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a class in earth air wind and fire nuship sydney crew member leading seaman marine technician aaron braid cond
A class in earth, air, wind and fire! 🔥

@Australian_Navy NUSHIP Sydney crew member, Leading Seaman Marine Technician Aaron Braid conducts a class in blacksmithing at Everleigh Works Blacksmith in Redfern, Sydney. #POTD #ausnavy

📸: ABIS Shane Cameron
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welcome home hmas success ii arrived at fleet base east for the final time after more than 33 years of disting
Welcome home! 🚢

HMAS Success II arrived at Fleet Base East for the final time after more than 33 years of distinguished service to @Australian_Navy & the nation. The ship will be decommissioned on 29 June 2019. #AusNavy
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hear what associate secretary of defence rebecca skinner had to say in her recent interview on the australia i
Hear what Associate Secretary of Defence, Rebecca Skinner, had to say in her recent interview on the @AIIANational "Australia in the World" podcast. 🎙️

🎧 Listen:

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a no 6 squadron ea 18g growler taxis at last light ready to take off on a night sortie out of raaf base darwin
A @Aus_AirForce No. 6 Squadron EA-18G Growler taxis at last light ready to take-off on a night sortie out of RAAF Base Darwin during Exercise Diamond Storm.#POTD

📸 : CPL Craig Barrett
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the only military dental team in kabul is australian amp they are providing critical emergency dental care at
The only military dental team in Kabul is Australian & they are providing critical emergency dental care at the Role 2 military hospital at Hamid Karzai International Airport as part of Australia's contribution to the @NATO -led #TrainAdviseAssist @ResoluteSupport mission.
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ships as far as the eye can sea hmas toowoomba hmas collins uss william p lawrence french ships charles de gau
Ships as far as the eye can SEA! 🌊

HMAS Toowoomba, HMAS Collins, USS William P. Lawrence, French ships Charles de Gaulle, Provence, Forbin, Latouche-Tréville, Marne & the JFDF Ships Izumo & Murasame on #ExLaPerouse. #POTD

📸: Clarisse Dupont, service d'information et de rela
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along with several queensland reservist employers have been recognised at the queensland employer support awa
.@TownsvilleHHS, along with several Queensland Reservist employers have been recognised at the Queensland Employer Support Awards. Read about the life-saving work of Emergency Physician and @AustralianArmy Reservist Dr Ben Butson
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standing guard soldier craftsman patrick rosales from the 7th combat service support battalion mans a security
Standing guard.

@AustralianArmy soldier Craftsman Patrick Rosales from the 7th Combat Service Support Battalion mans a security post during #ExDiamondSprint at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area. #POTD

📸: CPL Tristan Kennedy
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high school students recently took part in the combined defence work experience program amp exercise first loo
High school students recently took part in the combined Defence Work Experience Program & Exercise First Look 19 in Canberra. The program is designed to contribute to the development of young people while demonstrating the various interesting careers available within #AusArmy.
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meet the 2019 australian defence force king s cup rowing team in july 2019 this extraoardinary team will parti
Meet the 2019 Australian Defence Force King's Cup rowing team! 🚣‍🚣‍

In July 2019, this extraOARdinary team will participate in a re-race of the King’s Cup at Henley Royal Regatta, England.

For more info, visit:

@RowingAust @KingsCupHenley #YourADF

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poseidon power an australian p 8a poseidon amp an p8i aircraft worked together for the first time during colla
Poseidon Power

An Australian P-8A Poseidon & an P8I aircraft worked together for the first time during , collabora#AUSINDEXting to give comprehensive & crucial maritime surveillance for the ships & submarines participating.

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remembrance day is a time to not only commemorate those killed in the first world war but all australian servi
#POTD Remembrance Day is a time to not only commemorate those killed in the First World War but all Australian service personnel who have fought, suffered or died in all wars, conflicts or peacekeeping missions.
#LestWeForget
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the sea phase of is a major biennial bilateral exercise involving the amp first held in 2015 this year marks t
The sea phase of #AUSINDEX is a major biennial bilateral exercise involving the & . First held in 2015, this year marks the third iteration of the exercise. 🇦🇺🇮🇳
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today we reflect on the contribution made by all our past and present personnel who have displayed courage dis
Today, we reflect on the contribution made by all our past and present personnel who have displayed courage, discipline and self-sacrifice in choosing a life of service to their country.

#AnzacDay2019 #AnzacDay #LestWeForget
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the tenth f 35a joint strike fighter to be delivered to the has arrived at luke air force base in arizona join
The tenth F-35A Joint Strike Fighter to be delivered to the has arrived at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, joining Australia’s other JSF aircraft on the flight line.

Media release:
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anzac day messages home from members deployed abroad currently more than 2300 australian defence force personn
Anzac Day messages home from members deployed abroad.

Currently, more than 2,300 Australian Defence Force personnel are deployed on operations across the globe supporting activities in the nation's interest.

#LestWeForget #AnzacDay2018
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while in singapore for the minister for defence met with minister of defense takeshi iwaya amp patrick shanaha
While in Singapore for the #ShangriLaDialogue, Minister for Defence @lindareynoldswa met with 🇯🇵 Minister of Defense Takeshi Iwaya & 🇺🇸 @DepSecDefWork Patrick Shanahan for the annual Australia-Japan-United States Trilateral Defence Ministers’ Meeting.#SLD19
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australias oldest naval mystery solved with the discovery of the wreck of australias first submarine hmas ae1
Australia’s oldest naval mystery solved with the discovery of the wreck of Australia’s first submarine, HMAS AE1, which sunk 103 years ago.

HMAS AE1 located this month in waters off coast of Duke of York Islands in Papua New Guinea.

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tomorrow on anzac day deployed throughout the world will acknowledge and remember the courage and sacrifice of
Tomorrow, on Anzac Day #YourADF deployed throughout the world will acknowledge and remember the courage and sacrifice of those who have served before them and those who continue to serve our country.

#AnzacDay2019 #AnzacDay #LestWeForget
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they shall grow not old as we that are left grow old age shall not weary them nor the years condemn at the goi
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old;
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.
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