Colin Rogan's interview in Darwin

Colin Rogan discusses his service in the reserve and regular Army across a variety of roles including the Military Police and serving in Iraq in a body guard capacity. Colin also discusses his contract work in Afghanistan with security firms looking after the Japanese Embassy. Colin had several tries before successfully enlisting in the army, and he thinks it’s an excellent choice of career because it gives so many options for development in many different areas. Colin also discusses NORFORCE.

This interview took place on 11 September 2015 in Darwin and was conducted by Professor Mick Dodson with Craig Greene as part of the Australian Research Council-funded research project Serving our Country: a history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the defence of Australia.

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