Warfare

Do you still think about Vietnam?

Do you still think about Vietnam?

The Author is Kerry “Doc” Pardue a US Marine veteran A couple of years ago someone asked me if I still thought about Vietnam. I nearly laughed in their face. How do you stop thinking about it? Every day for the past forty years, I wake up with it – I go to bed with...

read more
Opinion: The time for talk is over action is required

Opinion: The time for talk is over action is required

Irrespective of your views of Jacqui Lambie, if you have any concern whatsoever about the ability of the Australian Defence Force to protect Australia, then you should watch this five-minute delivery to the Senate.  Although she is not the most accomplished...

read more
Comment: Anatomy of Courage remains relevant

Comment: Anatomy of Courage remains relevant

MAJOR Charles McMoran Wilson MC (later Lord Moran) was a multi-decorated World War I British Army medical officer who served in France with an infantry battalion, and later a base hospital.  After his return to the UK in 1919 he read in The Times of a...

read more
Drones: How are they being used in Ukraine?

Drones: How are they being used in Ukraine?

Ukraine and Russia are both using drones during the war, but in different ways. Ukrainian forces are using about 1,000 drones as part of their resistance against Russia. Small surveillance drones, such as Switchblades and Pumas, can help locate targets by using...

read more
Ex-Service Organisations convene support for Afghan Veterans

Ex-Service Organisations convene support for Afghan Veterans

Ex-service organisations from across the nation have met with the Australian Government today to throw their support behind efforts underway to assist veterans and families impacted by the situation in Afghanistan. The Minister for Defence Personnel and Veterans’...

read more
Commentary – Blank Spaces in the Column

Commentary – Blank Spaces in the Column

Deepest sympathy and endless salutes for all who in troubled times waved a final farewell to loved ones bound for duty. There are no winners   No matter age or season, the God of War is never far away One small chink in a tribe’s armour, and there’s a price to...

read more
Commentary – Blank Spaces in the Column

Commentary – Bayonet drill for recruits

Oh, how old soldiers remember past days with bayonet drill The shrieking orders; “on guard, thrust, parry, feint”“Go for the throat or stomach for an easy kill”“Kick, gouge; bite; no Kingsbury rules, cos enemy ain’t Saints”  On and on it went, where flashing glinting...

read more

Become A Digital Member




Visit State or Territory Associations

Click here for Queensland Branch Click here for Northern Territory Branch Click here for Western Australia Branch Click here for South Australia Branch Click here for New South Wales Branch Click here for Australian Capital Territory Branch Click here for Victoria Branch Click here for Tasmania Branch

Virtual
War Memorial
Australia

Campaign Donations

Follow Us