While both military and civilian personnel receive medals for their operational service, there are some key differences to the awards.
Australians serving in the Middle East have joined the broader ADF in recognising NAIDOC Week.
Australian Defence Force personnel deployed on operations across the Middle East commemorated Remembrance Day with their coalition partners.
Expeditionary Airbase Operations Unit rotation seven has completed its mission and handed over to rotation eight.
Air Force security forces in the Middle East have been busy.
Two soldiers created two large Joint Task Force 633 plaques on Operation Accordion.
Joint Task Force 633’s Force Support Element 12 handed its responsibilities to Force Support Element 13 on Operation Accordion.
Sergeant Kieran Preston was awarded the silver swab for undergoing 20 nasal swabs in the Middle East.
Psychological examiner Sergeant Phillip Condoleon has plenty of ways to raise morale in the Middle East.
Corporal Miranda Worth is on her first international operational deployment in the Middle East.
This Father’s Day will be the last event Sergeant Brendon Munday will miss before heading back home to his wife and two children in Australia.
Flight Lieutenant Michael Earle is preparing to spend Father's Day away from his young family.