When the most senior sailor in the Australian Navy, Warrant Officer of the Navy Gary Wight joined, he wasn’t in it for the long haul.
Australian Defence Force Gap Year sailors gained vital experience while onboard Western Australian base, HMAS Stirling as part of the 12 month 'try before you buy' program.
The Australian Navy has joined the nation’s leading defence industry partners to support and develop in women in engineering and technical fields.
One million push-ups across a seven-month deployment is the aggressive target driving Australian Defence Force communications and information systems personnel in the Middle East.
Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Thomas Beddome grew up in rural Eudunda, on the outskirts of the Barossa Valley approximately 100 kilometres northeast of Adelaide, an area renowned for producing fine wine, golden crops and livestock, never envisaging he would end up living on a ship.
One Dominion Yachtsmen Scheme participant, possibly the last one of the original 500, had a number of narrow escapes during the Second World War.
Defence assets from nations across the globe have converged on Malaysia for a multi-lateral exercise helping countries work closer together for regional stability.
Minister for Defence Personnel, the Hon Dan Tehan MP has championed an investigation into the issue of unit recognition for service with the Royal Australian Navy Helicopter Flight Vietnam, and service at the Battles of Coral and Balmoral.
A number of changes made to Defence policy in October last year will impact timelines for those seeking to change from full-time to Reserve service in line with Navy’s shift to a Total Workforce Model.
Anzac Day this year was the first time Leanne and Greg Codner had seen their three children together in uniform, making the commemorations in Western Australia effectively a family reunion for the travelling pair who are travelling around Australia in a motor-home.