June 09, 2017 by Department of Defence Media Release (author), SGT Ray Vance (photographer), LEUT Sarah West (photographer)
Royal Australian Navy Nursing Officer, Lieutenant Commander Alison Zilko, comforts a Vietnamese baby undergoing treatment at the paediatrics ward of Cam Ranh General Hospital, Vietnam, during Exercise Pacific Partnership 2017.
The success of the multi-national PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP humanitarian aid and disaster relief training series continues to expand, with this year’s mission reaching as far west as Sri Lanka.
Year 10 students from Malanda State High School visit HMAS Melville as part of an excursion to Cairns.
Cairns-based Navy personnel have proudly shown off their ship and career paths to a group of students interested in seeing a military lifestyle first hand.
Head Reserve and Youth Division, Rear Admiral Bruce Kafer, ANR and the National Chair, Defence Reserves Support Council Ms Jane McAloon The Defence Reserves Support Council (DRSC) Employer Support Awards night held at the Australian War Memorial.
Supportive employers from across Australia were formally recognised at the Defence Reserves Support Council National Employer Support Awards held at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra on 25 May.
Families wave goodbye as HMAS Huon departs HMAS Waterhen for three months taking part in Operation RESOLUTE.
A new program designed to assist employment prospects for those who directly support serving Australian Defence Force members launches mid year.
Commander Ian Gray's grandson Master Leo Gray was playing in the garden at his Great Grandfather’s 90th birthday party when he dug up the medal which has been returned to the rightful owner.
A Navy Commander has helped a First World War-vintage medal return to the home town of it’s recipient after a series of events led to it being found in a flowerbed.
Lieutenant Commander Ainsley Slattery gifting Navy Books for the Waikerie High School Library to student Makayla Lill and Teacher Sarah Koch.
It was a journey back to her roots that took Executive Officer Navy Headquarters – South Australia Lieutenant Commander Ainsley Slattery to the South Australian Riverland as part of the Navy’s regional engagement strategy.
Fire-fighters from the Welshpool Fire Station and the staff of the School of Survivability and Ship Safety, during the fire-fighter's training visit to HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.
Navy and civilian fire-fighters in Western Australia have joined forces in an effort to share skills and experiences for increased capability.
L-R: Prime Minister of Australia, The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP, Vice Chief of the Australian Defence Force, VADM Ray Griggs, AO, CSC, RAN, and Director of the Australian War Memorial, The Hon. Dr Brendan Nelson, AO, stand during the Australian National Anthem.
After travelling more than 200,000 kilometres during its 20-month tenure, the Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience closed in Sydney on 27 April.
Royal Australian Navy Nursing Officers, Lieutenant Commander Alison Zilko (right) and Lieutenant Angela French, in front of the Vietnam People's Navy hospital ship Khanh Hoa (HQ561) at Da Nang Port, Vietnam, during Exercise Pacific Partnership 2017.
A team of Australian Defence Force medical specialists have deployed to Vietnam for the final phase of Exercise PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2017 - the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
Royal Australian Navy Nursing Officer, Lieutenant Commander Alison Zilko (right) gives a Koala teddy to a Vietnamese child at the Emergency Reception (Emergency Department) of the Da Nang General Hospital during Exercise Pacific Partnership 2017.
Two Royal Australian Navy Nursing Officers deployed to Vietnam for Exercise Pacific Partnership 2017 have marked Mother's Day in a particularly meaningful way this year - spending time with children with disabilities at an Agent Orange Rehabilitation Centre in Da Nang.