Ensuring that Navy remains focused on all aspects of diversity is a key priority for the Chief of Navy, which is why he has recently appointed a Strategic Advisor on Islamic Cultural Affairs.
More than 500 sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen of HMAS Cerberus formed up on the Main Parade Ground for inspection by Commanding Officer, Captain Katherine Richards, RAN. In doing so, they carried out a time honoured tradition of showing pride in themselves and their service through their dress and bearing.
The final chapter in a naval tradition was closed with a low key yet dignified ceremony at the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre, Garden Island with the decommissioning of the legendary Esther Williams trophy.
Patrol boat sailor and Torres Strait Islander, Godfrey Bero took a rare opportunity to visit family and friends enroute to border protection operations in Australia’s northern waters.
Navy Lieutenant and Maryborough resident Scott MacPherson is a long way from the ocean.
Ricky Garner loves working on Armidale Class Patrol Boats but it’s nothing compared to the love of his family which the Royal Australian Navy helped him build.
Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Paddy McKeag says he has ‘done a lot’ in a Navy career spanning 30 years.
Since graduating the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN) New Entry Officers' Course (NEOC) at HMAS Creswell this year, myself and four other Midshipmen began the Naval Officer Year One Engineering Program (NOYO-EN).
The last Getting Division, GE313, will march into Royal Australian Navy history on 26 July 2013, as they proudly graduate from the Royal Australian Navy Recruit School at HMAS Cerberus.
Able Seaman Justin Macey has been recognised as the 2013 Illawarra Apprentice of the Year by the Illawarra Vocational Training Committee (IVTC).