Kabbi Kabbi & Gooreng Gooreng Man
Royal Australian Artillery
Inactive Army Reserve
Australian Defence Medal
Ken enlisted at age 17 into 113 Field Battery, Royal Australian Artillery (RAA) Corps where he served 8 years as a gunner gaining qualifications in Signalling and Artillery Guns. While serving with the RAA he took on extra duties with the Australian Defence Force Recruitment Unit. There he complete a 0055 Recruit Counsellors course and began what would be a three year stint in public engagement and the processing of applicants, with a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community engagement and recruitment. Each Anzac Day he marches in Redfern with the ‘Coloured Diggers’ a commemoration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander servicemen and women who have served for Australia.