A passion to follow in the footsteps of a beloved family member was the impetus for Squadron Leader Adrian Rodgers to serve the nation.
Sergeant Jared Convery, of the 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, deployed to Operation Mazurka in August as a security sergeant at South Camp in the Sinai, Egypt.
Australian Major General Simon Stuart has completed two and a half years as Force Commander of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt.
He has handed command to Major General Evan Williams, of the New Zealand Defence Force.
Major General Stuart said Australia had a long history of supporting the MFO and was one of only 13 nations contributing personnel to the peacekeeping operation.