8th Combat Service Support Battalion (Australia)


8th Combat Service Support Battalion (Australia)

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dates=1st July 1995 - present
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8th Combat Service Support Battalion (8CSSB) is a unit of the 8th Brigade of the Australian Army. 8 CSSB is a part-time Army (Reserve) unit co-located at the Timor Barracks at Dundas (Sydney) and the Bullecourt Barracks at Adamstown (Newcastle). [http://www.defence.gov.au/army/8CSSB/ Department of Defence - Australian Army ] ]

Role

8CSSB provides combat support services to the 8th Brigade and its units.

Battalion Composition

8CSSB is made up of a number of specialty companies including:
*Headquarters & Logistic Support Company
*Transport Company
*Supply Company (Ordinance)
*Health Services Company (Medical, Nursing, Dental and Psychology)
*Workshop Company (Electrical & Mechanical Engineers )

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