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Members of the Joint Maritime Agency Task Group in Daru preparing to leave for Bula, Western Province.
1. Left to right: COVID-19 Task Force Commander LT Col Raphael Yapu, Australian Defence Staff SO1 Logistics LT Col Scott McKenzie, Daru Tasking Contingent Commander Major Tau, COVID-19 Operations staff Major Chris Kalvale and the Regiment Sergeant Major for the 1st Battalion Royal Pacific Islands Regiment Chief Warrant Officer Kensie at the PNGDF base set up in Daru
Officer in Command of Charlie Company, Captain Elison Garesa, (fourth from left) preparing to board the flight to Kiunga, in the Western Province of Papua new Guinea.
A motorised dinghy for members of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force who are in Daru. All items in the dinghy have been tied including the outboard motor to avoid losing items in the event the boat capsizes.
Chief of Defence Force Major General Gilbert Toropo adressing troops deploying to Gulf aboard MV Bosavi prior to deployment