2016 Australian Twenty Cent Coin - 'Anzac to Afghanistan' - SPECIAL FORCES
2016 20c Coin 'Anzac to Afghanistan' - SPECIAL FORCES
This NCLT 20 cent coin pays tribute to Australia's Special Forces units. The Australian Defence Force has a number of Special Forces and Special Operations Units since their inception in WW2. Commando Units are trained as elite light infantry for quick raids on high-value targets.
Reconnaissance and intelligence-gathering units, including M & Z Special Units and the coveted Special Air Services Regiment, have conducted clandestine patrols deep into enemy territory. These units have also recently carried out a domestic counter-terrorism role. Recent counter-insurgency operations have been conducted in Afghanistan's Uruzgan province. Three members of this operation have been awarded the Victoria Cross for outstanding valour and bravery under enemy fire.