Farewell parade for TG Taji 7

Around 300 Australian Defence Force personnel deploying shortly to Iraq on Operation Okra were formally farewelled during a parade in front of family and friends on 18 April.

FILE PHOTO: Aussie soldier on a Task Group Taji mission in Iraq.

The contingent forms the seventh rotation of Task Group Taji and consists primarily of soldiers from the 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, as well as a number of other soldiers from Brisbane’s 7th Brigade and external units.

Task Group Taji 7 personnel will train, advise and assist members of the Iraqi Security Forces in their efforts to defeat Daesh.

 

 

The training and mentoring mission is part of Operation Okra – the ADF’s contribution to the international coalition effort to combat the Daesh terrorist threat in Iraq and Syria.

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