Section: Operations

Quilts appreciated by team on operations

Published on by LCDR Fiona Eggins (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

HMAS Warramunga shipmates, Lieutenant Thomas Liley (left) and Chaplain Stephen Hutchinson proudly hold their quilts, made by Aussie Hero Quilts, during the ship’s deployment to Operation MANITOU. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

HMAS Warramunga shipmates, Lieutenant Thomas Liley (left) and Chaplain Stephen Hutchinson proudly hold their quilts, made by Aussie Hero Quilts, during the ship’s deployment to Operation MANITOU.

There are a just a few things that help make a deployment away from family and friends bearable - emails and phone calls home, letters and care packages and quilts and laundry bags made by Aussie Hero Quilts.

 

Australia passes CTF150 command to Brits

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), SGT Mark Doran (photographer)

(L-R) Royal Australian Navy officer Commodore (CDRE) Mal Wise hands over the Baton of Command to Royal Navy officer, CDRE Steve Moorhouse, during the Combined Task Force 150 transfer of authority ceremony held at the Naval Support Activity Bahrain. (photo: SGT Mark Doran)

(L-R) Royal Australian Navy officer Commodore (CDRE) Mal Wise hands over the Baton of Command to Royal Navy officer, CDRE Steve Moorhouse, during the Combined Task Force 150 transfer of authority ceremony held at the Naval Support Activity Bahrain.

Nineteen boardings, 3.1 tonnes of heroin and 36 tonnes of hashish seized and destroyed, and over $2.7 billion AUD removed from terrorist networks.

 

Two hauls in two days for HMAS Warramunga

Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSA Rhys Withers (photographer), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

HMAS Warramunga's boarding party conducts a boarding during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU. (photo: LSA Rhys Withers)

HMAS Warramunga's boarding party conducts a boarding during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU.

HMAS Warramunga has seized two more hauls of illicit narcotics valued at approximately AUD$315.4 million following boarding operations in international waters of the Arabian Sea this week.

 

HMAS Warramunga makes eleventh narcotics haul

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

HMAS Warramunga's boarding party prepares to conduct a boarding on a vessel during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

HMAS Warramunga's boarding party prepares to conduct a boarding on a vessel during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU.

The crew of HMAS Warramunga has had another successful week in the Middle East Region, seizing and disposing of 295 kilograms of heroin, valued at about $88.5 million, while patrolling waters in the Arabian Sea.

 

HMAS Warramunga receives engineering support on deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kath Griffin (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer)

HMAS Warramunga's Combined Engineering Support Team stand on the forecastle during the ship's deployed intermediate maintenance availability period in the Middle East Region. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

HMAS Warramunga's Combined Engineering Support Team stand on the forecastle during the ship's deployed intermediate maintenance availability period in the Middle East Region.

HMAS Warramunga’s Combined Engineering Support Team (WCEST) has successfully completed its scheduled works in Bahrain.

 

HMA Ships depart Subic Bay

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

HMAS Anzac's crew prepare the ship for departure from Subic Bay in the Philippines during their South East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

HMAS Anzac's crew prepare the ship for departure from Subic Bay in the Philippines during their South East Asia Deployment.

A Philippine Navy band unit assembled on the wharf in Subic Bay as HMAS Anzac departed for its next destination of the South East Asia Deployment.

Toowoomba visits Kota Kinabalu

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Richard Carter (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

HMAS Toowoomba's crew are greeted by performing artists in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, during their South East Asia Deployment. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

HMAS Toowoomba's crew are greeted by performing artists in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, during their South East Asia Deployment.

HMAS Toowoomba received an enthusiastic welcome to the Malaysian city of Kota Kinabalu during a port visit recently.

 

Team sports on display in the Philippines

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Dallas Gray (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

Personnel from HMA Ships Anzac and Success join members of the Philippine Navy for a goodwill sports day as part of their South East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Personnel from HMA Ships Anzac and Success join members of the Philippine Navy for a goodwill sports day as part of their South East Asia Deployment.

More than 50 people from HMA Ships Success and Anzac have joined members of the Philippine Navy Education and Training Command for a Goodwill Sports Day.

 

Khlong Toey kids onboard

Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Benjamin Lyons, Sub Lieutenant Quaelan Brooks and Able Seaman Electronics Technician Elijah Leabres help children from the Khlong Toey slum raise communication flags onboard HMAS Anzac during a port visit to Bangkok as part of the  South East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Chief Petty Officer Benjamin Lyons, Sub Lieutenant Quaelan Brooks and Able Seaman Electronics Technician Elijah Leabres help children from the Khlong Toey slum raise communication flags onboard HMAS Anzac during a port visit to Bangkok as part of the South East Asia Deployment.

An event onboard Navy frigate HMAS Anzac has put smiles on the faces of underprivileged children in Bangkok, Thailand.

 

HMAS Success volunteers visit local shelter

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Dallas Gray (author), Unknown (photographer)

(L-R) Warrant Officer Class 2 Mathew Dabinet, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Supply Chain Cheryl Sutherland, Petty Officer Boatswain Jordan Bradshaw, Defence Attaché Colonel Nerolie McDonald, Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Stephanie Hourigan, Seaman Maritime Logistics-Supply Chain Linda Hannah from HMAS Success, at the Thi Nghe Shelter for Orphans and Children with a Disability in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, as part of the ship's South East Asia Deployment. (photo: Unknown)

(L-R) Warrant Officer Class 2 Mathew Dabinet, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Supply Chain Cheryl Sutherland, Petty Officer Boatswain Jordan Bradshaw, Defence Attaché Colonel Nerolie McDonald, Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Stephanie Hourigan, Seaman Maritime Logistics-Supply Chain Linda Hannah from HMAS Success, at the Thi Nghe Shelter for Orphans and Children with a Disability in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, as part of the ship's South East Asia Deployment.

A team of volunteers from HMAS Success have visited an orphanage during a port visit to Ho Chi Minh City.