Published on by Department of Defence (author), UK MOD (photographer)
The Royal Australian Navy routinely shares and expands knowledge through a range of personnel exchanges, and for one Australian mine warfare specialist the opportunity to work with the Royal Navy has been without comparison.
Published on by Dave Devlin (author), CPL Kyle Genner (photographer)
A posting to the Australian Defence Force’s ceremonial unit, Australia’s Federation Guard, in Canberra, has fulfilled one sailor’s goal of travelling to parts of the world he believed out of his reach.
Published on by Leading Seaman Lee-Anne Cooper (author and photographer)
The odds of performing a wedding ceremony for a young Navy couple, baptising their son and then sitting next to him to reflect the events 20 years later, is extremely slim, but the Navy is one big family and stranger things have happened.
Published on by By Department of Defence (author), Unknown (photographer)
The Australian Defence Force is trialling hair and saliva testing as part of the Prohibited Substance Testing Program, from 1 October to 31 July next year, the new regime will be in addition to the existing urine tests.
Published on by LCDR Lucito Irlandez (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
The Australian Defence Force Gap Year – Navy is an opportunity for young Australians to experience military training, service and lifestyle through a year-long program, with no further obligations on the participant to continue to serve.
Published on by CPOB Tony Martin (author and photographer)
Regularly flying over the Great Barrier Reef is one of the perks of the job for Able Seaman Hydrographic System Operator Scott Thomas, who is part of the small but highly-skilled Navy Laser Airborne Depth Sounder or LADS, Flight based in Cairns.