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News & Updates
Bamyan firing range clearance passes halfway point
Additional clearance of five firing ranges used by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) in the Bamyan province in Afghanistan is ahead of schedule and more than half the work has been completed.
Ōtaki woman embracing change for RNZAF medical career
Ōtaki woman Julia Carpenter has overcome a serious head injury suffered in a car accident to embark on a career as a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) medic.
Riverton man embraces opportunity of Army medical career
Southland’s William Wallace is relishing the physical and academic challenges ahead of him in his new career as an NZ Army medic.
Mother’s inspiration sets Lower Hutt man on Navy medical career
A mother’s lifesaving decision to keep up her first aid skills was all the spark Adam Armstrong needed to seek a career as a medic in the Royal New Zealand Navy.
Chief of the NZDF announces awards for Whakaari White Island response
The leadership, skills and professionalism of New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel involved in the Whakaari White Island response have been acknowledged by the Chief of the New Zealand Defence Force through the announcement of a number of awards.