Commander Submarine Force, Captain Geoff Wadley, Submarine Association Members Mr Terry Baker, President (WA); Commodore Bob Trotter, RAN (Rtd), National President, Submarines Association of Australia and Mr Allan Thomas, President Royal Navy Submarines Association (Australian Branch) present Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Submarines Lindsey Hinch with the Submariner of the Year Award.
Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Lindsay Hinch has won the highly coveted title of Submariner of the Year.
The combined catering departments of HMAS Toowoomba and HMAS Ballarat at the Common User Facility, Henderson, Western Australia.
Common User Facility Building Two is an inconspicuous single storey building with a view across Cockburn Sound to Fleet Base West and Garden Island.
The Commanding General, Marine Forces Pacific, Lieutenant General David Berger, USMC presented a US Meritorious Unit Commendation to Australia Defence Force personnel involved in the recovery efforts following the crash of a USMC MV-22 Osprey aircraft, onboard HMAS Adelaide, Fleet Base East, Sydney.
The United States Marine Corps has awarded a rare honour to 107 Australian Defence Force members who helped recover a US Marine aircraft off the north Queensland coast late last year.
Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Tamara Prins at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.
Newly posted HMAS
Stirling gymnasium staff are helping to build Navy’s mental and physical resilience for the year ahead. Their ‘go forward’ approach to designing physical training sessions is all about fostering the ‘Fit to Fight’ attitude in Navy personnel.
January 25, 2018 by LEUT James McPherson (author), Mr Bayden Findlay (photographer), Silentworld Foundation (photographer)
Paul Hundley, Director at Silentworld Foundation during the expedition to locate HMAS AE1.
One of the key players in the search for the Royal Australian Navy’s first submarine HMAS AE1 says finding its final resting place was ‘the right thing to do’ both for the men who died and for their families.
January 24, 2018 by LCDR Jocelyn Blowfield (author), LEUT Matthew Nowaczyk (photographer), LCDR Jocelyn Blowfield (photographer)
HMAS Canberra landing craft with HMAS Creswell personnel as they set out on the first stage of the annual Command Challenge.
The ship's company of HMAS
Creswell have taken up the challenge to be Fit to Fight by embracing increased physical and adventure training opportunities throughout 2017 and into the new year.
(Left to right) Able Seaman Electronics Technician Luke Oldham, Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Kyle McPherson, Tickford Team Manager Chris O’Toole, Leading Seaman Marine Technician Ben Ayliffe.
Three Royal Australian Navy technical sailors have arrived at the Headquarters of Tickford Racing for the seventh rotation of the highly successful Navy Industry Outplacement Program.
January 23, 2018 by LEUT Andrew McDonald (author), LSIS Kayla Hayes (photographer), LSIS Jake Badior (photographer)
Leading Seaman Jesse Palmer marshals an Australian Army MRH90 helicopter onboard HMAS Choules during Operation QUEENSLAND ASSIST 2017.
Choules, together with Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Jesse Palmer, achieved a significant milestone recently as both reached the milestone of 1,000 flight deck landings.
January 19, 2018 by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Tara Byrne (photographer), CPOIS Phillip Hunt (photographer), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer), LSIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)
Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer receives his Fleet Commander's pennant from Leading Seaman Communications Systems Jake Williams onboard HMAS Canberra.
In a heartfelt ceremony aboard flagship HMAS
Canberra, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer has handed over the reins as Commander Australian Fleet to his successor Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead.
Commander of the Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander Viktor Pilicic, and the Coonawarra command team in front of the new HMAS Coonawarra Command Headquarters.
The Royal Australian Navy has taken front stage at Larrakeyah Defence Precinct in Darwin with the relocation of HMAS Coonawarra Command Headquarters to the entrance of the joint Defence base.