Taji Military Complex, 20 kilometres north of Baghdad, Iraq, is the last place you’d expect to run into someone you know from your home town.
The Iraqi Army School of Infantry NCO II (SINCO II) has received another upgrade to its urban infantry training program, thanks to a building blocks construction system, similar to Lego.
Thirty-five New Zealand Defence Force personnel, who arrived at the Taji Military Complex (TMC) in Iraq on May 18, were confronted with a fierce welcome ceremony.
A first for the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) took place on Australian soil, with the firing of an FH-70 howitzer out to 25 kilometres at Queensland’s Shoalwater Bay Training Area on Exercise Southern Jackaroo.
A small contingent of Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) officers and sailors returned home after spending almost three months deployed in HMAS Canberra as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 (IPE 19).