LTGEN Morrison hands over Army command
After four years as the Army’s Chief, Lieutenant General Morrison has passed command to Lieutenant General Angus Campbell, DSC, AM.
Lieutenant General Morrison expressed his gratitude to his colleagues, friends and family for their support during his 36 year career which has included roles in Operation Lagoon in Papua New Guinea, INTERFET in Timor Leste; Commanding Officer of the Second Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR), Commander of the 3rd Brigade, and Commander, Forces Command.
“It has been an honour and privilege to serve with and lead the talented men and women, military and civilian, of the Australian Army,” he said.
“At all levels in our Army, from General to Lance Corporal you have my enduring respect for the manner in which you put service before self in the Nation’s name. To the soldiers – you are our Army and your capacity for selfless courage is second to none.
“Today I hand over stewardship to Lieutenant General Campbell with levels of capability at their highest in our history and with a culture made stronger by the commitment of all to live to our values of courage, initiative, respect and teamwork.
“I am confident there is no one more capable to take charge of our Army than Lieutenant General Campbell.”
Lieutenant General Campbell has served as the Commander of the Joint Agency Task Force for Operation Sovereign Borders, overseen operations in the Middle East as Commander Joint Task Force 633 and commanded on operations in Timor-Leste. Lieutenant General Campbell will officially take command of the Australian Army at 12:01am, Saturday, 16 May 2015.
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