The last permanent Navy member with unbroken service from Stevenson Division, the 31st intake at HMAS Leeuwin, recently retired from the Navy after almost 44 years service.
Just in time for Christmas, Lieutenant (LEUT) Stefan Zohar graduated from the Submarine Warfare Officers Course, a milestone course for submarine officers, designed to develop skills to tactically employ a Collins Class Submarine in a range of different roles as the Watch Leader.
South Coast local, Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Richard Foster has earned a place on the Honours List this Australia Day for his efforts supporting aviation within the Royal Australian Navy.
Former Mareeba State High School Student, Shannon Locke, has been recognised on the Australia Day Honours list for her devotion to duty in the Royal Australian Navy.
Royal Australian Navy member, Commander (CMDR) Lawrence Stubbs, has been honoured this Australia Day with the Conspicuous Service Cross.
The Governor-General, Her Excellency, the Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO, today announced the recipients of the Australia Day Awards with 16 Navy members earning recognition on the 2014 Honours List.
It was a busy year in 2013 for 31-year-old Rockhampton product Martin Carroll and the pace is not slowing down.
Less than 18 months ago, Anna Bay local Luke Hartup took the Gan Gan Road out of town toward Port Stephens and into a new life.
Devonport local, Jackson Cosgrove is spending his first year away from home this Christmas, deployed at sea with his Navy family on border protection operations.
Able Seaman (AB) Lauren McAuliffe is experiencing a sea change this year, celebrating Christmas on a Navy patrol boat instead of at home in Geelong with her family.