ANZAC Day & Veterans' Lunch

Please join this ANZAC Day to celebrate and recognize the universal qualities of courage, ‘mateship’ and sacrifice made by all Australian, New Zealand and American service personnel who have fought and been lost at war. This esprit de corps was embodied at the ANZAC landing in Gallipoli, as well as by Australian and American troops who served under the joint Australian command of General Sir John Monash at the 1918 WWI Battle of Hamel and beyond.

Tuesday, April 25, 2022
Reception 12:00 PM
Lunch 12:30 PM

Cipriani 25 Broadway
25 Broadway, New York
New York 10005, United States

ANZAC Day Commemorative Service: Keynote Speaker

Admiral Philip S. Davidson

Adm. Phil Davidson is the former 25th Commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), America’s oldest and largest military combatant command, based in Hawai’i.

USINDOPACOM includes 380,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, Coast Guardsmen and Department of Defense civilians and is responsible for all U.S. military activities in the Indo-Pacific, covering 36 nations, 14 time zones, and more than 50 percent of the world’s population.

Prior to becoming CDRUSINDOPACOM on May 30, 2018, he served as the commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command/Naval Forces U.S. Northern Command. He previously served as the commander, U.S. 6th Fleet, and the commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, while simultaneously serving as the deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe and U.S. Naval Forces Africa.

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The American Australian Association is proud to partner with The Greatest Generations Foundation on veterans’ initiatives.

The mission of The Greatest Generations Foundation is to render closure to veterans, including those with combat stress reaction (CSR), by facilitating therapeutic return programs to their former battlefields and memorials to ensure that the legacies of our fallen are recorded and retold in perpetuity to future generations.

Their return programs to the battlefields of Vietnam justifies the timeless principles of peace and justice by raising awareness of the selfless courage all Vietnam veterans exercised when they answered the call to help defend the ideals of our nation, in hopes that future generations will never forget their sacrifices and those who were left behind.

Anzac Day and Veterans' Lunch Links