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The Australian Flying Corps Memorial, Point Cook

The Australian Flying Corps Memorial was funded by the Australian Flying Corps Association and created to honour the airmen who fought so valiantly for the noble purpose of preserving freedom.

 

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Stories of the Armistice: The Signing of The Armistice

Close to midnight on the 7th of November 1918, a German delegation crossed the front line with white flags flying, where a train was waiting to take them to a secret rendezvous in the great forest of Compiègne in France.

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Stories of the Armistice: The Cost of War

The graves and memorials of brave Australian troops – many unknown and unidentified - lay scattered across northern France and Belgium reminding us of the price paid by a small distant brave nation for its involvement in the Great War.

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Stories of the Armistice: The Birth of the Australian Flying Corps

Following the decision that the armed forces of the British Empire should exploit the air as a means of warfare, the Australian Flying Corps was established on 20 September 1912.

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Stories of the Armistice: The Australian Flying Corps in the Great War.

Four operational Australian Flying Corps squadrons left Australia in 1916 bound for combat in the Great War.

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Will You Join Us? Armistice Centenary Commemoration - Sunday, 4th November

Join us for a torchlight ceremony to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice that ended the WW1 and honour those who served and gave their lives to help shape the world in which we live today.

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Saving Boxer 22 - The Largest Rescue Mission of the Vietnam War

In December 1969 the effort to recover two downed US Air Force airmen snowballed into their largest search and rescue mission of the Vietnam War.

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75th Anniversary of Hell Fire Pass and Thai-Burma Railway

A national commemorative service to mark the 75th anniversary of  Hellfire Pass and the completion of the Thai–Burma Railway will be held on 16 October 2018 at the Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Ballarat.

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Join Us For The Centenary of Armistice Commemoration 2018

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice, the Air Force Association will hold a public torchlight commemoration at RAAF Base Point Cook on 4th November.

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National Malaya & Borneo Veterans' Memorial Service – 31 August 2018

A Commemorative Service for Malaya and Borneo veterans was held at the Shrine of Remembrance on 31 August. AFA member and Confrontation veteran, Noel Hutchins was there...

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Save The Date: WWI Armistice Commemoration, Sunday 4 November 2018

On the 4th November, AFA Victoria will hold a signature commemoration in recognition and commemoration of the 100thanniversary of the WWI Armistice. 

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Welcome to the Air Force Association Victoria

Our Purpose

The Air Force Association was established almost 100 years ago to foster the spirit of friendship formed on service, to perpetuate the honour and ideals of the Royal Australian Air Force and to provide support to members in need.

Fellowship | Advocacy | Commemoration | Support

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