Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), Mr Keith Hedgeland (photographer)
For Perth-born Training Systems Officer and former secondary school Japanese language teacher, Lieutenant Karen Thomson, delivering speeches at school assemblies and presenting awards to students is almost second nature. So when the opportunity to return to her roots to present two recipients with Australian Defence Force Long Tan Leadership Awards at Leeming Senior High School's Year 12 Valedictory Ceremony and Term 4 Assembly, Lieutenant Thomson did not hesitate to volunteer her time as a guest presenter.
Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)
The annual Bradley Meek Perpetual Shield was awarded for the second consecutive year to an Instructor from the Royal Australian Navy School of Survivability and Ship Safety (RANSSSS) Training Facility - South, at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), Unknown (photographer)
Leading Seaman Musician Michael O’Loughlin returned to Mt Gravatt High State School in Queensland recently, to help recognise two outstanding students who received ADF Long Tan Awards for leadership and teamwork.
Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author), ABCSO Steven Thomson (photographer)
HMAS Harman, 723 Squadron, the Submarine Force and HMAS Success were among the winners at the 11th Navy Safety awards held at the Royal Australian Heritage Centre, Garden Island, Sydney, in late October.
Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), Unknown (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
A campaign of handwritten letters by a now 93-year-old Queensland woman has resulted in the overdue awarding of a Star of Courage to an Air Force pilot killed in a fiery crash over England on July 28, 1944.