they did to deserve 'The Highest Honour'.

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Reading for War

Book Review | Moral Injury: Unseen Wounds in an Age of Barbarism, By Tom Frame

'Moral Injury: Unseen Wounds in an Age of Barbarism' is foundational reading for all chaplains and other military professionals interested in understanding and healing moral injury, or even better...

By Darren Cronshaw

Reading for War

ASLO PME activity - Reading for War

CO ASLO set a PME task for his soldiers and officers to read a book and provide a review in 5 mins. This article features the video presentations by the staff.

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