GLOSS Issue 19 DEC 2014-JAN 2015 - Page 22

Hail To the Chief An exclusive interview with Lieutenant General David Morrison, AO Kate Stone There are a large number of people across the planet who now know the following words, judging from the number of hits (1,536,771 at last count) on a certain YouTube clip, which the current Chief of the Australian Army says somewhat ruefully ‘make(s) me shake my head; that a 37 year career has been crystallised into a 3 minute video’. You know the words I mean. “The standard you walk past is the standard you accept.”