Topic: Australia Day Honours
Twenty serving Navy personnel have been recognised for awards in the Australia Day 2018 Honours List. They are among 895 award recipients approved by The Governor-General and Chancellor of the Order of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd).
Commander Gemma Pumphrey has been recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours List for her meritorious devotion to duty in the field of Defence communications and information infrastructure and services.
Former Royal Marine, Commander Richard Westoby has received the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for meritorious service in the field of amphibious warfare development.
The people that are the glue holding the Australian Navy together on a daily basis have again been recognised with the presentation of Australia Day Achievement Medallions.
Chief Petty Officer Medic Paul Mayer has been awarded a Distinguished Service Medal in this year's Australia Day Honours for his remarkable efforts in savings lives during a complex attack on coalition forces in Afghanistan.
Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Greg Fletcher's devotion to duty and pursuit of engineering excellence has earned him a Conspicuous Service Medal in this year’s Australia Day Honours List.
The Governor-General and Chancellor of the Order of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), has approved awards announced today in the Australia Day 2017 Honours List.
Royal Australian Navy people spent time on Australia Day getting out into the community. From flag raising ceremonies to an Open Day, the Navy helped celebrate Australia and show how proud all Navy members are to protect Australia’s lifestyle and freedoms.
Greg Sammut had a long held ambition to join the Royal Australian Navy straight out of high school in 1984.
The presentation of an Australia Day Medallion has recognised the energy and drive to transform training systems at the Navy's Hydrographic School.