Topic: Ceremony and Traditions
Military policing across the Australian Defence Force has a new moniker to better reflect the responsibilities of their modern role.
Published on by Department of Defence Media Release (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)
The lives of three Australian and one British sailor lost during the Second World War when HMAS Nestor was attacked have been honoured at a commemorative service at Garden Island, Sydney.
Published on by Department of Defence Media Release (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)
After five months of intensive training, Navy has graduated its newest cohort of officers from the Royal Australian Naval College, HMAS Creswell.
On 27 May the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, unveiled a new memorial in Brisbane dedicated to the Royal Australian Navy.
Approximately 500 people attended the wreath laying service for the commemorations for the 76th Anniversary of the Battles of Greece and Crete at the cenotaph in Sydney recently.
The ‘Battle for Sydney’ has been commemorated with a memorial service at Garden Island, Sydney, 75 years on from when Japanese forces again brought the Second World War to the Australian mainland.
The crew of Australian Defence Vessel Cape Byron gathered on the upper deck to farewell and hand-back the Cape class patrol boat as her duties for Navy completed.
After farewelling Brisbane recently, HMAS Darwin headed to Hobart last month – her penultimate port of call on her final visit to all coastal capital cities.
It was a red-letter day at HMAS Watson on 2 May, with one half of the first married couple to graduate from the same Principal Warfare Officers Course also being awarded overall dux.
Published on by Minister for Defence Personnel Media Release (author), LEUT Chris Boardman (photographer)
Ex-HMAS Sydney IV has left Sydney Harbour to be towed to Western Australia for recycling.