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A message from the Chief of Army to all who served in Afghanistan

The unfolding events in Afghanistan in the…

Exercise Talisman Sabre Officially Ends

After three weeks of intensive training and complex manoeuvres across three states, around 17,000 military personnel from seven nations are ready to say goodbye.

US Marines assault airfield on Exercise Talisman Sabre

Townsville, Queensland - just as the last rays of light had retreated from the dry riverbed, a low rumble began to echo across the darkened landscape. The rumble grew to a roar as three U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys, an American…

3 Brigade moving in on the foe

Amid blankets of dust and twisting mountain ranges, 170 vehicles and 1,200 soldiers move forward, covering an area of over 20 kilometres. At Exercise Talisman Sabre (TS21), 3rd Brigade (3 Bde) is ramping up activities, taking ground…

War games begin in Bowen

A soldier posts a selfie with a barista in Bowen. He’s a member of the opposing force on Exercise Talisman Sabre 21 (TS21), and he’s playing an important role in a fictitious exercise scenario.

Show of strength for Talisman Sabre

The stage is set for the ADF and its United States (US) partners to undertake high-end joint land combat against a capable enemy force during the field component of Exercise Talisman Sabre 21 (TS21).  

New Chinooks boost heavy-lift capability

The ADF heavy-lift battlefield aviation capability has been boosted with the arrival of two new CH-47F Chinooks in Townsville. 

25th Anniversary of the Blackhawk Accident

Family, friends, survivors and soldiers gathered in Townsville today as the Australian Army commemorated the 25th anniversary of the 1996 Black Hawk accident, which claimed 18 lives.

Queen's Birthday Parade Returns to Duntroon

The Australian Army celebrated the Queen’s Birthday with a traditional Queen’s Birthday Parade,…

Chief of Army visits South Australia for Anzac Day

The Chief of Army, Lieutenant General Rick Burr, AO, DSC, MVO, has returned home to South Australia to participate in Anzac Day commemorations, meeting with Kangaroo Island residents and viewing the ongoing bushfire recovery works.