Born Thursday Island (Proud descendants of the Argun Clan Badu Island Torres Strait)
Warrant Officer Class One
Royal Australian Army Medical Corps
04 March 1980 – 04 May 2015 Australian Regular Army
East Timor Veteran
Australian Service Medal with clasps SE Asia & Timor Leste
Defence Force Service Medal with clasp
Australian Defence Medal
Medalha Solidariedade de Timor-Leste (Timor -Leste Solidarity Medal)
June 1993: Ceremonial Duties 75th Anniversary Western Front France and Belgium, return of the WW1 Veterans to the battlefields of the great war 1914-1918.
19 January 2000: Proud to be the First Torres Strait Islander to achieve and be promoted to the Rank of Warrant Officer Class 2 (WO2).
23 May 2000, My Warrant Officer Certificate was presented to me by the Commander from Northern Command Darwin during the official opening ceremony of the new joint ADF facilities on Thursday Island. My mother, families, and friends were present during the ceremony.
2008Posted to Defence Indigenous affairs as an Indigenous Recruitment Advisor for Australian Defence Force Recruiting Cairns. This involved me travelling to remote areas as community engagement with youths from the Indigenous communities to prepare them for a career in the Australian Defence Force.
01 January 2010: Proud to be the First Torres Strait Islander to achieve and be promoted to the Rank of Warrant Officer Class 1 (WO1).