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First Aid course

FIRST Aid training will be conducted at Geckos Family Centre in September. There are two courses - a CPR refresher, or a complete First...

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USMC farewell

CO 1RAR LTCOL Ben McLennan told OC Lima Coy 3/4th US Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division CAPT Tom Schuemann to hang this...

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Digger Dollars win

JOHN “Bags” Hathaway (pictured) can afford to smile... he is the first winner of NSCnews Online’s Digger Dollars competition. He...

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Commander’s Desk

FOR this column I would like to first share the 3rd Brigade Order of the Day issued on Friday, July 28, 2017. Exercise Talisman Sabre...

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City Desk

WELCOME home to our troops who participated in Exercise Talisman Sabre. I am pleased to hear it was a safe and successful exercise and...

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DCO Fair

DCO will conduct a community fair at Jezzine Barracks on August 11. MAJ Steve Trewin DCO said the Friday evening from 5pm-8pm was in...

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Lavarack Open Day

THE countdown to the second annual Qld RSL Lavarack Barracks Open Day, endurance runs and Pozieres Challenge on September 2...

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RAAF Roundup

EXERCISE Talisman Sabre has preoccupied the base during July with an additional 700-plus troops from the US, visiting RAAF squadrons...

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SGT Jaxon

JAXON Cudby, 7, is a fighter and he is involved in the battle of his life... against leukemia. He has many allies in that fight...

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Plant Camp trip

IT has been a long four years for Townsville-based ex-service peer support group, the Cameleers, but now they’re just weeks away from...

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Hooks to Pips

IF anybody has the resources to help improve the resilience of 3Bde’s soldiers, it is Brian “H” Heilbronn. Once he recovers from the...

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Ex TS17

AUSTRALIAN and United States defence forces proved their interoperability in a major land warfare scenario in the Shoalwater...

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Geckos 10yrs old

A DECADE on from its inception, Lavarack Barracks will, later this year, stop to say “thank you” to the man who established Geckos,...

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Coffee Ops

TOWNSVILLE-based MAJ Nigel Roden recently deployed to the Middle East in support of Australian troops. He was rapt, not just at the...

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Wartime Sqns

THREE squadrons raised at RAAF Townsville to conduct operations during WWII were recognised at a ceremony at the base last month....

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Pozieres

A SMALL, but attentive crowd gathered to mark the 101st anniversary of the Battle of Pozieres at The Strand cenotaph last month....

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Loved that dog

LAST month I lost my best friend. My bestest best friend. Not the friend who talks behind your back or secretly criticises an outfit...

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Explore Townsville

IMAGINE spending a leisurely few hours nearby, where you can fish for either fresh or saltwater barramundi? Big ones, too... perhaps a...

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Cairns Bike Ride

SOME members of the ADF donned uniforms of a very different nature recently when they participated in the annual Townsville to Cairns...

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