Greg McCauley enlisted in the British Army in 1973, and served as a soldier and junior NCO in Germany, Gibraltar and on operations in Northern Ireland with 2nd Battalion, The Light Infantry over the next seven years. he immigrated to Australia in March 1981 and joined the Australian Army Reserve. he graduated in March 1983 as a second lieutenant and served with the Sydney-based, 23rd Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery. Over the next seventeen years he rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel to command this regiment from January 2002 to December 2003. Before assuming command, he worked as an operations analyst at Land headquarters for several years, including research in Bougainville with the Peace Monitoring Group. In June 2004 he accepted a short service commission in the Regular Army as a lieutenant colonel and was appointed Deputy Director Personnel Support and Amenities in Canberra. As part of these duties he is responsible for managing troupes that entertain Australian contingents serving in Timor Leste, the Solomon Islands, Iraq and Afghanistan.
(Last updated: August 2008)