Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN, discusses the outcomes of Plan Pelorus Navy Strategy 2022.
The Deputy Chief of Navy says increasing the size of the Royal Australian Navy and maintaining a healthy workplace culture will be critical to achieving Navy's Strategy for 2022.
RAN Senior Leadership Group - Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN (third from left); Warrant Officer of the Navy Gary Wight (second from left); and Command Warrant Officer - Training Force, Warrant Officer Deb Butterworth (left); with attendees of the Navy Emerging Leaders Forum held at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney.
One hundred and fifteen participants attended the inaugural Navy Emerging Leaders Forum (NELF) held at the Australian National Maritime Museum on 22 May 2019.
Medals awarded to Navy personnel in the Queen's Birthday 2019 Honours List. From left: Officer (AO) in the Military Division of the Order of Australia; Member (AM) in the Military Division of the Order of Australia; Medal (OAM) in the Military Division of the Order of Australia; Conspicuous Service Cross (CSC); Conspicuous Service Medal (CSM).
The Governor-General and Chancellor of the Order of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), today announced 1214 awards in the Queen’s Birthday 2019 Honours List, including 26 members of the Royal Australian Navy.
Commander Mat Bradley hands over the weight to Commander Bernadette Alexander at the HMAS Penguin change of command ceremony.
After an impressive Naval career spanning 26 years, the Commanding Officer of HMAS
Penguin, Commander Mat Bradley has officially retired from full time service.
Royal Australian Navy Chaplains Paul Stuart and Majidih Essa on board HMAS Canberra during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.
The two chaplains deployed on INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 may have different religions but their roles were the same: to counsel and provide pastoral care to all on board.
Navy Cadet Finn Naylor poses for a photo with her fellow youthies in Newcastle aboard STS Young Endeavour.
Sixteen year old Finn Naylor got a taste for life at sea on an 11 day adventure under sail in the Navy operated tall ship STS
Royal Australian Navy Officer Lieutenant Jason Battley surfaces from diving underneath HMAS Melbourne to disentangle a hawser from the propeller during the ship's East Asian Deployment.
Melbourne’s fin became tangled in a large berthing hawser and other debris, Lieutenant Jason Battley leapt into action – literally.
Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead AM, RAN presents a US Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal to Fleet Weapons Engineering Officer, Commander Cadeyrn Okely.
A Royal Australian Navy Officer has been awarded the United States Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal for his work in helping to develop defences against anti-ship missiles.
Published on May 07, 2019 by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), POIS James Whittle (photographer)
Wreaths commemorate the lost sailors and officers of HMAS Westralia (II). (Archive image).
A commemoration was held at HMAS
Stirling on Sunday 5 May to remember the four lives that were lost 21 years ago in a fire on board the former supply vessel HMAS Westralia (II).
May 08, 2019 by LEUT Mick Wheeler (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)
L-R: United States Consul General Rachel Cooke; Commodore Brett Dowsing, Senior Officer Western Australia; Commander William Dull of the United States Navy; and Captain Ainsley Morthorpe, Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling; with Commander Geoffrey Vickridge, RAN (Ret'd) and his wife (centre) after he was presented with the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal at the Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth.
The Royal Australian Navy aviation and legal communities are mourning the loss of one of their legends, Commander Geoffrey Vickridge, RAN (Ret'd), who passed away recently after a battle with cancer.