Mother's Day on Operations

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Mother's Day on Operations (1.53 mins)

There are around 1500 ADF members are currently deployed to the Middle East Region. A number of these members are mothers and, on May 12, they will be spending their Mothers Day half a world away from their families. ADF members work in a diverse number of roles and locations across the Middle East Region including Operation Highroad in Afghanistan, Operation Okra in Iraq and with HMAS Ballarat with Operation Manitou. This Mothers Day, some will miss the cuddles, presents and breakfast in bed, while they go about their duties. The Government has deployed Australian Defence Force personnel to operations overseas and within Australia to protect Australia and its national interests.

Publish Date 10 May 2019
Tags V20191106
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