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Swag of trophies for south coast sailors

Published on by CPL Max Bree (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

Club members regularly race with the Jervis Bay Cruising Yacht Club in Division 1 on the two Navy yachts based at HMAS Creswell. (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

Club members regularly race with the Jervis Bay Cruising Yacht Club in Division 1 on the two Navy yachts based at HMAS Creswell.

After winning some significant trophies in the local sailing club competition at the end of the 2015-16 season, the Creswell Albatross Sailing Club is gearing up for the 2016-17 season.

Navy finds the icy edge

Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author and photographer)

Seaman Lachlan Moate, Lieutenant Commander Garry Lewis, Able Seaman Clearance Diver Tom Hale and Lieutenant Sven Howarth at Mount Hotham during the Nordic Skiing and Biathlon. (photo: Unknown )

Seaman Lachlan Moate, Lieutenant Commander Garry Lewis, Able Seaman Clearance Diver Tom Hale and Lieutenant Sven Howarth at Mount Hotham during the Nordic Skiing and Biathlon.

A team of 23 Navy Nordic Skiing and Biathlon members mustered near Mount Hotham in Victoria to undertake skiing and shooting training activities as part of Exercise COOLSHOT16.

Navy duo selected for Triathlon World Champs

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

Petty Officer Aviation Technician Aircraft Aaron Hannam completes the swim leg at the recent Ironman Cairns  (photo: Unknown)

Petty Officer Aviation Technician Aircraft Aaron Hannam completes the swim leg at the recent Ironman Cairns

Two members of the Royal Australian Navy have been selected to represent Australia at the ITU Triathlon World Championships in Cozumel, Mexico, on 11-18 September.

Success gets the ball rolling on sports diplomacy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR David Roberts (author), Unknown (photographer)

Lieutenant Natasha Stewart returns the volleyball. (photo: )

Lieutenant Natasha Stewart returns the volleyball.

HMAS Success took to the field of sports diplomacy recently, playing a keenly fought game of soccer and two games of volleyball against members of the Royal Malaysian Navy during a visit to Langkawi, Malaysia.

Team of underdogs slam dunks Oberon Shield

This article has photo gallery Published on by ABML-C Steven Bruni (author), ABML-C Benjamin Marshall (photographer), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

HMAS Harman, Winners of the 2016 Oberon Shield Basketball competition held at the All Sort Fitness and Wellbeing Centre, Alexandria, Sydney.  (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

HMAS Harman, Winners of the 2016 Oberon Shield Basketball competition held at the All Sort Fitness and Wellbeing Centre, Alexandria, Sydney.

A hastily put-together team of underdogs has won the 2016 Oberon Shield basketball competition, held at All Sorts Fitness and Wellbeing Centre in Alexandria, Sydney, recently.

MRH-90 carries her share of the load

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Amphibious assault ship USS America provides an impressive backdrop as HMAS Canberra's embarked MRH-90 helicopter prepares to lift a load off the deck of underway replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock. (photo: POIS Yuri Ramsey)

Amphibious assault ship USS America provides an impressive backdrop as HMAS Canberra's embarked MRH-90 helicopter prepares to lift a load off the deck of underway replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock.

The first Vertical Replenishment (VERTREP) by an Australian MRH-90 helicopter to a United States Navy warship has been carried out off the coast of Hawaii.

Australian EOD teams train in terrestrial environment

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Darren Mallett (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Multinational Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) force protection training during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, Hawaii. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Multinational Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) force protection training during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, Hawaii.

Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers specialising in Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) have trained alongside their participating nation counterparts at a specialised facility in Hawaii as part of Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.

Proud day for new recruits

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Graduates of the Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) celebrate by throwing their caps in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony, HMAS Cairns, Qld. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Graduates of the Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) celebrate by throwing their caps in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony, HMAS Cairns, Qld.

Twenty two indigenous recruits from across Australia graduated from the Defence Indigenous Development Program – Navy (DIDP-N) at HMAS Cairns earlier this month.
 

Failure not an option

Published on by Barrie Bardoe (author), Robert Palmer (author)

 (photo: Robert Palmer)

Two Navy lieutenants are playing key roles in ensuring the Australian Defence Forces’s helicopters are safe.
 

Federal member enjoys ADF experience

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), CPL Matthew Bickerton (photographer), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

(R-L) Australian Parliamentarian Ms Sharon Claydon, MP, chats with Commanding Officer of The 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Bassingthwaighte, DSM, and Commanding Officer 3rd Marine Regiment Colonel Carl Cooper, Jr. before leaving the Pohakuloa Training Area during her visit to Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2016 as part of the ADF Parliamentarian Program.  (photo: CPL Matthew Bickerton)

(R-L) Australian Parliamentarian Ms Sharon Claydon, MP, chats with Commanding Officer of The 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Bassingthwaighte, DSM, and Commanding Officer 3rd Marine Regiment Colonel Carl Cooper, Jr. before leaving the Pohakuloa Training Area during her visit to Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2016 as part of the ADF Parliamentarian Program.

Ms Sharon Claydon, MP, Federal Member for Newcastle, has visited ADF members in Hawaii for Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.