Ash Power

War Hero

Birthday January 20, 1957

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Australia

Age 66 years old

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Australian military officer who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and became the Chief of Joint Operations. He served as Chief of Joint Operations from 2011 until 2014. In 2012, he was awarded Officer of the Order of Australia. 

Before Fame

He graduated from the Royal Military College, Duntroon and was appointed to the Royal Australian Artillery.


Among his military honors are the Conspicuous Service Cross, the Australian Active Service Medal, the INTERFET medal, the Defence Force Service Medal, and the NATO ISAF medal. In December of 2002, he took command of the 1st Brigade. 

Family Life

He married his wife, Narelle, in 1978, and they had two daughters.

Associated With

He was inducted into the Order of Australia, established by Queen Elizabeth II in 2006 and was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2012.