Topic: Ceremony and Traditions
HMAS Darwin comes alongside Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, for the last time before decommissioning in December 2017.
Darwin has sailed into her namesake port on her final visit after 33 years of service and more than a million nautical miles underway.
Member of General Entry 357 Taylor Division Recruit Rob Hilton with his dad Chief Petty Officer Peter Hilton and his mum, ex-Chief Petty Officer Linda Hilton.
The power of the number seven was widely discussed by one particular family at the recent Recruit School Graduation parade for GE 357 in HMAS
Seaman Brenton Knight is training to be a Combat Systems Operator at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.
Historically, bugles sounded to command the crew of warships, and in this case, the echoes signalled an inspiration to join the Royal Australian Navy.
November 30, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
The Passing out Parade marks the conclusion of the New Entry Officers' Course at HMAS Creswell. The day is the culmination of nineteen weeks of hard work and represents the completion of their non-specialist initial officer training. The new entry officers' are paraded as a guard on the Quarterdeck and marched past the Reviewing Officer in their ceremonial uniforms.
After five months of intensive training, Navy has graduated its newest group of officers from the Royal Australian Naval College, HMAS
Ship's Company of HMAS Huon prior to conducting a Freedom of Entry into Huonville.
Huon capped off a South West Pacific deployment recently with the final of six port visits to Hobart, Tasmania, and her nearby namesake city of Huonville.
Able Seaman Medic (ABMED) Lillie Heymann from Joint Logistics Command, HMAS Cerberus (left), and Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics Personnel Operations (LSML-P) Zoraya Tibos, from Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus (right), hold the real 'Women in War' Stamps.
In the lead-up to Remembrance Day, Australia Post, with the assistance of five proud serving Australian Defence Force women, launched a ‘Women in War’ series of stamps on the steps of the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne.
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.
Seaman Joey Perrin proudly carries the ship's lifering as HMAS Maitland conduct their freedom of entry march into to the city of Maitland.
The small crew of patrol boat HMAS
Maitland made a big impact in their namesake city recently, exercising Freedom of Entry and opening their vessel to visitors.
Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Commander Peter Barnes at the Dedication of the Australian Peacekeeping Memorial on Anzac Parade, Canberra.
The recent unveiling of the peacekeeping memorial in Canberra, we take the opportunity to reflect on the service of another Royal Australian Navy member in his service with the United Nations.
Executive Officer HMAS Warramunga, LCDR Warren Bechly, RAN (left) passes on his condolences to LSMT James Phillips during a Commitment of Ashes Ceremony for his Grandfather, Able Seaman (Gunnery) Douglas Reginald Phillips (Rtd).
Despite being keen to commence her Middle East mission, as HMAS
Warramunga departed for her deployment recently the crew took a special moment on the flight deck to commit the ashes of Able Seaman Douglas Reginald Phillips to the sea.