Achievements & Commendations

OC Commendations - Ceremonial Parade 2016

At the end of every year at our annual Ceremonial Parade in addition to the Platoon awards Trophy awards the OC any additional special Commendations he feels appropriate to those unit members who have excelled in the completion of their assigned duties.

At the 98th Anniversary Ceremonial Parade in 2016 the OC made the following Commendations:

 

LCPL Gregory - for excellent in performance of duties as Section Commander

SGT Magee - for excellence in performance of duties as Recruit Platoon 2IC

SGT Manning - for excellence in overall performance of duties and committment to the unit as a Senior NCO

 

OC Commendations - Ceremonial Parade 2015

At the end of every year at our annual Ceremonial Parade in addition to the Platoon awards Trophy awards the OC any additional special Commendations he feels appropriate to those unit members who have excelled in the completion of their assigned duties.

At the 97th Anniversary Ceremonial Parade in 2015 the OC made the following Commendations:

 

SGT Sharp - for excellent in performance of duties as Intermediate Platoon 2IC

SGT Spencer - for excellence in performance of duties as Recruit Platoon Comd

SGT McQueen - for excellence in performance of duties as Platoon Comd & Company Comd

OC Commendations - Ceremonial Parade 2014

At the end of every year at our annual Ceremonial Parade in addition to the Platoon awards Trophy awards the OC any additional special Commendations he feels appropriate to those unit members who have excelled in the completion of their assigned duties.

At the 96th Anniversary Ceremonial Parade in 2014 the OC made the following Commendations:

 

SGT van Loon - for excellence in performance of duties as Coy Sergeant Major (CSM)

LCPL Hill - for excellence in performance of duties as Sec Comd

Mrs Dawn Smith - for excellence in logistical and catering support

 

Congratulations to all and well done!

OC Commendations - Ceremonial Parade 2013

At the end of every year at our annual Ceremonial Parade in addition to the Platoon awards Trophy awards the OC any additional special Commendations he feels appropriate to those unit members who have excelled in the completion of their assigned duties.

At the 95th Anniversary Ceremonial Parade in 2013 the OC made the following Commendations:

 

SGT Oldroyd - for excellence in performance of duties as Coy Sergeant Major (CSM)

CPL Loftus  - for excellence in performance of duties as Sec Comd

SGT van Loon - for excellence in performance of duties as Platoon Sergeant

 

Congratulations to all and well done!

CDTSGT Spencer receives the ADF Long Tan Award

Every year the ADF present awards for "Excellence in Student Leadership" within schools across Australia. These awards are presented to those students who demonstrate leadership qualities & service to their community/school. The ADF Long Tan Leadership and Teamwork Awards started in 2006 and aim to recognise students who demonstrate leadership and teamwork within both the school and the broader local community. At the same time, they recognise those who display strong values, such as doing one’s best, respect for others and “mateship”, that are integral to Australian society. The awards are an important initiative by the Australian Government in conjunction with the Australian Defence Force designed to encourage senior students – tomorrow’s leaders – to actively participate in the life of their schools and local communities.

On behalf of all unit members, congratulations and very well done!

CDT Warn receives the ADF Long Tan Award

Every year the ADF present awards for "Excellence in Student Leadership" within schools across Australia. These awards are presented to those students who demonstrate leadership qualities & service to their community/school. The ADF Long Tan Leadership and Teamwork Awards started in 2006 and aim to recognise students who demonstrate leadership and teamwork within both the school and the broader local community. At the same time, they recognise those who display strong values, such as doing one’s best, respect for others and “mateship”, that are integral to Australian society. The awards are an important initiative by the Australian Government in conjunction with the Australian Defence Force designed to encourage senior students – tomorrow’s leaders – to actively participate in the life of their schools and local communities.

We are delighted to announce that today CDT Warn has received this prestigious award at St Scholastica College in 2011. She was officially presented his award at the schools Speech Night, Mon 21st Nov 2011 at Sydney Town Hall.

On behalf of all unit members, congratulations and very well done!

National Chief of Army Challenge (COAC) 5-7th Mar 11

The Chief of Army Challenge is a national competition that pits the best cadets from each state against each other in a 48-hr "epic battle" for supremacy. 22 Bn won the right to present NSW at the COAC at AFX in Oct-10. One member of 206 ACU, CDT Hearn, was a member of the original 22 Bn team that won the right to compete in the National competition.

Since winning the right to represent NSW, the 10 members of the 22 Bn (NSW) of the team have trained hard and long to prepare themselves for some tough interstate competition. One our our unit members, SSGT van Rhoon, nominated for and was selected to be a member of this team.

Assessments were both written and practical and included:

  • Ratel
  • 1st Aid
  • Living in the field & WTSS
  • AusSteyr live fire
  • OP exercise
  • Drill
  • Mil History
  • Leadership & teamwork

The NSW COAC Team members for the 2011 competition were: CUO Cullen, WO2 Jansen, SSGT van Rhoon, SGT Mizzi, CPL Alarcon, CPL Borges, CPL Inkratas, CPL Moses, CPL Stovold & CDT Dunstan.

We are delighted to annouce that for the first time NSW took out first prize. All members of the NSW (22 Bn) Team were awarded the highly prized Comd AAC Gold Commendation. A big congratulations to SSGT van Rhoon for being part of the history making, 22 Bn Team who were victorious this year.

OC Senior Service Commendation

Congratulations go to CPL Ye for his recent OC Commendation award for Senior Service. CPL Ye has demonstrated outstanding committment to the AAC and 206 ACU by completing 5-years of service as a cadet in Feb-2011. This makes CPL Ye the most senior member of 206 ACU.

CPL Ye has seen many changes at 206 ACU since he joined in 2006. He will finish his cadet career at the end of this term as a Section Commander in 3-Platoon (RCT).

We thank him for his valuable contribution to the unit over the past 5-years. We hope many will follow in his footsteps.

SSGT Boseley receives the ADF Long Tan Award

Every year the ADF present awards for "Excellence in Student Leadership" within schools across Australia. These awards are presented to those students who demonstrate leadership qualities & service to their community/school. The ADF Long Tan Leadership and Teamwork Awards started in 2006 and aim to recognise students who demonstrate leadership and teamwork within both the school and the broader local community. At the same time, they recognise those who display strong values, such as doing one’s best, respect for others and “mateship”, that are integral to Australian society. The awards are an important initiative by the Australian Government in conjunction with the Australian Defence Force designed to encourage senior students – tomorrow’s leaders – to actively participate in the life of their schools and local communities.

We are delighted to announce that today SSGT Boseley has received this prestigious award at Marist College in 2010. SSGT Boseley also felt that his success and involvement in cadets played a key role in helping him secure this award. He was officially presented his award by the Principal, Brother Peter Corr on 26 Nov 10. On behalf of all unit members, congratulations and very well done!

Achievement Awards 2004 - 2010

Archived Achievement Awards from the old 206 ACU Website