An honour that dates back to ancient Rome was bestowed upon the 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment’s (1 RAR) band by the Townsville City Council on May 28.
Soldiers from 3rd Brigade welcomed sailors from USS Ashland for a friendly soccer match at Lavarack Barracks to kick off their arrival in Townsville ahead of Exercise Sea Explorer.
It was back to school for the soldiers and officers of Lavarack Barracks as they supported students at Thuringowa State High School in Townsville.
About 50 personnel from the Australian Army’s 3rd Brigade spent two months providing training to the Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF) to enhance stability operations in the lead-up to the country’s next national elections.
An Army unit’s shared connection to the land and water with the local Indigenous people has seen it presented Army’s first spiritual totem.
An Army unit’s shared connection to the land and water with the local Indigenous people has been recognised with a spiritual totem.
Army’s newest Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME) corporals were assessed in their promotion course in Townsville virtually by Army School of Logistics (ASLO) instructors more than 2000km away.
The Anzac spirit was well and truly on show during a casualty evacuation exercise in the Solomon Islands recently.
From the quiet streets of the NSW country town of Yass to the coastal regions of the Solomon Islands, the 4th Health Battalion’s Captain Celie Bright-Perry’s career has taken her on an international journey.
An annual integration exercise was completed in Townsville this month, with Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF) soldiers waving goodbye to Lavarack Barracks after two months of training with the 3rd Brigade.