US Small Ships Section II

The Inquiry into unresolved recognition for service with the United States Army Small Ships Section began on 5 July 2013 with advertisements being placed in newspapers nationally giving notice of the Inquiry and calling for submissions.

The Terms of Reference for the Inquiry can be read here: 

Terms of Reference – US Army Small Ships Section II

The Tribunal received 6 submissions from individuals and the Department of Defence.

The Tribunal handed its Report of the Inquiry, including recommendations, to Government on 27 March 2014.  On 24 September 2014 the Government advised the Tribunal it had accepted the Tribunal’s recommendations.

The Report can be read at the following link: 

Report of the Inquiry into unresolved recognition for service with the US Army Small Ships Section

 

Insertion
by Ken McFadyen
Oil on canvas on hardboard, 1968

RAAF's first operation over North Korea
Robert Taylor
Oil on canvas, 1986