Normanville sailor Christopher Benton has been named the Navy’s best marksman at the world’s largest military marksmanship competition held recently in Victoria.
Mount Druitt’s Melissa Girling is the eyes and ears of the Australian warship HMAS Newcastle, which is carrying out operations in the Middle East.
HMAS Albatross has extensive Anzac Day commitments throughout the Shoalhaven every year and in 2013, the base provided 25 catafalque parties and 250 personnel for services stretching from the coastal towns of Kiama to Ulladulla, and as far west as Holbrook.
Two Australian Defence Force reserve officers recently represented Australia at NATO’s annual Young Reserve Officer Workshop 2013 in Brno, Czech Republic.
The Commander Joint Operations Command, Lieutenant General Ash Power, has presented HMAS Anzac’s former Catering Department with a Group Commendation for its efforts and hard work while deployed to the Middle Eastern Area of Operations.
When LCDR Paul O’Hara was selected for an Operation SLIPPER deployment, little did he know he would end up being land-locked in Afghanistan.
Ninety-nine years to the day since the declaration of the First World War, New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) 49 undertook a series of practical leadership and teamwork exercises modelled on the experiences of one of the first Royal Australian Navy submarine crews.
Fifty seven Navy members were recognised for significant milestones in their careers during a Promotions and Awards Ceremony held at HMAS Cerberus recently.
On 1 August, Lieutenant Commander Jeff Duke became one of the latest members of the Royal Australian Navy to enjoy the honour of taking part in the Australian War Memorial’s closing ceremony.
Eight personnel from ATTACK SIX and HQ NORCOM have conducted a Battlefield tour of the Solomon Islands as part of the Armidale Class Patrol Boat Crews team building program.