Opinion

Service and honour at heart of this soldier's life | Friday on My Mind

By Graham Gorrel
January 6 2022 - 10:00pm
LEADERSHIP: Colonel David Kibbey AM JP, pictured here with Australian War Memorial director Brendan Nelson in 2015, was a staunch advocate of national service and its potential benefits for the youth of Australia. Picture: Jamila Toderas

The sense of pride and the words of thanks and appreciation from parents, family members and, sometimes, the guardians of freshly graduated recruits of the Recruit Training Battalion, Kapooka, following their passing-out parade, never ceased to leave a positive impression on me even after many years attending those parades.

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