10th Force Support Battalion
The battalion was formed on 1 March 1998, following the amalgamation of a number of supply, medical, military police, maintenance and transport units.
10th Force Support Battalion is part the 17th Combat Service Support Brigade and its role is to provide third line or 'general' support within an area of operations.
The battalion was awarded a Meritorious Unit Citation for operations in East Timor during INTERFET in 1999–2000, the first logistics unit to win such an award.
10th Force Support Battalion comprises the following sub-units:
• Battalion Headquarters
• 10th Logistic Support Company
• 2nd Force Supply Company
• 30th Terminal Squadron
• 35th Water Transport Squadron
• Ship’s Army Department HMAS Choules
• Ship’s Army Department HMAS Tobruk
The motto of 10th Force Support Battalion is ‘Unity, Strength, Commitment’.