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The Australian Army is Australia's military land force. It is part of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) along with the Royal Australian navy and the Royal Australian Air Force. While the Chief of the Defence Force (CDF) commands the ADF, the army is commanded by the Chief of Army (CA). The CA is therefore subordinate to the CDF, but is also directly responsible to the Minister for Defence. Although Australian soldiers have been involved in a number of minor and major conflicts throughout its history, only in World War II has Australian territory come under direct attack. logo
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Australian Army Major Lyndon Jackson with Vietnam War veterans Allan Hill OAM and Mick Ryan, alongside City of Rockingham RSL Sub ...
JOHN Ibrahim's secret son Daniel has been granted bail after a court heard he allegedly helped transfer a suitcase filled with cash at meeting ...
Brigadier Chris Field, who commands the Australian Army's Townsville-based 3rd Brigade, said helicopters would also be used. "We hosted ...
Furthermore, signifying their growing importance, reservists have been among the first Australian Army troops to receive new equipment.
Defence did not comment last night when asked if any limitations had been placed on Australian Army helicopters as a result of the crash.

THE Australian Army is hiring private "executive coaches" to teach its senior officers "self-awareness", "emotional intelligence", "cross-cultural ...
An Australian Army soldier has been arrested at a Victorian defence base and charged with producing and sharing child porn. The 30-year-old ...
A woman who died at a buck's party at an Melbourne apartment was an army member, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has confirmed.
Australia'S military elite will soon be able to take the lead in attacks on terrorists in the case of extremist strikes on our shores. Instead of ...
Any decision on a missile defence system to protect Darwin and Tindal from a nuclear attack has to be made by Canberra, Australia's Chief of ...
A former Australian Army officer, Dr Walker said security was paramount. "The first thought we had was that if we can't ensure the security of our personnel, we won't deploy," he said.
He was a sergeant and special forces commando in the Australian Army. His time with the esteemed 2nd Commando Regiment included five deployments in Afghanistan and Iraq.
A TERRITORY police officer and his partner have faced court over alleged illegal use of "unlawfully accessed data". Stephen Leslie Chappel Wicks, 48, a cop of 15 years and former Australian Army soldier, briefly appeared in Darwin Local Court yesterday.
QUEANBEYAN: Storage sheds don't often score a makeover, but one has been transformed an op-shop for families affected by the Carwoola bushfire.
A former Australian Army officer, Dr Walker said security was paramount. "The first thought we had was that if we can't ensure the security of our personnel, we won't deploy," he said.
The project is part of the Enhanced Gap Crossing capability, which will provide the Australian Army with operationally-proven mobile bridging solutions for use across a broad range of military and humanitarian activities.

As an Australian Army major general, David Ferguson went to Malaya, Vietnam, Borneo, Europe, England, Canada and elsewhere, but the years he remembers most fondly were at a remote camp in the Sinai Desert.
"He is not only a highly regarded leader, he also has extensive experience in the Australian Army, co-ordinating logistics and planning.
The Australian Army has been unsuccessful in addressing persistent personnel shortfalls in some key categories or aligning its establishment with government funding, according to an Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) report released on 27 March.
David Hurley, the Governor of New South Wales and a former senior officer in the Australian Army, has been named as the tournament's patron and said the opportunities wheelchair rugby provides to injured servicemen and women are "inspiring".
Australian Army vehicles are seen heading south on the Bruce Highway from Townsville towards Bowen. Source: AAP. Bowen crop growers nervous ahead of Debbie · State of play with cyclone Debbie.
He was appointed deputy director of the Australian Army Canteens Service. Sir Edward as a soldier during his war service in 1941.
On Friday Tom Pulleine, a veteran of the Iraq war and the Australian Army missions to East Timor and the Solomon Islands, confirmed he and his Parramatta-based company Mindset Securities, which employs veterans, would cover the costs.
Camden Historical Society vice president John Wrigley said Mr Southwell would be remembered for his leadership roles, including as Lieutenant Colonel in the Australian Army and army Reserve, president of the Camden RSL sub branch and president of ...
Following a review of the Australian Army's workforce management, however, the ANAO has labelled Defence's project to redevelop its ageing personnel systems as being "over budget and behind schedule".
