The Battle for Bodies

Three of albert wang's friends are in the Army, and they say it's great. So the 19-year-old film student, whose family migrated from China six years ago, has come to the Australian Defence Force Recruiting Center in Sydney's Parramatta to see if he's got what it takes to join the Army Reserve. It's not patriotic duty that brought him here, or even the pay, he says. "For me it's a challenge - personal and emotional. I want to develop my skills, see what I can do. It sounds exciting."

For the adf, the biggest challenge these...

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