About Us

FORMATION

The concept of forming an Association for those who served in the AATTI was brought about by MAJ Terry Bell (retired).

The Australian Army Training Team Iraq (AATTI) Association was formed at a meeting held on 01 June 2012. As a result of that meeting the Executive Committee was formed, consisting of:

a. President – Iain Cruikshank, b. Secretary – Terry Bell, c. Treasurer – Steve Howells, and d. Merchandise/Newsletter Editor – Rocky McKelvie.

THE TEAMS The AATTI served in Iraq from 04 May 2004 to 01 Jun 2008 and consisted of a rotation of 9 teams during that period as detailed below: Team 1 Taji, Fort Tal ‘ Afar, and Al Kasik – May to Oct 04 Team 2 Al Kasik Sep 04 – Feb 05 Team 3 Taji Jan 05 – Aug 05 Team 4 Camp Smitty (Al Muthanna Province, Southern Iraq) May 05 – Oct 05 Team 5 Camp Smitty (Al Muthanna Province, Southern Iraq) Oct 05 – Jun 06 Team 6 Camp Terendak Tallil, Camp Ur Jun 06 – Nov 06 Team 7 Camp Terendak Tallil,Camp Ur Nov 06 – Jun 07 Team 8 Camp Terendak Tallil, Taji Jun 07 – Dec 07 Team 9 Camp Terendak Tallil Dec 07 – Jun 08

OUR OBJECTIVES

The objectives for which the Association is established are: a. To preserve and continue the memory of those who served with The Australian Army Training Team Iraq; b. To assist the sick, wounded and needy among those who have served in The Australian Army Training Team Iraq; c. To perpetuate the close bonds of comradeship and esprit de corps created by past and present members of The Australian Army Training Team Iraq; d. To guard and perpetuate the good name and preserve the interests of The Australian Army Training Team Iraq; e. To assist widows and children of deceased former members of The Australian Army Training Team Iraq; f. To foster and develop for historical purposes articles, papers, photographs, journals, memorabilia, artefacts and similar items accruing from the existence of The Australian Army Training Team Iraq, and g. To foster and further Anzac Day and its purpose.

CURRENT COMMITTEE Executive

President – Iain Cruikshank Team 1 Secretary – Rocky McKelvie Team 7 Treasurer – Steve Howells Team 4

Committee Members

Nick Hill Team 4 Phil Lilliebridge Team 6 Tim Keefe Team 3 Alan Schmidt Team 1 Tony White Team 1

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