Mark Priddle, the Student Recruitment Manger at the UNSW College at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) has been presented with the prestigious Commander of Australian Defence College (ADC) Commendation.

The Commendation, which was presented to him by Brigadier Brian Dawson, Acting Commander of the ADC, acknowledges Mark's substantial contribution to ADFA over the past two years. It specifically recognises Mark as a key contributor to the core task of finding and recruiting high quality candidates to ADFA.

"I was thrilled with the award and it was something I never expected," Mark says. "I really enjoy my role at UNSW@ADFA working with both Defence and University staff and I believe that ADFA is a great place for students to start their Defence careers."