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The 2017 Chief of Air Force Essay Competition is now CLOSED.

The competition is open to all Australian citizens and recognised foreign military exchange members serving with the ADF.

The winner’s prize includes $2000 cash and, for medically cleared ADF personnel, a flight in a fast jet.

Entries close on 29 January 2018. 

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    This presentation analyses the events that have occurred in Syria after the Russian military forces, predominantly its Air Force, actively engaged in the Civil War to ensure the survival of the Assad regime.

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