Colonel Marcus Fielding was born and raised in Melbourne. He joined the Australian Army in 1983, graduated from the Royal Military College, Duntroon in December 1986, and was commissioned into the Royal Australian Engineers. He has held a variety of command, staff and instructional appointments and has served on operations in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Haiti, East Timor and Iraq. Colonel Fielding recently transferred from the full-time to part-time service with the Australian Army and is currently the President of MHHV.
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When Colonel Marcus Fielding returned home from his tour of duty in Baghdad, a taxi driver asked him what it was like being a soldier there.
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