Introducing WARRANT OFFICER RAYLEE SCOTT, AM.
Warrant Officer Raylee Scott joined the Royal Australian Air Force as a Switch Board Operator in 1986 and then re-mustered to an Electronic Data Processor Operator. Raylee later became a Communication Information Systems Controller.
In 1996, Raylee was posted to the RAAF Network Operations Agency where she was a founding member of the implementation team installing what became the Defence Restricted Network and the Defence Switched Network around Australia.
Raylee also had postings to Defence Support Group, where she worked on the strategic communication networks. and worked as a System Administrator at Williamtown, Wagga Wagga, and Townsville along with several expeditionary roles with deployable networks.
In 2008, she was posted to Headquarters Joint Operations Command where she worked for several years as the team leader for Multinational Communications Interoperability Program which focused on Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief with Pacific Nations.
In 2012, Raylee was posted to No 1 Combat Communications Squadron Amberley Flight, and in 2015 she took up the position of Squadron Warrant Officer. Most recently she was posted to Air Force Headquarters Cyber Warfare and Networks where she was the Mustering Capability Advisor.
In 2019, she was appointed Wing Warrant Officer 44 Wing at RAAF Base Williamtown followed by Force Element Group Warrant Officer Air Mobility Group.
During her career, Raylee’s deployments include; Operation Relex 2001, Operation Falconer 2003, Operation Catalyst 2005, Operation Slipper 2010 and 2011, Operation Southern Indian Ocean 2014, Operation Okra 2014 and Operation Accordion 2017.
Raylee was admitted as a Member (AM) in the Military Division of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day 2022 Honours List. In addition, she has received an ADF Gold Commendation, an Air Force Silver Commendation, an ADF Bronze Commendation and a Meritorious Unit Citation.
In 2022, Raylee assumed the role of Air Command Warrant Officer and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Air Commander Australia.
Raylee enjoys the challenges, innovation and new perspective that prevails in transforming the RAAF into a technologically-advanced 5th generation Air Force.