Colonel Mark Hoare is an Army officer with experience as the S2 on the staff of the Headquarters 3rd Brigade (Headquarters of the Australian Defence Force Ready Reaction Force), the G2 Land Headquarters, and various staff appointments at Army Headquarters and the Department of Defence. His overseas postings include Military Observer, United Nations (UN) Iran–Iraq Military Observer Group, Assistant Defence Attaché Seoul, and Australian Liaison Officer to the UN Command and Military Armistice Commission. He is a graduate of the Australian National University, Deakin University, the Australian Defence Force School of Languages (Mandarin Chinese) and the Australian Army Command and Staff College. His next appointment is the post of Australian Defence and Armed Services Attaché, Tokyo.
(Last updated: September 2003)