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DEFENCE NEWS IN BRIEF

DEFENCE NEWS IN BRIEF

This month in Defence news... No 1 Squadron held a Wings ‘n’ Wheels themed family day at RAAF Base Amberley ...
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Covenant recognises unique nature of military service

Covenant recognises unique nature of military service

The Federal Member for Blair Shayne Neumann has welcomed the passage through the Parliament of the Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant ...
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RAAF builds stronger Asian defence ties

RAAF builds stronger Asian defence ties

A contingent of six F/A-18F Super Hornets and 120 personnel of No 1 Squadron based at RAAF Amberley were deployed ...
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Airforce at Lowood: No 23 Squadron to mark 75th anniversary

Airforce at Lowood: No 23 Squadron to mark 75th anniversary

In 1944, No 23 Squadron (RAAF) departed RAAF Station Lowood near Ipswich for Nadzab Airfield in Papua New Guinea for ...
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Defence News in Brief

Defence News in Brief

Crowds along the cliffs at Kangaroo Point in Brisbane got a close-up look at the C-17A ‘Globemaster III’ as the ...
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C-130J Hercules

C-130J -20 years of RAAF service

September 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the introduction of the C-130J Hercules into RAAF service. The C-130J allocated to ...
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Dr Bob Grandin

‘Answering the Call’: Vietnam

RAAF IROQUOIS PILOT’S VIEW OF THE VIETNAM WAR Dr Bob Grandin, a former Vietnam War veteran turned educator turned author, ...
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Mental Health

Defence supports mental health

Mental health is the key focus for the current round of the Federal Government’s ‘Supporting Younger Veterans Grant Program’. The ...
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