Bridging the divide

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PHOTO: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE AUSTRALIA / WARRANT OFFICER CLASS TWO ADAM KEYS

Gayndah in Australia, Queensland’s oldest town, would have seen many things over its 170-year history, but this year marked the first time military bridges spanned its section of the Burnett River for an Australian Army training exercise. Soldiers from 2nd Combat Engineer Regiment (2CER) brought the improved ribbon bridge and medium-girder bridge to the town, located four hours northwest of Brisbane for Exercise Sapper Span in August and September. The three-week exercise allowed troops to further develop the regiment’s bridging capabilities.

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