There is no such thing as a typical day for the 14 Australian Defence Force medical personnel working at the Hamid Karzai International Airport coalition base in Kabul, Afghanistan.
A Perth hills local is one of the crew members recently returned to Australia after serving in HMAS Arunta in the Middle East as part of Operation MANITOU.
One of Navy’s outstanding marine technicians was recognised for her excellence at a ceremony held at on HMAS Sirius, at Fleet Base West recently.
Life as a communication sailor in the Navy brings a world of possibilities, as Leading Seaman Chris Soles has discovered.
Navy’s S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopters have had a long history of supporting naval operations, and ‘Predator’ and its crew have not let that heritage down.
Patrolling the high seas in a warship thousands of kilometres from home is the new reality for Leading Seaman Boastwains Mate Isaac Janes, who sailed for the Middle East region recently.
The past 18 months have been a busy period for the crew of HMAS Huon with the coastal minehunter involved in a number of significant evolutions, a including work-up, maritime exercises and Operation RENDER SAFE.
While her work-mates used their mid-deployment leave to go sightseeing in Europe, Navy’s Able Seaman Maritime Logistics – Personnel Zoraya Tibos spent two weeks helping people in need in Cambodia.
It wasn’t your regular barber salon onboard HMAS Newcastle when Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician McCann piped the call to the ship’s company to get their hair cut.
The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands came to a close on 30 June after nearly 14 years of assistance provided to the Solomon Islands Government.