7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Australian Defence Force threatening to strip medals | 7NEWS” – below is their description.
Angry veterans are preparing for one of their biggest battles of all with the Defence Force threatening to strip medals from those involved in special operations missions in Afghanistan. The former soldiers have launched a petition fuming at the prospect of medals being revoked for those who died in the line of fire.
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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.
Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.
Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world’s sixth-largest country by total area.