Topic: Ceremonial Sunset
The Royal Australian Navy Band supports a Ceremonial Sunset in the City of Wagga Wagga, New South Wales.
Many communities throughout regional Australia have prominent links to Australia’s military history, from cenotaphs and statues to parks and locations. This is particularly true of the city of Wagga Wagga.
Members of a ceremonial guard prepare to fire volleys during a Sunset Ceremony performed by HMAS Coonawarra at Mindil Beach, Darwin, NT.
The Darwin community turned out in droves to watch more than 100 officers and sailors from HMAS
Coonawarra perform Ceremonial Divisions and a Sunset Ceremony at the iconic Mindil Beach recently.
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics – Steward Connie Whaipooti looks out over the Brisbane River from the flight deck of HMAS Brisbane, as the warship is berthed at Hamilton Wharf, Brisbane.
In a night steeped in Naval tradition, the flight deck of HMAS
Brisbane was transformed as the Commanding Officer welcomed his guest of honour, the Governor of Queensland His Excellency The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC onboard.
The HMAS Penguin Guard prepares to fire the volley for sunset.
Penguin has thanked the local community for their continued support over the last year at their annual community reception - Beat to Quarters and Ceremonial Sunset.
Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling CAPT Brian Delamont, and AB Caitlin Grigg cut the cake during celebrations marking the base’s 40th anniversary.
Australia’s largest Royal Australian Navy base, HMAS
Stirling, celebrated its 40th anniversary recently with an official reception and Ceremonial Sunset.
A tugboat sends off HMAS Darwin from Darwin Harbour for the final time with a water cannon salute.
Darwin has completed her final port visit to Darwin, farewelling the city by exercising the right to Freedom of Entry and showcasing her capability to thousands of locals.
HMAS Toowoomba ship's company conduct guard training at sea enroute to Jakarta, Indonesia for an upcoming ceremonial sunset as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 17
Traditions of pomp and ceremony still have their place in a modern military – with the self-discipline required being reflected across all parts of Navy life.
Published on October 29, 2017 by LEUT Daniel Cochrane (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
From left, Lieutenant Simon Jeffery, Australia's High Commissioner to Madagascar, HE Ms Jenny Dee, Commanding Officer of HMAS Newcastle, Commander Mark Sirois, RAN and Madagascar's civilian media on the bridge of HMAS Newcastle during a media tour whilst alongside in Diego Suarez, Madagascar.
Newcastle recently conducted a three-day port visit to Antsiranana, also known as Diego-Suarez, in Madagascar, deployed as part of Operation MANITOU.
Personnel from HMAS Moreton gathered at King George Square to conduct a Beat to Quarters and Ceremonial Sunset to signal the commencement of Navy Week in Southeast Queensland.
Brisbane became a hive of naval activity in the middle of October, with service men and women out in force for Navy Week Southeast Queensland.
Members of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Helicopter Flight Vietnam, Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, dignitaries and guests attend the memorial plaque dedication at the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Nowra, NSW for the 50th anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy Helicopter Flight Vietnam.
Almost 200 veterans and their families gathered in Nowra on 15 October for three days of activities marking the 50th Anniversary of the formation of Royal Australian Navy Helicopter Flight Vietnam.