Published on by CAPT Megan McDermott (author), SGT Ray Vance (photographer)
While the bulk of the Australian Navy presence in the Middle East region is patrolling the region’s waters in the frigate, HMAS Newcastle, one Petty Officer’s job is to keep the communications links on point from ashore in United States Navy headquarters in Manama, Bahrain.
Published on by POA Eamonn O'Brien (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
One of the Australian Navy’s newest aviation teams took out the honours for the coveted Collins Trophy recently with the 2016 ‘most proficient’ embarked helicopter flight going to some of those flying and maintaining the Seahawk Romeo.
Published on by CAPT Megan McDermott (author), SGT Ricky Fuller (photographer)
Thirty-nine Australian Defence Force embeds are based at the Resolute Support mission headquarters in Kabul, providing strategic guidance at both the institutional and ministerial levels on policy, governance and procedures as part of the NATO team in Afghanistan.
Published on by LCDR Andrew Thorpe (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
Many Australian Defence Force members are continuing a tradition of military service, but for one sailor in HMAS Arunta, recently returned from the Middle East, she is just one member of a family putting service before self.
Published on by Department of Defence Media Release (author), LSIS Brad Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Arunta has sailed into her home port of Fleet Base West in Rockingham, Western Australia, after completing the longest Middle Eastern deployment of an Australian Navy vessel since the first Gulf War.