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Life on the Line

English, History, 8 seasons, 281 episodes, 1 day, 4 hours, 39 minutes
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Life on the Line tracks down Australian military veterans and records their stories.
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#143 Rebecca and Ashley Semmens

Alex Lloyd interviews navy veterans Rebecca and Ashley Semmens. Life on the Line tracks down Australian military veterans and records their stories. Rebecca Semmens served in the Royal Australian Navy for 18 years, and was medically discharged in 2020 at the rank of Chief Petty Officer. Bec was a medic, and deployed to Timor and Afghanistan. Her husband, Ashley Semmens, was a Clearance Diver, also serving in the navy for 18 years. Ash had multiple deployments, including to Afghanistan. He was a Clearance Diver, an Explosive Ordnance Disposal expert and was in Kabul during the evacuation as the Taliban retook the country in 2021. He medically discharged in 2022 as a Chief Petty Officer. Bec and Ash spoke jointly with Alex Lloyd at the Gaythorne RSL in Brisbane. Episodes referenced at the end of the podcast include: #17 Dave Stafford Finney #25 Paul de Gelder #64 Jodi Farmer To see photos related to today's interview, visit our website - www.lifeonthelinepodcast.com - or follow us on social media: @lifeonthelinepodcast on Facebook and Instagram, @LOTLpod on Twitter and 'Thistle Productions' on LinkedIn.
8/14/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 49 seconds
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#141 Rob Manton

Sharon Mascall-Dare interviews army veteran Rob Manton. Life on the Line tracks down Australian military veterans and records their stories. Rob Manton served in the Australian Army for 30 years. His time in uniform saw multiple command appointments, an operational deployment to Iraq, and advisory and peacekeeping roles with the United Nations. Today, he’s the Chair of the Veterans Advisory Council in South Australia. He spoke to Sharon Mascall-Dare in Adelaide. Episodes referenced at the end of the podcast include: #82 John Cantwell Vol I #82 John Cantwell Vol II To see photos related to today's interview, visit our website - www.lifeonthelinepodcast.com - or follow us on social media: @lifeonthelinepodcast on Facebook and Instagram, @LOTLpod on Twitter and 'Thistle Productions' on LinkedIn.
7/17/202347 minutes, 46 seconds