Navy Medical Officer, Commander Ian Young, was among the 300 Australian Defence Force and 105 New Zealand Defence Force personnel from the second rotation of Task Group Taji which completed six months of active service in Iraq earlier this month.
Families and friends braved the coldest day Perth has experienced for some time on 7 June to farewell HMAS Perth as the ship sailed for duties as part of Operation MANITOU.
HMAS Perth’s 192 men and women will farewell their loved ones and depart for the Middle East today.
HMAS Darwin conducted a unique international engagement opportunity with French Navy Ship Nivôse, a Florèal class frigate, during their third patrol as part of Operation MANITOU.
HMAS Darwin has seized almost one tonne of heroin during three consecutive vessel interceptions off the coast of Africa as part of Operation MANITOU.
Deploying to Afghanistan, cyclists might expect to hang up the helmet and lycra, but some Australian Defence Force personnel have found a simple way to keep fit and conduct their day-to-day work efficiently.
Lieutenant Tim Stroud admits overlooking the desert landscape of Lebanon as part of a United Nations mission is not where most people would expect to find a Navy officer.
Ships and aircraft from the Australian Defence Force and the Indonesian Armed Forces engaged recently for the fifth Australian-Indonesian Coordinated Patrol of fisheries on the respective sides of the boundary of the two nations’ Exclusive Economic Zones
Defence units from Australia and Indonesia recently united to patrol fisheries located between the two nations to ensure that lawful practices were being used in the nation's respective exclusive economic zones.
An Australian-led Maritime Command team has been hailed for their success against the illegal trade of drugs and weapons in the Middle East and northern Indian Ocean as part of the multinational Combined Maritime Forces.