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Navy singers strike a chord in Defence choir

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

The Defence Choir perform their winter concert in the Ngunnawal Theatrette at Russell Offices, Canberra. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

The Defence Choir perform their winter concert in the Ngunnawal Theatrette at Russell Offices, Canberra.

As the Chief Legal Officer to the Chief of Navy and a mother-of-three children, you wouldn’t think Commander Rachel Jones would have much time for hobbies, but her posting to Navy Headquarters has unexpectedly given her an opportunity to reconnect with one of her first loves: singing.

Messes fund new chair for Matt

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Matthew Brown (front right), pictured with fellow Navy amputee Able Seaman Marine Technician Mark Daniels (front left), is presented with a wheelchair rugby chair by HMAS Stirling personnel at the Tammar Tavern, HMAS Stirling. (photo: POIS James Whittle)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Matthew Brown (front right), pictured with fellow Navy amputee Able Seaman Marine Technician Mark Daniels (front left), is presented with a wheelchair rugby chair by HMAS Stirling personnel at the Tammar Tavern, HMAS Stirling.

A sailor who lost his leg in a motor vehicle accident in 2018 was recently presented with a custom-made sports wheelchair to help him participate in the Australian Defence Force’s acclaimed Adaptive Sports Program.

HMAS Benalla first Freedom of Entry in 15 years

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS James McDougall (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Ship's Company of HMAS Benalla march through the city of Benalla during their Freedom of Entry march. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Ship's Company of HMAS Benalla march through the city of Benalla during their Freedom of Entry march.

The officers and sailors of Royal Australian Navy Survey Ship HMAS Benalla (II) have visited the ship’s namesake city of Benalla, Victoria to conduct their first Freedom of Entry march in over 15 years.

Aus-Japan Navy to Navy talks bolster long-standing relations between nations

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Josh Williams (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond AM, RAN, with Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) Director General Operations and Plans Department, Rear Admiral Akira Saito at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond AM, RAN, with Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) Director General Operations and Plans Department, Rear Admiral Akira Saito at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.

The Royal Australian Navy has hosted the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force in a week-long visit to Australia that built on the strong bilateral relationship shared by the two defence forces for more than a decade.

Broughhill wins in more ways than one in Tampa

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by LS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Electronics Warfare sailor Leading Seaman Vanessa Broughill, centre, after receiving a gold and bronze medals from Director General ADF sports Brigadier Phil Winter, left, and Staff Officer Lieutenant Colonel Melissa Campbell during the 2019 Warrior Games, Tampa Bay, Florida. (photo: LS Jayson Tufrey)

Royal Australian Navy Electronics Warfare sailor Leading Seaman Vanessa Broughill, centre, after receiving a gold and bronze medals from Director General ADF sports Brigadier Phil Winter, left, and Staff Officer Lieutenant Colonel Melissa Campbell during the 2019 Warrior Games, Tampa Bay, Florida.

Adaptive sports have helped an Adelaide-based sailor overcome mental and physical adversity when she recently competed at the Warrior Games in the United States.

Navy coach instrumental in getting ADF rowing team to Henley

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by FLGOFF Jessica Winnall (author), FSGT Kev Berriman (photographer), SGT Ray Vance (photographer), Lauren Larking (photographer)

The Australian Defence Force King’s Cup crew compete during the final of the Reading Town sprint regatta at the Henley Royal Regatta. (photo: SGT Ray Vance)

The Australian Defence Force King’s Cup crew compete during the final of the Reading Town sprint regatta at the Henley Royal Regatta.

A team of Australian Defence Force rowers will take to the River Thames in England from 5-7 July to contest a rowing event that started a century ago, shortly after the conclusion of the First World War.

Delivering high-end healthcare through cooperation

Published on by LEUT Ben Robson (author), ABIS Ryan McKenzie (photographer)

International observers from the United States Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force conduct a tour of HMAS Adelaide's medical centre during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.  (photo: ABIS Ryan McKenzie)

International observers from the United States Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force conduct a tour of HMAS Adelaide's medical centre during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

Seven international medical observers onboard HMAS Adelaide have shared skills and ideas during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 to deliver high-end healthcare capability.

Canberra's new Captain sinks teeth into the role

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer), ABIS Shane Cameron (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Terry Morrison, DSM, RAN, participates in a controlled demonstration of an apprehension serial with Military Police Dog Macca and his handler Corporal Scott Parsons (right) during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019. (photo: ABIS Shane Cameron)

Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Terry Morrison, DSM, RAN, participates in a controlled demonstration of an apprehension serial with Military Police Dog Macca and his handler Corporal Scott Parsons (right) during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

Joining a warship for the first time in the middle of a busy exercise period can be a daunting task for many. So imagine the challenges presented to HMAS Canberra’s new Commanding Officer, Captain Terry Morrison when he joined the ship recently.

On the offensive in Queensland

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS Shane Cameron (photographer), Lance Cpl Kaleb Martin (US Marine Corps) (photographer), Sgt 1st Class Whitney C Houston (US Army) (photographer)

An amphibious landing for Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 at Langham Beach in Stanage Bay, Qld. (photo: )

An amphibious landing for Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 at Langham Beach in Stanage Bay, Qld.

The largest Australian-led amphibious landing and offensive assault since World War II has taken place at Langham Beach, near Stanage Bay, Queensland, as part of Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

Navy ready to respond during TALISMAN SABRE

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Nicole Strachan (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer), ABAVN Susan Mossop (photographer)

HMAS Canberra's flight deck team conduct crash on deck training during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 to ensure readiness for all occasions. (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

HMAS Canberra's flight deck team conduct crash on deck training during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 to ensure readiness for all occasions.

HMAS Canberra’s aviation support team showed its specialised skills with a simulated crash on deck exercise during TALISMAN SABRE 2019.