Close observers would have been surprised by the embarrassment of riches in HMAS Sydney’s sickbay when the Australian warship was leaving Cairns last Monday.
Over 100 Defence members from around Australia attended the annual Defence Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Network (DATSIN) conference at HMAS Harman on 19-21 August.
Weapons Electrical Engineering Officer Commander Phillip Wayne Bell's exceptional achievement of forty years dedicated service to the Royal Australian Navy was recently recognised when Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AO, CSC, RAN presented CMDR Bell with the Federation Star.
Able Seaman Marine Technician Sean Byrne is preparing to deploy to the Middle East Area of Operations tomorrow, in the Australian warship HMAS Melbourne. But not before 'dropping in' to see his Mum and Dad in Western Australia.
Grafton man, Able Seaman Lloyd McKean, will deploy to the Middle East Area of Operations on Sunday in the Australian warship HMAS Melbourne. He's tasked with feeding his 240 hungry shipmates three meals a day, seven days a week for more than six months.
Submariner, Commander Tony "Gecko" Ellis, has found new friends in far away places, during a visit to the Indian Defence Services Staff College at Wellington in Tamil Nadu, India.
Able Seaman Chris Fairley will spend the next six month a long way from his hometown of Melbourne - conducting maritime security patrols in the Middle East Area of Operations as part of Operation SLIPPER.
Able Seaman Naomi Thornthwaite is packing her bags and preparing to deploy to the Middle East Area of Operations in HMAS Melbourne on Sunday.
When Lieutenant Commander Ian Jordan marched off of HMAS Melville this year, he had completed more that 6700 days posted to seagoing vessels.
Victorian- born sailor, Able Seaman Electronics Technician Peteris Kains, is preparing to deploy to the Middle East Area of Operations on Sunday, in the Australian warship HMAS Melbourne.