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Appreciating differences in security role

There is no denying the importance of Tassie-raised Sergeant Lenard Johnson’s security role on Operation Mazurka in Egypt.

From Bulli to Qargha

Old friends, Brigadier Ed Smeaton and Private Conar Partridge, have been reunited at Camp Qargha in Kabul, Afghanistan, during their deployment to Operation Highroad.

From Albury to Afghanistan

Albury Wodonga’s Meagan Crookson used to work in the local aged-care industry, now she's protecting Aussie soldiers on Operation Highroad as a Guardian Angel in Kabul, Afghanistan.  

Mover helping in her home town

Hopping on a C130J Hercules transport aircraft destined for Mount Isa is all in a day’s work for Corporal Julie Kling. However this trip feels a lot like going home.

A life-changing program

The Indigenous Pre-Recruit Program aims to give Indigenous Australians the best chance of success in Defence. 

Mentoring for the future

At first glance, Sergeant Annie Dufficy might look too young to fit the image, but she’s gained a title of reverence from her extended family. 

Army's second Indigenous Elder

The Australian Army welcomes Ms Lorraine Hatton OAM, Aunty Lorraine, as the second Army Indigenous Elder.

Anzac Day 2020

This Anzac Day will be different for all of us. Even though we can't physically stand together, it is still a chance for each of us to reflect with gratitude on the sacrifice of those serving now and of those who have served before us…

Signaller reflects on advances in technology

One of Darwin’s 1st Combat Signal Regiment’s youngest signallers has learnt a lot about how the military has adapted to technological changes, from World War I to now.

Changeover signals new team in the Middle East

The 105th Signal Squadron’s flag was lowered at Australia’s main operating base in the Middle East in March after its six-and-a-half-month deployment.