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Australian Infantryman's Combat Badge
commendation for gallantry

MAJ Nicholas John Bosio
MAJ Nicholas John Bosio

Citation accompanying the award of Medal For Gallantry to
MAJ Nicholas Bosio

For distinguished performance of duty in warlike operations as Officer Commanding, Engineer Task Unit and Staff Officer Plans, Mentoring Task Force - Two on Operation SLIPPER in Afghanistan.

Major Bosio directly contributed to the successful security expansion of the Afghan National Army within Uruzgan and protected the lives of Australian soldiers through the delivery of field engineering projects and through his close oversight of improvised explosive device detection and destruction. He also transformed strategic requirements into workable plans to transfer security to Afghan leadership. Major Bosio made a significant contribution to the achievement of the Mentoring Task Force - Two mission.