Garen Smith
Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps
Australian Army

Australian Defence Medal

“I joined the Army in 1991 into RAEME (Royal Australian Electrical & Mechanical Engineers) as Production Clerk. After 3 years my trade moved into RAAOC (Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps) where I remained until my discharge in 2004. I had the pleasure of serving at 2/14 Light Horse Regiment, 16 Air Defence Regt., 1 CSSB (Combat Service Support Battalion) and back to 16AD. I had two Uncles serve in the Army, one in Infantry and one in Engineers.” – Garen Smith 2023