Reserve nursing officer Lieutenant Nicole Johns is using valuable clinical experience gained at the Royal Hobart Hospital’s emergency department while on deployment with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in Afghanistan.
When Brisbane-based soldier Corporal Joshua Border joined the Australian Army in 2010, he certainly didn’t imagine that two of his big firsts in life would happen at the same time.
Proving its motto during this year’s Duke of Gloucester Cup, 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment(2RAR), finished “second to none” in the Australian Army’s premier infantry skills competition.
To the beating of the Australian Army Band drums, A Squadron of the 10th Light Horse Regiment marched onto the parade ground to commemorate the centenary of the Regiment’s return to Australia.
Personnel deployed to Iraq with Task Group Taji 9 have undergone a different kind of shooting test.
Years of overseas service have transformed special forces unit 2nd Commando Regiment into one of the Australian Army’s most experienced units.
The promotion of Leading Seaman Ruby Flinders to petty officer early in August was a special milestone for the four-legged sailor and her proud shipmates.
The Australian government has approved the first stage of a multi-billion dollar investment in cutting-edge equipment for Australia’s special forces.