Topic: Ceremony and Traditions
Outgoing Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander Viktor Pilicic, ADC, RAN, passes 'the weight', a symbol of command, to the new Commanding Officer, Commander Darren Rushworth, ADC, RAN, at HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin, NT.
The Commanding Officer of HMAS
Coonawarra has handed over command during a clear lower deck ceremony at the Darwin establishment’s busy port.
Published on December 07, 2018 by LEUT Dave Devlin (author), ABEW Ryan McKenzie (photographer), ABMT Leo Baumgartner (photographer)
The graduating class and support staff of the Aviation Support Course 02-18 outside the Fleet Air Arm Museum located in Nowra, NSW.
The Royal Australian Navy has nine new Aviation Support sailors, recently graduated from 19 weeks of training at HMAS
Published on December 03, 2018 by MIDN Scott Hankey (author), ABCSO Christopher Lloyd (photographer)
(L-R) CHAP Andrew Thorburn conducts the remembrance service, along with Commanding Officer HMAS Success, CAPT Darren Grogan, ABML-SC Cheryl Sutherland and CPONPC Jane Butcher.
Success took a solemn pause from a busy deployment to farewell two former members of the Royal Australian Navy.
The HMAS Penguin Guard prepares to fire the volley for sunset.
Penguin has thanked the local community for their continued support over the last year at their annual community reception - Beat to Quarters and Ceremonial Sunset.
The Chief of Navy’s representative, Rear Admiral Colin Lawrence, RAN presents Midshipman Sophie Wheen, RAN with the Chief of Navy prize.
ADFA held its annual Graduation Parade with Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK, MC, (Retd) as the Reviewing Officer.
(L-R) RAN officer Chaplain Franco Siani, RAN; Canadian Submarine Association member, Richard Duff; Royal Canadian Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Craig Piccolo, RCN; National President of the Submarine Association Australia, Commodore Robert Trotter, OAM, RAN (retd); RAN officer Commander Daniel LeRaye, RAN; and Submarine Association Australia WA Branch President, Terry Baker, on completion of the 2018 Remembrance Day service at the WA Maritime Museum in Fremantle.
Submarine Force officers and sailors turned out in force recently for a Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Western Australian Maritime Museum.
General Entry 366 graduates Recruit Riley Surendra-Nicholas with his step father, Chief Petty Officer Ross Bagnall; and Recruit Noah Gray with his dad, Lieutenant Commander Dallas Gray, during the General Entry 366 Rogers Division Graduation Ceremony held at Recruit School of HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
At their Ceremonial Sunset Recruit School Graduation, General Entry 366 Rogers Division wowed their audience with an impressive display of parade drill culminating in a precise rendition of ‘beat to quarters’.
General Entry 358 graduate Recruit Jack Caban with his dad Chief Petty Officer Peter Caban during the General Entry 358 Emms Division Graduation Ceremony held at Recruit School of HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
Chief Petty Officer Peter Caban can look back on almost 33 years of service with pride, but, for him, watching his son follow his footsteps as a Maritime Logistics sailor was something extra special.
Handcrafted poppies laid at Kings Park State War Memorial for Remembrance Day 2018 in Perth, Western Australia.
The usually deep green lawns of Kings Park overlooking the city of Perth were transformed into a sea of red as part of the Centenary of Armistice commemorations.
Coordinator of the Canberra Chapter of 5000 Poppies, Ledy Rowe (left) presents Chief of Staff, Navy Strategic Command, Commodore Katherine Richards two wreaths made up of hand crocheted poppies at Russell Offices, Canberra.
Navy members past and present have been thanked for their generosity in commemorating those who died in World War One.