The DRA Journal, The Australian Reservist, is edited by a tri-service Editorial Committee, and is published twice yearly in March and September.Read more...
This issue contains:
- Chaplaincy with Army Cadets
- Maritime Component Command - Exercise Talisman Sabre - 2019
- The Origin of the RFD and RFM
- 2019 Colonel Jim Wood, MURA Travel Scholarship
- VALE Colonel Graham John Montague Farley
- VALE Lieutenant Colonel Richard (Dick) Cook
- Key Presentations from the 2019 DRA National Conference
This issue contains:
- Deploying on Operation ACCORDION
- Observations on Exercise Talisman Sabre - 2017
- Reinforcing Battle Group Cannan: The bullet fired from the 2 DIV Gun
- New Awakenings for Veterans and their Families
- Unleashing Barbara - A Case for Re-equipping Army Reserve Artillery
- South Vietnam 1967: A CMF Observer Remembers
- Crossing the Blue Line
- Remembering Support to UN Assistance Mission to Rawanda
- What was the Australian Contribution to the Allied Victory in WW1
- Book Reviews - ‘Serving Our Country’ & ‘A Heavy Reckoning: War Medicine & Survival in Afghanistan & Beyond’
This issue contains: Prince of Wales Award Report: Georgia on my mind - MAJ Duncan Munro, Feeding the Army - PTE Daniel Kamateros CAPT Lucy Saaroni, Helping keep the Peace: Serving on Operation MAZURKA -MAJ Murray Stewart, Commemorating the Battle of Beersheba 100 Years on - Images by CPL Nunu Campos, The Light Horse Today and its Forebears - MAJ Duncan Munro, The Defence Legislation Amendment Act 2017 - Changes to Reserve Service Protection, Mental Health: It is not just a problem for the Military - Leonie Christopherson, The Tulugal Programe: Producing Optimised Cavalry Scouts -CAPT Lucy Saaroni, The People’s Republic of China: Quo Vadis - BRIG Robert Atkinson, Ready Set Mud: Adding something new to the Milskills Competition -CAPT Lucy Saaroni, The Road from Regular to Reserve Service - SGT Matthew French CAPT Lucy Saaroni, and Book Review -"Romsey’s Tribute 1914 to 1919" -reviewed by LTCOL Neville TaylorRead more...
This issue contains: Deployed to Iraq during the Battle for Mosul - MAJGEN Jeffrey Rosenfeld, Training with the Rifles - LT Elizabeth Normand, Profile on the Director General Australian Navy Cadets and Reserves: CDRE Mark Hill, Army Reservists on Exercise Reaper’s Run - CAPT Lucy Saaroni, Memorial to National Servicemen - CAPT Barry Presgrave (Retd), Book Review - "Militia Units of Maryborough 1860 -1901" - reviewed by LTCOL Nev. Taylor, VALE Colonel James Wood, Key Presentations from the 2017 DRA National Conference: Australian Army Reserve Transformation: A Total Force - LTGEN Angus Campbell, Role of the DVA in Providing Assistance to Reservists - Graig Orme, DRSC: Working with Employers to Support Reservists - Jane McAloon, Current and Proposed Initiatives Affecting the ADF Reserves - RADM Bruce Kafer, Reserve Contribution to Navy Capability - CDRE Mark Hill, Army Reserve Initiatives and Report on ABCANZ Conference - BRIG Mike Annett, Designing the Future Air Force Reserve Force - GPCAPT Tony Hindmarsh, Government position on opportunities for the Reserve Forces to improve ADF capability, Opposition position on opportunities for the Reserve Forces to improve ADF capability.Read more...
Inside this issue: A Reflection on Deployment as Chaplain to OP Anode - CHAP Mark Dunn, Being Left Behind - FLTLT Paul Dare, Training for Success - CAPT Lucy Saaroni, Sharpening the Sword - 11 BDE’s Junior Officer Development Program, The DRA submission to the Review of the RANR - CAPT Joseph Lukaitis RANR, Recommendations from the Review of the RANR - CAPT Joseph Lukaitis RANR, Tasman Scheme Expanded - Call for Nominations - MAJ Catherine Neuhaus, Victoria’s Light Horse Regiments Honoured - MAJ Colin O’Dell (Retd), Helping Reservists Manage their Army Careers - LTCOL Murray Duckworth, The Modern Victorian Soldier - CAPT Lucy Saaroni & WO2 Bob Creelman, The Dead Prussian: Is Clausewitz Still Relevant - LTCOL Mark Smith, An Audio unit for the SA Boer War Memorial - LTCOL Murray Alexander, Book Review: “An Unending War” - reviewed by LTCOL John Boyce, Book Review: “Keepers of the Gate” - reviewed by MAJ Bob Harvey-Hall, Vale - Commander Malcolm Hedges, Vale - Brigadier William (Bill) HockingRead more...
This issue contains: Army Reserve Innovation - LTCOL John Molnar, Training the Millennials - CPL Tim Scully, Reservists Lead Creation of On-Line News Programme - SQNLDR Deanna Nott, An Anaesthetist on Active Service - CAPT James Hook, The Community of Veterans - COL Marcus Fielding, The Effects of Economic Rationalism on the Reserve - SQNLDR Alan Lyons, VALE Lieutentant Colonel Edward Lynes, and selected presentations from the 2016 DRA National Conference.Read more...
This issue contains: Modernisation and Army Reserve Force Posture - CAPT Michael Trainor, Serving with the Colorado Army National Guard - MAJ Stuart Cumming, XX Leadership, XY Leadership or just good Leadership - CAPT Louise Broadfoot, Full Circle - COL Michael Bond, Reflections on Contemporary Service - MAJ Sally Heidenreich, A World of Opportunity at Headquarters 1 Division - MAJ Adam Christensen, Muslim Participation in WW I - MAJ Kevin Walsh (Retd), 11 BDE Soldiers win MILSKILS Trophy - CAPT William Heck & PTE Julia Whitwell, A Soldier at Sea - Deploying on Operation Resolute - LCPL Aaron Hayhurst, Working with the NZDF Chaplaincy Team - CPL Natalie Eagles, Trans-Tasman Cooperation enhances Investigative Services - FLLT Nicholas O’Connor, My Kapooka VIP Challenge 2015 Experience - Mr. Wes Allen, A Tour of ANZAC Cove April 2015 - Mr. John Bradbury, Book Review: “Memoirs of an ANZAC” - reviewed by LTCOL John Boyce (Retd), Book Review: “PNGVR: A History 1950 - 1973” - reviewed by LTCOL John Morkham (Retd), Vale - Brigadier Keith Rossi, Presentations from the 2015 DRA National Conference: Total Force Fact or Fiction : The Government view - Senator David Fawcett, Total Force Fact or Fiction : The Opposition view - David Feeney MPRead more...
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