Colours Regt Colours 1 - 2 - 3 RAR

The Regimental Colours of 1 RAR – 2 RAR – 3 RAR

1 RAR Band  The Colours

                1 RAR Band                                                      The Colours

1 RAR Band

1 RAR Band

1 RAR Colours  Royal Australian Regiment - 70th Anniversary Parade

Regimental Colours 1 RAR

Private J. Grimes 1RAR, receives his Australian Defence Medal from Chief of the Defence Force General David Hurley AC, DSC,

Private J. Grimes 1RAR, receives his Australian Defence Medal from Chief of the Defence Force General David Hurley AC, DSC,

Brigade Parade November 2015

Brigade Parade November 2015

1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment

soldiers of 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, march onto the parade ground as part of the unit’s 70th birthday celebration at Lavarack Barracks, Townsville, on 12 October 2015.

1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment

Private Daniel O’Brien salutes as part of the catafalque party during the 70th birthday celebrations for 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, at Lavarack Barracks, Townsville, on 12 October 2015.

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Soldiers from 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, on parade in front of the unit’s memorial during the unit’s 70th birthday Lavarack Barracks, Townsville, 12 October 2015.

1st Battalion Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), on parade during 1RAR’s Coral Week celebrations, Lavarack Barracks.

1st Battalion Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), on parade during 1RAR’s Coral Week celebrations, Lavarack Barracks.

Operation Slipper

Charlie Company The 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment and colleagues at the commemoration of the Battles of Coral and Balmoral battlefield mess dinner at Camp Baker, Afghanistan.

Soldiers of the 1st Battalion Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), march off parade during 1RAR’s Coral Week celebrations, Lavarack Barracks.

Soldiers of the 1st Battalion Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), march off parade during 1RAR’s Coral Week celebrations, Lavarack Barracks.

3rd Brigade - Commander's Trophy 2014  3rd Brigade - Commander's Trophy 2014

   Private Zak Rogers 1 RAR and Private Ben Abraham 1 RAR compete in the Commander’s Trophy

3rd Brigade - Commander's Trophy 2014  1RAR awarded the 2015 Commander's Trophy

Soldiers from 1 RAR run the obstacle course             1 RAR wins the Commanders Trophy

Private Damien Jaundrell and Private Adam Seaman display pieces of B Company, 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, history at Camp Baker in Kandahar   Force Protection Element.

 Private Damien Jaundrell and Private Adam Seaman display pieces of B Company, 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, history at Camp Baker in Kandahar during a deployment in support of Resolute Support.                Force-protection-Afghanistan

Force Protection Element. - 1   Force protection and Guardian Angels in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Members of Direct Fire Support Weapons platoon, 1st Battalion Royal Australian Regiment, conduct a live fire practice using the Mk19 Grenade Machine Gun  Private Nicholas Bailey of the 1st Battalion Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), operating the 50 Calibre Heavy Machine Gun

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1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment  1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment

Corporal Alex Clahane from 1 RAR reads the eulogy for fallen soldier Private Benjamin Ranaudo during the ceremony to rename a marksmanship range at High Range

Soldiers from 1 RAR form a protective hollow square around family and friends of fallen soldier Private Benjamin Ranaudo

The Duke of Gloucester Cup Winners - 1 RAR Champion Rifle Section of the RAR              New L-Cpls 1 RAR

The Duke of Gloucester Cup Winners – 1 RAR Champion Rifle Section of the RAR             New L-Cpls 1 RAR

Lance Corporal Matthew Hawker and Private Dylan Waters from 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (1 RAR)

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11807240_435542479968175_1500793116530737495_o  CFN Scott Stacey, PTE Vitale Johnston, PTE Sean Doherty and PTE Jason Deacon-Shaw completed Trailwalker UK 2015, a gruelling 100km

CFN Scott Stacey, PTE Vitale Johnston, PTE Sean Doherty and PTE Jason Deacon-Shaw completed Trailwalker UK 2015, a gruelling 100km

Direct Fire Support Weapons (DFSW) Pl Training  1 RAR Rugby Team

Direct Fire Support Weapons (DFSW) Pl Training                                1 RAR Rugby Team

EXERCISE OLGETTA WARRIOR, MENTOR TRAINING TEAM 1

 EXERCISE OLGETTA WARRIOR, MENTOR TRAINING TEAM 1

1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment  1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment

1 RAR soldiers with Kael and Bandi the Bear        Delvin and some 1 RAR soldiers

President of the 1st Battalion (1RAR) Association, Mr Ric Culpitt, unveils the Vietnam memorial stone during the opening of the 1RAR Memorial Walk, Lavarack Barracks.

President of the 1st Battalion (1RAR) Association, Mr Ric Culpitt, unveils the Vietnam memorial stone during the opening of the 1RAR Memorial Walk, Lavarack Barracks.

Vietnam Veterans Day 2014

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Somalia Vets 1 RAR - Anzac Day 2015   6 Pl B Coy, FPE-3 2015

          Somalia Vets 1 RAR – Anzac Day 2015                                                           Direct Fire Support Weapons (DFSW) Pl Training

Beccy Cole visits 1st Battalion

Corporal Lawrence Robertson, Captain Andrew Evans and Corporal Brain Heilbronn with country music star Beccy Cole at Lavarack Barracks in Townsville in March 2015.

