Beimop Justin Tapim
Torres Strait Islander
Retired Lieutenant Medical Officer
Royal Australian Navy
Australian Active Service Medal – ICAT
Defence Long Service Medal
Australian Defence Medal
Lieutenant Medical Officer Beimop Justin Tapim enlisted into the Royal Australian Navy as a Medic in 1995. He served on HMA Ships: Hobart, Gascoyne, Stuart and Darwin, however, he served on many other vessels as part of operational duties. Operational service included Operations Relex, Resolute, Slipper, Manitou and Landscape. In 2009, he obtained a Medical Degree from the University of Newcastle and is currently working as a GP in North Queensland.