Topic: Honours, Awards and Trophies
(L-R) Former and current Commanding Officers of HMAS Success: Captain Ralph Derbridge (ret); Commander John Connor (ret); Captain Justin Jones, current Commanding Officer; Captain Ainsley Morthorpe; Commander Simon Brown; Captain Steve O'Brien; Commodore Jim O'Hara (ret); commissioning Commanding Officer, Commodore Jim Longden (ret); and Captain Allison Norris.
Success celebrated her 'pearl' anniversary of 30 years of service to the Royal Australian Navy on 23 April 2016.
Deputy Maritime Engineer Officer Lieutenant Dee Khanna, in a machinery space of HMAS Stuart, conducting rounds during Exercise KAKADU 2014.
Lieutenant Commander Aditi (Dee) Khanna's efforts as Acting Marine Engineering Officer in HMAS
Stuart have been recognised with awarding of the Vice Admiral Viscount Nelson KB Trafalgar Bicentennial Sword of Excellence for her commitment to Navy Values.
Leading Seaman Meek pictured along with the Bradley Meek Perpetual Shield.
A sailor who sacrificed his life to evacuate his mates during a fire at sea 18 years ago has had his courage recognised with a posthumous Bravery Medal.
March 24, 2016 by Ms Natalie Staples (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
Members of the Royal Australian Navy assembled during Fleet Divisions held aboard HMAS Adelaide at Garden Island, Sydney.
The flight deck of HMAS
Adelaide, with Sydney Harbour as the backdrop, provided a spectacular setting for Fleet Base East Divisions on 24 March.
Published on February 11, 2016 by Department of Defence Media Release (author), CPL Mark Doran (photographer)
Commanding Officer, HMAS Melbourne, Commander Bill Waters (centre) supervises the berthing of the guided missile frigate at the Naval Support Activity in Manama, Bahrain at the end of Melbourne's eighth deployment to the region conducting maritime security patrols as part of Combined Maritime Forces.
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS
Melbourne is returning home to Australia after completing more than 50 boarding operations and seizing almost a tonne of heroin during a Middle Eastern deployment.
RADM Greg Sammut's Navy career, from command of HMAS Farncomb and HMA Ships Ballarat and Toowoomba, to leadership of the Future Submarine Program, have been recognised with the presentation of an Order of Australia (Military Division) medal in last week's Australia Day honours.
Greg Sammut had a long held ambition to join the Royal Australian Navy straight out of high school in 1984.
Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin Commander Paul Gall (left) presents Chief Petty Officer Benjamin White with an Australia Day Medallion at HMAS Penguin.
The presentation of an Australia Day Medallion has recognised the energy and drive to transform training systems at the Navy's Hydrographic School.
Commander David Walter was awarded the Conspicuous Service Cross in this year’s Australia Day Honours for outstanding achievement as the Commander Engineer in HMAS Canberra. The award recognises his work on one of the Navy's highest profile projects, seen most publicly last year when Commander Walter escorted then Prime Minister Tony Abbott on a tour of the newly-commissioned ship.
Commander David Walter was awarded the Conspicuous Service Cross in this year’s Australia Day Honours for outstanding achievement as the Commander Engineer in HMAS Canberra.
WO Rachelle Burnett was awarded an OAM in the Australia Day honours this week. Her citation inclued her treatment of casualties as a Chief Petty Officer onboard HMAS Childers following an explosion on Suspected Illegal Entry Vessel 36.
Warrant Officer Rachelle Burnett spent Australia Day thinking more about her family and workmates than her own award.
Leading Seaman Marine Technician Mitchell Austin’s dedication to his role has earned him a place on the Australia Day Honours list.
With qualities like tireless professionalism and continual innovation, it is no surprise that Leading Seaman Marine Technician Mitchell Austin’s dedication to his role has earned him a place on the Australia Day Honours list.