Jay, a Major in the Australian Army is deployed on Operation Mazurka in the Middle East region with the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in Sinai, Egypt.
After his three months basic training, Mr Jordan joined the Royal Australian Army Service Corps which dealt with supply and transport.
A MAN aged 63 has been charged with the abduction and murder of British toddler Cheryl Grimmer who was snatched from a beach in Australia 47 years ago.
Gill's assertions that "Aboriginal men were keen to enlist" and "were treated equally" in the Australian Army are also misleading.
After his three months basic training Jim joined the Royal Australian Army Service Corps which dealt with supply and transport.
The research engineers behind the unique technology, dubbed the OzBot Raider, presented the system to the Australian Army in October last year.
A spokeswoman said plans were being finalised for the usual April arrival of the full contingent of soldiers. Senior Australian and US officers briefed the advance party last week.
Nathan Beesley, who moved to Australia with his wife and young children, was working in a mine on Tasmania's West Coast while awaiting a transfer to the Australian Army. Australian newspaper The Advocate reported that the 32-year-old died after falling ...
The former Taylors Lake Lakers spearhead joined the Australian Army Reserves in 2011 and served as a Private with the 2nd Force Support Battalion - 15 Force Support Squadron / 128 Transport Troop at the James Lawson Dept in Horsham.
The AAC is a community-based youth development organisation focused on the Australian Army customs, traditions and values. As a cadet you'll learn leadership, team building and survival skills that will set you up for life.
The Royal Marine, who had returned from two tours of Afghanistan, was taking other work to provide for his family, while awaiting transfer to the Australian Army. Friend of the family Melanie Starr, who set the appeal up, said: "Nathan was her world ...
"Some of our successes have gone on to catering in the Australian Army corp, are managers at the Balmoral Hotel and the Mt Henry Tavern and one is an apprentice to Neil Perry at Rockpool.
Ramage is a three-time Walkley Award winner and is currently the chief photographer at News Corp. Before becoming a press photographer, Ramage spent almost 20 years as a military photographer, becoming chief photographer of the Australian Army.
Boeing Defence Australia was awarded a 25-year, $A600m contract in November 2014 to develop a low-risk solution around the Airbus EC135, as well as train RAN and Australian Army helicopter pilots. Fifteen Airbus EC135 helicopters will be delivered ...
Michael Shanhun, or Mick as he is known, has dedicated the past four-and-a-half years to building his 1988 Austral Tourmaster coach bus from a gutted shell once used by the Australian Army into a completely self-contained and self-sustaining mobile home.
As an instructor at the Australian Army's Infantry Centre from 1976 to 1977, he was instrumental in resurrecting sniper training for the Australian Army, after a gap of four decades since the army had conducted such training. Lieutenant Colonel Linwood ...
In January Penrith MP Stuart Ayres was named minister for the $16.8 billion WestConnex motorway, and now former Australian Army chief lieutenant general Ken Gillespie has become the state government's first regional infrastructure coordinator. His job ...
"The Australian Army suffered 96 per cent of all Australian casualties in Vietnam. "The nature of their service in Vietnam meant Australian soldiers endured longer periods in contact or imminent risk of contact with the enemy than at any time since the ...
NURSING AMBITION: The Australian Army is sponsoring Mulgowrie woman Katie Brennan's final year of her nursing/paramedical double degree.
He was a sergeant and special forces commando in the Australian Army. His time with the esteemed 2nd Commando Regiment included five deployments in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Now, thanks to the release of a highly redacted report written by a senior analyst in the Australian Army, it's been confirmed that the case for war was a pack of lies from start to finish.
Thales and its subcontractor Thomas Global have successfully delivered nine upgraded Crew Procedural Trainer (CPT) turrets for the Australian Army's Australian Light Armoured Vehicle (ASLAV), the Australian Ministry of Defence announced on 15 March.
Former army intelligence officer Neil James warns both the transmission and the data itself could be of more use to the enemy than our own forces.
The wife of an experienced British marine is demanding answers from the Australian Army after he died in a mining accident while waiting for his transfer to be accepted.