Twenty years after meeting at HMAS Cerberus recruit school, a surprise reunion in the Middle East allowed Warrant Officer Justin Downey-Price and Jeff Seers to reminisce about old times.
Sergeant Jared Convery, of the 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, deployed to Operation Mazurka in August as a security sergeant at South Camp in the Sinai, Egypt.
Sunshine Coast local and self-proclaimed bookworm, Signaller Jacob Gatehouse, has gone from reading military history to creating his own while deployed in the Middle East Region.
Blackrock Camp engineers from the Australian Army’s 19th Chief Engineer Works, together with members from the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) Plant Troop and the project’s main contractor CC Pines, recently conducted a Sevusevu Ceremony at Saunaka Village, Nadi.
Navy’s Surface Force capped off a busy year, with most of its combatants deploying overseas.
It has been a busy year for the Navy-operated Sail Training Ship (STS) Young Endeavour.
It’s always a little bit surprising to meet someone who grew up surrounded by desert, with the nearest ocean miles away, who went on to become a Navy clearance diver.
It’s not every day that a ship’s company gets to abseil down the side of one of the largest vessels ever operated by the Royal Australian Navy, but volunteers from HMAS Canberra and HMAS Kuttabul did just that in the name of charity.
The vessels and teams of Navy’s Mine Warfare, Clearance Diving, Hydrographic, Meteorological, Oceanographic and Patrol Force might be among the smallest in the fleet, but their achievements in 2019 rival those of the largest major surface ships.
The pageantry and splendour of the parade for the 135th graduating class from the Royal Military College – Duntroon (RMC-D) received an honour of national standing, with the parade reviewed for the first time by Governor-General General (retd) David Hurley.