Chief of Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Binkin and the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett with Pioneer Class families at the launch.
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The remarkable story of the first class to enter the Royal Australian Naval College
Peter Jones joined the Royal Australian Naval College as a 16 year old cadet midshipman. He served in the RAN for 40 years and retired as a vice admiral. His sea service included the command of the frigate HMAS Melbourne and later command of the multinational Maritime Interception Force during the 2003 Iraq War for which he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and the US Legion of Merit.
Peter is an Adjunct Professor and a member of the Naval Studies Group at the University of the New South Wales campus at the Australian Defence Force Academy. He is also President of the Australian Naval Institute. This is his first book.