In an already busy week for Maritime Logistics - Personnel sailor Lynzey Lake, she received a commendation and was promoted to Petty Officer within five minutes of one another.
Adelaide-born and bred, Commodore Daryl Bates is currently having great success commanding a maritime security task force in the Middle East and Indian Ocean regions.
Three Royal Australian Navy Midshipmen studying for their Bachelor of Engineering at the Australian Maritime College in Launceston are breaking new ground in the design and application of Autonomous Surface and Underwater Vehicles.
Petty Officer Maryanne Mills was recently awarded a silver commendation for her quick thinking response, which saved a man’s life last year.
As Chief of Navy, I welcome the group bravery citation for those Navy, Army and Customs personnel involved in the rescue of survivors from SIEV 221 at Rocky Point, Christmas Island.
Queenslander Rene Van Rooyen was recently awarded the Operational Service Medal for Border Protection at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra.
We often hear about the Australian Defence Force being referred to as ‘a big family’, but for three engineering sailors the Navy really is an extension of their own family.
HMAS Stirling Commanding Officer, Captain Angela Bond was recently invited to be guest speaker at a meeting of Soroptimist International in Rockingham, to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Living Navy Values is a clear and consistent message in HMAS Success, and it was in that spirit that the Ship’s Company gathered for a special morning tea to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Navy Headquarters Tasmania and Navy Reserve Dive Team 10 farewelled Lieutenant Commander Herman Westerhof this week after he completed a 40-year association with the Australian Defence Force.