Up to seven RAAF F/A-18A/B Hornets will arrive at RAAF Base Pearce in Western Australia today to support two exercises.
WA ceremony marks end of service for PC-9/A aircraft.
It's a long way from her Perth school days for one pilot supporting firefighting efforts in NSW.
Every year, the families of fallen Australian soldiers meet to celebrate their lost loved ones and re-connect with the Australian Defence Force.
The last time Sir Peter Cosgrove was there, he was preparing to jump out of an aircraft.