Shannon Mitchell
Woppaburra – Keppel Island People
Royal Australian Air Force

NATO Non Article 5 Medal with clasp – ISAF
Defence Long Service Medal
Australian Operational Service Medal – Greater Middle East Operation
Australian Defence Medal
Afghanistan Medal
Australian Active Service Medal with Clasp ICAT
Returned From Active Service Badge
Operational Service Badge – Military

I was born on Turrbal country (Brisbane) and raised on Quadamooka country (Birkdale) and I currently live on Yuggera country (Ipswich). I have served in the RAAF going on 18 years in September 2024, joining as a qualified Carpenter in 2006. Now I have the rank of Sergeant and I am a Works Supervisor. My operational service includes: OP SLIPPER. OP LANDSCAPE, OP OKRA, OP ACCORDION, and OP COVID -19 ASSIST. I am very proud to be the head coach of the RAAF Rugby League Indigenous team and the head coach of the Australian Rugby League Indigenous team.