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AUSTFAMIL 38/14 graduates putting up a spectacular dance performance at their graduation

AUSTFAMIL 38/14 Graduation
25 September 2014

30 specially selected members of the TNI (here for the JOCIT course) showed their skills went beyond combat techniques when they put on a dance spectacular at their graduation ceremony yesterday. The beat was infectious and staff and students joined in the celebrations. They now move on to the Land Warfare Centre in Tully, Queensland for the Army to Army service exchange program.

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CO DITC greeting the VCDF,Vice Admiral Ray Griggs on his arrival

Vice Chief of the Defence (VCDF) Visit
11 September 2014

DITC was honoured last week with a visit by the VCDF,Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, who enjoyed meeting staff and students and finding out first hand about DITC's role and how we go about fulfilling it. He said after his visit that he was impressed by what he saw and heard. That's a credit to all the staff and students at DITC.

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Legacy Week

Legacy Week
4 September 2014

August 31 - Sept 6 was Legacy Week. One member of staff at DITC made a special effort to dress up in traditional Australian Army uniform to remind us all of the important work of this charity in supporting the families of service men and women who have been incapacitated or have died during or after their defence force service.

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Pancake Morning Tea

Pancake Morning Tea
4 September 2014

Pancake Morning Tea took on a different shape this month when the September team morphed pancakes into beautifully decorated and presented butterfly shapes, raising everybody's interest level to new heights.

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Vietnamese students singing the national anthem to commemorate their Independence Day

Vietnamese Independence Day
2 September 2014

Vietnamese Independence Day was celebrated today at DITC with a speech invoking the wise words of 'Uncle Ho', that 'nothing is more valuable than freedom and independence'. Vietnamese students sang the national anthem and received the good wishes of both the CO and GPCAPT Dennis Tan for Vietnam's continuing prosperity and friendship with Australia and the nations of our region.

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Brave MAJ Matt Knight, XO of DITC, taking up the Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge
29 August 2014

Despite the considerably cooler weather the CO and XO both took up the Ice Bucket Challenge for the sake of those suffering from Motor Neuron Disease. Students showed their appreciation for their brave efforts by giving generously to the appeal. Let's hope that researchers eventually find a cure for this debilitating disease. $200 was raised by DITC today and donated to the MND Research Institute of Australia. Don't forget to read the book 'Silent Body, Vibrant Mind', written by the CO's high school teacher about his experience of MND with which he was diagnosed at the age of 36.

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Upcoming Events

Unit BBQ Lunch
Friday 26 September 2014

DITC BBQ Area
1200 hours

DITC International Night
Friday 26 September 2014

Common Room
1830 hours

Botswana National Day
Tuesday 30 September 2014
China National Day
Wednesday 1 October 2014
Nigeria National Day
Wednesday 1 October 2014
Palau National Day
Wednesday 1 October 2014
Tuvalu Independence Day
Wednesday 1 October 2014
Pancake Morning Tea
Thursday 1 October 2014

Common Room
0945 hours