Commander Task Group 635.3 Commander Brett Dawe is joined by Commanding Officer HMAS Diamantina Lieutenant Commander Darren McDevitt, and Commanding Officer HMAS Gascoyne Lieutenant Commander Sean Aitken, along with Captain Soon Lee and Republic of Korea Navy personnel following a cultural gift exchange.
The Commanding Officer of HMAS
Diamantina, Lieutenant Commander Darren McDevitt has hosted a welcoming event for Captain Soon Lee, the Commander of the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) Minesweeper Flotilla 5 and his staff in Busan, Korea.
Task Group Afghanistan (TGAFG) Finance Advisor, Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Katrina Burkett (left) and TGAFG Finance Officer, Australian Army soldier Warrant Officer Class 2 Brian Donnelly prior to going on a task in Afghanistan.
Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Katrina Burkett swapped the ocean for a view of mountains in Afghanistan during a recent deployment.
Royal Australian Navy officer, Captain Anne Andrews is the Senior Gender Advisor to the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan.
Captain Anne Andrews knows improvements have been made to the lives of Afghan women and girls, which includes a tenfold increase in school enrolments since 2001.
Able Seaman Electronic Warfare Justin Springer, left, and Leading Seaman Marine Technician Daniel Colliver remove sacks containing suspected narcotics during a search of a suspicious dhow by HMAS Ballarat's boarding party.
Royal Australian Navy Frigate HMAS
Ballarat has seized another four illicit drug shipments in three days while deployed to the Middle East region.
Royal Australian Navy Sea Trainers and Philippine Navy and Marine Participants in the Maritime Interoperability Training, May 2019.
Members of the Defence Cooperation Program Sea Training Group have recently completed their sixth rotation conducting Maritime Interoperability Training at Naval Forces Western Mindanao in Zamboanga, Philippines.
Following a parade held to mark the 40th anniversary of the peace treaty between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the State of Israel, members of the Egyptian and Israeli delegation planted an olive tree as a symbol of peace at the commemoration site of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) Headquarters at South Camp in Sharm El Sheikh.
Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel have marked the 40th anniversary of the peace treaty between Israel and Egypt on the Sinai Peninsula.
Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Steve Line is deployed to Task Group Afghanistan as the second in charge of the Hamid Karzai International Airport military hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Nursing officer Lieutenant Commander Steven Line had only just started his deployment to Afghanistan when his team responded to a mass casualty event.
HMAS Ballarat's boarding party closes on a suspicious dhow for a boarding which resulted in the seizure of approximately two and a half tonnes of illicit drugs.
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS
Ballarat has intercepted another 2.6 tonnes of illicit drugs while conducting a patrol in international waters in the Arabian Sea.
Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Jim Allen works on an MH60R Sea Hawk during a 'tail swap' prior to it flying out to HMAS Ballarat in the Middle East region.
A ‘tail swap’ of HMAS
Ballarat’s MH-60R Seahawk helicopter was conducted at the main operating base in the Middle East region (MER) recently as part of the scheduled ship’s maintenance period.
Published on March 09, 2019 by By Department of Defence (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Ballarat's Boarding Party conducts a flag verification boarding on a dhow suspected of smuggling illegal narcotics in the Arabian Sea.
Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigate HMAS
Ballarat has seized two tonnes of hashish worth approximately $100 million in street value during a boarding operation in the Middle East Region.