Commanding Officer No. 79 Squadron, WGCDR Simon Ashworth, will host a parade to celebrate the consecration of a new Squadron Standard with Battle Honours being presented to No. 79 Squadron recognising 25 years’ service and Battle Honours from World War II and Ubon. The parade will take place at RAAF Base Pearce on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 at 0930 WST. The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) will present the Colours with guests and members of No. 79 Squadron in attendance. The parade will be followed by a luncheon at RAAF Pearce Officers’ Mess from 1130 to 1230.

In addition to distinguished guests, past and present members of No 79 Squadron and their family members are invited to attend both functions.. The parade is subject to any COVID-19 travel restrictions and allowable numbers on RAAF Pearce as the parade approaches.

Please contact FLTLT K.J. Brokenshire, 79SQN Tel  0433 457710  email:  kyle.brokenshire@defence.gov.au