Speech by Minister for Defence, Stephen Smith, Victoria Cross Investiture of CPL Roberts-Smith Campbell Barracks, Perth 23 January 2011 Her Excellency the Governor-General, Ms Quentin Bryce, Prime Minister, The Honourable Julia Gillard MP, Governor of Western Australia, Dr Ken Michael, The Leader of the Opposition, The Honourable Tony Abbott MP, […]
WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 – The 2011 Military Health System Conference opened yesterday morning at a very snazzy hotel in National Harbor, Md. Thousands of trim, uniformed health care professionals –- some in navy, some in camouflage, some people in khaki, some in civvies, all with tidy hair –- milled […]
WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 – While progress remains fragile in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, a civilian-military partnership is helping the Afghan people there make strides in governance, the judicial system, police effectiveness and education, a senior official involved in the effort said today.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 – International Security Assistance Force troops killed numerous insurgents during separate clearing operations in southern and eastern Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, military officials reported.
The Chief of the Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, today congratulated Corporal Benjamin Roberts-Smith on being awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia. Speaking at the Investiture Ceremony at Campbell Barracks in Perth, Air Chief Marshal Houston said Corporal Roberts-Smith had brought great credit to himself, the Australian Army, […]
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 – A coalition airstrike yesterday in the Pol-e Alam district of Afghanistan’s Logar province killed a Taliban logistics leader, military officials reported. Abdul Bari facilitated weapons and vehicles on behalf of Taliban leaders and was directly associated with leaders of the attack network in and around […]
AIR FORCE Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Defense Systems Division of Herndon, Va. was awarded a $49,694,900 contract which will research, develop, and deliver an integrated software solution that improves upon the targeting functionality currently performed by Air Force and joint targeting automation software. At this time, $2,173 has been obligated. […]