1 Bn 1 HMAS Labuan transporting members of Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment (1 RAR), during Exercise SQUADEX.

1bn 8 An Australian Army A25 Blackhawk takes off while HMAS Labuan, a Royal Australian Navy Landing Craft Heavy, transfers Army personnel from Bravo Company, 1 RAR to HMAS Choules during Exercise SQUADEX 2012.

1Bn 2 HMAS Betano, delivers soldiers from 1 RAR to the beach during amphibious Exercise SEA LION 2012.

1bn 9 Soldiers from Townsville based 1 RAR embarked in HMAS Choules assist by carrying a simulated casualty during an evacuation scenario incorporated into amphibious Exercise SEA LION 2012.

1bn 10 Private Aden Bright from 8 Platoon, 1 RAR provides security for a military convoy during Exercise SEA LION 2012, a simulated evacuation exercise at Cowley Beach.

1 rar - 24 Commander 3rd Brigade, Brigadier Shane Caughey congratulates Lance Corporal Todd Crossin (1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment – 1 RAR) as the recipient of the Trainee of Merit & Leadership award on completion of the 01/12 Junior Leaders Course at Lavarack Barracks in Townsville. 2012.

1 rar - 23 Commander 3rd Brigade, Brigadier Shane Caughey (3rd from left) with award recipients from the first Junior Leader Course for the year at Lavarack Barracks. (L -R) Private Erin Tiernay-Instructor Award (Lavarack Health Center), Lance Corporal Todd Crossin (1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment – 1 RAR) Trainee of Merit Award & Leadership Award, Private Jae Butler-Evans (1 RAR) Operations Award. 2012.

1 rar - 6 Soldiers of Alpha Coy 1RAR battle the jungle while enhancing their foundation warfighting skills as Rifle Company Butterworth rotation 93. 2011.

1 rar - 10 Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF) soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, Pacific Island Regiment (2 PIR) pictured training in North Queensland during Exercise Wantok Warrior, an annual infantry exchange between the PNGDF and the Australian Army. They were training with their counterparts from 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (1 RAR) at Townsville Field Training Area (TFTA). 2011

1 rar - 32 Private Billy Featherby from the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, briefs Commodore Stuart Mayer CSC and bar, Combined Force Maritime Component Commander on the AMR .50 cal weapon at the United States Marines Corps Base – Hawaii. 2012

1 rar - 25 Chief of Army Lieutenant General David Morrison AO has a laugh with troops from the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment during a visit to the United States Marines Corps Base – Hawaii.

1 rar - 28 Troops from the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment during an amphibious assault rehearsal exercise at the United States Marines Corps Base – Hawaii. 2012.

1 rar - 30 Troops from the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment dismount from a United States Marine Corps “Amtrak” during an amphibious assault rehearsal exercise at the United States Marines Corps Base – Hawaii. 2012

1 rar - 31 Lieutenant Samuel McKenzie from the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment shows United States Marine Corps 1st Lieutenant James Noronha the Australian F88 Steyr during a range shoot at the United States Marines Corps Base – Hawaii. 2012

1 rar - 34 Troops from the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, clear their weapons prior to conducting a range shoot at the United States Marines Corps Base – Hawaii. 2012

1 rar - 35 United States Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Zac Martin gives a safety brief to troops from the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, at the Modular Armoured Tactical Combat House facility at the United States Marines Corps Base – Hawaii. 2012

1 rar - 36 Corporal Aaron Kime, Section Commander of Mortar Platoon, the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1 RAR) at the urban operations training facility, Marine Corps Training Area – Bellows. 2012

1 RAR mortar platoon conducting the annual E2-E5 competency shoots over 17th – 26th February 2014.

Soldiers of the 205th Corps Advisory Team, Bulgarian Security Forces Assistance Team and 1st Battalion Royal Australian Regiment gathered together to play a friendly soccer match against soldiers of the 205th Hero Corps, Afghan National Army, at Camp Hero, Kandahar, Afghanistan, Feb. 20, 2014.

While the coalition team lost the game 6-1, it did not deter from all the players’ good spirits and their sportsmanship.

Townsville’s 1 RAR Sniper team, PTE Liam Sullivan and PTE Luke Barnes engage stationary targets out to 1100m during the Observation/Clod Shoot match at the International Sniper Competition, as part of AASAM 2012

1 rar - 11 Private Glenn Johnson, Platoon Signaller from 8 Platoon 1st Battalion Royal Australian Regiment (1 RAR), establishes communication with Headquarters, as Private Jack Campbell runs past during Exercise Sea Lion, a simulated evacuation exercise at Cowley Beach. 2012.

cata 1 1 RAR Combined Arms Training Activity (CATA) May / June 2013

cata 2 1 RAR CATA May / June 2013

CDF General David Hurley AC, DSC and 1 RAR soldiers - Method of Entry - 2014 CDF General David Hurley AC, DSC and 1 RAR soldiers – Method of Entry Training 2014