FORCE medical personnel will help save lives and care for
the critically ill at a US military hospital near Baghdad.
Base Amberley begins setting up this week for the Defence
Force Airshow on October 2-3, the base’s first major air show
in more than 20 years.
Hornet crashes near Tindal
from RAAF Base Tindal have rescued a US Marine whose F/A-18
crashed while participating in Exercise Southern Frontier.
WISH there was absolutely no requirement for us to be here
today launching a program focused on the prevention of suicide
within the ADF.”
testing on track
testing of the Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control
aircraft has reached more than halfway and in less than six
months mission system testing will begin.
section receives honour
CDF Commendation has recognised the outstanding efforts of
past and present members of Maritime Patrol Section (MPS)
at the Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Unit (JEWOSU).
husband inspires goal
cancer claimed the life of her husband, Pilot Officer Narelle
Gutteridge chose to continue their joint ambition of her gaining
AIR Force Orion and an Indonesia Air Force B737 Surveiller
will be part of a combined maritime aerial surveillance exercise
held in the Timor Sea in April 2005.
silver medallist CPL Tracey Mosley is all smiles as she displays
her medal from the Athens games.
after a ‘long, hard slog’
newest military aviators of the Air Force and Navy are the
12 graduates of No. 199 Pilots course, who graduated from
the RAAF Advanced Pilots course at 2FTS, RAAF Base Pearce,
on September 10.
fires up on range
Craig Kennewell and Christopher Smith and Corporal Wayne Johnstone
were some of the better performers during No. 3 Airfield Defence
Squadron’s recent annual weapon practices in Greenbank and
Wide bay training areas.
than $3000 has been raised for cancer research by the Defence
Capability Development Group and members of defence industry
during a charity golf day.
first of the Air Force’s new ambulance fleet has arrived at
RAAF Base Richmond. Thirty-three new ambulances will be delivered
to the Air Force over the next 21 months.
holiday up for grabs
like a holiday? Get out your camera and take a photo for the
chance to win a short holiday.
who excel at their military and civilian workplaces will be
recognised at the national conference and Prince of Wales
Awards ceremony held by the Defence Reserves Support Council
(DRSC) in Townsville from October 16-18.
drills on the move
FULLY operational dental surgery with drills, chairs, lights
and sterilisers is not the first thing you might expect to
see when walking into a tent.
data available at library
MILITARY Periscope information service is now available to
Defence personnel. Corporate Services & Infrastructure Group
signed a contract to make it available via the Defence Library
Service Intranet site on Defweb.
contract to Airflite
Roulettes’ display aircraft will be maintained by Airflite
Pty Ltd. The West Australian company has won a sixyear, $17.6
million contract to maintain 97 different mechanical and avionics
components in support of the Roulettes.
fly south for winter
icy blast of a Tasmanian winter hardly makes the island an
appealing place for training – especially if you’re deploying
from RAAF Base Amberley.
from No. 614 Squadron (AAFC) have received $2000 from the
RAAF Association Branch at Port Pirie towards a mobile kitchen.
Stephen Hoadley shows cadets part of a sidewinder missile.
CDF’s first China visit
General Peter Cosgrove and a delegation have visited the People’s
Republic of China to reinforce the importance Australia attaches
to its defence relationship with China.
learns from ADF
first Jordanian officer to study at the Australian Command
and Staff College will soon return to Jordan after completing
a yearlong course.