Chief Petty Officer Medic Paul Mayer has been awarded a Distinguished Service Medal in this year's Australia Day Honours for his remarkable efforts in savings lives during a complex attack on coalition forces in Afghanistan.
The Governor-General and Chancellor of the Order of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), has approved awards announced today in the Australia Day 2017 Honours List.
Just before Christmas the Minister for Veterans' Affairs, the Hon Dan Tehan MP, announced that certain Australian service personnel who served in the Vietnam War will be honoured due to a reassessment of eligibility.
For the third consecutive year, an instructor from the Royal Australian Navy School of Survivability and Ship Safety Training Facility – South, at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria, has been awarded the Bradley Meek Perpetual Shield.
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After 52 years in the Royal Australian Navy, Commander Mick Brice has received a third Federation Star, and seventh clasp to the Defence Long Service Medal, to recognise his continuing long service to the Navy and Australia.