Royal Australian Air Force
Australian Active Service Medal with clasp
Australian Service Medal with clasp
Australian Operational Service Medal – Border Protection
Defence Long Service Medal with 2 clasps
Australian Defence Medal
WO West has served in the RAAF for 30 years. Specialising in Weapons Engineering and Explosive Ordinance Disposal (‘bomb disposal’), his many postings include Afghanistan and Border Protection duties. Since leaving the Air Force he has sought to use his skills to give back to community working for Victorian Government Indigenous Education and Training programs.