A year after being paralysed in a swimming pool accident, Able Seaman Cooper Blackwood is walking, and says his attitude helped in his recovery.
On 13 February 2021 , a US Marine who arrived in the first incoming tranche of the 2021 Marine Rotational Force - Darwin returned a positive result
Army Officer Cadet Joseph Merchant was motivated to follow his relatives into service to realise his full potential.
As an operations coordinator at RAAF Base Pearce, Murray Sullivan is helping train others with skills he's been developing since he was a teenager.
Previously a financial planner, Roslyn Gibson has found a new direction with the Royal Australian Navy.
Officer Cadet James Hylton-Cummins is following in his family's footsteps by joining the Australian Defence Force Academy.
Gold Coast trio had different motivations to join the Australian Defence Force Academy.
Army reservist Lieutenant Madeline Meagher inspired her mechanic father to also enlist.
Leading Aircraftwoman Lisa Stephens' career has taken her to 10 countries in the past three-and-a-half years.
Corporal Ben Maddaford used his skills to support the reconstruction efforts in Fiji after Tropical Cyclone Yasa.
Former apprentice carpenter Leading Seaman Leigh Gough returned to his trade to help repair buildings on Operation Fiji Assist 20-21.
Petty Officer Matthew Teis has been awarded the 2021 Chief of Navy Excellence in Innovation Award for his 3D printed face shields.