Topic: Honours, Awards and Trophies
A milestone of combined seventy five years of Service was recognised in a presentation of awards for a serving father and son by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, last week.
In a first for Navy, a sailor has been awarded a third Federation Star for 50 years of continuous service.
CO NHQ-SA, CMDR Andrew Burnett attended Rose Court Residential Aged Care Home in Adelaide recently to present the Unit Citation for Gallantry (UCG) to Jeffrey McIntyre, a former member of the RAN Helicopter Flight Vietnam (RANHFV).
Receiving the highly coveted Federation Star is a milestone in anyone’s career, and on Friday 29 July, Lieutenant Commander Guy Burton, RAN was presented with his Federation Star by Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN at HMAS Stirling, the home of the Submarine Force in Rockingham, Western Australia.
The contribution of 196 Royal Australian Navy members as part of a combined Australian and United States helicopter unit during the Vietnam War has been recognised at a ceremony at the Australian War Memorial.
It is a fantastic feeling being recognised for the work you do, and at Training Authority – Submarines (TA-SM) located at HMAS Stirling, Rockingham Western Australia, deserving staff, both military and civilian, are publicly acknowledged for their extra efforts.
Standing knee deep in cave water and mud, Chief Petty Officer Troy Eather reflected on past deployments which had brought him to this point. Cave diving as a teenager on the NSW mid-north coast; IED Ops in Afghanistan; the recovery of the US Marine Corp Osprey off North Queensland; recovery Ops in East Timor - each experience had prepared him for what was turning out to be the biggest challenge he had faced so far in his Navy career.
The Governor-General and Chancellor of the Order of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), has today announced 1007 awards in the Queen’s Birthday 2018 Honours List.
Three Naval officers in Victoria have been formally acknowledged for their cumulative 105 years in the Navy during a small ceremony at HMAS Cerberus.
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