New Army Banner

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New Army Banner (1.18 mins)

The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, AK, MC (Retd) and Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Dan Keighran, VC presented the Australian Army with a new Army Banner during its 118th birthday celebrations at the Australian War Memorial on 1 March 2019. The retiring Army Banner was a ‘Gift from the Nation’ to commemorate the Centenary of the Australian Army in 2001 and is being replaced due to its deteriorating condition. Following the parade and the acceptance of the new Army Banner, attendees gathered to farewell the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) in gratitude for his service and commitment to the nation.

Publish Date 01 Mar 2019
Tags V20190382
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