Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), LSIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)
Seventeen Recruits stood tall in front of friends and family on 16 December, at a ceremony to recognise their graduation from the fourth iteration of the Navy-led Defence Indigenous Development Program.
Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)
When 700 Australian Defence Force members from HMAS Cerberus marched through Main Street, Hastings, Victoria on Saturday, they weren't just re-enacting a tradition; they were acknowledging a shared sense of community and history reaching back 95 years to when sailors first started training in the area at Flinders Naval Base.
Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), Mr John Carroll (photographer), Mr Michael Jackson-Rand (photographer)
In one of his final ceremonial tasks as Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Michael van Balen AO, RAN, presented Midshipman Dean Gilbert, with the Chief of Navy Prize at the Australian Defence Force Academy Graduation Parade on 10 December.
Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)
Head of Navy Engineering, Rear Admiral Michael Uzzell, presided over Ceremonial Divisions for more than 350 engineering officers and sailors on 2 December in honour of the inaugural Navy Engineering Week.