Aussie Troops In Action

December 6th, 2006  

Topic: Aussie Troops In Action

The following photos are of Australian soldiers on operations, and related images. Australian troops are currently deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan, Sinai, Lebanon, East Timor, The Solomon Islands, awaiting deployment off the coast of Fiji, on Operations in Northern Australia and in Tonga.

North West Mobile Force soldier Pte James Genghi from Ramingining in Arnhem Land investigates the river banks during a land patrol during Operation Resolute on Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Elements from a North West Mobile Force water-ops patrol move cautiously on their zodiacs down an inlet during Operation Resolute on Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria.

An Australian Light Armoured Vehicle provides protection as part of a Reconstruction Task Force reconnaissance convoy in southern Afghanistan.

Members of 6 Battalion RAR, fire MAG-58s (7.62mm) from their Bushmaster IMV from a hull down position.

ASLAVs from 2 Cavalry Regiment and Bushmaster IMV's from 6 Battalion head out on patrol in Uruzgan province Afghanistan

Sergeant from the SAS being presented with his Medal for Gallantry by His Excellency Major General Michael Jeffrey, AC, CVO, MC, Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia (also an Ex-SAS soldier himself, as indicated by him still wearing his Sand Beret). The Sgt, who will remain unidentified until he leaves the SAS was awarded the medal for actions in Afghanistan, in the biggest Australian firefight since the Vietnam war. The MG is one level below the VC in Australian medal terms.

Gunner Robert Maceachern provides security at the airport as part of ANZAC Battle Group in Timor-Leste.

Private David Chun maintains a security watch from an elevated position in the parking area of the Provincial Joint Operations Centre in As Samawah.

More to follow, over.

December 6th, 2006  
good copy, AussieNick. Nice pics, looking forward to more, over.
December 6th, 2006  
Team Infidel
nice pictures..
December 6th, 2006  
Nice pictures. Thanks for the sharing.

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