Task Group Taji 5 completes deployment in Iraq

More than 300 Australian Defence Force personnel are returning to Australia in time for Christmas, after a six month deployment on Operation OKRA in Iraq.
Task Group Taji 5 leaves Iraq having contributed to the development of the Iraqi Security Forces to restore security across the country.
Colonel Steven D’Arcy, the outgoing Task Group Commander, praised the efforts of Task Group 5, Coalition Forces and the Iraqi Security Forces for their achievements.
“I am incredibly proud of the men and women of Task Group Taji 5,” Colonel D’Arcy said.