Warrant Officer Class One James 'Max' Walker

James ‘Max’ Walker (first trek with Adventure Kokoda Aug 2018 – 2IC Apr 2024).  

Max Walker is a former career soldier who first joined the Australian Regular Army as a young apprentice.

During his service, Max was posted to the United Nations in Cambodia and deployed to the Republic of Narau prior to the establishment of the Australian offshore immigration detention facility.  More..

James ‘Max’ Walker (first trek with Adventure Kokoda Aug 2018 – 2IC Apr 2024).  Max Walker is a former career soldier who first joined the Australian Regular Army as a young apprentice.

During his service, Max was posted to the United Nations in Cambodia and deployed to the Republic of Narau prior to the establishment of the Australian offshore immigration detention facility.  

Max was promoted through the ranks to Artificer Sergeant Major before transitioning to the Army Reserves in 2006.  In this role he helped train and shape many of our junior leaders in outdoor recreational leadership as an Adventurous Training Lead Instructor in the disciplines of roping, caving, canyoning and top rope climbing.

Max remains active in in the Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Association Queensland where he organises the Associations annual participation in the Brisbane ANZAC Day March for serving and ex-serving veterans.

Max first trekked with Adventure Kokoda in 2018 with Major Scott Babington who recruited him into our trek leadership ranks.

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