Redcliffe born and raised Navy logistics officer Lieutenant Rene Van Rooyen is one of 19 Australian Defence Force members deployed on Operation ASLAN as part of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).
Born and raised in the red dust and desert backdrop of Broken Hill, New South Wales, Navy Commander Jennifer Parker again finds herself on dry land - deployed ashore on Operation MANITOU in the Middle East.
Published on by CAPT Zoe Griffyn (author), LAC John Solomon (photographer)
As part of the ADF’s Operation COVID-19 ASSIST in Victoria, about 200 medical personnel have been deployed to support the Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) COVID-19 testing sites around Melbourne.
Supporting the coalition maritime effort in the Middle East is a small team of nearly 20 Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Air Force and Defence civilians, embedded across three multi-national operational forces based at the naval support activity, Bahrain.
Published on by LCDR Jason Grivas (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
For the past six months, HMAS Toowoomba has been in the Middle East on Operation MANITOU supporting the International Maritime Security Construct to maintain freedom of navigation, international law and free flow of commerce.