Royal Australian Navy sailor, Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Lauren Birch, with daughter Rebecca, after HMAS Toowoomba arrives back to Fleet Base West, WA, after deployment.
A Royal Australian Navy Petty Officer has just returned from a seven-month deployment onboard the Anzac class frigate named after her city of birth.
Published on September 13, 2018 by SBLT Shafiqah Shariffali (author), Courtesy ABBM Jack Nona (photographer)
AB Thomas Ketchell (in uniform second from left), and AB Jack Nona with their families at Thursday Island.
The morning of Monday 29 August was an experience to remember for three of HMAS
Newcastle’s junior sailors.
Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Linda Hannah, checks stocktake totals in the uniform store on board HMAS Success during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.
A warship is an unusual place to find a knitting club, but that hasn’t stopped ex-Shoalhaven local Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Linda Hanna from keeping up her skills while at sea as part of her holistic approach to maintaining happiness and health.
Naval historian and author Mr Ian Pfennigwerth in his study, finalising 'Bravo Zulu' Volume 2.
A former Commanding Officer of HMAS
Perth (II) is planning to release the second volume of his publication ‘Bravo Zulu’ later this year.
Commander Indo-Pacific Endeavour, Captain Jim Hutton OBE, RAN on the bridge of HMAS Adelaide while on transit to Hawaii for Exercise RIMPAC 2018.
A 40 year career is impressive by any standard but very few have a CV that reads like that of Captain Jim Hutton, OBE, who has just returned from leading one of Australia’s biggest defence activities, Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018 (IPE18).
Published on August 27, 2018 by LEUT Tony White (author), University of SA (photographer), PLTOFF Aaron Curran (photographer)
LS Vanessa Broughill is put through her paces at the University of South Australia in preparation for the 2018 Invictus Games. Supporting her efforts are University of South Australia students Joel Dunstan who is studying Exercise Science and Eliza Gray who is studying Clinical Exercise Physiology.
It was during one of the long commutes home from work at Joint Operations Command that Leading Seaman Vanessa Broughill figured out she had a problem.
Published on August 21, 2018 by LEUT Naomi Deignan (author), Image courtesy of ABEW Rhiannon Walker (photographer)
Able Seaman Rhiannon Walker with her children, Imogen and Xavier.
A sailor and mother of two says Navy’s Keeping Watch grant program has saved her family from being swamped by medical bills.
Australian Defence Force members take part in a dance ceremony where all members are encouraged to join in, at the end of each day during the 20th Anniversary of the Garma Festival.
Navy, Army and Air Force personnel were in attendance at the 20th Garma Festival in Gulkula, north-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory earlier this month.
HMAS Cairns riders ready to roll, L-R: WO Jeremy Wade, PO Michael Beacham, AB Matthew Tickner, LS Chris Hemsworth, PO Kristian Weldon, WO Danny Taylor, Mr Jim Ross, AB Kyll Wright, PO Mick Huntly, PO Jamie Pottie.
With the local mountain biking season in full swing, ten energetic sailors from HMAS
Cairns saddled up for a day of physical challenges as they represented Navy in the RRR Mountain Bike Challenge.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, presents Captain Darren Grogan, CSM, RAN, with a third clasp to his Defence Long Service Medal, as Warrant Officer Martin Grogan, OAM, holds his second Federation Star for his Defence Long Service Medal that was presented earlier.
A milestone of combined seventy five years of Service was recognised in a presentation of awards for a serving father and son by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, last week.