Recently graduated recruits of course 12-21, No. 1 Recruit Training Unit, donated $2500 and 120 RAAF teddy bears to Ronald McDonald House Wagga Wagga.
Despite limitations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, RAAF Base Edinburgh was still able to raise much-needed funds for Legacy this year.
The ADF has provided airlift capability to transfer critical personnel, stores and equipment to Fiji in support of the Australian Government’s response to COVID-19.
The federal task force charged with delivering the COVID-19 vaccine rollout has set an ambitious target: that every eligible and willing Australian is vaccinated by the end of 2021.
Almost 30,000kms travelled, 36 hours in flying time and a desire to help is what it took a small crew of Australian Defence Force personnel to assist Australia’s regional partners during a critical time of need.
Following in his father’s footsteps to serve his country, Signaller Jack Connoley reunited with his dad on deployment to Vanuatu, after hard COVID-19 borders separated them in Australia.
Key Defence leaders have received their COVID-19 vaccine and have encouraged staff – particularly those aged over 50 – to prepare for theirs.
For the first time in more than 12 months, family and friends of Navy recruits were able to attend a graduation parade in person at HMAS Cerberus.
COVID-19 didn’t stop personnel from the mobile air loading team from successfully completing Operation Southern Discovery in Antarctica.
COVID-19 has impacted many exercises for the ADF and for Chaplain Stuart Asquith on Exercise Cope North it was no different.