The huge international military exercise Operation Talisman Sabre is underway in Australian waters (unfortunately with a tragic accident occurring yesterday) with beachheads involving more than 30,000 armed forces from 13 nations, but it’s also a personal reminder of what happened in the aftermath of one of the early war games involving US and Australian personnel about 15 years ago in Central Queensland.
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