February 19, 2019 by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
Navy submariners and competition winners stand on the casing of Collins class submarine HMAS Sheean during a tour of HMAS Stirling, Western Australia. L-R: Katelyn Mayne, Sarah Cox, Jack Evans, Able Seaman Electronic Warfare Submarines Kale Vassallo, Damon Dawson, Melvin Wong, Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Submarines Leon Bromley, Noah Edberg, Kirkley Whiting, Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Submarines Casey Seizovic and Tahlia Purdie.
A group of eight young people with submarine careers in their sights were treated to a close-up encounter with a Collins class submarine at Australia’s largest Navy base recently as part of a national competition run by Defence Force Recruiting.
January 30, 2019 by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author), POIS Lee-Anne Cooper (photographer), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)
The largest Royal Australian Navy intake of Junior Officers on their first day at HMAS Creswell.
The largest Royal Australian Navy intake of Junior Officers commenced initial military training at the Royal Australian Naval College this week.
Published on January 10, 2019 by Mrs Rachael Reynolds (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Petty Officer Brad Barr chose returning to Navy over a senior Defence industry role.
Like many others before him, Petty Officer Brad Barr found re-entry to active Navy service to be a reasonably straightforward process, with a smooth transition back into the team.
Published on January 09, 2019 by Mrs Rachael Reynolds (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Leading Seaman Chad Freund found re-entry to Navy was a smooth process.
When Leading Seaman Chad Freund left the Royal Australian Navy in 2012 he didn’t think he would be back in uniform six years later.
Gap Year Seaman Bailey Henderson manning ship during HMAS Gascoyne’s departure from Kure Japan.
Compared with others of his generation taking a break after school, Royal Australian Navy Gap Year Sailor, Seaman Bailey Henderson has managed to better them all with his recent overseas trip being ‘all expenses paid’.
Chief Petty Officer Michael Claessens recommends returning to Navy via some Reserve service for members who have been out for some time.
A Navy Chief Petty Officer who initially left Navy in 2008 has returned and slotted seamlessly back into service.
SMN Dylan Holland (competitor number 87) works his way through the field in the Australian Cross-Country Championships held at south east Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.
Amongst the 1200 athletes who competed in the Australian Cross-Country Championships at Maleny Golf Club on the Sunshine Coast in late August was HMAS
Albatross Gap Year participant SMN Dylan Holland.
Women in Navy Technical Trades Camp participant Riley Fletcher welding with Fleet Support Unit at HMAS Cairns.
Twelve young women with a keen interest in mechanical and technical trades from across Australia recently attended the Women in Navy Technical Trades Camp at HMAS
Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Kaylin Coleman conducts her role as an upper deck lookout aboard HMAS Warramunga as the ship sails back to Australia after completing her deployment to Operation MANITOU in the Middle East region.
After nine months away from Australian shores, Kalgoorlie sailor Kaylin Coleman enjoyed an emotional family reunion when her ship pulled into Fremantle recently.
Royal Australian Navy Gap Year Seamen (from left) Beau Malin, Charlotte Menhinick, Chelsea Pratt, Zac Bruce, Sam Rossiter, Elise Jones and Larissa Woosup at HMAS Cairns in Queensland.
A world of opportunity is on show for a lucky few Navy Gap Year personnel currently serving at HMAS
Cairns in North Queensland.