1 x 1RAR patch
1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (1 RAR) is a regular Light Infantry Battalion of the Australian Regular Army. 1 RAR was first formed from the 65th Australian Infantry Battalion in 1945 and since then has been deployed on active service to Korea, the Malayan Emergency, Vietnam, Somalia, East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan. Additionally, the Battalion has deployed on peacekeeping operations to a number of countries including Japan, East Timor and the Solomon Islands. The battalion is part of the 3rd Brigade and is at present based at Townsville, Qld.
Currently 1 RAR isn’t wearing a USP or a UCP but can be identified by the olive drab pugaree.