This article was originally published in the August 1971 RAAEC Newsletter and was found amongst Sgt. Graham Leader’s memorabilia. Graham served in 1970-71 at Taurama Barracks.
Sgt. Robert Scott served at Moem Barracks as an Education Instructor in the RAAEC. The article highlights the far-reaching influence the National Servicemen had, not just on the Army in TPNG, but also the general community as these army personnel returned to their native villages