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|Peter Warwick Gilmore|
Gus Gilmore in 2014
31 January 1962 |
Sydney, New South Wales
|Years of service||1979–present|
|Commands held||Head Military Strategic Commitments Division (2016–) Commander Forces Command (2015–2016)
Deputy Chief of Army (2013–15)
Special Operations Command (2011–13)
Special Air Service Regiment (2001–02)
War in Afghanistan
|Awards||Officer of the Order of Australia
Distinguished Service Cross
Officer of the Legion of Merit (United States)
Bronze Star (United States)
Meritorious Service Medal (United States)
Major General Peter Warwick "Gus" Gilmore AO, DSC (born 31 January 1962) is a senior officer in the Australian Army, currently serving as Head Military Strategic Commitments Division. He previously served as Commander Forces Command from 23 January 2015 to December 2016, Deputy Chief of Army from September 2013 to January 2015, and Special Operations Commander Australia from January 2011 to September 2013.
- Geelong College
- Royal Military College Duntroon, 1979–1983
- University of New South Wales (B.A.)
- Deakin University (Master of Arts (International Relations))
- British Royal Military College of Science
- Australian Army Command and Staff College
- Australian Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies
- 1983 Royal Australian Infantry Corps
- 198? Platoon commander, 8th/9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
- 1988 Acting Quartermaster, 4th/3rd Battalion, Royal New South Wales Regiment
- 1988 Special Air Service Regiment (SASR): Troop Commander; Adjutant; Operations Research Officer; Squadron Commander
- 2001–2002 Commander (LtCol) SASR – active service in Afghanistan
- Staff appointments
- Directorate General of Land Development
- Headquarters Special Operations
- 2003 Director (Colonel) Strategy and International Engagement
- Seconded to the National Security Division within the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet for 18 months
- 2005 Promoted Brigadier
- Deployed to lead the coalition Advisory Support Team working in the Iraqi Joint Headquarters in Baghdad
- Director General (Defence) Public Affairs
- Director General Future Land Warfare
- Chief of Staff, Special Operations Headquarters
- 2009 Commander, International Security Assistance Force Special Operations Forces, Afghanistan
- 2011 Promoted Major General and appointed Special Operations Commander Australia
- 2013 Deputy Chief of Army
- 2015 Commander Forces Command
- 2016 Head Military Strategic Commitments Division
Honours and awards
|Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)||2013 Queen's Birthday Honours|
|Member of the Order of Australia (AM)||2009 Queen's Birthday Honours|
|Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)||2002|
|Australian Active Service Medal|
|Australian Service Medal|
|Defence Force Service Medal with 4 clasps||35–39 years' service|
|Australian Defence Medal||2006|
|Officer of the Legion of Merit||(United States)|
|Bronze Star||(United States)|
|Meritorious Service Medal||(United States)|
|NATO Medal for ISAF|
|Meritorious Unit Citation with Federation Star|
- Married with three teenage children.
- Enjoys surfing, running, and following rugby union.
- "Major General Peter Warwick (Gus) Gilmore, DSC, AM". Defence Leaders: Army. Australian Department of Defence. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011.
- "Major General Peter Warwick (Gus) Gilmore, AO, DSC". Deputy Chief of Army. Australian Army.
- "Major General PW (Gus) Gilmore, AO, DSC". Commander Forces Command. Australian Army. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
- "Biography : Military Strategic Commitments Division : Department of Defence". www.defence.gov.au. Retrieved 2017-02-21.
- Member of the Order of Australia, 8 June 2009. Citation: For exceptional service as Director General Public Affairs, and as Director General Future Land Warfare.
- Sandra Lee, 2006,18 Hours: The True Story Of A Modern Day Australian SAS War Hero, Harper Collins Australia, ISBN 978-0-7322-8246-2; ISBN 0-7322-8246-2.
"Browse Inside", Harper Collins Australia
- Australian Special Forces soldiers honoured for Afghanistan operation (.doc), Media Release Min 679/02, 27 November 2002.
- Centenary Medal, 1 January 2001. Citation: For service to Australian society through the Australian Army
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Gus Gilmore.|
- Copyright photographs
- MajGen Gus Gilmore: January 2011
- Brig Gus Gilmore: 27 August 2008, 10 May 2007, 23 November 2006, 26 July 2006
- LtCol Gus Gilmore: 2002
- Mr Gus Gilmore: http://www.leadership.ac.nz/thumb.php?src=files/1278287654.jpg&x=130&y=200
Major General Michael Slater
|Commander Forces Command
Major General Gus McLachlan
Major General Angus Campbell
|Deputy Chief of Army
Major General Rick Burr
Major General Tim McOwan
|Special Operations Commander
Brigadier Daniel McDaniel