The Burial Service for Commander Ashley Greedy, AM, RAN (Rtd) at HMAS Cerberus Cemetery, Victoria. Commander Greedy joined the Royal Australian Navy as a Musician in 1965, retiring from full-time service in 2002 as the seventh Director of Music - Navy. He was remembered for his vibrant leadership, personal drive and strong management of the Royal Australian Navy Band through a time of great change. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)
The Burial Service for Commander Ashley Greedy, AM, RAN (Rtd) at HMAS Cerberus Cemetery, Victoria. Commander Greedy joined the Royal Australian Navy as a Musician in 1965, retiring from full-time service in 2002 as the seventh Director of Music - Navy. He was remembered for his vibrant leadership, personal drive and strong management of the Royal Australian Navy Band through a time of great change.

Vale - CMDR Ashley William Greedy, AM, RAN (Retd)

Family, friends, past and present serving musicians came together recently to mark the passing of a man who left an indelible legacy for all Royal Australian Navy musicians.

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  • Captain Tony Aldred has assumed the role of Director Operations with the multinational Combined Maritime Forces in Bahrain. (photo: CPL Mark Doran)

    Passing the security baton

    The baton for Australian leadership in a key Middle East role was recently passed between two officers who share a passion for maritime security operations.

Events

  • Australia was represented at the International Fleet Review by HMAS Darwin, in company with 75 warships from 24 countries. (photo: )

    Countries urged to work together for security at sea

    A message of international cooperation has been a feature of the International Fleet Review in India, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling on countries to continue to work together to secure maritime stability.

     

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  • Leading Seaman Matthew ‘Matty’ Andrews has given 15 years of service to the Royal Australian Navy and would not have it any other way. He thoroughly enjoys his role training new officers at HMAS Creswell, teaching them the basics of going to sea during initial training. However, unlike many of his peers, to be able to focus on his work life, has had quite a few obstacles to overcome on the home front.  (photo: Unknown)

    Giving goes both ways

    Leading Seaman Matthew ‘Matty’ Andrews has given 15 years of service to the Royal Australian Navy and would not have it any other way.

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Leading Seaman Matthew ‘Matty’ Andrews has given 15 years of service to the Royal Australian Navy and would not have it any other way. He thoroughly enjoys his role training new officers at HMAS Creswell, teaching them the basics of going to sea during initial training. However, unlike many of his peers, to be able to focus on his work life, has had quite a few obstacles to overcome on the home front.  (photo: Unknown)

Giving goes both ways

Leading Seaman Matthew ‘Matty’ Andrews has given 15 years of service to the Royal Australian Navy and would not have it any other way.

The Ford family enjoyed the hospitality of the Commanding Officer of HMAS Adelaide with dinner in the VIP Dining Room.  (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

HMAS Adelaide supports the Legacy Foundation This article has photo gallery

HMAS Adelaide has provided high-profile support to the Legacy Foundation by welcoming a generous family on board for a sea ride recently.

Events

Australia was represented at the International Fleet Review by HMAS Darwin, in company with 75 warships from 24 countries. (photo: )

Countries urged to work together for security at sea

A message of international cooperation has been a feature of the International Fleet Review in India, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling on countries to continue to work together to secure maritime stability.

 

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Glenn Ritchie during HMAS Darwin's Indigenous Dance Group performance for guests during an event in Jakarta, Indonesia.  (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Spirit on show for Indonesian visit This article has photo gallery

The Australian Navy continues to build relationship in the Pacific, with a team of Indigenous dancers providing a highlight of a recent port visit to Indonesia.

Sport

Staff from HMAS Penguin were keen supporters of  the annual Australian Surf Rowing League carnival at Manly Beach last month. (photo: unknown)

Rough seas no problem during a great day out

The Navy has continued its long-standing support of community water sports, with a high-profile turnout for a surfboat carnival in Sydney last month.

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Sarah Beard represented Australia in the Governor General's XI match against India in Drummoyne.  (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Navy cricketer plays a key role

It was a day that turned out to have a lot of ceremony, a lot of dignitaries and sadly, a lot of rain.