June 01, 2018 by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer), LSML-P Kylie Jagiello (photographer), ABATV Kieren Whiteley (photographer)
A member of the HMAS Kuttabul Catafalque Party during the memorial service marking 76th anniversary of the Japanese midget submarine attack in Sydney Harbour and sinking of RAN depot ship, HMAS Kuttabul.
Personnel at HMAS
Kuttabul have paused to remember the 76th anniversary of the Japanese midget submarine attack in Sydney Harbour, which claimed the lives of 27 service personnel in 1942.
Commodore Bob Plath, Lieutenant Commander Mark Graichen, Chief Petty Officer Robert Pope, Mr Alex Wau and Mr Montani Harefa along with officials and residents of Tuindrao village, Nias attend the memorial service for Shark 02.
Members of the Australian Defence Staff in Jakarta recently ventured to the island of Nias, off the north west coast of Sumatra.
The poppies at the Australian War Memorial will be the culmination of more than a million hours of volunteer work over the last five years, and a true labour of love.
Navy members present and past are being encouraged to send in their old dress uniform buttons as part of an ambitious project to commemorate those who died in World War One.
NSW Minister for Veterans' Affairs, the Honourable David Elliott MP, addresses the ceremony for collecting soil from the Garden Island heritage precinct for extensions to the Anzac Memorial at Hyde Park, Sydney.
Soil from Sydney's Garden Island has been collected as part of an upgrade to the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park and a moving artwork by artist Fiona Hall.
ADF personnel attending the Fort Rucker Anzac Day service. Pictured (L-R): CAPT James Highfield, CAPT Charles Hall, CAPT Shane Mitchell, LSA Leeann Mumby, LEUT Aaron Cochrane, and LEUT Grant Rushford.
Royal Australian Navy personnel are posted to all corners of the globe, integrating into the forces of partner nations, contributing to and improving Navy capability. Navy members currently posted to the United States Navy’s Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 40, known as the Airwolves, recently provided an insight into Anzac Day for their US counterparts.
Australian Defence Force personnel in Darwin, together with the United States Marines, commemorate the 76th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea.
Coonawarra has joined with the Darwin community, members of the United States Marines and other Australian Defence Force personnel to commemorate the 76th anniversary of ‘the battle that saved Australia’.
Crew from HMAS Sirius are formed during the HMAS Westralia Fire 20th Year Anniversary Memorial Service on the HMAS Stirling Quarterdeck in honour of the tragedy that claimed the lives of four crew members: Midshipman Megan Pelly, Petty Officer Shaun Smith, Leading Seaman Bradley Meek, and Able Seaman Philip Carroll.
A commemoration has been held at HMAS
Stirling, Western Australia to remember the four lives that were lost 20 years ago in a fire on board the former supply vessel HMAS Westralia.
French President Emmanuel Macron addresses media, invited guests and Defence personnel onboard HMAS Canberra during his visit to Sydney on Wednesday.
French President Emmanuel Macron seized an opportunity to meet with Royal Australian Navy personnel during a three day visit to Australia.
Members of HMAS Coonawarra joined with the Royal Australian Air Force and the Australian Army for an Anzac Day service in the remote community of Tomato Island in the Northern Territory.
Coonawarra personnel joined with residents of remote communities in the Top End on Anzac Day to honour the sacrifices made by all servicemen and women past and present.
Hundreds of sailors exit Flinders Street Station ahead of taking part in the 2018 Anzac Day march through Melbourne.
The Royal Australian Navy has marched through the heart of Melbourne with a 1000-strong contingent to mark Anzac Day.