Topic: Commendation

Ultimate recognition for innovative sub-surface solution

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan presents Warrant Officer Paul Ross with a Commendation and Innovation award in front Submarine Force personnel on Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West, Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan presents Warrant Officer Paul Ross with a Commendation and Innovation award in front Submarine Force personnel on Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.

It was a career milestone for a HMAS Stirling-based submariner when he was presented with both a Chief of Navy Gold Commendation and the Inaugural Chief of Navy Innovation Excellence Award at the same time.

Navy hero awarded for bravery in 1969

Published on by Ms Simone Liebelt (author), SGT Pete Gammie (photographer)

Commanding Officer Navy Headquarters - South Australia, Commander Andrew Burnett, RAN, (left) presents Mr Lew Farkas, former RAN Sailor, the US Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal. (photo: SGT Pete Gammie)

Commanding Officer Navy Headquarters - South Australia, Commander Andrew Burnett, RAN, (left) presents Mr Lew Farkas, former RAN Sailor, the US Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal.

A former Royal Australian Navy sailor who has been awarded for his bravery in the aftermath of a tragic accident 50 years ago will never forget the fear he experienced that fateful morning.

Australian officer awarded US medal for missile defence work

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead AM, RAN presents a US Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal to Fleet Weapons Engineering Officer, Commander Cadeyrn Okely. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead AM, RAN presents a US Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal to Fleet Weapons Engineering Officer, Commander Cadeyrn Okely.

A Royal Australian Navy Officer has been awarded the United States Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal for his work in helping to develop defences against anti-ship missiles.

A stitch in time over 40 years

Published on by LCDR Alistair Tomlinson (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan with Ms Felize Byrne following the presentation of her Chief of Navy Gold Commendation at the HMAS Kuttabul clothing store in Sydney. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan with Ms Felize Byrne following the presentation of her Chief of Navy Gold Commendation at the HMAS Kuttabul clothing store in Sydney.

For the past 40 years, seamstress Feliza 'Feli' Byrne has ensured thousands of Navy women and men could wear their uniform with pride, confident it met dress regulations and would not fall apart under pressure.

Sailor's life saving random act of kindness

Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics Supply Chain Submarines Daniel Even Green, with the De-Iudicibus family after receiving a Commander Submarine Force Commendation for voluntarily assisting the family. The award was presented at the Annual Submarine Force presentations held at the Gary Holland Centre in Rockingham, Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics Supply Chain Submarines Daniel Even Green, with the De-Iudicibus family after receiving a Commander Submarine Force Commendation for voluntarily assisting the family. The award was presented at the Annual Submarine Force presentations held at the Gary Holland Centre in Rockingham, Western Australia.

It was just part of his daily commute for HMAS Stirling based Fleet Logistics Support Element - Submarines (FLSE - SUBS) member, Able Seaman Daniel Green, when a random act of kindness on his behalf made the world of difference to the De-Iudicibus family.

Navy sailor acknowledged for rendering assistance to motor vehicle accident

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Seaman Cheryl Sutherland receives a Commanding Officer's Commendation from Commanding Officer Naval Headquarters South Queensland, Commander Peter Tedman.  (photo: LCDR Mark Tandy)

Seaman Cheryl Sutherland receives a Commanding Officer's Commendation from Commanding Officer Naval Headquarters South Queensland, Commander Peter Tedman.

A sailor has been congratulated for her brave actions at the scene of a car accident in Brisbane, which helped to saved one life and minimised the harm caused to another.

US Army Commendation Medal awarded to Australian Clearance Diver

Published on by SBLT Bianca Wise (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett, AM, CSC, RAN presents Petty Officer Clearance Diver Glen Petersen with a US Army Commendation Medal during a presentation ceremony held at Fleet Headquarters, HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett, AM, CSC, RAN presents Petty Officer Clearance Diver Glen Petersen with a US Army Commendation Medal during a presentation ceremony held at Fleet Headquarters, HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney.

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett recently presented a US Army Commendation Medal to Petty Officer Glen Petersen at HMAS Kuttabul for his meritorious service in Afghanistan last year.

Fitting reward for distinguished performance

Published on by SBLT Ryan Austin-Eames (author and photographer)

Leading Seaman Lynzey Lake receives Commendation from Commanding Officer HMAS Watson, Captain William Martin. (photo: SBLT Ryan Austin-Eames)

Leading Seaman Lynzey Lake receives Commendation from Commanding Officer HMAS Watson, Captain William Martin.

In an already busy week for Maritime Logistics - Personnel sailor Lynzey Lake, she received a commendation and was promoted to Petty Officer within five minutes of one another.

Senior sailor recognised for life saving response

Published on by SBLT Bianca Wise (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

Damien Toohey stands with Petty Officer Maryanne Mills after she received a Navy Silver Level Commendation for saving his life. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Damien Toohey stands with Petty Officer Maryanne Mills after she received a Navy Silver Level Commendation for saving his life.

Petty Officer Maryanne Mills was recently awarded a silver commendation for her quick thinking response, which saved a man’s life last year.

Senior Sailor's efforts in Timor-Leste recognised

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Commander of the Timor-Leste Navy, Commander Higino das Neves, presents Chief Petty Officer Bosun Clayton Rowe a Chief of Navy Gold Commendation on behalf of Chief of the Royal Australian Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs. (photo: Unknown)

Commander of the Timor-Leste Navy, Commander Higino das Neves, presents Chief Petty Officer Bosun Clayton Rowe a Chief of Navy Gold Commendation on behalf of Chief of the Royal Australian Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs.

On behalf of the Chief of the Royal Australian Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs AO CSC RAN, Commander Higino das Neves, the Commander of the Timor-Leste Navy, presented CPOB Clayton Rowe with a Chief of Navy Gold Commendation during the Timor-Leste Navy’s 12 year anniversary celebrations at the Port Hera Naval Base, Timor-Leste.