Home' Army News : September 27th 2012 Contents Nominations now open for the 2nd Annual
Defence Excellence in Security Awards
Supported by the CDF and Secretary, these awards honour and celebrate
outstanding achievements in security by those working for Defence---
ADF, APS and industry.
Who can enter
Any Defence employee or Defence industry company employee can
submit a nomination.
Entry forms are available
Finalists will be invited to an official ceremony in Canberra in March
2013, where the winners will be announced and presented with trophies.
Department of Defence
NOMINATIONS CLOSE 15 OCTOBER 2012
Army September 27, 2012
If you can think of a
witty caption for the
picture at left, email
au with "caption
27" as the subject.
Try to keep entries
under 25 words and
include your name,
rank and unit.
SAY AGAIN, OVER
Last edition's winning entry
"You're doing it wrong! It's a boat
not a sail boat."
Pte Michelle Giles
We also liked
"A lack of official sponsorship
meant the Army windsurfing team
was always the underdog."
By Bob Dikkenberg
One to take home
Compelling thriller worth watching a few times
Starring Claire Danes and
ONE of the most compelling
thrillers of recent years has been
released on DVD.
Homeland tells the story of
Marine Sgt Nicholas Brody (Damian
Lewis), who is rescued and returns
home after eight years as a captive of
As he struggles to fit back into
life on the home front and reconnect
with his family, intelligence ana-
lyst Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes)
has a hunch he's been turned by the
enemy and is planning an attack in
For those who caught Homeland
when it aired on Channel 10, the
DVD release is a chance to revisit the
extremely complex story and uncov-
er new information. If you missed it
before, it's well worth checking out.
The DVD is a bit light on spe-
cial features, with audio commen-
tary on only the first episode, but it
does include some deleted scenes,
a behind-the-scenes feature and a
Season 2 prologue. It's also the kind
of show you need to watch a few
times to pick up on all the subtle
Releasing the DVD in Australia, Twentieth
Century Fox has partnered with Legacy and
will donate $1 for every copy sold.
CONGRATULATIONS to Pte Daniel
Goodwin, of the Army Aviation
Training Centre, who correctly
answered the competition question
"what was the name of the Japanese
Army's military police branch in World
The Kempeitai was the military police
element of the Japanese Imperial Army
from 1881 to 1945.
Pte Goodwin will receive a copy of
The Story of Billy Young autographed by
the author, Anthony Hill, and Mr Young.
face off in
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