Able Seaman Boatswain Mate Albert Donahue practices reciting poetry on the forecastle of HMAS Success which is docked at Fleet Base East, Sydney.
Theatre in education company Poetry in Action has approached the Australian Defence Force to see if there’s anyone interested in sharing their works of poetry which may be included in a new show. The performance will tour as part of their annual program, which is seen by over 50,000 young Aussies across the country.
Students and staff from the Australian Command and Staff College visit the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
Recently, students and faculty staff from the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, hosted a visit from 13 students and staff members from the Australian Command and Staff College.
Published on September 03, 2013 by LEUT Kelli Lunt (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer), LSIS Dove Smithett (author)
Two Bell 429 helicopters from 723SQN and three Seahawk helicopters from 816SQN provided a fly past as the graduating recruits of General Entry 314 Shipp Division salute the Reviewing Officer for the Graduation Parade, RADM Tim Barrett, AM, CSC, RAN.
Family members of Noel Shipp, the namesake of the newest Division at Recruit School in HMAS
Cerberus, were guests of honour at the first graduation on 30 August 2013.
(L-R) CO Australian Joint Acoustic Analysis Centre, LCDR Darren Nasato and XO HMAS Albatross, CMDR Mat Bradley, show off their certificates from the Shoalhaven 'Boss of the Year', which seeks out and celebrates the best bosses across the Shoalhaven.
In the hotly contested Defence category, Lieutenant Commander Darren Nasato, Commanding Officer of the Australian Joint Acoustic Analysis Centre was awarded the Shoalhaven ‘Boss of the Year’ title this year.
Published on September 01, 2013 by LEUT Sarah West (author), POIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer)
With a Black Hawk helicopter landing in the background local residents board a Sea King helicopter at the Laidley sports ground for transfer to Laidley hospital to escape rising flood waters.
Four Royal Australian Navy members will be recognised with a Group Bravery Citation for rescuing a man during the 2011 Queensland floods.
August 30, 2013 by LEUT Sarah West (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)
Graduating recruits of General Entry 314 Shipp Division salute the Reviewing Officer for the Graduation Parade, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett, AM, CSC, RAN.
Today, for the first time in history, the Royal Australian Navy’s Recruit School graduated a recruit division which was named after a sailor.
AB Frank Ojeda with fiance Lauren Briggs and son Nicholas, spending their last moments together prior to HMAS Melbourne's departure from FBE, Sydney, for a seven month deployment to the MEAO in support of Operation SLIPPER.
Lauren Briggs had mixed feelings when she proudly bade her partner, Able Seaman Medic Frank Ojeda, farewell when he left the wharf at Fleet Base East (FBE) last week, as he and his shipmates began their journey to the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO) in HMAS
Published on August 29, 2013 by HMAS Newcastle Ship's Company (author), LEUT Sarah West (author), POIS Ollie Garside (photographer)
HMAS Newcastle conducts a maritime security patrol in the Arabian Gulf while assigned to the counter terrorism task force Combined Task Force 152.
The ship’s company of the Australian warship HMAS
Newcastle have recorded a series of video messages to say Happy Fathers Day!
Commanding Officer HMAS Creswell, Captain Brett Chandler reads the citation for the Creswell Team Spirit Award for the 2nd quarter of 2013 which was awarded to the HMAS Creswell Physical Training Staff.
Recognition of the efforts of Navy people is a priority at HMAS
Creswell and a recent ‘clear lower deck’ provided an excellent opportunity to congratulate some members of ship’s company on their work.
LEUT Adrian Winsor (left) and LEUT Luke Edwards in HMAS Sydney's sickbay.
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.