Able Seaman Electronic Warfare Submarines Ding Lim, Able Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submarines Allan Cashion and Able Seaman Marine Technician Submarines Samantha Hawes proudly display their ‘Dolphins’ in front of the Submarine Training and Systems Centre, HMAS Stirling.
Not everyone in the Navy gets the honour of wearing the Submariner Dolphin badge. The Navy’s ‘Silent Service’ has a proud tradition of selecting the best personnel from candidates who volunteer to serve in this complex specialisation.
Tactical Advancement New Generation (TANG) organisers L-R: Dave Blakely, Sarah Rigsbee, Cheryl Smith-Gander, Commander Patrick Alfonso, Tony Patron, Commander Gareth Marjoram, Josh Smith and Adam Sbrana at Sir James Stirling Mess Annexe, HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.
A joint Australian/US innovation event that discussed and explored current and future submarine technology was recently held at HMAS
L-R: Commodore Brett Dowsing, Sub Lieutenant Sean Jeal, Midshipman Mitchell Biffin, Lieutenant Commander Ryan José, Sub Lieutenant Max Whiticker, Sub Lieutenant Rhiannon Thompson, and Commodore Chris Smallhorn.
Navy’s newest pilots were awarded their ‘wings’ recently during a graduation parade at No. 2 Flying Training School, RAAF Base Pearce, Western Australia.
More than a thousand people have lined the wharf at Garden Island, Sydney to welcome HMAS
Warramunga back to her homeport after a nine-month deployment.
NHQ-SA at the Hawker War Memorial. L-R: POCD Troy Pudney, LCDR Ainsley Slattery, CMDR Andrew Burnett, PO ML-P Erica Lower, LS- ML-CK Rebecca Elliott, PO ML-P Warren Sanders CPO Grant Metcalf, LS- ML-SC David Houghton, CPO Stephen Yarnold.
Resilience, teamwork and leadership were common themes for Navy members of Navy Headquarters-South Australia (NHQ-SA) and surrounding outstations during an expedition to the remote Flinders Ranges.
Youth Crew onboard STS Young Endeavour.
The RAN-crewed brigantine STS
Young Endeavour has reached her maximum design speed under sail in ideal conditions off Newcastle recently.
HMAS Collins Berthed at ASC North, Osborne, South Australia.
The first of the Collins class submarines has returned to service after a boost to capability was implemented by one of Defence’s key industry partners.
Recruit Instructor, Leading Seaman Kristy Clark (left) and Command Warrant Officer- Recruit School, Warrant Officer Peter Leech discuss the range of positions available at Recruit School during a presentation in the R1 Theatrette at Russell Offices, ACT.
The call for a select group of sailors and officers has gone out across Navy during a Recruit School tour to draft new instructors.
Seven Novocastrian members of HMAS Newcastle during a port visit to her namesake city.
The boom of a seven-gun salute was a welcoming sound for
the ship’s company of HMAS Newcastle as she returned to her namesake city for a port visit.
Published on July 03, 2018 by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
(R-L) Seaman Boatswains Mate Emily Xar, Seaman Boatswains Mate Jessica Love-Lace, Seaman Boatswains Mate Tayla Stark, Seaman Communication and Information Systems Samantha Waller, and Seaman Boatswains Mate Jordan Moloney on the messenger line during a replenishment at sea between HMAS Adelaide, HMAS Success and HMNZS Te Mana while sailing to Hawaii to take part in Exercise RIMPAC 18.
Navy is participating in a national campaign to highlight the importance and achievements of women and diversity within our ranks.