July 22, 2019 by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
LSIS Richard Cordell is presented the Rosemary Rodwell Memorial Prize trophy for 2018 by Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Ainsley Morthorpe, CSM, RAN, accompanied by his wife, Chantelle and daughters, Lily and Ella, and the staff at the Navy Imagery Unit - West on HMAS Stirling.
A true work of art is needed to win the Rosemary Rodwell Memorial Prize for Photography and for the second year in a row, LSIS Richard Cordell, from Navy Imagery Unit - West, has captured the judges’ eye to win this prestigious award.
Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Terry Morrison, DSM, RAN, and Maritime Logistics Officer, Lieutenant Danica Thompson present Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Grace Morgan, centre, with Able Seaman rank slides, during a promotion ceremony onboard HMAS Canberra during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.
Canberra’s wardroom, there was a pause in the ship’s busy routine during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 to acknowledge the promotion of two junior sailors.
Tickford Racing outplacement member, Leading Seaman Electronic Technician Dylan Campbell, at the Tickford Racing workshop.
Navy Electronics Technician Dylan Campbell has been promoted to the rank of Leading Seaman while working as a member of the Tickford Racing Team.
Able Seaman Boatswains Mate, Natasha Mailei at her grandafther's home during a visit to the village of Tuana'i in Samoa.
One sailor on board HMAS
Sirius had the unique opportunity to visit her grandfather while in Samoa recently, returning to his home in the small village of Tuana’i for the first time in 12 years.
Warrant Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Lester Payne.
Since joining the Navy as a keen 17-year-old in 1979 Warrant Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Lester ‘Wacka’ Payne has enjoyed a long and dynamic career.
July 09, 2019 by LEUT Andrew Herring (author), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer), LEUT James Keane (photographer)
Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Harry Hubbert, RAN, with the Wave Adaptive Modular Vessel during Exercise Autonomous Warrior 2018 at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay.
Navy innovation is in the national spotlight, with Engineers Australia naming engineering officer Lieutenant Harry Hubbert among Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers for 2019.
L-R: Deputy Chief of Navy Rear Admiral Mark Hammond AM, RAN; Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Alisha Mosley; Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Submarines Laura Frayling; Lieutenant Lachlan McArthur-Gibbs; and guest speaker, Women's AFL coach Michelle Cowan, at the Navy Emerging Leaders Forum held at the Tradewinds Hotel in Fremantle.
The second in a series of nine Navy Emerging Leaders Forums was held at the Tradewinds Hotel in Fremantle, Western Australia, recently.
Able Seaman Medic Carly Burke of HMAS Ararat, alongside HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin, NT.
A Darwin-based sailor has been branded a hero after she saved the life of four-day old baby, injuring herself in the process.
Captain Ashley Papp, CSC, RAN, left, passes the weight to Commanding Officer Captain Terry Morrison, DSM, RAN upon completion of the HMAS Canberra Commanding Officer supersession.
Captain Terry Morrison has joined HMAS
Canberra as her fourth Commanding Officer, having previously served as Director Destroyers - a job which had him in charge of the Hobart Class project.
Commander Robert Eames, OAM, RAN (centre left) and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN (centre right) after receiving his second Federation Star, representing 45 years’ service in the Royal Australian Navy, together with colleagues from Navy International Engagement, during a ceremony held in Russell Offices, Canberra.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan presented Commander Bob Eames with the fifth clasp to his Defence Long Service Medal last week.