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Peter and Heather Brennan (left) with some of military decorations he received during his career.

By Ieva Tomsons

HODDY Well retired Air Force Air Commodore Peter Brennan (62) has come a long way from dairy farming in Taranaki New Zealand.

The 5am starts and hard work helped set him up for the disciplined life that he would lead serving in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) for more than 34 years.