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Stirling opens its doors for Family Day

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Petty Officer Electronics Technician Christopher White demonstrates the robotic turret targeting system to Petty Officer Electronics Technician Stephen Phillips and his son Colton, at HMAS Stirling's Family Day. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Petty Officer Electronics Technician Christopher White demonstrates the robotic turret targeting system to Petty Officer Electronics Technician Stephen Phillips and his son Colton, at HMAS Stirling's Family Day.

HMAS Stirling has welcomed Defence personnel, their families and VIPs to a Family Day on the final day of school holidays to explore workplaces and enjoy a variety of activities as the base turns its attention towards supporting future capabilities.

Navy’s south coast jewel celebrates a special day

Published on by LCDR Jocelyn Blowfield (author and photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Creswell, Captain Charles Huxtable and the youngest member of ship's company Seaman Jayden Stynes cut the anniversary cake in front of the Creswell clocktower. (photo: )

Commanding Officer HMAS Creswell, Captain Charles Huxtable and the youngest member of ship's company Seaman Jayden Stynes cut the anniversary cake in front of the Creswell clocktower.

Ship's company of HMAS Creswell have celebrated a significant milestone – the 60 year anniversary of the base’s commissioning.

TSE88 ready for duty

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Transit Security Element 88 (TSE88) at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

Transit Security Element 88 (TSE88) at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

More than 50 sailors and soldiers have joined Operation RESOLUTE following intensive Transit Security Element (TSE) training at HMAS Cerberus.

 

Fishermen rescued in Torres Strait

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Australian Defence Vessel Cape Fourcroy rescued nine Papua New Guinean fishermen after they drifted in the Torres Strait for six days. (photo: SBLT Sam Moxon)

Australian Defence Vessel Cape Fourcroy rescued nine Papua New Guinean fishermen after they drifted in the Torres Strait for six days.

A Navy-crewed patrol boat has rescued nine Papua New Guinean fisherman after their vessel was found in the Torres Strait, having drifted without fuel or food for six days.

Navy personnel assist in Indian Ocean exercise

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Royal Australian Navy Legal Officer Lieutenant Commander Jacqueline Swinton instructs East Africa nations in rules of engagement in Victoria, Seychelles. (photo: UNKNOWN)

Royal Australian Navy Legal Officer Lieutenant Commander Jacqueline Swinton instructs East Africa nations in rules of engagement in Victoria, Seychelles.

Royal Australian Navy personnel from Combined Task Force 150 and HMAS Warramunga have completed their involvement in this year’s Exercise CUTLASS EXPRESS 18.

HMAS Warramunga drug busts top $1 billion

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Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Caleb Larnach awaits the start of a boarding operation in the Western Indian Ocean as part of HMAS Warramunga's deployment on Operation MANITOU. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Caleb Larnach awaits the start of a boarding operation in the Western Indian Ocean as part of HMAS Warramunga's deployment on Operation MANITOU.

The crew of Anzac class frigate HMAS Warramunga has seized more than $1 billion of illegal drugs since deploying to the Middle East Region for Operation MANITOU.

Turtle released while protecting Australian fisheries

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author)

The crew of HMAS Childers prepares to release Franklin the Green Sea Turtle back into the ocean. (photo: )

The crew of HMAS Childers prepares to release Franklin the Green Sea Turtle back into the ocean.

The release of a rescued Green Sea Turtle back into the ocean by HMAS Childers has capped a successful few months for Royal Australian Navy Patrol Boats in the Top End on their mission to protect Australia’s natural resources.

AMWC adopts the Infants' Home

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The AMWC painting team at Rigby House, The Infants’ Home. From left: Anne-Maree Byrne (TIH), MAJ James Cook, LCDR Robert Rudge, CMDR Darron Rowe, LCDR Chris Straughan, CMDR Cindy Jenkins, CMDR Karl Brinckmann and Elizabeth Robinson (CEO). (photo: )

The AMWC painting team at Rigby House, The Infants’ Home. From left: Anne-Maree Byrne (TIH), MAJ James Cook, LCDR Robert Rudge, CMDR Darron Rowe, LCDR Chris Straughan, CMDR Cindy Jenkins, CMDR Karl Brinckmann and Elizabeth Robinson (CEO).

The Australian Maritime Warfare Centre (AMWC), commanded by Captain Guy Holthouse, has adopted ‘The Infants’ Home’, headquartered at Ashfield in Sydney as the new unit charity.

 

Cadet adventures inspire Navy careers

Published on by CPO Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

The reviewing Officer for the Graduation Parade, Commodore Training Commodore Justin Jones, CSC, RAN with graduates from General Entry 358 Emms Division who are also ex-cadets from Waratah Flotilla, NSW. Recruits (L-R) Bethany East, Ashley Buurveld, Caroline Greene and Lachlan Meuron.

 (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

The reviewing Officer for the Graduation Parade, Commodore Training Commodore Justin Jones, CSC, RAN with graduates from General Entry 358 Emms Division who are also ex-cadets from Waratah Flotilla, NSW. Recruits (L-R) Bethany East, Ashley Buurveld, Caroline Greene and Lachlan Meuron.

Bonds forged in the Navy cadets have led four sailors into full-time careers after graduating from the Royal Australian Navy Recruit course.

Electronic Warfare sailors recognised as quiet achievers

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Mitchell Wenman (author), CPL David Cotton (photographer)

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.  (photo: CPL David Cotton)

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.