Topic: Chief of Navy

People and the Pacific a key focus for CN in 2019

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File image: Reviewing Officer, Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, with graduating members of General Entry 367 Emms Division on the Recruit School Parade Ground, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

File image: Reviewing Officer, Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, with graduating members of General Entry 367 Emms Division on the Recruit School Parade Ground, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan says Navy will take on a different focus in the coming months with improvements in the personnel space as well as a stronger regional presence in 2019.

Chief of Navy's end of year message for 2018

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File image: Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, inspects the parade during 822X Squadron's commissioning ceremony held at HMAS Albatross, Nowra, NSW. (photo: POIS Justin Brown)

File image: Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, inspects the parade during 822X Squadron's commissioning ceremony held at HMAS Albatross, Nowra, NSW.

As our Navy prepares for the 2018-19 Christmas Reduced Activity Period, I want to thank you all for your dedication, commitment and contribution this year.

Chief of Navy welcomes HMB Endeavour find

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Chief of Navy Australia, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan, and Australian National Maritime Museum divers Kieran Hosty and Dr James Hunter taking a selfie on Newport Harbor. Image: Twitter/@newportsteam. (photo: Rhode Island STEAM)

Chief of Navy Australia, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan, and Australian National Maritime Museum divers Kieran Hosty and Dr James Hunter taking a selfie on Newport Harbor. Image: Twitter/@newportsteam.

The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan, AO, RAN, says confirmation that Australian and US marine archaeologists have found the wreck of Captain Cook’s ship HMB (His Majesty's Bark) Endeavour adds a significant page to Australia’s maritime history.

Chief of Navy leads the way in 2018 Defence Blood Challenge

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Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, has his plasma taken by nurse Annita Howard, at the Civic Plasma Donor Centre in Canberra, during an event to mark the start of the 2018 Defence Blood Challenge. (photo: SGT Max Bree)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, has his plasma taken by nurse Annita Howard, at the Civic Plasma Donor Centre in Canberra, during an event to mark the start of the 2018 Defence Blood Challenge.

The 2018 Defence Blood Challenge has been officially launched at the Civic Plasma Donor Centre in Canberra.

The future is closer than it looks - CN challenges Navy’s new leaders

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Celeste Ecuyer (author), LSML-C Nadav Harel (photographer), ABATV Jarryd Capper (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, talks to Midshipmen during the Midshipman's Ball held at the Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra. (photo: LSML-C Nadav Harel)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, talks to Midshipmen during the Midshipman's Ball held at the Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra.

The RAN’s future leaders have played host to Navy’s new Chief, with a tribute to past traditions and some words of advice on their future.

Changing of the guard – Vice Admiral Tim Barrett fondly farewelled in command ceremony

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Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN handed over command of the Royal Australian Navy to Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN during a ceremonial parade at Blamey Square at Russell in Canberra. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN handed over command of the Royal Australian Navy to Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN during a ceremonial parade at Blamey Square at Russell in Canberra.

Vice Admiral Tim Barrett has formally ended his term as Chief of Navy, following a handover ceremony at Blamey Square in Canberra. VADM Barrett ended his Permanent Navy career in style, with an honour guard and fly past in his honour.

 

Chief of Navy makes final ship visit

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The Chief of Navy (CN), Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, (centre in white vest) with the flight deck crew of HMAS Canberra during his last visit to a ship at sea as CN. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

The Chief of Navy (CN), Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, (centre in white vest) with the flight deck crew of HMAS Canberra during his last visit to a ship at sea as CN.

The Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett has visited the Task Group supporting the Sea Raider series of exercises in North Queensland.

 

Chief of Navy’s Christmas message

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Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett AO, CSC, RAN stops to speak with Leading Seaman Aaron Gill from 816 Squadron during HMAS Albatross Ceremonial Divisions. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett AO, CSC, RAN stops to speak with Leading Seaman Aaron Gill from 816 Squadron during HMAS Albatross Ceremonial Divisions.

This Christmas Navy personnel are deployed across the region and the globe, and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett reflects on the work of Navy people in 2017.

 

Chiefs of Navy discuss future with leading strategists

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VIP's and guests attending the 2017 SeaPower conference at Darling Harbour.  (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

VIP's and guests attending the 2017 SeaPower conference at Darling Harbour.

The Royal Australian Navy has drawn the Sea Power Conference to a close after three intense days of presentations, bilateral meetings, industry engagements and discussions on the future of naval operations and maritime capabilities.

Chief visits Brisbane base

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Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, with members of HMAS Moreton. (photo: Unknown)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, with members of HMAS Moreton.

HMAS Moreton recently hosted a visit by the Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, providing an opportunity for him to meet members of Moreton’s ships company and to liaise with groups that engage with Navy in South East Queensland.