Independent tribunalís findings accepted

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Independent tribunalís findings accepted

Post by Admin on Fri 01 Mar 2013, 14:15

Independent tribunalís findings accepted:

No VCs to be awarded posthumously
The Australian Government has today announced that no Victoria Cross (VC) will be awarded posthumously for any of the 13 individuals who were the subject of the recent Inquiry into Unresolved Recognition for Past Acts of Naval and Military Gallantry and Valour (the Inquiry). Following intense community interest into whether these heroes of Australiaís military past should be awarded a VC for acts of gallantry and valour, in February 2011 the Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, Senator the Hon David Feeney, directed the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal (the Tribunal) to inquire into the matter.

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