Published on by LEUT Andrew Herring (author and photographer)
The aircraft, capabilities and people of the Fleet Air Arm were in full flight before a 30,000 strong crowd at Illawarra Regional Airport near Wollongong, New South Wales for Wings Over Illawarra on 6-7 May.
Published on by POIS Phillip Cullinan (author and photographer), LSML-C Nadav Harel (photographer)
As many Australians were focussed on the Battle of the Coral Sea, the enduring Dutch-Australian defence relationship was also commemorated at Russell Offices on 4 May with a Netherlands Remembrance Day service in Canberra.
Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author and photographer)
The gritty persistence of a Melbourne historian to have a forgotten group of Second World War sailors recognised finally paid off when a plaque was dedicated to them at the Australian War Memorial on 4 May.
Published on by CMDR Chloe Griggs (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
Australian Navy amphibious ship, HMAS Choules became the focus for commemorative activities for the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea as she positioned herself in the waters of the conflict off Townsville on 1 May.