1st ARMOURED REGIMENT ASSOCIATION INC
RADETZKY, Regimental Quick March
March 1986 - present
Mar/Apr A SQN EX North Star Tidworth UK
SGT Bob Murray is Killed Accidentally
4 Mar 1988;
Regt conducts Mascot Parade at Melb Zoo MA0163 TPR Paratus is promoted to CPL and subsequently retired and MOO290 TPR Paratus II is enlisted.
13 Mar 1988;
Regt exercises right to enter Seymour and at the same time lays up the Guidon.
30 May 1988;
Regt loses 55 all ranks to take part in the Bicentennial Military Tattoo which is to tour the country for six months.
18 Jun 1988;
REGT conducts a Beating of the Retreat Pde as a prelude to the Birthday Ball.
REGT departs for Woomera for EX
A SQN holds a reunion to celebrate 20 years since re forming in 1968.
Elements of the REGT take part in EX K89.
REGT participates in EX Predators Advance.
19-23 Nov 1992;
Regimental Reunion OP PARATUS conducted at Puckapunyal.
B SQN re – organized into RRES Manning.
REGT participates in EX Dead Ringer held at Puckapunyal.
REGT deploys on EX Predators Advance 1 BDE exercise at Puckapunyal.
1ST intake of RRES Soldiers arrive at 1st Armoured Regiment.
C/S 41 is deployed to Darwin as a Vanguard for the Regiment move in 1995.
Jan – Feb 1994;
B SQN deploys to SWBTA for EX Ready Shield.
C/S 41 fires first 105mm round at Mt Bundy.
A SQN deploys to Woomera for EX Desert Tiger.
Regt deploys for EX Northern Predator to Northern Territory
B SQN deploys SWBTA for EX Ready Shield in support of 6 BDE.
Regiment conducts a Mounted Parade through Melbourne for the last time. Immediatly after vehicles loaded for movement north.
Regt participates in Brigade EX Trojan Tiger at SWBTA.
REGT participates in EX Northern Predator 96
Field trials for A21 concept commence.
Hannaford Simulation Centre opens in Memory of TPR Mick Hannaford.
Jan – Mar 1998;
EX Southern Leopard 3 X month long rotations to Puckapunyal for stage 4 gunnery.
EX Leopard Cub / Tiger Charge.
EX Ready Leopard A SQN deployed to Townsville to conduct exercises with 2 /14 LHR and 1 & 2 RAR.
Jan – Mar 1999;
C SQN attends EX Southern Leopard, held in Puckapunyal.
May – June 1999;
EX Croc West 1 BDE Exercise.
REGT along with the rest of 1 BDE moves to 28 day readiness.
7 July 1999;
REGT celebrates its 50th Birthday.
May – June 2000;
Regiment participates in EX Predators Gallop, moving on board HMAS Tobruk to Townsville.
May – June 2001;
REGT participates in EX Tandem Thrust 2001.
Standard Paraded in Perth as part of REGT association reunion.