In a TV interview with Alan Jones, Army and RAR veteran Justin Huggett MG opines, “You can either have a military that is a “direct reflection” of your society or you can have a military that “fights and wins – you cannot have both”. “I genuinely hope for the future...
WELCOME TO OUR RECOGNITION OF RCB CAMPAIGN
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In a nutshell our campaign is to have the Rifle Company Butterworth (RCB)’s service recognised as warlike. The Government, despite the facts discovered since its original decision, says its non-warlike service similar to peacetime garrison duty in Australia.
We have provided evidence of a deception that has denied 9,000 Australian troops and their families certain entitlements to repatriation benefits.
In 1970 RCB was deployed to protect the RAAF assets (aircraft, facilities, servicemen and women and their families) at the Air Base Butterworth Malaysia from 1970 to 1989 at the time when Malaysia was fighting its Counter Insurgency War (1968-1989) against the resurgent communist terrorists.
This article is from the May 3 issue of The Courier Mail Digital Edition. Justin Huggett is a former Infantry Platoon Sergeant and a Medal for Gallantry (MG) recipient “IF YOU spend a long enough time as an enlisted soldier, you start picking up common themes that are...