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Exercise North star/ Southern cross 82

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MONDAY, MAY 3 , 1982 NO. 60/82


A company of 12Ό infantry soldiers from the

Sydney-based 5/7th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment,

will train with the British Army in the Federal Republic

of Germany this month.

Announcing this today,the Minister for Defence,

Mr D.J. Killen, said the soldiers would exercise with the

First Battalion Royal Welch Fusiliers at Lemgo".

. At the same time a company of soldiers from

the First Battalion Royal Welch Fusiliers would train in

Australia with the. 5/7th Battalion, The Royal Australian


annual exchange exercise program between the Australian

Army and the British Army on the Rhine. The exercise

takes place between May 10 and June 17, 1982.

Further, Inquiries; Major K Wolfe 65 2999 (Switchboard)

' 65 4680 (Direct)

, 41 6239 (After Hours)

Exercise North Star/Southern Cross 82 is an

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Issued by the Directorate of Public Relations, Department of Defence, Canberra ACT, 2600