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Creswell fit to fight

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Jocelyn Blowfield (author), LEUT Matthew Nowaczyk (photographer), LCDR Jocelyn Blowfield (photographer)

HMAS Canberra landing craft with HMAS Creswell personnel as they set out on the first stage of the annual Command Challenge. (photo: )

HMAS Canberra landing craft with HMAS Creswell personnel as they set out on the first stage of the annual Command Challenge.

The ship's company of HMAS Creswell have taken up the challenge to be Fit to Fight by embracing increased physical and adventure training opportunities throughout 2017 and into the new year.

Navy brings a winning mindset to Supercars

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Willee (author and photographer)

(Left to right) Able Seaman Electronics Technician Luke Oldham, Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Kyle McPherson, Tickford Team Manager Chris O’Toole, Leading Seaman Marine Technician Ben Ayliffe. (photo: )

(Left to right) Able Seaman Electronics Technician Luke Oldham, Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Kyle McPherson, Tickford Team Manager Chris O’Toole, Leading Seaman Marine Technician Ben Ayliffe.

Three Royal Australian Navy technical sailors have arrived at the Headquarters of Tickford Racing for the seventh rotation of the highly successful Navy Industry Outplacement Program.

Flight deck marshaller shares milestone with HMAS Choules

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew McDonald (author), LSIS Kayla Hayes (photographer), LSIS Jake Badior (photographer)

Leading Seaman Jesse Palmer marshals an Australian Army MRH90 helicopter onboard HMAS Choules during Operation QUEENSLAND ASSIST 2017. (photo: Unknown)

Leading Seaman Jesse Palmer marshals an Australian Army MRH90 helicopter onboard HMAS Choules during Operation QUEENSLAND ASSIST 2017.

HMAS Choules, together with Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft  Jesse Palmer, achieved a significant milestone recently as both reached the milestone of 1,000 flight deck landings.

Change of Fleet Command

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Tara Byrne (photographer), CPOIS Phillip Hunt (photographer), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer), LSIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer receives his Fleet Commander's pennant from Leading Seaman Communications Systems Jake Williams onboard HMAS Canberra. (photo: ABIS Tara Byrne)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer receives his Fleet Commander's pennant from Leading Seaman Communications Systems Jake Williams onboard HMAS Canberra.

In a heartfelt ceremony aboard flagship HMAS Canberra, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer has handed over the reins as Commander Australian Fleet to his successor Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead.

Coonawarra to take on greater leadership role in the north

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Commander of the Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander Viktor Pilicic, and the Coonawarra command team in front of the new HMAS Coonawarra Command Headquarters. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Commander of the Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander Viktor Pilicic, and the Coonawarra command team in front of the new HMAS Coonawarra Command Headquarters.

The Royal Australian Navy has taken front stage at Larrakeyah Defence Precinct in Darwin with the relocation of HMAS Coonawarra Command Headquarters to the entrance of the joint Defence base.

Joint helicopter school starts training at HMAS Albatross

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Jayson Tufrey (photographer), CPL Mark Doran (photographer)

An Australian Army OH-58A Kiowa leads a Royal Australian Navy AS-350BA Squirrel and a Eurocopter EC-135 through the skies over Nowra, NSW. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

An Australian Army OH-58A Kiowa leads a Royal Australian Navy AS-350BA Squirrel and a Eurocopter EC-135 through the skies over Nowra, NSW.

The Royal Australian Navy and Australian Army have joined forces with industry to train rotary wing crews at a new joint helicopter school as part of the Helicopter Aircrew Training System.

Fleet Battle Staff hone skills in task group operations

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Stephen Hill (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer), CPL Mark Doran (photographer)

Fleet Battle Staff work in the Joint Operations Room onboard HMAS Canberra during Exercise Ocean Raider. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Fleet Battle Staff work in the Joint Operations Room onboard HMAS Canberra during Exercise Ocean Raider.

Navy's Fleet Battle Staff has capped a very busy 2017 with a highly successful Exercise OCEAN RAIDER off Australia’s east coast.

Naval College accommodates families

Published on by LEUT Travis Lovell (author and photographer)

Training Commander HMAS Creswell, Commander John Wearne (right) and Lieutenant Commander Mikaila Lasalo with her family on completion of a promotion course at HMAS Creswell. (photo: Unknown)

Training Commander HMAS Creswell, Commander John Wearne (right) and Lieutenant Commander Mikaila Lasalo with her family on completion of a promotion course at HMAS Creswell.

The Royal Australian Naval College at HMAS Creswell has increased its capability to provide accommodation for serving members and their families, with the conversion of an onboard married quarter into fully self-contained live-in accommodation.

Preserving the story of HMAS AE1

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT James McPherson (author), Mr Bayden Findlay (photographer)

Dr Nigel Erskine (Front Centre) and the Find AE1 expedition team reviewing survey data on board MV Fugro Equator. (photo: Bayden Findlay)

Dr Nigel Erskine (Front Centre) and the Find AE1 expedition team reviewing survey data on board MV Fugro Equator.

As the investigation begins into the final moments of the Royal Australian Navy’s first submarine HMAS AE1, moves are also afoot to educate the public on the submarine's importance to Australia's wartime history.

Garden Island - where conservation meets capability

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)

The shore line from Beacon Head to Entrance Point on Garden Island, Western Australia. (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

The shore line from Beacon Head to Entrance Point on Garden Island, Western Australia.

There is often something charming about an older building, but if one truly feels like it might be from another century, it may be time to consider some improvements. But what happens when heritage value and modern warfare combine?