Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer), SBLT Samantha Brandstater (photographer)
A cold, wet day didn’t spoil the feeling of optimism that surrounded the Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony that marked the recent return of HMAS Arunta to Fleet Base West after a 20-month Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade.
Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), SGT Guy Young (photographer), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)
HMAS Newcastle has sailed into her namesake city for the final time after 25 years of faithful service, steaming more than 900,000 miles and gaining battle honours in East Timor, the Solomon Islands and the Persian Gulf.
Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Tara Byrne (photographer), MTS Audrey Agostinelli (French Navy) (photographer)
As Exercise LA PEROUSE drew to a close in the Indian Ocean, the Commander Task Force for the exercise, Rear Admiral Olivier Lebas of the French Navy, visited the two Australian units that participated in the exercise.