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‘India’- Major Naval Power!-reflections of a Naval Defence Advisor.

Mon 27 Aug, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Waverley RSL, 161 Coleman Parade
Glen Waverley, VIC Australia
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Captain Sheldon Williams RANR has served in our Navy for over forty years, and has had numerous seagoing and shore based postings. These have included HMAS SYDNEY’s world circumnavigation in 1990,exchange positions with the US Navy, as strategic lead planner for Operations TSUNAMI ASSIST and PAKISTAN ASSIST, Command of our HMAS CERBERUS in 2008-09. He deployed on active service to the Persian Gulf (Iran-1990-91) and the Middle East in 2003 and 2003. However the basis of Sheldon’s address to us on this occasion is about his time in India as Australia’s Defence Advisor to the Indian Government. His perspective on the rise to prominence of the Indian Navy is of particular interest to us. Sheldon has graduate and post graduate qualifications in applied science, logistics, resource management and international relations his most recent being a Masters in  Philosophy (Strategic and International) at the Indian National Defence College.


The Waverley RSL  is conveniently situated opposite the station in Glen Waverley, and the parking is free, but you need to display a ticket on your dash board.(Obtainable from reception)

ALL WELCOME: ‘The Warramunga restaurant ‘ opens at 5.30 PM and a growing number of us take the opportunity of enjoying a lovely meal and a few drinks before the meeting.You are very welcome to join us! We need to book tables and suggest you contact our Secretary Rodney Phillips, who makes the booking and co-ordinates the tables for us. Rodney can be contacted on 0466 983 313 , or on email : rodneyphillips212@hotmail.com


Mon 27 Aug, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Waverley RSL
161 Coleman Parade
Glen Waverley, VIC Australia
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