Marines from Australia, Indonesia and the United States await transport in the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014.   (photo: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Viramontes)
Marines from Australia, Indonesia and the United States await transport in the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014.

Australian Amphibious Task Group gets mission ready at RIMPAC

From its RIMPAC 2014 headquarters, onboard the United States Navy Amphibious Assault Ship USS Peleliu, the Australian Amphibious Task Group (ATG) has commanded a large, multi-national Expeditionary Strike Group. #RIMPAC2014 #RIMPACPartners

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  • The White Ribbon emblem is proudly displayed on CMDR Adam Muckalt's house. (photo: CMDR Adam Muckalt)

    Having a night in to get the White Ribbon message out

    Colleagues, friends and family of Royal Australian Navy officer Commander Adam Muckalt gathered together at his home for a trivia and games night on White Ribbon's annual 'Night In' on 25 July to help raise social awareness and funds to help end acts of violence against women committed by men.

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  • Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Kevin Edwards and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Adam Towers keep up the pace in HMAS Cairns' Amazing Race 2014.   (photo: ABHSO Kate Jolley)

    HMAS Cairns's own Amazing Race

    Supercharged sports master Petty Officer Kristian Weldon lead the charge this week to promote physical training with a difference through HMAS Cairns's first 'Amazing Race'.

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  • Commodore Training, Commodore Michael Rothwell, AM, RAN presents Warrant Officer James McEwan with the award for Instructor of the Year 2013. (photo: ABIS Jake Badior)

    Sea trainer awarded as top instructor

    Instructor of the Year On-the-Job for 2103, Warrant Officer James McEwan was presented with his award at Garden Island, Fleet Base East on Friday 18 July.

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Seaman (SMN) Jack Schultze (left) and SMN Joshua Gillon of Fleet Support Unit - West carry bags of fishing net along Wyadup Beach, Margaret River Region, during a combined effort by HMAS Stirling and the Department of Parks and Wildlife to remove the washed up net. (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

Adventure training with a difference

Personnel from HMAS Stirling and units Fleet Support Unit - West and the Submarine Force carried out adventure training in Western Australia’s south west with a definite intent to support conservation of the marine environment.

HMAS Stuart banner attached to the ships gangway while the ship rests alongside Fleet Base East, Sydney, New South Wales. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

Future recruits visit HMAS Stuart

A group of potential Navy recruits visited HMAS Stuart during NAIDOC week last week as part of the Australian Defence Force Indigenous Recruiting Initiative.

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The White Ribbon emblem is proudly displayed on CMDR Adam Muckalt's house. (photo: CMDR Adam Muckalt)

Having a night in to get the White Ribbon message out

Colleagues, friends and family of Royal Australian Navy officer Commander Adam Muckalt gathered together at his home for a trivia and games night on White Ribbon's annual 'Night In' on 25 July to help raise social awareness and funds to help end acts of violence against women committed by men.

Petty Officer Marine Technician Cale Seamer attempts to stack nuts on a tongue depressor in a race to raise money for The White Ribbon Foundation. HMAS Parramatta raised over $900 for the charity organisation during a night of games and a BBQ on the flight deck. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

HMAS Parramatta’s White Ribbon ‘Night In’ in the Whitsundays

As the sun was setting on another beautiful day in the Whitsunday’s, the ship's company of HMAS Parramatta took a break from a long day of hosting the Royal Australian Navy’s Surface Combatant Navigational Course, to attend a Steel Deck BBQ to celebrate the White Ribbon ‘Night In’.

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Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Kevin Edwards and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Adam Towers keep up the pace in HMAS Cairns' Amazing Race 2014.   (photo: ABHSO Kate Jolley)

HMAS Cairns's own Amazing Race

Supercharged sports master Petty Officer Kristian Weldon lead the charge this week to promote physical training with a difference through HMAS Cairns's first 'Amazing Race'.

Royal Australian Navy Tridents player Able Seaman Keven Allsopp breaks through the defensive line of the representational team of Royal Marines at Marrickville, NSW. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Navy Rugby League defeats Royal Marines Rugby League

A picture perfect Sydney winters day on Friday 4 July at Henson Park, Marrickville saw the inaugural Rugby League Test match between Navy and the Royal Marines.