Aviation engineer from HMAS Albatross Lieutenant Ian Donovan has quietly clicked over 40 years of loyal service.
One of the Air Force’s first airframe fitters to service the F-111, notched up 52 years of service and received a Federation Star on February 11.
After 26 years in the regular Army and reaching the rank of Colonel, Bishop Grant Dibden asked Chief of Army to reduce him in rank to a Division 1 Chaplain (Captain).
After 40 years of service, Flight Lieutenant Bruce Lowth was presented with his Federation Star, the fifth clasp to the Defence Long Service Medal, at a ceremony at the Combat Survival Training School on October 1.
Two long-serving warrant officers have been celebrated by Combat Support Group with the awarding of their Federation Stars at RAAF Base Amberley on August 10.