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Namibia - Period and Operational Area




The Namibian operational area included Namibia and the area extending 400 kilometres from its borders into the adjoining countries of:

  • Angola 
  • Zambia 
  • Zimbabwe 
  • Botswana and
  • South Africa (including Walvis Bay).

This was an operational area for Australian forces during the period 18 February 1989 to 10 April 1990 (both dates included).     

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An operational area is an area specified in Column 1 for the period specified in Column 2 of Schedule 2 of the VEA to which a unit or individual have been allotted or deemed allotted for duty.