Advances in technology continue to offer a range of options for ADF members to communicate with loved ones while on deployment, but according to Joint Task Force 633 Postmaster Sergeant Alexander ‘Stretch’ Landel, physical mail remains as important as ever.
Regularly heard over the radio waves at Australia’s main operating base in the Middle East are two information systems technicians ensuring all ADF members deployed on Operation Accordion belly laugh.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison visited Australia’s main operating base in the Middle East on November 3.
The workshops of Force Support Element – Rotation 13 (FSE-13) in the Middle East region gained an eager new recruit on February 12.
The horsepower behind Joint Task Force 633’s firefighting capability in the Middle East has returned to Australia, signalling the end of a continuous ADF Fire, Crash and Rescue presence in the region.
This year’s Christmas backdrop looks a little different for Private Myah Peters.
Air Force security forces deployed in the Middle East have been so busy, they reckon they could have achieved gold status, if they earned Frequent Flyer points, by the time they return home.
For most soldiers on operations at Joint Task Force 633’s Camp Baird in the Middle East, downtime consists of gym time, watching movies and digital gaming.
The former home of the ADF’s air operations in the Middle East has been handed over to the United States Air Force.
Operation Accordion and Joint Task Force 633’s Force Support Element 12 (FSE-12) handed its responsibilities to Force Support Element 13 (FSE-13) in the Middle East during a transition-of-authority parade on October 3.