Lieutenant Misty Evans thought joining the Army Reserve as a 17-year-old might give her some extra cash and a chance to explore the country.
Leading Seaman Medic Abbey-Rose Yeomans has been recognised for her efforts in helping an evacuated member of the public from Mallacoota during the 2020 bushfires.
The man who commanded all ADF domestic operations in NSW since the devastating bushfires of 2019-20, Brigadier Mick Garraway, is moving on, but his legacy will live on.
RAAF Base Wagga welcomed back an old friend who was evacuated from his house during the 2019-20 bushfires that ravaged the east coast of Australia.
Civilian employers of ADF reservists have been recognised for their support throughout 2020 and into 2021 at a thank-you event at Lancer Barracks in Parramatta, New South Wales.
The unbreakable friendship between HMAS Choules and the town of Mallacoota, forged during the 2019 bushfire crisis, has been recognised with the announcement of the town as Choules’ ceremonial homeport.
Private Zed Barrett had a variety of jobs in the civilian world before finding his calling in the Australian Army, which is providing the 23-year-old just as much variety.
Army Reservist Lieutenant Colonel Reuben Bowd has welcomed an award recognising the outstanding support his civilian employer provided him while he was deployed on Operation Bushfire Assist 2019–2020.
Almost a year after HMAS Adelaide provided logistics support to Eden during the 2019 bushfires, Navy returned to help the still-recovering community.
Private Frank Marrar had a busy first year in the Army Reserve.