Where is 6 RAR based?
6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (6 RAR) is a mechanised infantry battalion of the Australian Army. It was originally raised in Brisbane, Queensland, on 6 June 1965 and has since then served in a number of overseas deployments and conflicts including South Vietnam, East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Where is 4 RAR based?
Upon re-establishment, 4 RAR was based at Holsworthy, in New South Wales.
Where is 7RAR?
The table currently resides on the ground floor of 7RAR battalion headquarters, in Adelaide.
How big is the Australian Army?
It consists of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Australian Army, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and several “tri-service” units. The ADF has a strength of just over 85,000 full-time personnel and active reservists and is supported by the Department of Defence and several other civilian agencies.
How do I join Tworar?
To join the Association, simply fill out this form or download an application form Membership Application, print the application form, complete your details and email to David White on [email protected] or mail the form to 2RAR Association, PO Box 2352 Idalia Qld 4811.
What do Australian commandos do?
The role of the Commando is to conduct Special Operations across the operating continuum, typically expeditionary in nature; Commando’s operate either as an independent force element or in support of joint manoeuvre for the conduct of advanced force operations or precision strike missions.
What happened to 6 RAR in Vietnam?
6 RAR deployed to South Vietnam in May 1966. The Battalion arrived in time to celebrate its first birthday at Vung Tau before moving forward to join 5 RAR at Nui Dat in Phuoc Tuy Province and commence operational service as part of the First Australian Task Force (1 ATF.) During the period June to August 1966 6 RAR conducted two major operations.
What does MTF-1 stand for?
Mentoring Task Force One (MTF-1) was a combined arms battle group formed by the Australian Army for deployment as part of Operation Slipper during the War in Afghanistan.
Where can I find 6 RAR?
Website: http://6rarassociation.com/ 6 RAR was raised in Brisbane under LTCOL CM Townsend at Alamein Barracks, Enoggera on 6 June 1965. The Battalion was brought up to full strength when a large draft of soldiers from the first National Service intake arrived in September 1965.
When was 6 RAR raised?
6 RAR was raised in Brisbane under LTCOL CM Townsend at Alamein Barracks, Enoggera on 6 June 1965. The Battalion was brought up to full strength when a large draft of soldiers from the first National Service intake arrived in September 1965. 6 RAR deployed to South Vietnam in May 1966.