Topic: Honours, Awards and Trophies
Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN, presents the Sarawak Shield to Commanding Officer of Hydrographic Ship Blue Crew, Lieutenant Commander Dean Battilana, RAN, during his visit to HMAS Cairns.
Cairns-based Royal Australian Navy officers, sailors and units have been recognised for excellence at a series of ceremonies in the top end.
His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales speaks to Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Jessica Parsons onboard HMAS Leeuwin in Cairns.
Personnel of Hydrographic Ship Blue Crew have become the first hydrographic unit to be awarded The Duke of Gloucester’s Cup.
Prince of Wales Award recipient Lieutenant Commander Paul Wirth (left) and his employer, Ms Cathy Lyon (centre right), from the Women's and Children's Hospital South Australia, are presented their awards by Chair Defence Reserves Support Council - SA, Dr Andrew Cannon, AM (centre left) and Head Reserve and Youth Division, Rear Admiral Bruce Kafer, AM, CSC, RANR.
Navy Reservists comprised three of the five Prince of Wales recipients awarded their prizes in South Australia over the past several months.
Chief of Joint Operations, Vice Admiral David Johnston, AM, RAN, with Lieutenant Commander Graeme Wong, RANR (left) and Chief Petty Officer Peter Stone, CSM, (right) after presenting each of them with their third Federation Star.
Reaching the milestone of half a century in the ADF is a rare occurrence. Even rarer, two HQJOC Navy members reached their 50-year anniversary in March.
His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales presents the Duke of Gloucester Cup to HS Blue Crew onboard HMAS Leeuwin.
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales presented the Duke of Gloucester’s Cup to the crew of Hydrographic Ship (HS) Blue Crew at HMAS Cairns today.
Published on March 25, 2018 by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, presents Chief Petty Officer John Farrell with a Federation Star in recognition of 40 years of service in the Royal Australian Navy, at a ceremony attended by the Submarine Training and Systems Centre staff and faculty at HMAS Stirling, Garden Island.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, took time out of his visit to Fleet Base West recently to recognise one member’s 40 years’ service in the Royal Australian Navy.
Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, presents the Submarine Silver Platter Award to Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Submarines Rajan Arora (right) and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Submarines Adam Sherriff of HMAS Rankin.
Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead has recognised outstanding Navy submariners during the Fleet Awards presentation ceremony at the Submarine Training and System Centre, HMAS
Royal Australian Navy Electronic Warfare Systems Flight personnel from Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Unit, proudly exhibit the Litton Excellence in Electronic Warfare Cup for their exceptional efforts and contribution towards delivering capability to deployed major fleet units during 2017. Image has been digitally manipulated.
Navy members of the Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Unit (JEWOSU) have been awarded multiple accolades at the unit’s recent end of year award ceremony.
Commander Submarine Force, Captain Geoff Wadley, Submarine Association Members Mr Terry Baker, President (WA); Commodore Bob Trotter, RAN (Rtd), National President, Submarines Association of Australia and Mr Allan Thomas, President Royal Navy Submarines Association (Australian Branch) present Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Submarines Lindsey Hinch with the Submariner of the Year Award.
Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Lindsay Hinch has won the highly coveted title of Submariner of the Year.
The Commanding General, Marine Forces Pacific, Lieutenant General David Berger, USMC presented a US Meritorious Unit Commendation to Australia Defence Force personnel involved in the recovery efforts following the crash of a USMC MV-22 Osprey aircraft, onboard HMAS Adelaide, Fleet Base East, Sydney.
The United States Marine Corps has awarded a rare honour to 107 Australian Defence Force members who helped recover a US Marine aircraft off the north Queensland coast late last year.