The newly appointed Director General Chaplaincy – Navy, Principal Chaplain Collin Acton has seen a lot of change over a career that started at HMAS Nirimba as an Apprentice Marine Technical Propulsion sailor in January 1979.
A young tradesman, who helped install the Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience in his city, discovered the travelling exhibition features the exploits of a famous relative.
Lieutenant Commander Paul Pelczar has pioneered a path to improving Royal Australian Navy information warfare capability after becoming the first non-United States officer to be awarded the United States Navy's Information Warfare Officers' pin.
Petty Officer Combat Systems Supervisor Trevor Walters recently deployed on a mission of a lifetime, to the Middle East region in HMAS Arunta.
Pushing out of her comfort zone has taken Able Seaman Maritime Logistics Personnel Operations Natalie Carey from Sydney all the way to the Middle East.
Able Seaman Medic Bradley Scotton says he is living proof of Navy’s “what will you bring” recruitment campaign as he carves a second service career as a paramedic sailor.
Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Nicol Kelly was recently awarded a Silver Commendation by Head Navy Engineering, Rear Admiral Mick Uzzell, as a result of her information technology support to the Navy Engineering Division.
In support of the International Day of People with Disability which is celebrated annually on 3 December, Navy sites will be showered in coloured light to mark the commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Arunta’s Assistant Marine Engineer Officer, Lieutenant Coral Belcher, is putting seven years of study to work in the Anzac frigate, as part of the team deployed in the Middle East.
A Royal New Zealand Navy officer, has been awarded an Anzac class platform endorsement in Australian frigate, HMAS Warramunga, as the ship was alongside in Singapore recently.