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Our People in the Australian Capital Territory

  • Kalyan Rachakatla - Canberra

    Like all international travellers, Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel and Defence civilians deploying to the Middle East are subject to each nation’s immigration policies.

    (Date uploaded: 1 September 2017)

    Royal Australian Air Force officer Flight Lieutenant Kalyan Rachakatla is the Expeditionary Airbase Operations Unit Visa Coordination Officer In Charge at Australia’s main operating base in the Middle East region.

  • John Timermanis - Canberra

    Skype will run hot this Father’s Day with Australian Defence Force dads deployed on operations to the Middle East region calling home to their loved ones.

    (Date uploaded: 31 August 2017)

    Royal Australian Air Force Flight Lieutenant John Timermanis holding family pictures at Camp Baird on Australia’s main operating base in the Middle East region

  • Stuart Graham - Googong

    While many other fathers are unwrapping presents this morning, Lieutenant Colonel (LTCOL) Stuart Graham will be busy in the Middle East preparing ADF responses to a number of potential situations.

    (Date uploaded: 31 August 2017)

    Australian Army Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Graham holds photos of his family at Australia's main operating base in the Middle East region.

  • Ben Corsini

    Christmas day, Kabul, Afghanistan, and the expectations of 250 Aussie soldiers to call and Skype home rest on one man’s shoulders.

    (Date uploaded: 31 August 2017)

    Australian Army Signaller, Corporal Ben Corsini is the Detachment Commander, Information Systems assigned to the Australian Headquarters Task Group Afghanistan based at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.

  • Rachelle Henderson

    For most mothers with young children, Mothers Day is spent with breakfast in bed and home-made gifts or cards or flowers picked from the garden.

    (Date uploaded: 13 May 2015 - 01 image)

    Chief Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain Rachelle Henderson is seen with her service police notebook during an exercise onboard HMAS Success while deployed on Operation MANITOU.

  • Matthew Featherstone - Holt

    Able Seaman (AB) Matthew Featherstone grew up in the Canberra suburb of Holt.

    (Date uploaded: 13 Mar 2015 - 01 image)

    Royal Australian Navy member, Able Seaman Matthew Featherstone of Australia's Federation Guard (AFG) poses for his photograph at AFG.

  • Robert Johnson - Canberra

    Canberra’s Robert Johnson has whipped up his own recipe for success since graduating from Wanniassa School and joining the Royal Australian Navy as a cook.

    (Date uploaded: 17 Nov 2014 - 01 image)

    Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Robert Johnson prepares a fresh salad of the crew of HMAS Brunei during the ship's final deployment before being decommissioned in November 2014.

  • Danielle Huggins - Canberra

    Danielle finished school St Clare’s, Canberra 13 years ago and now the Australian Army Captain is helping young women graduate as officers in the Afghan National Army.

    (Date uploaded: 15 Oct 2014 - 01 image)

    Captain Danielle Huggins is the Afghan National Army Officer Academy female platoon commander mentor based at Camp Qargha outside of Kabul, Afghanistan

  • Sean Boller - Raiders' rookie shines for ADF

    CANBERRA's Sean Boller has come a long way in life since joining the Royal Australian Air Force after his dream of playing for the Canberra Raiders didn't go according to plan.

    (Date uploaded: 9 Jul 2014 - 01 image)

    Leading Aircraftman Sean Boller, of No. 2 Expeditionary Health Squadron, conducts a health check on a young girl during a free medical clinic conducted under the auspices of Pacific Partnership 14 at The Hun Sen Primary School in Sihanoukville.

  • Stacey Eason - Australian Army takes Canberra/Melbourne woman to the Philippines

    Stacey Eason has had some amazing experiences since joining the Army Reserves six years ago, but her deployment to the Philippines is certainly a highlight.

    (Date uploaded: 30 May 2014 - 01 image)

    Australian Army environmental health officer, Captain Stacey Eason, sorts medications for dissemination to patients at the Cooperative Health Engagement at Tacloban as part of Exercise BALIKATAN.

  • Todd Everett - UNAMA role provides different Afghan perspective

    Lieutenant Colonel Todd Everett is seeing Afghanistan from a very different perspective than most other Australian Defence Force personnel.

    (Date uploaded: 22 April 2013 - 01 image)

    Todd Everett

  • Liam Scarlett - Kambah

    WHEN Liam Scarlett left his family home in the Canberra suburb of Kambah in 1997 to join the Australian Defence Force he had little idea where the winds of war would carry him.

    (Date uploaded: 12 December 2013 - 01 image)

    Reception, Staging, Onward Movement and Intergration (RSO&I) Officer Commanding Captain Liam Scarlett supervising the drills of recent arrivals at Al Minhad Air Base.

  • Barry Hampson - Public Servant joins Pacific Partnership

    Barry Hampson of the Department of Veterans Affairs' National Office in Woden has taken time off to deploy overseas with the Australian Army.

    (Date uploaded: 30 August 2013 - 01 image)

    Barry Hampson

  • Ricky Charman - Fadden

    A new friendship has been forged on the historic Korean War battlefields between a young Air Force airman and a Korean War veteran pilot, both from Fadden in the Tuggeranong Valley.

    (Date uploaded: 07 August 2013 - 01 image)

    Leading Aircraftman Ricky Charman from Australia's Federation Guard with Mr Bill Monaghan, a veteran from the Korean War. Both Ricky and Bill live at Fadden, ACT.