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7 September 2017
HISTORIC DAY FOR WOLLONGONG: Namesake city gives HMAS Wollongong freedom of entry for the first time since she was commissioned. – Pages 1 and Centre.
TOP HONOUR FOR RANKIN: Submarine awarded the Gloucester Cup for the third time since 2004. – Page 2.
AUTHOR TELLS OUR STORY: New book gives public an understanding of the work our crews do on deployment. – Page 3.
And in sport:
CARVING IT UP: Navy skiers dominate at this year’s ADF Snowsports at Mount Perisher. – Pages 31, 32.
LIFT OFF: Chinook airlift trials help the Hawkei to become a more mobile asset for future operations. – FRONT PAGE, PAGE 3
FUTURE WARFARE: The Land Systems Division is modernising Army to become a more potent fighting force. – PAGES 4-9
IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS: 39OSB personnel tell their stories after retracing the steps of WWII diggers across the Kokoda Track. – PAGES 17-20
And in sport
SNOW CONTEST: Army dominates in the ADF Alpine Snowsports Championships. – BACK PAGE, PAGE 34
SPACE, THE FINAL FRONTIER: Air Force is rapidly evolving its “space cadre”, which opens a new career path for personnel wanting to join the ADF’s first operational space unit. – Centre.
MILNE BAY TRIBUTE: The pivotal roles that all three services played 75 years ago to defeat Japanese forces during the Battle of Milne Bay was commemorated at the Australian War Memorial. – Page 3.
HEARTFELT THANKS: Moving words from a junior Legatee stirred the emotions at the official launch of National Legacy Week. – Page 10.
And in sport: How we fared in snow sports at Perisher, rugby in New Zealand and at ice hockey. – Pages 23-24.