Description

Description: Operation Gold – Sydney Olympics – 2000 – Bomb Disposal Technician badge

Condition: Mint

Maker: Boland Industries Sydney

Comments: Operation Gold – Sydney Olympics – 2000 – Bomb Disposal Technician badge. Worn by members of the ADF assigned to support Bomb Disposal during the Olympics. Complete with single pin.

Joint Task Force (JTF) Gold was the Australian Defence Force unit formed to provide security and general support for the 2000 Summer Olympics which was held in Sydney, Australia. JTF Gold had a strength of over 4000 personnel drawn from all three services and was commanded by Brigadier Gary Byles. The JTF consisted of several unit sized elements, each responsible for specific security or general support.