International Women’s Day was celebrated last Friday at Hobart’s Anglesea Barracks with a barbecue organised by Navy Headquarters Tasmania.
The life and service of Rear Admiral Neil McDonald, AO, RAN (Rtd) was commemorated at his funeral service, held at the Garden Island (Sydney) chapel on Friday, 7 March 2014.
Captain Jennifer Wittwer, originally from Sydney, has marked her 33rd anniversary since joining the Women’s Royal Australian Naval Service with a presentation at Monash University this week, in the lead up to International Women’s Day on Saturday.
The Marine Technician Champions of the 2013 Navy Engineering Challenge were awarded their prize last week, during a presentation at Fleet Support Unit - South East.
Warrant Officer (WO) Jo Jordan was selected as the Command Warrant Officer – Divisional System (CWO-DS) and took up the role in January 2014. This appointment distinguishes her as one of four senior Warrant Officers supporting the Warrant Officer of the Navy, and also as the first female appointed as a Tier C Warrant Officer in the RAN.
Burnie boy, Scott Revell, has travelled the world with the Royal Australian Navy but the Chief Petty Officer always enjoys returning home to Tasmania.
Petty Officer Adam Hoskinson is an Information Technology manager with a difference. You won't find him working in a standard office with a city outlook; instead Adam enjoys an ever-changing ocean view.
Seaman Bradley Spinks swapped his job stacking the supermarket shelves for a career at sea - and couldn’t be happier with his decision.
Wynnum local Christian Duncan was following in the footsteps of his two brothers, who serve in the Navy and Air Force, when he joined the Navy in 2008. Making the decision to join the Navy fulfilled the wishes of his late father, who always wanted all three sons to join the Australian Defence Force.
Able Seaman Kirsty Strike and her ship mates onboard HMAS Childers, an Armidale Class Patrol Boat, are returning home from Kirsty's first overseas deployment with the Navy.