Raymond Doyle will not be among the Dawn Service crowd at Gympie's Cenotaph this year because he will be busy at work - in Afghanistan.
Australia will acquire another 58 F-35A Lightning II aircraft in a major boost to the nation's air combat capability, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced in Canberra on April 23.
Commander Lin Wan of the People's Liberation Army-Navy (PLA-N) was farewelled from HMAS Success on 20 April following a successful 12-day placement as part of Operation Southern Indian Ocean.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge viewed an F/A-18F Super Hornet, experienced a flight in a Super Hornet simulator and met with Australian Defence Force personnel, families and veterans during a visit to Australia's largest air base on 19 April.
The ADF engineering reconnaissance and planning assistance teams sent to Solomon Islands in the wake of severe flooding have returned home.
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