Armed with a degree in environmental biology, Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Nicola Kingdon has put her training to full use as part of the survey team in HMAS Mermaid.
A unique program has been launched designed to upskill and professionalise hospitality sailors in a move that will bring civilian expertise and skills to Sydney’s First Fleet Mess and broader fleet.
Australian Defence Force personnel were warriors for a week when they recently competed at an international sporting event in America’s windy city.
A report on suicide issued on 30 June, has revealed that Defence personnel serving full-time or in the Reserves are far less likely to take their own lives compared to the general population.
The Royal Australian Navy’s first Warrant Officer of the Navy, has recently passed away after a brief battle with cancer.
Despite the New Zealanders’ drive, the Australian women somehow hung on to win 16-12.
Two Royal Australian Navy officers have spent the past five months improving their understanding of Indonesia’s language and culture as part of an exchange program with the Australian Defence Force Academy.
The tactical part-task trainer used by students at the Joint Helicopter School is just one of the synthetic training systems in use.
Many Australian Defence Force members are continuing a tradition of military service, but for one sailor in HMAS Arunta, recently returned from the Middle East, she is just one member of a family putting service before self.
The Shoalhaven region of New South Wales is the breeding ground for many Royal Australian Navy personnel due to two Navy bases being prominent fixtures, one of the latest recruits is St George’s Basin local, now, Midshipman Justin Csucsy.