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Flight MH370: Robotic submersible search mission aborted

Flight MH370: Robotic submersible search mission aborted

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 15 (UPI) -- The search for Malaysia Airlines MH370 had another setback when a robotic submarine aborted its search of the ocean floor after reaching its depth limit.
Ananth Baliga
Most recent ping likely not from MH370 black box

Most recent ping likely not from MH370 black box

PERTH, Australia, April 11 (UPI) -- The last signal searchers heard from what they thought was Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been determined to be unrelated to the missing plane.
Aileen Graef
In search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, aircraft detects another signal

In search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, aircraft detects another signal

PERTH, Australia, April 10 (UPI) -- Australian officials announced Thursday evening that another signal has been detected in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
JC Finley
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Australian Navy detects more sounds consistent with black box

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Australian Navy detects more sounds consistent with black box

PERTH, Australia, April 8 (UPI) -- Australian search head Angus Houston said Wednesday that Ocean Shield has picked up two more underwater signals.
Kate Stanton
Pulse detected in search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Pulse detected in search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

PERTH, Australia, April 5 (UPI) -- Chinese ship detects ping that could belong to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Indian Ocean.
Danielle Haynes

Australia deports more Sri Lankans

CANBERRA, Australia, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Australia has deported 332 Sri Lankan asylum seekers back to their country since Canberra reopened controversial offshore processing centers on neighboring island countries.

Australia moves on offshore asylum centers

CANBERRA, Australia, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Australia aims to be have asylum seeker processing centers up and running in Nauru and Papua New Guinea within a month.

Australian Senate rejects asylum bill

SYDNEY, June 28 (UPI) -- Australia's Senate Thursday rejected a bill that would have revived plans to process asylum seekers at offshore detention centers to prevent more at-sea deaths.

Australia training Afghan militia fighters

CANBERRA, Australia, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Training militants loyal to a notorious warlord in Afghanistan will help ensure the safety of Australian troops there, the head of the military said Friday.
Australia cautious of Afghanistan role

Australia cautious of Afghanistan role

CANBERRA, Australia, June 2 (UPI) -- Australia's defense chief said sending more of the country's troops to Afghanistan could jeopardize the military's effectiveness in the region closer to home.

Australian DM slams own department

CANBERRA, Australia, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Australian Defense Minister Joel Fitzgibbon says his government department has covered up mistakes due in part to "incompetence."

Australian Prime Minister Rudd visits Iraq

BAGHDAD, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd made a surprise visit to his country's troops stationed in Iraq.

Australian Defense Department appoints CIO

SYDNEY, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Australia's Department of Defense announced it has appointed a chief information officer after a recommendation from a Defense Management Review.

Aussie justice system overhaul on track

SYDNEY, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- A top Australian military official says that a two-year implementation of a military justice system overhaul is on track.

Aussies flex muscles over Afghanistan

CANBERRA, Australia, April 16 (UPI) -- Australian troops in Afghanistan will follow more vigorous, U.S.-style combat rules rather than those followed by the International Security Assistance Force.
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Air Chief Marshal Allan Grant "Angus" Houston, AC, AFC is the Chief of the Australian Defence Force, as of 4 July 2005. At the time of his appointment he was Australia's Chief of Air Force, a position he had held since 20 June 2001.

"Angus" Houston joined the RAAF as a cadet pilot in 1970 and spent the early part of his career flying UH-1 Iroquois helicopters in various parts of Australia, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia.

After graduation from Flying Instructors Course in 1975, Houston completed several instructional tours on Macchi MB-326H, British Aircraft Corporation Strikemaster and Iroquois aircraft. A posting to the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) from 1976-1978 was followed by two years at No. 9 Squadron at RAAF Base Amberley. In late 1979, Houston was posted to Hill Air Force Base, Utah U.S.A. for exchange flying duties with a United States Air Force helicopter unit.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Angus Houston."
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