Juggling soldiers of all nationalities is not generally part of a Maritime Logistics – Personnel sailor's duty statement, but for Petty Officer Briony Kennedy it’s all in a day’s work.
More than 6,000 New South Wales based members of the Australian Defence Force, Australian Federal Police and other government agencies will march through Sydney on Saturday, 21 March, as part of a national commemoration to mark the completion of Operation SLIPPER.
HMAS Success is showing her versatility in a multi-role capacity while deployed to Operation MANITOU in the Middle East Region.
A Marine Technician on board HMAS Success has been praised for initiating a series of innovative projects to improve his ship’s capability and the safety of those on board.
It’s all in a day’s work for HMAS Success, as she has completed two maritime engagement operations with local fisherman off the Arabian Sea in the space of an afternoon.
With Christmas and the New Year behind them, Royal Australian Navy personnel deployed as part of Combined Task Force 150 have been straight into a year of deterring and disrupting terrorism related activity on the high seas in the Middle East Region.
On 24 December 2014, in the middle of operations in the Middle East four HMAS Success sailors achieved a significant milestone.
HMAS Success has displayed the ongoing co-operation necessary amongst the nations of the Combined Maritime Forces, conducting a boarding operation in the Middle East Region with the help Arleigh-Burke class destroyer USS Dewey.
The Royal Australian Navy’s multi-product replenishment oiler HMAS Success has been very busy lately, not only delivering vital fuel and other goods to warships operating in the Middle East, but also delivering key operational effects under the Canadian-led Combined Task Force 150.
Navy divers have lent their expertise to Operation RENDER SAFE this year forming an integral part of the tri-service Amphibious Task Group that were responding to the dangerous legacy of unexploded ordinance located in Torokina, Bougainville Island.