Army’s newest Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME) corporals were assessed in their promotion course in Townsville virtually by Army School of Logistics (ASLO) instructors more than 2000km away.
Army has taken a step closer to making the interaction with robots a regular occurrence for soldiers in the field.
The Running Change program has made tracks to Townsville, finding many happy feet from the 3rd Brigade ready to join in with the challenge following the successful pilot program in Brisbane.
Fancy yourself a good cook? So do the 20 chefs selected to participate in the 10th Force Support Battalion’s (10FSB) Exercise Golden Plate held in October at Lavarack Barracks.
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.
An annual integration exercise was completed in Townsville this month, with Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF) soldiers waving goodbye to Lavarack Barracks after two months of training with the 3rd Brigade.
Army’s aviation capability has been enhanced with two Leonardo AW139 helicopters joining the 5th Aviation Regiment in Townsville.
Clearing a 4.7m-high bar at the Athletics North Queensland Championships gave pole vaulter Corporal Brodie Cross an automatic ticket to Australia’s largest annual athletics competition, the Australian Track and Field Championships, to be held early next year.
The families of personnel from the 10th Force Support Battalion were given a taste of military traditions when they attended a regimental dining-in night last month.