INTRODUCING WARRANT OFFICER KEN ROBERTSON, OAM
Meet Warrant Officer Ken Robertson, OAM. Ken enlisted into the Royal Australian Air Force in 1995 from Western Australia as a Personnel Capability Specialist.
Warrant Officers have a very important role in the Air Force as they are the catalyst for communication across all ranks and officers. Ken’s career has exemplified that role.
During his career in the Air Force, Ken Robertson has had many diverse roles. He has been an Administrator, a Weapons Instructor, a Military Skills Instructor, a Personnel Capabilities Specialist Instructor and performed these roles in Fighter Squadrons, in Technical Training establishments, in Combat Support Group, in Surveillance Group and on various bases at a Senior Level.
Ken was deployed on Operation Slipper at the Multi-National Base Tarin Kot.
Ken was awarded an Air Force Silver Level Commendation.
Ken was a student on the Australian Army, Regimental Sergeant Major Course in 2016 and subsequently deployed to the Middle East Region in 2017 for twelve months as the Command Warrant Officer (CWO) of Joint Task Force 633. Ken Robertson was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia in recognition of his efforts on this deployment.
In 2019, Ken deployed to Nellis AFB (Nevada, USA) as the Australian Task Group WOFF for Exercise Red Flag.
In Sep 2019, Ken was appointed ‘Air Command Warrant Officer’ with responsibility to Air Commander Australia as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader & Advisor.
In 2022, WOFF Robertson will take up the appointment of ‘Warrant Officer Joint Operations’ with responsibility to Commander Joint Operations as the Joint Operations Command, Senior Enlisted
Ken enjoys West Coast Eagles, Basketball and spending time with his family.