Chief Instructor Unarmed Combat (Australia). Major Whipp is the officer commanding military unarmed combat training. He is a Vietnam veteran and in 1985 was the recipient in the Queens honors list of the order of Australia for his service to the Army, community and sport. In the 1995 Queens honors list he was awarded with the Conspicuous Service Medal (CSM), for his service to the Australian Defence Force as Commanding Officer of military unarmed combat. Major Whipp has been part of Australian unarmed combat for over 30 years and has developed the doctrine, testing and ranking system to encompass a complete training package to cover the needs of the entire Australian Military.