While most people join the Navy directly from high school, university or as their first full-time job, two new officers in HMAS Leeuwin have come with many years of experience in the civilian workforce.
For the first time in the history of Navy’s Marine Engineering branch, a sailor has been granted a warrant to provide expert advice in their specific field of engineering as a ‘Technologist Warrant Holder Grade 2’.
Published on by LCDR Alistair Tomlinson (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)
For the past 40 years, seamstress Feliza 'Feli' Byrne has ensured thousands of Navy women and men could wear their uniform with pride, confident it met dress regulations and would not fall apart under pressure.
Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
A group of eight young people with submarine careers in their sights were treated to a close-up encounter with a Collins class submarine at Australia’s largest Navy base recently as part of a national competition run by Defence Force Recruiting.