Australian Army
01/20/2017 at 03:04. Facebook
The Australian Army welcomes new members to its family, the family of green. 138 new Staff Cadets at Royal Military College - Duntroon are welcomed by the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Ben Passmore.
Australian Army
01/18/2017 at 02:12. Facebook
The first Royal Military College leadership and management scholarships were awarded this week at a ceremony in Canberra. The new officer candidates are taking their first steps to becoming Australian Army officers. The Royal Military College – Duntroon is one of the world's best officer training institutions and it will provide the officer candidates with the foundation they need to develop...
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Australian Army
01/15/2017 at 22:57. Facebook
Nineteen executives and small business owners from across the ACT, NSW and southern Queensland were loaded into the back of a Royal Australian Air Force C17 Globemaster III and dropped onto Malaysia’s Butterworth Air Force Base on 9 January as part of Exercise Boss Lift 2017 to experience the training their civilian employees undertake in the Australian Army Reserve.
Australian Army
01/13/2017 at 02:03. Facebook
Trials for the Invictus Games are underway at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra with about 80 athletes competing for their place on the squad
Interesting to see the training activities our British Army and Air Force colleagues are busy with at this time of year.
Australian soldier Lance Corporal Oliver Woodcock from Task Group Taji 4, instructs Iraqi Army soldiers in urban operations at Taji Military Complex, Iraq.

The training includes weapons handling, combat first aid, building clearances and obstacle breaching techniques, as well as instruction in the tactics, techniques and procedures for squad through to company-level operations for use in the...
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The Deputy Commander of Joint Task Force 633 Brigadier Neil Sweeney (centre), has recently visited Australian troops in Iraq. Brigadier Sweeney is with Commander of Task Group Taji 4 Colonel Richard Vagg (left) and Commanding Officer of Task Training Unit Lieutenant Colonel Chris Gardener at Taji Military Complex, Iraq.
Soldiers from 4th/19th Prince of Wales's Light Horse Regiment, take a break following the new regimental guidon rehearsal parade at Puckapunyal, north of Melbourne, in late November 2016.
Petroleum operators prepare their equipment for a defuelling/refuelling trial of a Royal Australian Air Force C-17 Globemaster aircraft at RAAF Base Amberley in Queensland in late November 2016.
Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, Royal Australian Regiment, prepare to fire the General Dynamics Mark 47 lightweight automatic grenade launcher at Townsville training area in northern Queensland in late November 2016.
The most recent graduates of the Royal Military College - Duntroon were the 129th graduating class of the Corps of Staff Cadets. This was their final parade as members of the Corps in December 2016 and they will begin their role as junior leaders of the Army in 2017.
Defence civilian Brian Manns, Manager of Unrecovered War Casualties – Army, prepares to retire after a 42-year career with the Australian Defence Force.

Mr Manns began his career with Defence when he joined the Army in 1975 and he continued to serve in the infantry for 25 years before transferring to the Australian Public Service in 2000.
A soldier wins the 2016 Gate to Gate race held at HMAS Penguin in Mosman.
A soldier checks for contamination in the fuel during a defuelling/refuelling trial of a Royal Australian Air Force C-17 Globemaster aircraft at RAAF Base Amberley in Queensland in late November 2016.
Officers from 7th Brigade - Australian Army work in the joint operations room at Gallipoli Barracks, Brisbane, in mid-November 2016.
The aviation ground crew provides support to the pilots in order to ensure the team achieves the mission.
Soldiers from 7th Brigade - Australian Army work together in the joint operations room at Gallipoli Barracks, Brisbane, in mid November 2016.
Soldiers take a look around the Rheinmetall Boxer combat reconnaissance vehicle secured in the heavy vehicle deck of the Royal Australian Navy amphibious ship HMAS Canberra at Fleet Base East in Sydney on 6 December 2016.
Brigadier Greg McGlone (left), Director-General of the Combined Arms Fighting Systems Branch, and Lieutenant Colonel Grant Shottenkirk, Commander of Amphibious Operations on HMAS Canberra, chat during the trials at Fleet Base East in Sydney on 6 December 2016.
The pilots, ground crew and maintenance support form a close knit team that are essential to our aviation capability.