Major Ben Watson

Class of 1999 | ADFA and Duntroon Graduate, Major, Commander

Ben was selected into ADFA/Duntroon in 2000 where he completed an Arts Degree with Honours in Geography. Since then he has served in the Australian Army as an Infantry Officer, with the current rank of Major. He has deployed on four combat operations to the Middle East and Asia. He spent two years in the USA with an exchange posting for the US Marine Corps’ 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit which was deployed to the Middle West and Africa.

Ben has now taken up an appointment in Sydney with the Fire Brigade as Commander for the Region East Sydney. He has returned to the Hills District with his wife Tanaya and daughter Eliza.