Able Seaman Marine Technician Rhys Salis carves into the wave during the Shortboard stage of the Navy Surf riders Association - West competition held at Avalon Beach, Mandurah, Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)
Able Seaman Marine Technician Rhys Salis carves into the wave during the Shortboard stage of the Navy Surf riders Association - West competition held at Avalon Beach, Mandurah, Western Australia.

Sailors carve up the surf in the West

With heavy rains and average surf conditions, the members of the Navy Surf Riders Association - West chapter put on their 'wetties' for the monthly Surf Riders competition held on Friday 28 August at Avalon Beach, Mandurah, Western Australia.

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  • At dusk on 30 August, amidst the rolling waves of the Indian Ocean, the crew of HMAS Sirus gathered on the flight deck to celebrate the life and service of Richard

    HMAS Sydney II Veteran, Honoured at Sea

    At dusk on 30 August, amidst the rolling waves of the Indian Ocean, the crew of HMAS Sirus gathered on the flight deck to celebrate the life and service of  Richard "Dick" Vincent Radcliffe, in the vicinity of the HMAS Sydney II wreckage.

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  • The CO of HMAS Penguin, CMDR Paul Gall enjoys a moment with a few Legatees during the Launch of the Mosman Lane Cove Legacy appeal at HMAS Penguin. L to R: Legatee David Ross, Commander Paul Gall, RAN, CO HMAS Penguin, Legatee Vice-Admiral Ian Knox, AC (Retd) and Chair Mosman Lane Cove Legacy Division Legatee Alasdair McGregor
 (photo: WOIS J. OBRIEN)

    Penguin launches Mosman Legacy Week

    The Mosman Lane Cove Division of Sydney Legacy commemorated the Centenary of Anzac at a Legacy function held at HMAS Penguin, Balmoral recently.

Sport

  • Ladies Development Camp members hone their skills in skiing for preperation for the Navy Alpine Snow Sports championships. (photo: Unknown)

    Navy women take to the slopes

    It was powder on the face of a different kind for 45 naval officers and sailors at the recent Navy Alpine Snowsports Ladies' Development Weekend at Perisher on 25-26 July.

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  • Members of the F-FDTL march at Taci Tolu (Three Seas) for the 40th anniversary of FALANTIL Day. (photo: Leut Jessica O'Brien)

    Falintil Day celebrated with close neighbour

    HMAS Huon has made her second visit in 12 months to close neighbour, East Timor, continuing to strengthen the relationship between the Australian Defence Force and the Timor-Leste Defence Force.

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The CO of HMAS Penguin, CMDR Paul Gall enjoys a moment with a few Legatees during the Launch of the Mosman Lane Cove Legacy appeal at HMAS Penguin. L to R: Legatee David Ross, Commander Paul Gall, RAN, CO HMAS Penguin, Legatee Vice-Admiral Ian Knox, AC (Retd) and Chair Mosman Lane Cove Legacy Division Legatee Alasdair McGregor
 (photo: WOIS J. OBRIEN)

Penguin launches Mosman Legacy Week This article has photo gallery

The Mosman Lane Cove Division of Sydney Legacy commemorated the Centenary of Anzac at a Legacy function held at HMAS Penguin, Balmoral recently.

Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Sonia Leon Sepulveda (left) and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Melanie Nann sell upcakes to raise money for the RSPCA. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Navy pitches in for all creatures great and small This article has photo gallery

On 25 August, Navy Strategic Command and the Office of the Chief of Navy came together for the annual RSPCA cupcake day to raise money for all creatures great and small.

 

Events

'Healthy Harold' joins HMAS Stirling personel in the first training session for OCSOBER at the Stirling sports field.  (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

Navy gears up for Ocsober This article has photo gallery

Royal Australian Navy personnel are again preparing to 'lose the booze' this October to raise money for children's education programs encouraging healthy lifestyles.

The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, and members of the Navy Senior Leadership Group, along with Senior Sailors and Officers from HMAS Stirling attend the 100th Anniversary of Anzac Mess Dinner held in the Sir James Stirling Mess. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

Stirling commemorates Centenary of Anzac

HMAS Stirling has marked the Centenary of Anzac with a recent mess dinner attended by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, and members of Chief of Navy’s Senior Advisory Committee.

Sport

Able Seaman Marine Technician Rhys Salis carves into the wave during the Shortboard stage of the Navy Surf riders Association - West competition held at Avalon Beach, Mandurah, Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

Sailors carve up the surf in the West This article has photo gallery

With heavy rains and average surf conditions, the members of the Navy Surf Riders Association - West chapter put on their 'wetties' for the monthly Surf Riders competition held on Friday 28 August at Avalon Beach, Mandurah, Western Australia.

Ladies Development Camp members hone their skills in skiing for preperation for the Navy Alpine Snow Sports championships. (photo: Unknown)

Navy women take to the slopes This article has photo gallery

It was powder on the face of a different kind for 45 naval officers and sailors at the recent Navy Alpine Snowsports Ladies' Development Weekend at Perisher on 25-26 July.