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RAN Absolutely Anything, Anywhere

Date: 2007
Dimensions:
Overall: 115 x 110 mm, 3.43 g
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Sea Power Centre Australia
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Sticker
Object No: 00044929

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    Description
    This sticker features an image of a flying falcon and the constellation of the Southern Cross, superimposed over a map of the Persian Gulf. It belongs to the Logistic Support Element Middle East Unit of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The unit's primary task is to provide logistical support and resources to RAN units and detachments on assignment in the Persian Gulf. It is the Navy's longest serving overseas unit.
    SignificanceThis sticker highlights the efforts of Australian support units to fellow Australian and Allied troops. The work of this quiet and continuous unit maintains the needs of troops in many situations.
    HistoryThe Royal Australian Navy Logistic Support Element - Middle East (LSE-ME) is a small team currently (2007) operating from the island of Bahrain in the Persian Gulf. Their primary tasks involve the movement of stores, mail, spare parts and personnel. This unit has been based in the Middle East since the first Gulf War providing logistic support and resources to sustain RAN units and detachments on operational assignment to the Middle East Area of Operations. The small, dedicated team provides a wide range of support services from meeting personnel and medical needs to arranging replenishments at sea to organising shore respite for ships' companies. Their motto is 'Absolutely Anything Anywhere'.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: RAN Absolutely Anything, Anywhere

    Web title: Absolutely Anything, Anywhere

    Collection title: Royal Australian Navy's (RAN) service in the Middle East 2006-2007

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