In recognition of outstanding achievement and performance, in particular your outstanding contributions to the Australian Army Band Tasmania and the Australian Army Band Corps.
You have demonstrated the highest levels of achievement as a soldier and musician, actively promoting the interests of the Australian Army Band Tasmania by your professionalism and profile within the local Defence Community. This has made you a valued ambassador for the AABC. As a musician, you have continually inspired members of the Band by performing consistently to a very high standard and demonstrating the dedication and commitment required of a soldier-musician.
Your personality and demeanour encourages high levels of enthusiasm and productivity; your keen sense of humour ensures a positive and friendly working environment. As a Band Sergeant Major, you have successfully combined the essential traits of regimentality, loyalty, efficiency, proficiency and ability to get the job done.
You have been one of the true characters of the AABC over many years and in many people's eyes you are the epitome of a service musician.
Your efforts reflect great credit on yourself and the Australian Army Band Corps.