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Submarine lost but not forgotten

Published on by LEUT Mick Wheeler (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Mr John Keating, President, Submarine Association, Australia Branch, recites the Submariners Prayer at a  service to commemorate the loss of AE1, at the HMAS Stirling Chapel of St Paul. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Mr John Keating, President, Submarine Association, Australia Branch, recites the Submariners Prayer at a service to commemorate the loss of AE1, at the HMAS Stirling Chapel of St Paul.

A moving service was held recently at the Chapel of St Paul at HMAS Stirling, Garden Island, Western Australia, to commemorate the loss of the officers and sailors from HMAS AE1, 101 years ago.

Careers on show in Tasmania

Published on by Department of Defence (author), CPL Shannon McCarthy (photographer)

Chief of the Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, AC, meets Navy personnel manning the Naval Aviation Prospects Scheme simulator at the ADF Careers Expo 2015, Tasmania. From left; Midshipman (MIDN) Alex Neville, MIDN Sophie Wheen, ACM Binskin, AM, MIDN Roman Sinardet and MIDN Charles Gordon. (photo: CPL Shannon McCarthy)

Chief of the Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, AC, meets Navy personnel manning the Naval Aviation Prospects Scheme simulator at the ADF Careers Expo 2015, Tasmania. From left; Midshipman (MIDN) Alex Neville, MIDN Sophie Wheen, ACM Binskin, AM, MIDN Roman Sinardet and MIDN Charles Gordon.

The Australian Defence Force Careers Expo - Tasmania was held in Hobart from 18-19 September.

Stirling calls the world in historic radio event

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), CPOIS David Connolly (photographer)

Warrant Officer Communication and Information Systems Peter Stephenson from Defence Communications Station - Perth, located at HMAS Stirling, makes the opening address of the 48-hour HF radio event commemorating the Anzac Centenary. Warrant Officer Stephenson made the call using the special event callsign VK100ANZAC.  (photo: CPOIS David Connolly)

Warrant Officer Communication and Information Systems Peter Stephenson from Defence Communications Station - Perth, located at HMAS Stirling, makes the opening address of the 48-hour HF radio event commemorating the Anzac Centenary. Warrant Officer Stephenson made the call using the special event callsign VK100ANZAC.

HMAS Stirling was recently the scene of a unique international HF radio event to commemorate the Anzac Centenary.

Workshopping Rules of Engagement

Published on by LEUT Luke Reynoldson (author and photographer)

Participants from four of the 19 world militaries participating in the Rules of Engagement workshop hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law.
 
 (photo: Unknown)

Participants from four of the 19 world militaries participating in the Rules of Engagement workshop hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law.

Participants from 19 world militaries came together during August at the Military Law Centre, Victoria Barracks, for the Rules of Engagement workshop hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law.

Bridging the gap for youth in crisis

Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), WO John O'Brien (photographer)

A copy of the Sir David Martin book in the foreground with the 80 ladies playing bridge in the Sir David Martin Mess. (photo: WO John O'Brien)

A copy of the Sir David Martin book in the foreground with the 80 ladies playing bridge in the Sir David Martin Mess.

HMAS Penguin in Sydney has a special association with a charity that helps young people in crisis.

Peacekeepers remembered

Published on by Department of Defence (author), SGT William Guthrie (photographer)

The proposed Australian Peacekeeping Memorial site on Anzac Parade, Canberra. (photo: SGT William Guthrie)

The proposed Australian Peacekeeping Memorial site on Anzac Parade, Canberra.

The human cost of peacekeeping was highlighted during a recent commemorative service to honour Australia’s long and proud history of peacekeeping and peacemaking in trouble spots across the world.

Counter IED forum held in Canberra

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Mark Doran (author), CPL Mark Doran (photographer)

Commander Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Task Force, Brigadier John Shanahan, speaks at the International Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Leaders’ Forum at Parliament House in Canberra on 2 September, 2015. (photo: CPL Mark Doran)

Commander Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Task Force, Brigadier John Shanahan, speaks at the International Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Leaders’ Forum at Parliament House in Canberra on 2 September, 2015.

To promote strategic cooperation in the field of counter improvised explosive devices (CIED), the inaugural International CIED Leaders’ Forum was hosted in Canberra by INTERPOL, the Australian Defence Force and the Australian Federal Police in early September.

Navy sailing to win

Published on by SQNLDR John Force (author)

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A Navy crew took out third place at the 43rd National Tasar Championship held on the warm tropical waters of Townsville at the end of September.

Battling on to great results

Published on by Andy Anderson (author)

ABMT Rhys Salis, of FSU-W at HMAS Stirling, running in the  marathon in Ottawa last month. (photo: Unknown)

ABMT Rhys Salis, of FSU-W at HMAS Stirling, running in the marathon in Ottawa last month.

A team of wounded, injured and ill Defence members proudly represented Australia in the Canadian Forces half marathon in Ottawa last month.

Midshipman first in fitness challenge

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Lauretta Webster (author), WO2 Andrew Hetherington (author), CPL Steve Duncan (photographer), CPL Bill Solomou (photographer)

Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) officers and year three officer cadets do the leopard crawl component of the ADFA Fitness Excellence Challenge 2015. (photo: CPL Steve Duncan)

Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) officers and year three officer cadets do the leopard crawl component of the ADFA Fitness Excellence Challenge 2015.

Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) third year officer cadets and midshipmen participated in a Fitness Excellence Challenge in mid September.