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Video – War in the Sand Pit Conference – Colonel Mick Lehmann


Welcome to our highly anticipated ‘War in the Sand Pit’ conference series of videos.  The conference was held in Brisbane on 12-13 May 2017, and was sponsored by Military History & Heritage Victoria, the Australian National University, and the Returned & Services League of Australia, Queensland Branch.


We hope you enjoy all the presentations which the speakers have generously agreed to share with us.  The presentations represent the speakers personal views based on their own experiences, and the context relevant to them and their individual role at the time. This presentation on Intelligence Support is delivered by Colonel Mick Lehmann, CSC a former intelligence officer in Afghanistan.



Colonel Lehmann- click on the image to view the video



Colonel Mick Lehmann, CSC was a senior intelligence officer in Afghanistan from 2007-2015.  In 2016 he retired from Army after 30 years of service and is currently the business development manager for homeland security and intelligence at Elbit Systems Australia.






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