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Oye! News from Australia
Australian aircraft, ships and personnel have completed a 10-day exercise in Malaysia to strengthen ties between Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Exercise Bersama Shield 15 (BS15) is an annual Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) Field Training Exercise
Defence personnel from the Republic of the Philippines, United States and Australia have completed a highly successful multi-lateral military training exercise on the Philippines islands of Luzon and Palawan.
Called Exercise BALIKATAN, which in Filipino means
It was a beautiful time to remember those that had served before us. Row by row sailors, soldiers and officers stood side by side as they took time in the still dark morning onboard HMAS Choules flight deck, during dawn service to remember the bravery and the courage shown by the Anzacs.
A childhood dream came to life recently for HMAS Anzac’s Navigating Officer, Lieutenant Matthew Warren, as he navigated the ship through the Suez Canal as she transited in company with HMAS Success and New Zealand’s HMNZS Te
In a moving ceremony at Russell Offices on April 14, RSM-Ceremonial ADF WO1 Paul Richardson was handed a shrapnel-holed French Bible that saved the life of an Anzac digger at Gallipoli.
The Bible belonged to LCpl, later Lt, Elvas Jenkins, of 2 Fd Coy, RAE, who enlisted on September 19,
Personnel on board HMAS Tobruk have paused from humanitarian relief efforts in Vanuatu to mark the 10th anniversary of the Navy Sea King helicopter crash.
The Sea King crashed on the island of Nias, Indonesia, on 2 April 2005 and claimed the lives of nine ADF personnel.
For the second time in just over 16 months elements of the 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment (3CER) embarked in the Royal Australian Navy’s heavy-lift ship, HMAS Tobruk, to provide assistance to neighbours devastated by a cyclone.
The ship sailed out of Townsville on March 18 arriving
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