Chief of Joint Operations, Vice Admiral (VADM) David Johnston, said the ADF would continue serving on operations over a time more often reserved for holidays and festive celebrations.
"Christmas is a time to reflect on the sacrifices made by the men and women of the ADF, as well as their family and friends back home who support them," VADM Johnston said.
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Australian War Memorial appointment 22 Dec 17 (19 Dec 17) Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan today announced the reappointment of the Hon Dr Brendan Nelson as Director of the Australian War Memorial.
The two crews will set sail from the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia on Boxing Day as part of the wider race contingent.
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Minister for Veterans' Affairs Veterans’ Review Board appointment 22 Dec 17 (19 Dec 17) Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan today announced a new appointment to the Veterans’ Review Board (VRB).
“I congratulate Ms Anderson on her appointment.” The VRB is a tribunal created by the Australian Parliament to review decisions about Repatriation pensions (other than Service Pensions) and attendant allowance.Defence News and Media Invictus games Sydney 2018 crew join race 23 Dec 17 Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, today announced Australian and UK Invictus Games Sydney 2018 military teams will compete in the 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.Minister Payne said two yachts, crewed by current and former serving Defence personnel, will participate in this year’s edition of the iconic race.page ______________QLD About Us ______________National Memorial (QLD) ______________QLD Activities ______________Membership/Join Us ______________Merchandise ______________Newsletters ______________Defence News ______________Welfare ______________Current Issues ______________Noticeboard ______________ ADF Personnel celebrate Christmas on operations 23 Dec 17 (19 Dec 17) Around 1,880 Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel serving their nation on operations overseas will celebrate Christmas away from their families and friends this year.ADF personnel are deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, the broader Middle East Region and South Sudan, as well as in our northern waters, as part of Australia's ongoing commitment to regional and global stability and security.