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RSM WO1 Norm Hoffman retd
Norm Hoffman: I joined the Army in January 1962 and served until April 1986. I served in 3 CCS in Ingleburn until the unit moved to Wacol in 1963/4 and during the early years completed all of the required training at Healesville.
From Wacol I was posted in 1966 to 8 Fd Amb which had been raised in Puckapunyal and then to Vietnam in April 1967.
Shortly after arrival in country I was posted to 7 RAR on promotion to Sgt. And served most of the tour as C Company medic.
Then 2 years at Officer Cadet School as RAP Sgt, 2 Fd Amb, Townsville, 2 RAR, 2/4 RAR during which time I completed a Diploma in Public Health.
1975 posted to Oakey then DSU Enoggera as Health Inspector and then to 1 Pvnt Med Company as CSM.
SOAH as an instructor in Advanced Training Wing, LWC Det Enoggera and in 1984 my final posting to 11 Fd Amb as RSM.
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