It's a long way from Ulverstone, Tasmania, to the Egyptian desert but for a former Army Cadet, Warrant Officer Class 2 Des McCoy, it's all about making a difference.
A Royal Marine from HMS Somerset disembarks HMAS Darwin on completion of a cross deck of personnel between the two ships.
General David Hurley completed his final visit to the Middle East Area of Operations as Chief of the Defence Force on 19-20 May.
There has been a changing of the guard at Headquarters Joint Operations Command (HQJOC) with Vice Admiral David Johnston taking on the role of Chief of Joint Operations following the retirement of Lieutenant General Ash Power.
The Royal Australian Navy's Collins-class submarine HMAS Sheean has taken advantage of a mid-ocean encounter by getting in some anti-submarine warfare practice on its way to Singapore for a major exercise.
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