While several Olympians have worn the Air Force ‘blue’, Doris Carter’s story is an inspirational one.
A memorial service has been held in Cairns for the crew of No. 11 Squadron Catalina A24-50 who perished on a mission 78 years ago.
The dedication and bravery of the RAAF aviators who formed the Australian contingent in the RAAF’s Bomber Command has been acknowledged 79 years on.
The 79th anniversary of RAAF squadrons joining combat operations with RAF Bomber Command in World War II will be commemorated in June.
Adelaide schoolmates Reginald Anock and Keith Thomas fought in the Battle of Kapyong in Korea 70 years ago.
Beards have had a long association with sailors, and in recent years there has been a growth in all things beard-related.
History has been preserved with the installation of a Vietnam-era Iroquois helicopter at the main entrance to Gallipoli Barracks, Brisbane.
The commemoration of the Battle of the Bismarck Sea this year was significant as the Air Force squadrons that fought in the battle are serving again.
Australia Post will issue a stamp on March 22 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of HMVS Cerberus arrival in Australia.
Betty Howells was seven weeks old when the Air Force was formed on March 31, 1921. She turned 100 on February 21, 2021.
A commemoration service was held at Brighton Cemetery on March 1 to remember Vice Admiral Sir William Rooke Creswell.
One of Australia’s toughest military involvements, the Battle of Sunda Strait was commemorated at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne.