Home' Army News : August 18th 2011 Contents ADF Transition Seminar Calendar 2011
ADF Transition Seminars have
been designed to assist with
preparing your transition to
civilian employment, by providing
information and directing you to
additional sources of
information. The following topics are
addressed during the seminars:
Your Career and You
Your Money and You
Transition Support Benefits
Transition Support and
Department of Veterans' Affairs
Veterans and Veterans' Family
To fi nd out more about the ADF Transition
Seminars contact your nearest
ADF Transition Centre
Army August 18, 2011
THE service of 3RAR in the
Korean War has been hon-
oured with a visit from the
Republic of Korea (RoK)
Army Chief of Staff at Holsworthy
Barracks on August 1.
General Sang-Ki Kim was greeted
by an honour guard before laying a
wreath, meeting 3RAR soldiers and
being shown some of the battalion's
The visit was the first by a RoK
Army Chief of Staff to Australia and
Gen Kim was delighted and impressed
with his visit to 3RAR.
"Coming to the 3rd Battalion is a
great event and a pleasure for me,"
Gen Kim said. "If we have to work
together in the future we will be able
to harness great power."
He presented some soldiers with
medallions and gave the battalion a
3RAR CO Lt-Col Trent Scott in
turn presented Gen Kim with a framed
print of the famous painting depicting
3RAR at the Battle of Kapyong.
Lt-Col Scott said he was honoured
the general found time to come to the
battalion during his visit.
"For Gen Kim to take time out of
his busy schedule is a personal privi-
lege," Lt-Col Scott said.
"From its exploits at Kapyong,
3RAR is known in Korea as the
Kapyong Battalion and is held in the
highest regard throughout the Korean
CA Lt-Gen David Morrison later
paid tribute to 3RAR's service in
"The soldiers of the 3rd Battalion
are intrinsically linked to the Battle
of Kapyong and are proud to continue
on the enduring Anzac legacy that was
displayed during Kapyong and later at
Maryang San," Lt-Gen Morrison said.
During his visit, Gen Kim also met
with Lt-Gen Morrison in Canberra and
laid a wreath at the Australian War
"This has been an important event
for the Australian Army in the year of
the 60th anniversary of the Battle of
Kapyong," Lt-Gen Morrison said.
"We value our relationship and
embrace this opportunity to deepen
cooperation with the RoK."
Gen Kim's visit followed an invi-
tation from former CA Lt-Gen Ken
Gillespie during a visit to the RoK
in April to commemorate the Battle
During a visit to Australia, the Republic of Korea's
Army chief stopped in on a battalion with close
links to his country, Cfn Max Bree reports.
Korean link recognised
Honour guard: CA Lt-Gen David Morrison and
Korean Gen Sang-Ki Kim inspect Australia's
Federation Guard in Canberra. Photo by Steve Dent
Shared history: Korean Gen Sang-Ki Kim pays
his respects to Australians killed in the Korean War
during a visit to the Australian War Memorial.
Photo by David McClenaghan
Paying respects: Republic of Korea's Army Chief of Staff Gen Sang-Ki Kim lays a wreath at 3RAR's home at
Kapyong Lines, named after the Korean War battle in which the Australian battalion played a crucial role.
Photo by Cfn Max Bree
Links Archive August 4th 2011 September 1st 2011 Navigation Previous Page Next Page