75th Birthday Parade - Corps of the Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Friday, 1 December, 2017
Parade Ground, Australian War Memorial
Wing Commander (Ret'd) Sharon Bown
MAJGEN Burr, Deputy Chief Army, Distinguished guests.
To the men, women and families, past and present, of the Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
On behalf of the Director, Dr Brendan Nelson and the Chairman of the Council, Mr Kerry Stokes, Welcome to the AWM on this momentous occasion – the 75thBirthday Parade of the Corps of the Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
In conducting my research to deliver speeches such as this, I have the very privileged access to Australia’s finest military historians. Men and women who work tirelessly to aid the Memorial in its mission to assist Australians to remember, interpret and understand the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact upon Australian society. Men and women who work to ensure that your record of service is recorded, and preserved in perpetuity.