SGT S.P. Gallatly is awarded the Australian Army Aviation Corps Soldier of the Year for service in Operations Troop, 161 Reconnaissance Squadron.
In the past year he has filled the position of acting Operations Officer and Troop SGT of Operations Troop. He has demonstrated the ability to perform his duties to a very high standard and has contributed more to the effectiveness of 161 Reconnaissance Squadron than any other soldier.
As a measure of his professionalism, he was awarded Student of Merit on his Subject One SGT Course in 1991. This in itself has brought great credit to 161 Reconnaissance Squadron, 1 Aviation Regiment and the Australian Army Aviation Corps.