Over 27,000 Australians have deployed to Operation Slipper, which encompasses Afghanistan and the entire Middle East Area of Operations.
Drawn from the Australian Army, the Royal Australian Navy, and the Royal Australian Air Force, each man or woman deployed has a unique story. And those left at home also have their own experiences to recount.
If you are a veteran or the family member of a veteran and would like to share your story, please leave your story here by clicking on the Add a message button on this page.
If you would like to talk to one of our curators, please email Afghanistan@awm.gov.au .
I watched the video with pride and emotion knowing my son was in Afghanistan right now doing what he truly believed in. He has missed his sister's wedding and many family events but we all know that his work there would mean that other people may be able to experience a better life that we often take for granted. ........Read more>>
I had watched some of interviews, they are extraordinary and cool. I prefer the video part of the exhibition.