Former Berrigan boy Cameron Lawrence has made his parents extremely proud after being awarded an Australia Day Medallion.January 29, 2014 4:16am
Flight Lieutenant Lawrence received the prestigious Medallion in ‘‘recognition of his outstanding performance as the supervisor of the Number 92 Wing Tactical Support Centre’’.
A congratulatory letter complied by G.C Brown, AO, Air Marshall, Chief of Air Force read that Flight Lieutenant Lawrence ‘‘demonstrated tremendous skill and devotion to your duties as an Operations Officer in support of the demanding tempo of Number 92 Wing operations at home and deployed’’.
The letter said his ‘‘professionalism and dedication has been acknowledged and appreciated by aircrew from the Australian Defence Force and our coalition partners’’.
‘‘As the supervisor of a busy and dynamic section, your have displayed consistently high standards, leading by example. You can be justly proud of your achievements,’’ the letter read.
Flight Lieutenant Lawrence completed his year 12 studies at Finley High School, graduating in 2000.
He went on to complete a degree in computer science at Melbourne University before entering the RAAF at 25.
In 2007, after basic training, he completed officer training and graduated at Point Cook as a flight officer.
Now 31 years-old, he has spent the last three years at RAAF Base Edinburgh, South Australia from where he has been deployed with the Number 92 Wing Tactical Support Centre into the Middle East Theatre of War.
Flight Lieutenant Lawrence has spent time in Asia and the South Pacific working alongside coalition partners, receiving a citation from the Chief of the US Navy for his outstanding work.
Last month he was relocated to Canberra, to the Head Quarters Joint Operations Centre for the Australian Defence Force.
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