Here are the bios of some of the members of the Rwanda Peacekeeper
Brett Dick, Carol Vaughn-Evans, John Harvey
Roles: Evac ambulance crewman, CCP medic, ward medic, resus medic, token
Armoured Corps person, hospital neophyte, member of the Pied Piper of Kibeho's
Post Rwanda: Entered into and graduated from RMC Duntroon,
commissioned into Signals Corps, posted to 1 Command Support Unit as
a Troop commander, Sqn IS security officer, Regimental S2, promoted
to Captain and sent to long term schooling (Grad Dip Info Tech).
2IC Development Wing, Army Communications Training
Centre, Watsonia, VIC.
Family: supported by my staggeringly patient wife Kate and our two
incredibly spoiled dogs.
Reflections: I tend to avoid looking into the pool. I generally
don't like what I see.
Dave 2000 - he aint changed a bit!
PostRwanda: No 3 RAAF Hospital RAAF Richmond NSW
Job: OPSO - SQNWOFF 3CSH
Reflections: I would give my eye tooth to go back now. Would love to go
back and look up Jacko!
PostRwanda: Still plodding along.
Job: Radiography and
Family: Wife and two sons
Reflections: I think that the whole contingent did a remarkable job under
near impossible circumstances. There are certainly things that I should
have done better myself.
Roles: Orthopaedic Surgeon
Post Rwanda: The same
Current Job: Still orthopaedics but studying political
science as well.
Family: Wife & 4 daughters
Reflections: What a mess. The contingents did a great job and the
deployment was a good one. Nothing is ever perfect and in many ways more
could have been done. I recommend that all subscribers visit the UN
web sites and examine the reports about the whole deployment, especially the
report by the Nigerian General on UNAMIR 1. http://www.UN.org/News/ossg/rwanda_report.htm
This is most revealing.
Roles: OIC Clinical Services, AEOO, Head RAAFie, Editor of RAAF Rwanderers
Post Rwanda: Went back to my job as SMO RAAF Williamtown, then
posted to the RAAF Institute of Aviation Medicine in
Adelaide. Promoted to Wing Commander and made CO,
Current Job: Chief, Flight Medicine Operations, Air Combat
Command, Langley AFB, Virginia
Family: Partner - Lisa
Reflections: We were there to help, and we did a good job!
Luke AFB F-16, Mar 2001
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