For one Australian Navy sailor, her first operational deployment was a long way from the sea - Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Asahel Heeney deployed to Alice Springs, 1200km from the ocean, on Operation COVID-19 ASSIST.
Published on by FLTLT Courtney Jay (author), PTE Olivia Cameron (photographer)
Midshipman Madeline Moroney is a Maritime Logistics Officer Trainee, who, with just two weeks left of her initial employment training at HMAS Cerberus, finds herself supporting Operation COVID-19 ASSIST in her hometown region of Goulburn Valley in Victoria.
Published on by LCDR John Thompson (author), LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)
Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Peter Bellas knows more than most about mandatory quarantine - in April he undertook 14 days of mandatory quarantine in a Sydney hotel after returning from Operation MANITOU.
Published on by FLGOFF Jessica Winnall (author), PTE Dustin Anderson (photographer)
Royal Australian Navy Submariner Petty Officer Marine Technician Gareth James is an instructor at HMAS Cerberus, and as a trained Ship’s Medical Emergency Team member he immediately volunteered for Operation COVID-19 ASSIST.
Published on by CAPT Zoe Griffyn (author), LAC John Solomon (photographer)
Nursing Officer Lieutenant Commander Lee McMahon has had a busy year on the frontline of the COVID-19 response, supporting the Victorian Government and its agencies in the town of Colac as part of his second deployment to Operation COVID-19 ASIST.
Published on by LSIS Craig Walton (author and photographer), PTE Dustin Anderson (photographer)
ADF personnel from across the country joined in the fight against COVID-19 when they boarded a Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster and headed to Avalon Airport, south west of Melbourne in Victoria last week.