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Defence Force chief Angus Campbell backs down on stripping SAS awards – The Age

General Angus Campbell appears to have bowed to political pressure over a move to revoke the meritorious unit citation from special forces troops.

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General Campbell on Monday night confirmed in a statement he has not made any final decisions on the appropriate options and approaches to the report’s recommendations, and said “Defence is developing a comprehensive implementation plan to action the Inspector-General’s recommendations”.
“The complexity and sensitivity of the issues outlined in the report will take extensive and considered deliberation,” he said, promising transparency during the process.
Senator Reynolds denied political interference…

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