The culture of the defence forces has allowed some nasty aspects of our society to take hold in the junior ranks
- Bridget Clinch
- The Guardian
I never expected to wake up to the news that a special forces vehicle had been flying a swastika flag on operations in Afghanistan in 2007 and, I imagine, neither did the Australian public.
When I grew up I loved sitting on the laps of my grandparents, listening to their war stories. Granddad was a Royal Marine and said very little – apart…