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Attendance by Service Officer at US Armed Forces Staff College



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FOR PRESS DEFENCE PR NO. 457/71

TUESDAY. AUGUST 3 . 1971

ATTENDANCE BY SERVICE OFFICER AT ·

U .S . ARMED FORCES STAFF COLLEGE

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Commander B .H . W ils o n , RAN, h a s "been s e l e c t e d

t o a t t e n d t h e 5 0 th C o u rse o f t h e U n ite d S t a t e s Armed F o r c e s S t a f f

C o lle g e a t N o r f o l k , V i r g i n i a , fro m A u g u st 1 6 1 9 7 1 - to '

J a n u a r y 21 1 9 7 2 . · · :■_

S e l e c t e d S e r v i c e s O f f i c e r s h a v e a t t e n d e d

s i m i l a r c o u r s e s , w h ic h a r e o f a f i v e m o n th s d u r a t i o n ,

s i n c e 1955.

Commander W ils o n w i l l t a k e u p t h e a p p o in tm e n t

o f A s s i s t a n t N a v a l A t t a c h e W ash in g to n on c o n c l u s i o n o f t h e

c o u r s e , r e p l a c i n g Commander H. S te v e n s o n , who i s due t o

r e t u r n t o A u s t r a l i a on c o m p le tio n o f h i s n o rm a l t o u r o f

d u t y .

B i o g r a p h i c a l N o t e s : ,

Commander B .H . W ilso n j o i n e d t h e RAN a s a

c a d e t M idshipm an i n J a n u a r y 1949 and was p ro m o te d t o -

L i e u t e n a n t Commander i n 1965 and Commander i n D ecem ber 1 9 7 0 , He s e r v e d i n HMA S h ip s V o y a g e r, M e lb o u rn e , A nzac

an d V a m p ire . He was on l o a n t o t h e R o y a l M a la y s ia n Navy

f o r two y e a r s . A t p r e s e n t Commander W ilso n i s on th e

s t a f f o f t h e D i r e c t o r F l e e t M a in te n a n c e .

F u r t h e r E n q u i r i e s : D i r e c t o r o f P u b l i c R e la ti o n s :,

D e p a rtm e n t o f d e f e n c e ,

CANBERRA. A .C .T . 2600

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