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Navy personnel assist in Indian Ocean exercise

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Royal Australian Navy Legal Officer Lieutenant Commander Jacqueline Swinton instructs East Africa nations in rules of engagement in Victoria, Seychelles. (photo: UNKNOWN)

Royal Australian Navy Legal Officer Lieutenant Commander Jacqueline Swinton instructs East Africa nations in rules of engagement in Victoria, Seychelles.

Royal Australian Navy personnel from Combined Task Force 150 and HMAS Warramunga have completed their involvement in this year’s Exercise CUTLASS EXPRESS 18.

HMAS Warramunga drug busts top $1 billion

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Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Caleb Larnach awaits the start of a boarding operation in the Western Indian Ocean as part of HMAS Warramunga's deployment on Operation MANITOU. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Caleb Larnach awaits the start of a boarding operation in the Western Indian Ocean as part of HMAS Warramunga's deployment on Operation MANITOU.

The crew of Anzac class frigate HMAS Warramunga has seized more than $1 billion of illegal drugs since deploying to the Middle East Region for Operation MANITOU.

Turtle released while protecting Australian fisheries

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The crew of HMAS Childers prepares to release Franklin the Green Sea Turtle back into the ocean. (photo: )

The crew of HMAS Childers prepares to release Franklin the Green Sea Turtle back into the ocean.

The release of a rescued Green Sea Turtle back into the ocean by HMAS Childers has capped a successful few months for Royal Australian Navy Patrol Boats in the Top End on their mission to protect Australia’s natural resources.

AMWC adopts the Infants' Home

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The AMWC painting team at Rigby House, The Infants’ Home. From left: Anne-Maree Byrne (TIH), MAJ James Cook, LCDR Robert Rudge, CMDR Darron Rowe, LCDR Chris Straughan, CMDR Cindy Jenkins, CMDR Karl Brinckmann and Elizabeth Robinson (CEO). (photo: )

The AMWC painting team at Rigby House, The Infants’ Home. From left: Anne-Maree Byrne (TIH), MAJ James Cook, LCDR Robert Rudge, CMDR Darron Rowe, LCDR Chris Straughan, CMDR Cindy Jenkins, CMDR Karl Brinckmann and Elizabeth Robinson (CEO).

The Australian Maritime Warfare Centre (AMWC), commanded by Captain Guy Holthouse, has adopted ‘The Infants’ Home’, headquartered at Ashfield in Sydney as the new unit charity.

 

Cadet adventures inspire Navy careers

Published on by CPO Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

The reviewing Officer for the Graduation Parade, Commodore Training Commodore Justin Jones, CSC, RAN with graduates from General Entry 358 Emms Division who are also ex-cadets from Waratah Flotilla, NSW. Recruits (L-R) Bethany East, Ashley Buurveld, Caroline Greene and Lachlan Meuron.

 (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

The reviewing Officer for the Graduation Parade, Commodore Training Commodore Justin Jones, CSC, RAN with graduates from General Entry 358 Emms Division who are also ex-cadets from Waratah Flotilla, NSW. Recruits (L-R) Bethany East, Ashley Buurveld, Caroline Greene and Lachlan Meuron.

Bonds forged in the Navy cadets have led four sailors into full-time careers after graduating from the Royal Australian Navy Recruit course.

Electronic Warfare sailors recognised as quiet achievers

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Mitchell Wenman (author), CPL David Cotton (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Electronic Warfare Systems Flight personnel from Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Unit, proudly exhibit the Litton Excellence in Electronic Warfare Cup for their exceptional efforts and contribution towards delivering capability to deployed major fleet units during 2017. Image has been digitally manipulated.  (photo: CPL David Cotton)

Royal Australian Navy Electronic Warfare Systems Flight personnel from Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Unit, proudly exhibit the Litton Excellence in Electronic Warfare Cup for their exceptional efforts and contribution towards delivering capability to deployed major fleet units during 2017. Image has been digitally manipulated.

Navy members of the Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Unit (JEWOSU) have been awarded multiple accolades at the unit’s recent end of year award ceremony.

A ghost rider's gift

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Hobart, Captain John Stavridis, Ship's Sponsor Nicola Hodgman (left), and former HMAS Hobart (II) sailor, now artist, Mr Randall Wilson with his painting 'Green Ghost passes the baton' in Hobart Town Hall, Tasmania. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Commanding Officer HMAS Hobart, Captain John Stavridis, Ship's Sponsor Nicola Hodgman (left), and former HMAS Hobart (II) sailor, now artist, Mr Randall Wilson with his painting 'Green Ghost passes the baton' in Hobart Town Hall, Tasmania.

HMAS Hobart (II) may have decommissioned 18 years ago, but Randall Wilson remembers his times as a ‘Ghost rider’ as some of the best of his life.

Australian dream achieved for former US Sailor

Published on by LEUT Ben Robinson (author), LCDR Mark Wilson (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Harman, Commander David Luck, meets with Mr John Frazier US Navy (Retd) during his visit to HMAS Harman. (photo: LCDR Mark Wilson)

Commanding Officer HMAS Harman, Commander David Luck, meets with Mr John Frazier US Navy (Retd) during his visit to HMAS Harman.

Seventy-five years after HMAS Harman was commissioned as a Royal Australian Navy establishment, command has hosted a United States Navy veteran who served there in World War Two.

‘Living Well’ - Chaplain awarded Australia Day Medallion

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Chaplain David Underhill (left) is presented with the Australia Day Medallion from Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Tim Standen, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to developing and rolling out the Living Well program at HMAS Cerberus. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

Chaplain David Underhill (left) is presented with the Australia Day Medallion from Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Tim Standen, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to developing and rolling out the Living Well program at HMAS Cerberus.

A Navy Chaplain has been awarded the Australia Day Medallion in recognition of his outstanding contribution to development and execution of the Living Well program at HMAS Cerberus.

Warrant Officer roles recognised

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Command Warrant Officer, HMAS Harman, Warrant Officer Karen Sellars proudly wears the new Bronze CWO badge. (photo: )

Command Warrant Officer, HMAS Harman, Warrant Officer Karen Sellars proudly wears the new Bronze CWO badge.

Navy Tier Bravo Warrant Officers who occupy the role of Ships Warrant Officer (SWO) will now be recognised as Command Warrant Officer (CWO).