Army News

Editor: Judith Martin
Phone: (021) 240 8578

Army News is a publication for the Regular Force, Reservists and Civilian staff of the New Zealand Army. Article submissions are welcome, and do not need to be forwarded through normal Command channels.

Army News 513  June 2020

Messages: SMA message on reinforcing the role of tapa wha and wellbeing within the NZ Army, CA's message on future force regeneration and building trusted relationships News: Changes to the Army Regional Support Centre names - WEF 1 July 2020  People: Brigadier Shapland receives DSD medal, Welcoming our new SMA, Chief of Army’s writing competition winners from the Knowledge Enabled Army (KEA) website, Army Band music tribute lockdown, Emergency responders in lockdown, Electrical Fitter's support to Covid-19 and responders Training: Train Safe, Exercise Steel Talon, Exercise Nemesis, Exercise Venom (Urban Live Field Firing), Journey to the Red Diamond, New tertiary schemes  Capability: Polaris vehicle now in-service, 1NZSAS support enablers opportunity  Book reviews: Quartered Safe Out Here  Fun column: NZ Army Quiz, Word Search  Sport: Mountain biking on Port Hills (28 Pages) Army News - Issue 513
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Army News 512  May 2020

Messages: Warrant Officer Class One Moffitt's introduction to Sergeant Major of the Army 16th warrior, Land Component Commander's message on 2020: A Revised Training Year in response to Covid-19 conditions  News: The Army’s new Sergeant Major the Army, Bamyan range clearance to begin, Covid-19 pandemic response continues   People: The Army Depot leading priority to keep recruits safe, Anzac Day 2020 under lockdown, but together as one, A year at Duntroon, Life in Vanuatu: Awanuirangi Melbourne, Private Kyla Smith: shares her combat driving experiences, Joint Support Group established to deliver health services, Victory in Europe Day – 75 years on, Gender guidance in Afghanistan  Training: Operational Safety message, High Readiness Task Unit (HRTU) trains continuously, Burnham’s new driver training track  Book reviews: Pacific Commandos, The Note Through the Wire, Greece 1941: The Death Throes of Blitzkreig  Fun column: NZ Army Quiz, Word Search  Sport: Ultrahumps Ironman official, Army Cycling (28 Pages)  Army News - Issue 512
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Army News 511  April 2020

Messages: CA's message on confronting change with a 'fight smart' refocus, SMA's message on soldier adaptability to environmental changes to embody a profession of arms  News: Sad loss of Burnham soldier PTE Keith, Response to COVID-19 through community care packages, Iraq homecoming, Parental help, Operation Protect  Training: Skill at Arms, New Zodiac (Kevlar assault boats) put to the test, Exercise Mt Olympus  People: Re-building resilience during a pandemic, Cyber excellence and training operability, A guide to care and protect your service medals, Land Operations Training Centre (LOTC) units explained  Book review: Stand Up Straight - 10 Life lessons from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Voluntary Education Study Assistance, 1NZSAS Commando Assessment - May 2020  Lockdown fun: NZ Army Quiz, Word Search (20 Pages)  Army News - Issue 511
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Army News 510  March 2020

Messages: CA's message on the significance of 25th March 2020, marking 175 years of the New Zealand Army, SMA's message on professionalism and honour  News: Military Police Trade (Rank and Pay scale) Model, New Force4Families card  People: 2nd Combat Service Support Battalion assist in Northland water crisis, 175 year tribute: from militia to Ngāti Tūmatauenga, Cooking up a storm in Waitangi, EOD Assessment week, Restoring military headstones to honour our fallen, Aylesbury Court opening, Reservist swift action to response, Celebrating the Army's courageous women, Camps reassess landfill  Mission: Waitangi Day (OP Farad 19/02), NZSAS opportunity for dedicated Commandos  Training: Exercise Venom Strike, TACEX  Book review:Spearhead  Sport: Women's cricket, Kathmandu Coast to Coast challenge, Invictus competitors ride strong (28 Pages)  Army News - Issue 510
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Army News 509  February 2020

Messages: CA's message on the Future Fight, Army Resilience and Output Delivery, SMA's message on Culture: Our Competitive Edge  News: 2/4 RNZIR help with Southland floods, Direct recruitment for MPs  People: The multiple sclerosis journey for Captain Jeremy Seed, The School of Military Engineering, Officers Graduate, Cambrian Patrol silver medal result for 2/1 RNZIR, former-Lieutenant Colonel Campbell calls it a day after 46 years of service,  Training: Army Shooting Competition  Operations: The Army crosses the Tasman to help out, Operation White Island (behind the scenes), Operation Antarctica, Afghanistan National Army Officer Academy (ANAOA) tactical update, Chinese soldiers join Kiwis for physical and mental southern challenge  Book reviews: Soldiers, Scouts and Spies, Jungle Green Shadows  Sport: Army wins yacht race, Torian Pro CrossFit challenge (36 Pages)  Army News - Issue 509
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