Topic: Honours, Awards and Trophies
February 05, 2017 by WO Martin Grogan (author), SBLT Samuel Penfold (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)
The Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Stephen Bowater, OAM, RAN, and Mr Ken Brown a World War II veteran who was presented with a British award - the Arctic Star for service in the areas above the Arctic Circle during World War II.
During a ceremony at HMAS
Cerberus late last year, retired Lieutenant Commander Ken Brown was awarded the Arctic Star for his service north of the Arctic Circle during the Second World War.
Commander Gemma Pumphrey received a Conspicuous Service Medal for her work in Defence communications and information infrastructure and services.
Commander Gemma Pumphrey has been recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours List for her meritorious devotion to duty in the field of Defence communications and information infrastructure and services.
A team from Training Authority-Submarines (TA-SM) comprising (L-R) Mr Keith Robinson, Training Systems Development Consultant; CMDR Dylan Findlater, RAN, Director TA-SM, CMDR Gavin Reeves, RAN, Training Manager TA-SM; Mr Brian Graves, Platform Systems Training Equipment Manager and Mr Anthony Masters, Platform Instructor Auxiliaries/Weapons were awarded the Category Three Navy Safety Award for the Submerged Signal Ejector Training Rig which will help reduce the risk of accidents happening at sea.
Training Authority-Submarines was recently recognised in the 2016 Navy Safety Awards.
The Commanding Officer of HMAS Rankin, Commander Doug Theobald, RAN shakes hands with Commander Submarine Force, Captain Matthew Buckley, RAN, with the Chief of Staff - Fleet Command, Commodore Luke Charles-Jones, RAN, looking on as the submarine returns to Fleet base West after completing a nine month deployment.
Each year, the Royal Australian Navy presents the Australian Fleet Awards to the highest performing Fleet units, establishments and flights across a variety of disciplines and skills.
Commander Richard Westoby briefs troops before conducting M1A1 Abrams battle tank trials onboard HMAS Adelaide.
Former Royal Marine, Commander Richard Westoby has received the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for meritorious service in the field of amphibious warfare development.
Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Abbey Johnson is presented an Australia Day Medallion and Certificate by Commodore Jonathan Sadleir, AM, RAN, during a small ceremony held at Russell Offices, Canberra.
The people that are the glue holding the Australian Navy together on a daily basis have again been recognised with the presentation of Australia Day Achievement Medallions.
Chief Petty Officer Paul Mayer is the recipient of a Distinguished Service Medal which was presented to him on Australia Day 2017.
Chief Petty Officer Medic Paul Mayer has been awarded a Distinguished Service Medal in this year's Australia Day Honours for his remarkable efforts in savings lives during a complex attack on coalition forces in Afghanistan.
Chief Petty Officer Gregory Fletcher was awarded the Conspicuous Service Medal for meritorious devotion to duty in the field of propulsion management in HMAS Perth (HMAS Ballarat pictured).
Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Greg Fletcher's devotion to duty and pursuit of engineering excellence has earned him a Conspicuous Service Medal in this year’s Australia Day Honours List.
Medals awarded to Navy personnel in the 2015 Australia Day Honours List - Military Division, from left, Member of the Order of Australia (AM); Commendation for Distinguished Service; Conspicuous Service Cross (CSC); and Conspicuous Service Medal (CSM).
The Governor-General and Chancellor of the Order of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), has approved awards announced today in the Australia Day 2017 Honours List.
CDT3-Vietnam Reunion - HMAS Waterhen 23rd April '07
From http://www.rancd-association.com website
Just before Christmas the Minister for Veterans' Affairs, the Hon Dan Tehan MP, announced that certain Australian service personnel who served in the Vietnam War will be honoured due to a reassessment of eligibility.