Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer), ABIS Kathy Tuddenham (photographer), LAC Bill Solomou (photographer)
“Actually a little bit humbled, and quite surprised,” was how Warrant Officer of the Navy Martin Holzberger described being made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Australia Day Honours List.
Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), LCDR Chris Davidson (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett recently presented the 2014 Navy Safety Awards to 11 individuals and ships at the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre in Sydney. One of the top awards went to HMAS Darwin which found a way to safely dispose of the large quantities of seized illegal narcotics.
Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)
Petty Officer Marine Technician Michael Fagg of the Royal Australian Navy School of Survivability and Ship Safety Training Facility (South) at HMAS Cerberus, has been awarded the Bradley Meek Perpetual Shield, recognising him as the most outstanding Combat Survivability Instructor at the school for 2013.
Published on by CAPT Will Martin (author), Unknown (photographer)
On a magnificent August day in Sydney recently, a special award was presented to the family of Able Seaman Leslie William Smedley - a Stoker who was killed in action in HMAS Yarra (II), south of Java, on 4 March, 1942.
Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer), LSIS Jayson Tufrey (photographer), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)
There was no shortage of photographic support when Able Seaman Jesse Rhynard was presented with the Navy's top photography award, the 2013 Rosemary Rodwell Memorial Prize, by HMAS Albatross's Commanding Officer Captain Simon Bateman.
Published on by LEUT Kara Wansbury (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer), LCDR Ian Lumsden (video editing)
Chief of Navy (CN) Vice Admiral Ray Griggs AO, CSC, RAN has gone to sea for the last time as Chief of Navy onboard HMAS Arunta, just as the ship has achieved a significant milestone with the completion of the Anti-Ship Missile Defence Upgrade Programme.