There were a number of firsts for Air Force during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2021, from the transfer of fuel from a United States Air Force aircraft to the deployment of mobile aircraft arrestors.
Playing a key role in the establishment of F-35A facilities has been among the most rewarding and challenging roles Air Force airfield engineer Squadron Leader Louise Burr has ever undertaken and her efforts have not gone unnoticed.
Around midday on May 20, a lone F-35A Lightning II roared over and touched down at RAAF Base Tindal for the first time.
The best Air Force military working dogs and handlers have been recognised, with the 2020 Lady Hannah and Bill Perrett perpetual shields awarded to personnel from No. 2 Security Forces Squadron (2SECFOR).
Workplace welfare dogs are spreading the word about the Air Force’s centenary year with newly branded coats, while continuing to support Air Force members.
RAAF Base Tindal personnel are seeking to inspire regional communities as the base prepares for what will be year of commemorations across Australia in 2021.
As isolation and social distancing measures continue to impact our lives, the personnel living at RAAF Base Tindal have embraced a novel idea aimed at ensuring everyone in the close-knit Top End community remains well-nourished and socially connected.