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Sailors complete marathon voyage

Published on by Mr Michael Brooke (author)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Josh O’Hanlon strides out in the New York City Marathon. (photo: Unknown)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Josh O’Hanlon strides out in the New York City Marathon.

It takes great heart to be a marathon runner and to stride through the pain barrier over a distance of 42.2 kilometres – just ask Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Josh O’Hanlon and Petty Officer Marine Technician Paul Baker.

Navy Cricketers prepare for tough test at national carnival

Published on by LSBM Andrew Cleghorn (photographer)

The Navy Cricket Team with the Canberra Grammar School team before a warm-up game. (photo: LSBM Andrew Cleghorn)

The Navy Cricket Team with the Canberra Grammar School team before a warm-up game.

Navy cricketers have met in Sydney for trials and are now in Canberra preparing to take on the Army and RAAF in the 2013 Australian Services National Cricket Carnival.

Albatross Tours the T

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Runners participating in the HMAS Albatross ‘Tour the T’ reach the ‘T’ in the runways. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

Runners participating in the HMAS Albatross ‘Tour the T’ reach the ‘T’ in the runways.

HMAS Albatross personnel took advantage of the rare opportunity to tread the tarmac when the T-shaped airfield runway was closed for the 4th annual ‘Tour the T’ charity fun run.

Navy and Air Force football play-offs

Published on by Ms Eliza Bavin (author), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer)

The Royal Australian Navy men's football team, Cromer Park, Manly. (photo: ABIS Jake Badior)

The Royal Australian Navy men's football team, Cromer Park, Manly.

Last week saw the Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Air force and Army come together to play the final games of the annual football tournament at Manly Warringah Football Club.

Navy Hydrographic Ships complete PNG survey

Published on by Mr Pup Elliott (author)

HMAS Mermaid in Port Vila Harbour during a South West Pacific deployment. (photo: )

HMAS Mermaid in Port Vila Harbour during a South West Pacific deployment.

Two of Royal Australian Navy's Coastal Hydrographic Survey ships have recently returned to their homeport of Cairns, having completed a survey of Dawson Strait, Papua New Guinea.

High seas rendezvous

Published on by LCDR Simon Franklin (author), LSEW Andrew Harding (photographer)

POCSS David Kennedy and ABMT Ross Kennedy together onboard Ballarat. (photo: LSEW Andrew Harding)

POCSS David Kennedy and ABMT Ross Kennedy together onboard Ballarat.

Petty Officer Combat Systems Supervisor David Kennedy and his son Able Seaman Marine Technician Ross Kennedy had an unexpected reunion onboard HMAS Ballarat recently, during a transfer of personnel while on Operation RESOLUTE.

HMAS Choules’ remembers fallen Defence personnel at Manus Island

Published on by LEUT Sarah Mills (author), LSCIS Stephanie Cokanauto (photographer)

HMAS Choules' crew salute during a memorial service at the Manus Island cemetery. (photo: LEUT Sarah Mills)

HMAS Choules' crew salute during a memorial service at the Manus Island cemetery.

Personnel from HMAS Choules conducted a memorial service at a cemetery on Manus Island to remember Australians who died there. The ceremony was conducted on 24 October 2013 by the ship's Chaplain.

Battle Tanker is back

Published on by LEUT Joseph McKay (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

HMAS Success sails past Sydney's iconic Fort Denison to conduct a Mariner Skills Evaluation for two weeks off the east coast of Australia. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

HMAS Success sails past Sydney's iconic Fort Denison to conduct a Mariner Skills Evaluation for two weeks off the east coast of Australia.

HMAS Success returned to sea on 25 October and has commenced Sea Qualification Trials and a Unit Readiness workup package.

Australian and New Zealand training collaboration

Published on by LEUT Kelli Lunt (author)

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Training elements of the Royal Australian and Royal New Zealand Navies recently joined forces to collaborate on unit readiness evaluations during Exercise ANZAC 2013.

ESPS Cantabria takes part in TRITON CENTENARY 13

Published on by LEUT Christopher Thornton (author)

Commander Jose L Nieto, ESPS Cantabria CO, looking very pleased after job well done. USS Chosin is the last ship that Cantabria would refuel whilst participating in TC13. (photo: )

Commander Jose L Nieto, ESPS Cantabria CO, looking very pleased after job well done. USS Chosin is the last ship that Cantabria would refuel whilst participating in TC13.

ESPS Cantabria has taken part in her final exercise as part of the Royal Australian Navy Fleet. The Spanish Armada ship was in high demand during Exercise TRITON CENTENARY (TS13) part 2, and refuelled ships from participating nations.