Instructors are more interested in “teaching the gap” in a soldier’s skills than seeing them perform simple tasks with the new vehicles during the one- and two-week courses, which started on September 19, 2016.
The Australian Army has confirmed the identification of a further six Australians from the 250 Australian and British World War One soldiers recovered from a mass burial site at Pheasant Wood in France in 2009.
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and the Australian Army, with support from Northrop Grumman, have successfully conducted a firepower demonstration and a combat team quick attack demonstration at Puckapunyal Military Area in Victoria as part of Exercise Jericho Dawn to display the powerful effects of integrated air and land operations.
At home and on operations, the units and brigades of the Australian Army today paused to mark the anniversary of the formation of the Australian Army on 1 March 1901 and to commemorate 115 years of service to our nation.
The ship recently completed first-of-class trials and is now working towards achieving unit readiness. The unit readiness evaluation will assess the ship across all her capabilities, including deploying Army personnel, vehicles and equipment via helicopter and landing craft.
Australian Defence Force members who served with the 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (1 RAR), in Vietnam 50 years ago have been recognised with the Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation (CGWP).