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Army logistics exercise in Victoria

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FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 1978. NO. 103/78


Logistics support for a small force deployed on

low-level operations will be the .subject of,.ran. <

Army exercise to be held at Puckapunyal next week.

The exercise titled "Logex 78" is to be conducted

as a seminar from July 2-8 and will involve about 100

senior officers from the Army, Navy, Air Force and other

Defence organisations.

The exercise will be under the control of the

General Officer Commanding Logistic Command, Major .

General J.D. Stevenson, and his Melbourne-based

headquarters staff.

The exercise Director will be the Chief of Staff,

Logistic Command, Brigadier D.C.J. Deighton.

Logex 78 is an extension of the Chief of the

General Staff Exercise conducted in August, 1977, when

the strategic and tactical aspects of an operationcy*-

were studied and developed.

The logistics requirements to support the force

will be the main topic of Logex 78, with particular

attention being given to the overall logistic concept,


and the


deployment of the force.

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