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.
Continuing to highlight Air Force achievements in 2021, RAAF presented Shirley Stone, WWII WAAAF telegraphist, with an Air Force 2021 Centenarian certificate to recognise her milestone 100th birthday in the same year as the RAAF.
To mark the Air Force Centenary, members of the Defence Service Nurses gathered for a luncheon at Brisbane’s United Service Club this month to pay tribute to the role Air Force Nurses have played in the organisation.
As part of 2021 Air Force centenary commemorations, veterans who turn 100 this year are being acknowledged with a presentation of a centenary commemorative memento.
He’s 100 years of age and has flown all around the world, but Air Force veteran Alan Hastie said the best flight of his life was on a British Bristol Beaufort at the end of World War II.
Deputy Director of Air Force Events Olivia Hannan has been awarded a Meetings and Events Australia (MEA) scholarship following her work on the Air Force centenary week.
He’s been married for 75 years, written poetry, sketched, painted, completed leather work and tapestry projects and dedicated almost his entire working life to the Commonwealth Public Service.
As part of this year’s Air Force centenary celebrations, RAAF Base Pearce opened its gates the next generation of aviators and those who have served before.
It’s not every day you meet a centenarian, so meeting two on the same day was a highlight of Group Captain Iain Carty’s 31-year Air Force career.
Three young aviation enthusiasts have a enjoyed a weekend of Air Force activities courtesy of the City of Albany.