1RAR blitz AASAM

The Australian Army Skill-at-Arms Meeting 2020 has concluded with 1 RAR taking out Champion Unit and a swag of other major awards.

CAPTION: An Australian Army soldier in competition at the Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting at Greenbank Training Area, Queensland. Photo by Private Jacob Hilton.

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Lance Corporal Nicholas Latham won Champion Shot of the Army, with three other battalion soldiers in Army’s Top 20.

Lance Corporal Latham also out-performed the Navy and RAAF Champion Shots.


AND, even more remarkably, he also won in 2017 as then Bombardier Nicholas Latham of 1st Recruit Training Battalion.

Sub Lieutenant Jerome Dillon-Baker, 723 Squadron, HMAS Albatross, won the Champion Shot of the Royal Australian Navy.

Flight Lieutenant Rohan McBride, Officer Training School, RAAF East Sale, won the Champion Shot of the Royal Australian Air Force.

1RAR also helped the 3rd Brigade win the Champion Brigade trophy.

The 1 RAR team included:

SGT Duncan McFarland (Team Manager)
LCPL Nicholas Latham
LCPL Kurt Schultejohann
PTE Grant Coad
PTE Luke Shield
PTE Sean Clinton-Morgan






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