HMAS Adelaide conducts a 'Four Forces Fitness Challenge' between Adelaide's ship's company and embarked forces from the Australian Army, US Marine Rotational Force - Darwin and the US Army on the light vehicle deck during Exercise HAMEL SEALIFT. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)
HMAS Adelaide conducts a 'Four Forces Fitness Challenge' between Adelaide's ship's company and embarked forces from the Australian Army, US Marine Rotational Force - Darwin and the US Army on the light vehicle deck during Exercise HAMEL SEALIFT.

Exercise pre exercise keeps fitness focussed

Teams from four different military forces faced off on a fitness challenge onboard HMAS Adelaide as the Royal Australian Navy’s Amphibious ship transited Bass Strait en route to Adelaide for Exercise HAMEL.

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  • Midshipman Andrew Kilgannon, Moran Division, New Entry Officer Cadet 54, HMAS Creswell.  (photo: LSIS Sarah Williams)

    Confidence key to graduation

    Midshipman Andrew Kilgannon says he is a more confident leader with greater self-esteem since he graduated from the Royal Australian Naval College in mid-June. 

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  • Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Matthew Wood and the Executive Officer HMAS Watson Commander Mattew Shand  (photo: Chaplain Colin Tett)

    Pulling the threads together in crisis

    The Defence family has pulled together to support one very special woman in need, who has touched the lives of thousands of operationally deployed Australian Defence personnel.

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  • Members of HMAS Canberra's ship's company and embarked forces line the flight deck as the ship arrives in Pearl Harbour, Hawaii to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.  (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

    Major maritime exercises interoperability

    More than 1,650 Australian Defence Force personnel have arrived in the United States ahead of a month of focused military training activities with 27 nations from across the globe for Exercise Rim-of-the-Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. 

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Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Matthew Wood and the Executive Officer HMAS Watson Commander Mattew Shand  (photo: Chaplain Colin Tett)

Pulling the threads together in crisis This article has photo gallery

The Defence family has pulled together to support one very special woman in need, who has touched the lives of thousands of operationally deployed Australian Defence personnel.

Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Owen Kelly, Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Brooke Oram, Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Edgar Dunsby, Brendan Holland and Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Nimai Walsh after donating blood and plasma. (photo: LS Brooke Oram)

HMAS Waterhen rolls up sleeves for Blood Service This article has photo gallery

Royal Australian Navy personnel at HMAS Waterhen in Sydney have rolled
up their sleeves and donated blood, assisting the Australian Red Cross
Blood Service.

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Members of the Australian Ex Services Atomic Survivors Association with their partners and the Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont, RAN, during a visit to the HMAS Stirling Museum at the unveiling of a new Nuclear Testing exhibit in the associations honour.   (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Mosaic and Hurricane survivors return to Monte Bello This article has photo gallery

Members of the Australian Ex-Services Atomic Survivors Association have travelled to the Monte Bello Islands marking the  60th Anniversary of the completion of Operation MOSAIC.

Members of HMAS Canberra's ship's company and embarked forces line the flight deck as the ship arrives in Pearl Harbour, Hawaii to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.  (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Major maritime exercises interoperability This article has photo gallery

More than 1,650 Australian Defence Force personnel have arrived in the United States ahead of a month of focused military training activities with 27 nations from across the globe for Exercise Rim-of-the-Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. 

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HMAS Adelaide conducts a 'Four Forces Fitness Challenge' between Adelaide's ship's company and embarked forces from the Australian Army, US Marine Rotational Force - Darwin and the US Army on the light vehicle deck during Exercise HAMEL SEALIFT. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Exercise pre exercise keeps fitness focussed This article has photo gallery

Teams from four different military forces faced off on a fitness challenge onboard HMAS Adelaide as the Royal Australian Navy’s Amphibious ship transited Bass Strait en route to Adelaide for Exercise HAMEL.

Australian Navy Womens Rugby Team

(This image has been digitally altered)  (photo: CPL Casey Gaul)

Navy rugby players against Australia's best This article has photo gallery

The Australian Defence Force Rugby Union Women's team are preparing to take on Australia’s best in a bid for victory and international Wallaroo selection. The Defence team will compete in the Australian Rugby Union National 15s Women’s Championship starting 24 June in Sydney.