NZDF

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The New Zealand Defence Force comprises of just over 14,000 people. This includes around 8,900 Regular Force, 2,200 Reserve Force, and 2,900 civil staff members across the armed services of Navy, Army and Air Force.

 

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FLTLT Bryan Medcalf and the escort party march out the Queens Colour of the RNZAF from the Great Hall, Massey University, on completion of the 74th Anniversary Commemoration Service of the Battle of Britain on 21 Sept 2014

22 September 2014

A number of commemoration services were held around the country on Sunday to mark the 74th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. FLTLT Bryan Medcalf and the escort party march out the Queens Colour of the RNZAF from the Great Hall, Massey University on completion of the National Commemoration Service in Wellington.

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Personnel Records at NZDF Archives

This section provides information about how to apply for military service records from NZDF Archives, what to expect from the files and where to go for further information.

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Overseas Deployments

There are currently 123 NZDF personnel deployed on nine operations and UN missions across ten countries.