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Battalion steps up again

Only a few months after returning from Operation Bushfire Assist, 8th/9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, has deployed once again in response to support authorities with the recent COVID-19 outbreak in Victoria.

Resilience training for battalion

Lieutenants and sergeants were put to the test on a series of resilience activities on Gallipoli Barracks.

Analyst relishes first deployment

Private Cooper Leopold is embedded with the US Air Force on Operation Accordion in the Middle East.

Jungle training veteran returns to Tully

Jungle Training Wing at Tully received a visit from its legendary founder, Brigadier George Mansford.

Driving into the future

Soldiers are learning how to safely operate protected mobility vehicles in an artificial environment. 

Showing support for Pacific neighbours

Army reservists are drawing on their combined civilian and military experience as embeds in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to support the whole-of-government response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Pacific region.…

Giving back to the community

Soldiers on Operation COVID-19 Assist have helped restore a church in Windorah, Queensland.

The completion of the Task Group Taji Training Mission

On 05 June 2020 the Australia Government announced the completion of its successful training mission at Taji Military Complex in…

Soldier runs as tribute to lost friend

Private Daniel Norton ran 23 laps of Camp Qargha in Afghanistan in memory of his friend who passed away.

Rolling up his sleeve during pandemic

Signaller Michi Hartnett has donated plasma as part of the Joint Task Group 629.9 blood drive.