Lieutenant Commander Al Byrne and Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Glen Farrawell of HMAS Adelaide were reunited with fellow graduates of former RAN Apprentice Training Establishment, HMAS Nirimba, when the ex-serving members of the Malaysian Armed Forces attended a reception aboard HMAS Adelaide. L-R: Ruzaimi, John de Suza, Lieutenant Commander Al Byrne, Riz, Aman, Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Glen Farrawell, Dahlan and Hamid.
Adelaide’s recent visit to Port Klang in Malaysia, Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Glen Farrawell was asked a question which took him back nearly four decades.
October 28, 2017 by CPL Sebastian Beurich (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
ScanEagle Mission Commander Lieutenant Simon Jeffery assists Able Seaman Brad Elliot (right) with assembling ScanEagle on the flight deck of HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
Launching a complex unmanned aerial system from stable ground is one thing, but Navy’s Lieutenant Simon Jeffery has made it his mission to launch them from a ship – a moving roller coaster at times.
Seaman Medic Benjamin Smith conducts a medical check-up in the medical centre in HMAS Warramunga.
Dealing with simulated fire, flood and casualties is all part of the daily routine for Able Seaman Benjamin Smith.
Published on October 31, 2017 by CPL Sebastian Beurich (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Matthew Shultz onboard HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
After growing up in land-locked Gympie, Navy’s Leading Seaman Matthew Schultz made a sea change that pays.
Able Seaman Electronics Technician Daniel Hines from Two Wells, South Australia is a Weapons Systems Maintainer onboard HMAS Darwin on deployment to SE Asia as part of Operation Indo-Pacific Endeavour.
A sailor originally from Two Wells in South Australia is a vital cog in the wheel that keeps HMAS
Darwin in fighting shape.
October 23, 2017 by CPL Sebastian Beurich (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Able Seaman Marine Technician Katrina Harris wears her Boarding Party gear onboard HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
One of Katrina Harris’s favourite childhood memories is being in a boat out on the water with her family, so it is no surprise the Nelson Bay local was destined to end up in the Navy.
Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Nicole Francis at Combined Maritime Forces, Navy Headquarters in Manama, Bahrain.
Nicole Francis left her beloved hometown of Windorah and its 60 residents at the young age of 12 to go to boarding school, starting a journey that would take her around the world.
Lieutenant Commander Lucito Irlandez is seen aboard HMAS Adelaide during Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017.
One crew member onboard HMAS
Adelaide was keener than most to get ashore when the ship recently visited Manila, Philippines, because it was the first chance to see his mother and brother in more than five years.
Chief Petty Officer Brendan Smart on the bridge of HMAS Hobart alongside Garden Island, Sydney.
Chief Petty Officer Combat Systems Manager Brenden Smart followed his older brother into the Navy is now one of the seasoned veterans helping bring Navy’s newest ship into service.
October 14, 2017 by LCDR Jason O’Gorman (author), LSEW Nathan Streeter (photographer), ABEW Bryce Watson (photographer)
Ever watchful, Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Mitchell Morton offers encouragement and motivation during a PT session onboard HMAS Darwin.
Every day onboard HMAS
Darwin you will see a large number of ship’s company sweating it out on the flight deck or focsle under the watchful eye of Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Mitchell Morton.