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"Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk" in Seymour

Travelling through Victoria? Don forget to visit the "Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk" in Seymour.

EDD JEB, RIP

Today I had to let my retired Army dog “Jeb” go. At 14 his body finally gave in to Cancer. Jeb was 14 and was recruited into the Army in 2002. To my knowledge he was the first dog to complete 10 full “human” years of working service to the Army. During that time he deployed to the Solomon...

Medals for Non ADF organisations and agencies

Since its introduction in 2007, the ADFTWDA has been able to pay for all initial issues of the Canine Service Medal to both ADF military working dogs as well as non-ADF organisations. The rising costs of administration and merchandise prices and the difficulty of fund raising has made it...

"The Crossroad" by Mark Donaldson VC

When Mark Donaldson was awarded the Victoria Cross in 2009, he was the first Australian to receive our highest award for bravery since 1969. Mark showed extraordinary courage when he rescued an Afghani interpreter under heavy fire during a bloody ambush in Afghanistan. In 2010...

Tracker Dog Display in Brisbane

A pictorial exhibition of Vietnam Tracker Dog Teams was on display at the Executive Building, 80 George Street, Brisbane.

The Trackers book is now available!

New Edition of "BEST SELLER"

Now available the new "hard cover" Trackers book: $25 plus postage.

EFTPOS facility now available for "over the phone" Merchandise purchases.

The Remembrance Day Commemoration Service

The Association attended the Remebrance Day Commemoration Service at the Kedron-Wavell RSL and this Service culminated in a dedication of  an "Animals at War" plaque. RAAF Base Amberley provided MWD Teams and this wa well received by those attending (11 November 2012).

Rod & Pam: Stardown Park Project

We have cleared the Dam of trees and flattered the wall. Rod has built a rock waterfall and along the bank between ground cover will be slabs of bricks with Veterans and Friends of Stardown names on. We have sold 112 so far and it is all progressign really well. There will be a gravel walkway...

The 10th by Richard Barry

Richard Barry's book The 10th has sold out. A revised limited 2nd edition is now available. The new edition has an additional chapter and the Forward has been written by the former CO of 6RAR/NZ, David Butler AO, DSO. Retired Brig. George Mansford has written a brilliant Introduction....