Gary Oakley OAM
Gundungurra Man
Squadron Leader
Royal Australian Air Force
Indigenous Liaison Officer Australian War Memorial

Medals and Awards
Medal of the Order of Australia 2019
Australian Active Service Medal 1945-75 with clasp Vietnam
Vietnam Logistic and Support Medal
Australian Service Medal 1945-75 with clasp
Defence Force Service Medal with clasp
Australian Defence Medal
Returned from Active Service Badge
RAN Submariners Qualification Badge

Served on board HMAS Sydney as Ordinary Seaman (Electrical Mechanic) on logistic support voyages to Vietnam in 1971. Served for 22 years in the RAN, including 12 in submarines before transferring to RAAF. Appointed first Indigenous Liaison Officer for the Australian War Memorial in 2009.


Other Serving Country images of Gary Oakley OAM

June 2015

While in Royal Australian Navy service January 2017