Section: People

New Officer experiences work with Fleet Command

Published on by LEUT Jacki Clements (author), Unknown (photographer)

MIDN Jarod Brennfleck, left, with RADM Jonathan Mead, centre, following an MRH-90 flight from Sydney to HQJOC. (photo: Unknown)

MIDN Jarod Brennfleck, left, with RADM Jonathan Mead, centre, following an MRH-90 flight from Sydney to HQJOC.

When Midshipman Jarod Brennfleck graduated from Navy’s New Entry Officers' Course (NEOC) in June he didn’t suspect that just a few weeks later he would be flying with an Admiral as he undertakes work experience to prepare him for his career as a Navy officer.

Change at the helm for Young Endeavour

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), Unknown (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Mike Gough handing over command of STS Young Endeavour to Lieutenant Commander Andrew Callander. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Commander Mike Gough handing over command of STS Young Endeavour to Lieutenant Commander Andrew Callander.

Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour has had a change at the top, with Lieutenant Commander Mike Gough handing over command to Lieutenant Commander Andrew Callander.

From the South Coast to the Middle East

This article has photo gallery Published on by SGT Mark Doran (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Jacob Dun hoists communication flags on the upper deck of HMAS Warramunga during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Jacob Dun hoists communication flags on the upper deck of HMAS Warramunga during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU.

The Middle East was a long way from home for a New South Wales south coast sailor during a recent deployment onboard HMAS Warramunga.

Jane’s journey one of courage in the face of adversity

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain Jane Butcher at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Chief Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain Jane Butcher at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.

After 22 years in the Navy, Chief Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain Jane Butcher has had her fair share of ups and downs.

Sailor still calls Kalgoorlie home

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Kaylin Coleman conducts her role as an upper deck lookout aboard HMAS Warramunga as the ship sails back to Australia after completing her deployment to Operation MANITOU in the Middle East region. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Kaylin Coleman conducts her role as an upper deck lookout aboard HMAS Warramunga as the ship sails back to Australia after completing her deployment to Operation MANITOU in the Middle East region.

After nine months away from Australian shores, Kalgoorlie sailor Kaylin Coleman enjoyed an emotional family reunion when her ship pulled into Fremantle recently.

Busy posting for junior CIS

Published on by SGT Mark Doran (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Jake Collett monitors communication systems on the bridge of HMAS Warramunga during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Jake Collett monitors communication systems on the bridge of HMAS Warramunga during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU.

Navy’s most recent operational deployment to the Middle East Region was a rewarding experience for a junior sailor onboard HMAS Warramunga.

 

Smiles and nautical miles

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Sebastian Beurich (author), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Dental Assistant Tyler Jones in the dental hospital of HMAS Adelaide during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018. (photo: ABIS Craig Walton)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Dental Assistant Tyler Jones in the dental hospital of HMAS Adelaide during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.

A fascination with teeth was just the beginning of a friendship between Gold Coast-raised Lieutenant Lisa Holliday and Able Seaman Dental Assistant Tyler Jones.

 

IPDIV on the high seas

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)

Policy Advisor to Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018, Caitlyn Lane, speaks with Commander Joint Task Group Indo-Pacific Endeavour, Captain Jim Hutton, OBE, RAN, in the light vehicle deck on board HMAS Adelaide, during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018. (photo: ABIS Ronnie Baltoft)

Policy Advisor to Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018, Caitlyn Lane, speaks with Commander Joint Task Group Indo-Pacific Endeavour, Captain Jim Hutton, OBE, RAN, in the light vehicle deck on board HMAS Adelaide, during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.

Defence International Policy Officer Caitlyn Lane recently traded her desk job for hands on international engagement aboard the Royal Australian Navy’s largest warship.

 

Busy bridge for junior MWO

Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

Sub Lieutenant Jemma Dart on HMAS Anzac's bridge wing during the South East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Sub Lieutenant Jemma Dart on HMAS Anzac's bridge wing during the South East Asia Deployment.

Visiting busy overseas ports and sailing with foreign navies was standard practice for Maritime Warfare Officers during HMAS Anzac’s recent South East Asia Deployment.

 

Onward and upward for Anzac CSO

Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Kaleb Prangley mans a console in the operations room onboard HMAS Anzac during the South East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Kaleb Prangley mans a console in the operations room onboard HMAS Anzac during the South East Asia Deployment.

HMAS Anzac’s recent South East Asia Deployment was a valuable experience for a Combat Systems Operator (CSO) with a bright future at sea.