Coming from a Defence family, Jessica Swan was thinking she would try another line of work.
At the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA), young Air Force officers from across the country are proving that science isn’t just about lab coats and chemical experiments.
Flight Lieutenant Ben Lindsay’s enthusiasm for maths, science and engineering can be traced back to his parents, who are high school teachers.
The Royal Australian Navy’s Lieutenant Commander Josh Cowell gained amphibious warfare experience while recently deployed on operations in the Baltic Sea region with the Royal Navy Littoral Response Group (North) aboard HMS Albion.
Despite being told by her school’s career counsellor that ADFA was “only for boys”, four years later Flight Lieutenant Kaitlin Flynn graduated from the academy with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering.
A former New Zealand politician has made her mark at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA), inspiring many attending women with her advice for aspiring young female leaders.
Future Navy engineers have been putting their knowledge to the test, completing work experience alongside some of the service’s most qualified personnel.
Leading his section on a clearing patrol of Artillery Hill, Officer Cadet Lachlan Goodall went to ground as the sound of enemy fire rang out through the Majura Training Area at Canberra on February 1.
Officer Cadet Joseph Merchant ‘s appointment to the Army continues a family history of service that dates back more than 150 years, and includes two Victoria Cross recipients.
For Springwood local, Australian Army Officer Cadet James Boidin, the experience of living through the 2013 Blue Mountains bushfires inspired his decision to join the Army.