“There’s a lot to it, but it gets you up in the morning because you want to learn about it. It’s so much fun. So different, but really fun.”
Air Force personnel from Surveillance and Response Group units based at RAAF Base Edinburgh have been rolling up their sleeves to take part in the 2021 Defence Blood Challenge.
The Defence Aviation Safety Authority (DASA) has given the safety tick of approval to 10 military aviation authorities (MAA) and 26 civil authorities.
Turning up to work for his first day at the Gold Coast Highway police control point, Flying Officer Brett Smith was not expecting to see a brother in blue he hadn’t seen for more than 10 years.
Despite the heat and humidity of a Top End storm brewing, personnel from RAAF Base Darwin on October 9 exercised the base’s right to Freedom of Entry to the City of Darwin.
Participants in the Indigenous Youth Program (IYP) visited RAAF Base Townsville from September 20-22 to experience Air Force life and possible career options.
In the spirit of strengthening partnerships, the RAAF last month participated with elements from the Indonesian Air Force in the annual bilateral maritime patrol training, Exercise Albatross Ausindo 21.
ADF personnel have spent the past few weeks supporting ACT Policing at vehicle checkpoints on the ACT-NSW border set up to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 130 Ipswich Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families had the experience of a lifetime: a flight in a military aircraft from RAAF Base Amberley.
Recent evacuees from Afghanistan are being helped in their transition to a new life in Australia by ADF personnel on Operation COVID-19 Assist.