The RAR Association offers its condolences – 7 Jun 2010

The National President of the RAR Association,  Major General ‘Hori’ Howard has offered his deepest sympathies to the families of Sapper Jacob Moerland and Sapper Darren Smith who were killed in action in Afghanistan on Monday.

Both men from 2nd Combat Engineer Regiment based in Brisbane were serving with the 1st Mentoring Task Force and died  when an improvised explosive device detonated.

Sapper Smith’s explosive detection dog, Herbie, was also killed in the incident.

“Our Regiment’s thoughts and prayers are with their families, and their mates serving in Afghanistan.”

“We honour their service and grieve their sacrifice. Their spirit will live in our nation’s military history”

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