Following a two-year hiatus because of COVID-19 restrictions, Anzac Day was commemorated in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on April 25 with a service at The Emirates Palace Hotel on the banks of the Arabian Gulf.
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.
Members of the Australian Army History Unit have collected more than 1500 historic artefacts from ADF operations across the Middle East since 2001.
Command of Air Task Group 630 in the Middle East was on July 25 handed to Wing Commander Alexander Cave from Wing Commander Ric Peapell in a ceremony at Australia’s main operating base in the region.
RAN officers played a small but crucial part in Exercise Artemis Trident in the Middle East recently.
Australia’s youngest United Nations peacekeeper, 25-year-old Captain Katherine Higgins from the Army has arrived in Tiberias, Israel, ahead of the International Day of UN Peacekeepers.
Private Mason Tessier’s father’s tales of service inspired the former Rouse Hill Anglican College student from Baulkham Hills in Sydney to leave his civilian trade and join the Army.
The workshops of Force Support Element – Rotation 13 (FSE-13) in the Middle East region gained an eager new recruit on February 12.