Section: Indo-Pacific Endeavour
August 14, 2018 by LEUT John Thompson (author), ABIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
HMAS Adelaide's departs Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, after participating in Exercise RIMPAC.
Following the successful conclusion of Exercise Rim of the Pacific, the Australian Defence Force has resumed its major maritime activity, Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018 (IPE18).
Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Saluluelanei Gray on the flight deck of HMAS Success during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.
It was a homecoming of sorts when Leading Seaman Saluluelanei Gray sailed into Apia, Samoa onboard HMAS
Success during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.
Australian Army soldier, Private Tautau Pelesuma, from 2nd Battalion the Royal Australian Regiment, with his aunt, Doris Teo (right), and cousin, Frances Teo, on the wharf after disembarking HMAS Success in Apia, Samoa, during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.
Sailing into a foreign port to find family awaiting your arrival was a unique honour for a 2RAR soldier onboard HMAS
Members of the ship's company of HMAS Success lend a hand cleaning a youth centre during a visit to Apia, Samoa as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.
The team onboard HMAS
Success have demonstrated the ship’s philanthropic culture while in Samoa for Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.
Members of the ship's company of HMAS Success and members of the Samoan Police Force on the police patrol boat Nafanua, during a visit to Apia, Samoa as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.
Success has achieved the mission of meaningful and mutually beneficial engagement with partner nations after the undertaking of several activities during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.
Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Trevor Maybir checks inventory in HMAS Adelaide's canteen.
Brushes with celebrities and world leaders have added an extra dimension to life in the Royal Australian Navy for Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics – Support Operations Chief Petty Officer Trevor Maybir.
Commanding Officer HMAS Toowoomba, Commander Stuart Watters, RAN, presents Commanding Officer RVS Tukuro Kalsaf Graham Alick, with a gift following a friendly soccer match between Vanuatu's Maritime Law Enforcement and HMA Ships Toowoomba and Success during a regional engagement visit to Vanuatu for Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.
Shortly after arriving in Vanuatu recently the ship’s companies of HMA Ships
Toowoomba and Success joined the Vanuatu Police Force for an activity cherished by both nations - sport.
French Ambassador to Vanuatu, Gilles Favret, Australian High Commissioner to Vanuatu, Jenny Da Rin, Commanding Officer HMAS Success, Commander Grant Zilko, RAN, Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, Commanding Officer HMAS Toowoomba, Commander Stuart Watters, RAN, and New Zealand High Commissioner to Vanuatu, Jonathan Schwass, at an official reception onboard HMAS Success during a visit to Vanuatu during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.
Toowoomba and Success have visited Port Vila, Vanuatu to conduct regional engagement activities as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.
June 08, 2018 by LEUT Sarah West (author and photographer), ABCSO Rye Huckel (photographer)
HMAS Toowoomba is led to Lapetasi Wharf, Port Vila, Vanuatu, by a local pilot boat during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.
Two Royal Australian Navy ships from Joint Task Group 661.1 have arrived in Vanuatu to conduct the first port visit of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018 (IPE18) program.
Commanding Officer of the 2nd Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Doug Pashley, Major Kevin Davis, Commander of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour Joint Task Group, Captain Jim Hutton, OBE, RAN, Director General Simulation and Training, Commodore Allison Norris, CSC, RAN, and Commanding Officer HMAS Adelaide Jonathan Earley, CSC, RAN, on the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide in Townsville ahead of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour deployment.
Melbourne cleared their lower deck for Commander Joint Task Group 661.1, Captain Jim Hutton on May 29, who flew in to talk to the sailors about their upcoming Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018 mission.