The RCBRG thanks the Minister for initiating the current inquiry by DHAAT into the service of Rifle Company Butterworth 1970-1989. For many years the Department of Defence have been holding up previous, flawed, reviews as a reason that a new inquiry into RCB service...
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 – RCB Address to the Senate
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...
RCB Update 5th November 2021 – Movement at the Station
Firstly, I want to explain to all our RCB veterans and our supporters the long delay in reporting our activities. It was necessary for operational security reasons in preparing our latest submission to the Government and the new Minister for Defence Personnel...