Published on by New Zealand Department of Defence (author), CPL Amanda McErlich (photographer), LAC Chad Sharman (photographer)
In an exceptionally Kiwi way, the New Zealand Defence Force thanked a multinational crew of Australian, Canadian and US military personnel for supporting its disaster relief operation during a traditional powhiri at Kaikoura’s local marae.
Published on by WO2 Andrew Hetherington (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
A medic is an essential sailor on a Navy ship heading out on an operational deployment. There is no floating hospital in the middle of an ocean to assist sailors, nor is there an ambulance. There is only a helicopter to take people back to land.
Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)
There was a sombre tone at HMAS Stirling, in Western Australia, as the 191 men and women serving in HMAS Arunta said goodbye to loved ones and joined the frigate to depart for close to nine months in the Middle East.
Published on by LEUT Andrew Petrie (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
Creating one of the most unusual sights of her deployment, HMAS Perth's 5-inch gun, harpoon anti-ship missile launchers and forecastle were all draped in hand-made quilts while alongside in Muscat, Oman recently.
Published on by Department of Defence (author), Unknown (photographer)
HMAS Bathurst has recently conducted a multi-agency Operation RESOLUTE patrol in the Torres Strait with Australian Border Force Vessel Storm Bay and Australian Fisheries and Management Agency officers.
Published on by LCDR Adam Cooper (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
HMAS Perth’s Operations Officer, Principal Warfare Officer, Lieutenant Commander Oliver (Olly) Nokes has been commended by Commander Joint Task Force 633, Air Vice Marshall Tim Innes during the ship’s final hours alongside in Muscat, Oman.