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.

RCB Contingent – Anzac Day March Canberra 2022

RCB Contingent – Anzac Day March Canberra 2022

Congratulations To Stan Hannaford and fellow RCB veterans in showing our presence to all, particularly the Governor General, General David John Hurley, AC DSC General Hurley is well aware of the RCB's claim for warlike service

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RCBRG thanks supportive politicians

RCBRG thanks supportive politicians

Senator the Hon. James McGrath, Senator for Queensland, Hon. Andrew Wallace MP, Federal Member for Fisher and Phillip Thompson OAM MP, Federal Member for Herbert, deserve the thanks of all Rifle Company Butterworth veterans for their commitment to supporting the...

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RCB Review Group Research – Deployment to Air Base Butterworth (ABB) – Master Document Database Index (Primary & Secondary)

RCB Tour of Duty Data Base

Here is the RCB Tour of Duty Database which covers the sub-units to deploy from 1 Nov 70 to 31 Dec 89. 20201012-RCB-Tour-of-Duty-Database-CIM-68-89-period-onlyDownload It includes all people doing the job of SGT and above at the time they deployed. The latter date is...

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SUBMISSIONS TO RCB DHAAT INQUIRY

SUBMISSIONS TO RCB DHAAT INQUIRY

At long last the Minister decided to appoint an independent inquiry into medallic recognition of RCB service with the DHAAT. Information about the inquiry, and how to make a submission, can be found on the Tribunal’s...

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RCB Review Group Research – Deployment to Air Base Butterworth (ABB) – Master Document Database Index (Primary & Secondary)

Correction to RCB Update 3/2022 – Progress Report

In the Update the email address we stated for Minister Gee was to his Calare Electorate Office. Responses from that address were the standard response. To ensure your email is received immediately by the Minister please send or resend it to this email...

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RCB Review Group Research – Deployment to Air Base Butterworth (ABB) – Master Document Database Index (Primary & Secondary)

RCB Update 3/2022 – Progress Report

Events are moving quickly as we approach the next Federal Election and we maintain pressure on the Minister for Defence Personnel Andrew Gee to make a decision on our RCB claim for warlike service. You are well aware of the continued delays from the Minister Gee in...

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