Wounded MTF-2 soldier returns to Australia
2 January 2011
A Mentoring Task Force – Two (MTF-2) soldier who was wounded in action in the Baluchi Valley region of Uruzgan Province on Sunday, 19 December 2010, has returned home for further medical treatment.
The soldier is focused on recovering from his wounds and being with his family.
The soldier received serious blast and fragmentation wounds when his joint Afghan National Army and MTF-2 dismounted patrol struck an improvised explosive device.
At the soldier’s request, Defence will not be releasing further details about his wounds and he will not be available for interview.