Deployment of Operational Personnel to Iraq in 2018

Published: 22 Aug 2018

Category: Ministerial briefing

Briefings on 2018 Operational Decisions Relating to Iraq.

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This publication sets out five 2018 submissions to the Minister of Defence regarding the operational deployment of personnel to Iraq:

  • Deployment of Additional Personnel to Taji Military Complex, Iraq [NZDF tracking 2018-113, dated 8 April 2018]
  • Intended Deployment of Additional Personnel to Taji Military Complex, Iraq [NZDF tracking 179/18, dated 4 May 2018]
  • Urgent request for the deployment of one New Zealand Defence Force Nursing Officer to Taji, Iraq [NZDF tracking 2018-181, MOD ref 051/18, dated 8 May 2018]
  • Expansion of Task Group Taji Quick Reaction Force Responsibilities [NZDF tracking 2018-254, dated 27 June 2018]
  • Short Notice Provision of Support at Taji Military Complex [NZDF tracking 2018-260, dated: 27 June 2018].

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