Topic: Federation Star
Warrant Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Lester Payne.
Since joining the Navy as a keen 17-year-old in 1979 Warrant Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Lester ‘Wacka’ Payne has enjoyed a long and dynamic career.
Commander Robert Eames, OAM, RAN (centre left) and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN (centre right) after receiving his second Federation Star, representing 45 years’ service in the Royal Australian Navy, together with colleagues from Navy International Engagement, during a ceremony held in Russell Offices, Canberra.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan presented Commander Bob Eames with the fifth clasp to his Defence Long Service Medal last week.
Commander Australian Fleet Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead presents Chief Petty Officer Mark Mobley with his Third Federation Star, marking 50 years of service with the Royal Australian Navy.
In 1967 The Monkees were at the top of the charts,
The Dirty Dozen was in cinemas, and teenager Mark Mobley from Blacktown joined the Royal Australian Navy for a career that would span over 50 years.
Left: CMDR Ian Davies with Ebony. Right: CEO and co-founder of Integra Service Dogs, Mr Ben Johnson; Chair of Navy’s Keeping Watch RADM Peter Laver; CMDR Ian Davies with Ebony; and Chief Joint Operations AIRMSHL Mel Hupfeld following the presentation of the Federation Star clasp to the Defence Long Service Medal and Integra Service Dogs certification to CMDR Davies.
Despite a number of personal and professional challenges, Commander Ian Davies persevered and recently achieved the prestigious milestone of 40 years Navy service.
(L-R) Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN, presents Warrant Officer John Kormany his Federation Star, honouring 40 years of service in company with his wife Liane Kormany during a recent visit to Darwin.
A Warrant Officer in the Top End has been honoured by Commander Australian Fleet for his long service to Navy.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, presents Captain Darren Grogan, CSM, RAN, with a third clasp to his Defence Long Service Medal, as Warrant Officer Martin Grogan, OAM, holds his second Federation Star for his Defence Long Service Medal that was presented earlier.
A milestone of combined seventy five years of Service was recognised in a presentation of awards for a serving father and son by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, last week.
Leading Seaman Communication and Information Systems Roger Dalby, CSM (centre), talks about his career with Leading Seaman Stewart Skidmore and Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Danielle Jewitt before being awarded his third Federation Star at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney.
In a first for Navy, a sailor has been awarded a third Federation Star for 50 years of continuous service.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN (left), presents Lieutenant Commander Guy Burton (centre) with his Federation Star for 40 years of naval service, with Chris Burton (right), during HMAS Stirling's 40th anniversary celebrations held at the Sir James Stirling Mess, Garden Island, Western Australia.
Receiving the highly coveted Federation Star is a milestone in anyone’s career, and on Friday 29 July, Lieutenant Commander Guy Burton, RAN was presented with his Federation Star by Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN at HMAS
Stirling, the home of the Submarine Force in Rockingham, Western Australia.
Head of Navy Engineering, Rear Admiral Colin Lawrence, AM, RAN (right), presents Lieutenant Commander Eric Mushins, RANR, with his second Federation Star for the Defence Long Service Medal, marking 45 years service in the Royal Australian Navy.
Three Naval officers in Victoria have been formally acknowledged for their cumulative 105 years in the Navy during a small ceremony at HMAS
Chief of Joint Operations, Vice Admiral David Johnston, AM, RAN, with Lieutenant Commander Graeme Wong, RANR (left) and Chief Petty Officer Peter Stone, CSM, (right) after presenting each of them with their third Federation Star.
Reaching the milestone of half a century in the ADF is a rare occurrence. Even rarer, two HQJOC Navy members reached their 50-year anniversary in March.