The families of Australian Armed Forces Personnel who have died on operations have no formal recognition. This is the least we as a nation could do to recognise their sacrifice.
The Elizabeth Cross
As at July 2012, the Australian Defence Force has suffered 33 operational deaths in Afghanistan. Families and members of the ADF are still waiting for these sacrifices to be properly acknowledged.
Soldiers who are KIA should be remembered as heroes who gave their life in service to their country.…Read More
On the Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, we have reached 20,000 supporters of this cause.
The time is right for the creation of an award to service personnel who have died in Service to our Country.
It is encouraging to see greater support for this cause from the political parties in…Read More
A Special Forces soldier serving with the Special Operations Task Group in Afghanistan was killed in action during an engagement with insurgents early this morning [AEST]. (13 August)
29 year old, Trooper Jason Thomas Brown from the Perth-based Special Air Service Regiment died as a result of…Read More
A COALITION government would introduce a new military medal for Australian Defence Force personnel killed in action while serving overseas.
The federal opposition's parliamentary secretary for defence support, Andrew Laming, said the medal would “fill the gap” in the nation's current military…Read More