Senator McGrath is a strong supporter of veterans and their families. We thank him for his support and commitment to the truth. Like US Past President Ronald Reagan, our Senator is a 'Trust but Verify' advocate. Yesterday, he addressed the Senate on the RCB's...
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.
Senator James McGrath on Rifle Company Butterworth – 9 December 2020
“Today, I'd like in particular to pay tribute to the Australian soldiers who have served and those continuing serving in Rifle Company Butterworth in Malaysia, that recently marked the 50th anniversary of its establishment. In particular, I'd like to acknowledge the...
Military and Political Risk in South-East Asia 1971-1989
Australia’s Commitment to the Five Power Defence - Arrangements and the Integrated Air Defence System For almost two decades Australia maintained a Mirage fighter force at Butterworth in Northwest Malaysia during the 1968-89 Communist Insurgency War, or the Second...