Royal Australian Navy Petty Officer Imagery Specialist Andrew Dakin provides photography instruction for Afghan members of the the Kabul Garrison Command (KGC).
A Royal Australian Navy Imagery Specialist has helped the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces promote the important work of its soldiers.
PTE Emily Burges and ABNPC Matthew Dobrincic of Transit Security Element 90 undertaking 9mm SLP continuation training at Darwin, Northern Territory.
Naval Police Coxswains (NPC) are gaining valuable operational experience early in their careers serving as members of the joint-enabled Transit Security Element (TSE).
Published on December 28, 2018 by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Ballarat's Boarding Party conducts a flag verification boarding on a suspicious dhow as part of Operation MANITOU.
The Royal Australian Navy frigate, HMAS
Ballarat, has seized more than 900 kilos of heroin worth approximately $279 million during two boarding operations that took place 21–23 December 2018 as part of Operation MANITOU.
December 15, 2018 by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Ballarat (centre), with the United States Coast Guard vessels USCGS Maui (distant) and Adak conduct a combined patrol in the North Arabian Gulf, in support of the Combined Task Force 152's mission to promote regional stability and security.
Ballarat has completed a successful first patrol in the Middle East.
ABML-P Ellen Storie-Gregory (left) and LSCSO Kaitlin Shaw (second left) keep in contact with family and friends via social media from the Junior Sailors' Mess, using HMAS Ballarat's Wi-Fi network.
Ship's Company onboard HMAS
Ballarat, deployed on operations to the Middle East, have access to the very best communication with family and friends while they are away.
October 28, 2018 by LCDR Kelli Lunt (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer)
Ship's Company of HMAS Ballarat wave to families and well-wishers as the ship departs Fleet Base West to take part in Operation MANITOU.
Ballarat and her Ship’s Company of 190 officers and sailors departed Fleet Base West at Garden Island, Western Australia for maritime security operations in the Middle East on Sunday, 28th October 2018.
Commander Neil Smith, of Navy Health Services, monitors a mass casualty exercise at the Camp Baird Role 1 Medical Facility while deployed on Operation ACCORDION as the Senior Medical Officer for the Australian Defence Force in the Middle East region.
A Navy Medical Officer has been deployed on his first land-based operation as the Senior ADF Medical Officer in the Middle East Region (MER).
HMAS Warramunga shipmates, Lieutenant Thomas Liley (left) and Chaplain Stephen Hutchinson proudly hold their quilts, made by Aussie Hero Quilts, during the ship’s deployment to Operation MANITOU.
There are a just a few things that help make a deployment away from family and friends bearable - emails and phone calls home, letters and care packages and quilts and laundry bags made by Aussie Hero Quilts.
(L-R) Royal Australian Navy officer Commodore (CDRE) Mal Wise hands over the Baton of Command to Royal Navy officer, CDRE Steve Moorhouse, during the Combined Task Force 150 transfer of authority ceremony held at the Naval Support Activity Bahrain.
Nineteen boardings, 3.1 tonnes of heroin and 36 tonnes of hashish seized and destroyed, and over $2.7 billion AUD removed from terrorist networks.
Published on May 25, 2018 by Department of Defence (author), LSA Rhys Withers (photographer), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)
HMAS Warramunga's boarding party conducts a boarding during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU.
Warramunga has seized two more hauls of illicit narcotics valued at approximately AUD$315.4 million following boarding operations in international waters of the Arabian Sea this week.