Ex-service people, friends, and family gathered on Sunday to remember the sacrifices made by those who had served in times of war.
However, Longford's Anzac Day service did not just commemorate those who had served, but it also shed a light on the similarities and differences between previous wars, and more current battles.
Adrian Radford was a member of the Royal Australian Air Force from 2000 until 2005 and was deployed to Iraq in 2003, about two weeks before war was officially declared.
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During his Anzac Day address at Longford, he opened up about what going to war in the modern era looked like.
"Warfare and deployments have changed dramatically over the years," he said.
"Nowadays there is a lot more emphasis on technology. This is where modern day deployments, I believe from experience, differ from previous conflicts."
Mr Radford said though the process of deployment was fairly similar, living conditions and food were better now.
"Due to the technological requirements of the modern era, defence has also had to change with the times."
The Longford service began with a brief march and was followed by the national anthems of both Australia and New Zealand, prayers and hymns, addresses, floral tributes, The Ode, The Last Post, and a minute's silence.
Northern Midlands RSL sub-branch president Ian Swain said he thought the Longford community showed their appreciation by the amount of people who attended the service.
"It's the one time of the year where they can come together with like-minded people ... and it helps different people in different ways," he said.
"They showed their desire to have this service by committing to coming here."
The Northern Midlands RSL sub-branch located at Longford also covers the towns of Avoca, Bishopsbourne, Blackwood Creek, Campbell Town, Cressy, Evandale and Perth.
Mr Swain said the format of the other services were similar to Longford, but were smaller in size.
"Nevertheless they have the same meaning to the people in that area and to the ex-service people who attend," he said.
Mr Swain said the RSL had help from Tasmania Fire Service, Ambulance Tasmania and the fishing club.
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