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DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS (DSC)
LTCOL Jake Ellwood DSC
LTCOL Jake Ellwood
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Australian distinguished service cross

   The Distinguished Service Cross is awarded for distinguished command and leadership in action.
It is the highest distinguished service decoration.
   The Distinguished Service Decorations recognise command and leadership in military action. They are awarded primarily to members of the Australian Defence Forces.
   The Distinguished Service Decorations were introduced in 1991 and replaced a number of Imperial decorations.

LT COL Darren Huxley DSC
LTCOL Darren Huxley
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MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY (MG)
CPL Ryan Avery
CPL Ryan Avery
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Australian Gallantry Medal
   The Medal for Gallantry is awarded to military personnel for acts of gallantry in action in hazardous circumstances.
   Heroic courage by members of a country’s armed forces in action or under fire has long been rewarded with a decoration or award.
 The Distinguished Service Decorations were introduced in 1991 and replaced a number of Imperial decorations.
David Robertson
BDR David Robertson
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DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL (DSM)
CAPT Nicholas Perriman
CAPT Nicholas Perriman
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Australian distinguished service medal
   The Distinguished Service Medal is awarded for distinguished leadership in action.
   It is the second level of the Distinguished Service Decorations.
   The Distinguished Service Decorations recognise command and leadership in military action. They are awarded primarily to members of the Australian Defence Force.
   The Distinguished Service Decorations were introduced in 1991 and replaced a number of Imperial decorations.
Captain Scott Stort
CAPT Scott Stort
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ORDER OF AUSTRALIA MEDAL (OAM) MILITARY DIVISION
WO1 Greggery Burns
WO1 Greggery Burns
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    The purpose of the Order of Australia is to recognise, by national honour, those who have made outstanding contributions that benefit their communities, and ultimately our country.
      In 1975 the Australian system of honours and awards was established by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.    
 

 

Craig Howe
WO1 Craig Howe
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COMMENDATION FOR GALLANTRY
L/CPL Shaun Miller Kober
L/CPL Shaun Miller Kober
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   The Commendation for Gallantry is awarded to military personnel for acts of gallantry in action considered worthy of recognition.
   Heroic courage by members of a country’s armed forces in action or under fire has long been rewarded with a decoration or award.


 

 

 
COMMENDATION FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Major Nicholas  Bosio
Major Nicholas  Bosio
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   The Commendation for Distinguished Service is awarded for the distinguished performance of duties in warlike operations to members of the Australian Defence Force.
   The Distinguished Service Decorations recognise command and leadership in military action. They are awarded primarily to members of the Defence Forces.

CPL Mark Danieletto
CPL Mark Danieletto
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MAJ Brenton Pearce
MAJ Brenton Pearce
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PTE Brenden  Robins
PTE Brenden  Robins
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References:
Australian Governor General online, Queen's Birthdays Honours List, 2009, 2012.
Australian Government, Department of Defence, online, Honours and Awards. http://www.defence.gov.au/medals/


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