Section: People

Getting Division, for the final time

Published on by LEUT Byron Nalty (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Getting Division, General Entry 313 at the divisions building of Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Dove Smithett)

Getting Division, General Entry 313 at the divisions building of Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

The last Getting Division, GE313, will march into Royal Australian Navy history on the 26th July 2013, as they proudly graduate from the Royal Australian Navy Recruit School at HMAS Cerberus.

Navy man Apprentice of the Year

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author)

Able Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Justin Macey winner of the Illawarra/Southern Region Apprentice of the Year with Chief Petty Officer Aviation Technician Airframe Russ McIntosh and Lieutenant Commander Ian Napthali. (photo: UNKNOWN)

Able Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Justin Macey winner of the Illawarra/Southern Region Apprentice of the Year with Chief Petty Officer Aviation Technician Airframe Russ McIntosh and Lieutenant Commander Ian Napthali.

Able Seaman Justin Macey has been recognised as the 2013 Illawarra Apprentice of the Year by the Illawarra Vocational Training Committee (IVTC).

Tasmanian sailor takes charge

Published on by SBLT Bianca Wise (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Leading Seaman Boatswain Mate Adam Quinn stands on the flag deck of HMAS Albany during Operation Resolute. (photo: ABIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Leading Seaman Boatswain Mate Adam Quinn stands on the flag deck of HMAS Albany during Operation Resolute.

Adam Quinn joined the Royal Australian Navy looking for a career that could give him a change of lifestyle.  

The sailor who hails from Sorell in Tasmania said he certainly found that change in the Navy’s Armidale Class Patrol Boats.

Operation RESOLUTE sailor on patrol

Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Able Seaman Marine Technician James Brown, onboard HMAS Albany performs checks on the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat engine. (photo: ABIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Able Seaman Marine Technician James Brown, onboard HMAS Albany performs checks on the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat engine.

There’s nothing light on about 27-year-old James Brown’s career.

Joining the Royal Australian Navy to build on his trade as a light vehicle mechanic, James, now an Able Seaman Marine Technician specialises in high power marine mechanics in the Navy’s Armidale Class Patrol Boats.

Being ‘tip of the sword’ a family tradition for 808 Squadron XO

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Herring (author), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

Executive Officer 808 Squadron Lieutenant Commander Dom Cooper RAN, holds the ceremonial sword used for the commissioning of 808 Squadron. (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

Executive Officer 808 Squadron Lieutenant Commander Dom Cooper RAN, holds the ceremonial sword used for the commissioning of 808 Squadron.

When 808 Squadron Executive Officer Lieutenant Commander Dom Cooper drew his ceremonial sword and took his place as Parade Commander for the commissioning of Navy’s newest squadron at HMAS Albatross this morning, he carried on a family tradition dating back more than a century.

Smooth sailing for Hobart's Ashton

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LAC David Cotton (photographer)

Corporal Ashton Brooks of HMAS Tobruk's Army detachment brings a little bit of the Army world to the Navy. (photo: LAC David Cotton)

Corporal Ashton Brooks of HMAS Tobruk's Army detachment brings a little bit of the Army world to the Navy.

Hobart native Ashton Brooks has loved how far her Army career taken her although she never expected it would take across the Coral Sea in a Navy ship on a humanitarian mission.

Navy life grand for Norfolk's Phoebe

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LAC David Cotton (photographer)

Seaman Maritime Logistics Steward Phoebe Evans at her damage control station in HMAS Tobruk. (photo: LAC David Cotton)

Seaman Maritime Logistics Steward Phoebe Evans at her damage control station in HMAS Tobruk.

Phoebe Evans may be far from her home on Norfolk Island but life in the Royal Australian Navy could not be much better.

Thrilling Experience for Stirling's First Lieutenant

Published on by LEUT Samantha Dudley (author)

Leading Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submariner Glen Renshaw takes  Lieutenant Commander Allan Von Senden RAN, First Lieutenant HMAS Stirling, on a hot lap of the Perth Motorplex lap sprint circuit. (photo: ABIS Brad Darvill )

Leading Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submariner Glen Renshaw takes Lieutenant Commander Allan Von Senden RAN, First Lieutenant HMAS Stirling, on a hot lap of the Perth Motorplex lap sprint circuit.

On Friday 5 July, Lieutenant Commander Allan Von Senden, First Lieutenant HMAS Stirling enjoyed the thrilling experience of 'hot laps' in the Team Navy Renshaw Racing Holden VE SSV Ute at the Perth Motorplex, Kwinana Beach, Western Australia.
 
Undertaking the hot laps two weeks prior to retiring from his 38 year naval career, LCDR Von Senden said the hot laps were an exhilarating and unforgettable opportunity.

Navy history flows through the ranks in Patrol Boat Crew ATTACK SIX

Published on by LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (author), LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (photographer)

Members of Patrol Boat Crew Attack Six are preparing to peg off the peg board and embark on an historic Navy tour of the Solomon Islands. (photo: LSIS Jo Dilorenzo)

Members of Patrol Boat Crew Attack Six are preparing to peg off the peg board and embark on an historic Navy tour of the Solomon Islands.

Many battlefield tours would have you trekking through the rough terrain of Kokoda or the standing on the shores of Gallipoli, but for something a little different members of Patrol Boat crew ATTACK SIX will embark on a historic Navy tour of Guadalcanal in and around the Solomon Islands this year.

Clinical Managers’ First at RNSH

Published on by CMDR Tammy Thomas (author), LEUT Kelli Lunt (author)

(From left) Leading Seaman Medic (LSMED) Corina Burrows, LSMED Errol Campbell, LSMED Nikki Furlong and LSMED Kerrin Lyon treat the Simulation Mannequin in a scenario where the patient has been involved in an explosion. This training is part of the Clinica (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

(From left) Leading Seaman Medic (LSMED) Corina Burrows, LSMED Errol Campbell, LSMED Nikki Furlong and LSMED Kerrin Lyon treat the Simulation Mannequin in a scenario where the patient has been involved in an explosion. This training is part of the Clinica

For the first time students from the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Medical School Clinical Managers Course received training using state-of-the-art resources at Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH).
 
Over the period 24 – 25 June, ten students attended the new Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre at Royal North Shore Hospital which specialises in clinical skills maintenance, patient safety and teaching clinicians to work in multidisciplinary critical teams.