Personnel of Navy establishment HMAS Penguin have contributed to a strong turnout at the annual Balmoral Swim for Cancer event.
International Women’s Day, celebrated on 8th March, is the global day recognising the economic, political and social achievements of women. For women in the Navy who make up approximately 21% of the full-time RAN workforce, it is not just another day at sea or ashore but also a day to take pride in their duties and reflect on their role in Navy.
On 1st March, New Entry Officers at HMAS Creswell paused in their training to mark the heritage and traditions of the Naval College on its 105th birthday and commemorate the 117th birthday of the Royal Australian Navy.
Defence members across Australia, including those at sea on exercise, have taken a moment out of their busy days to celebrate Navy’s 117th birthday.
The Royal Australian Navy has marked its 117th birthday with services and celebrations across the country. Navy members joined together at a commemorative service at the Royal Australian Navy Memorial in Canberra, at birthday barbeques and cake cuttings across the nation and overseas, including ships at sea on exercise and operation.
HMAS Stirling Health Centre’s Leading Seaman Medic Karney Armstrong joined the Navy as an Electronic Warfare Linguist before transferring to the medical branch. She is proud that Royal Australian Navy medics are ‘first to respond, last to seek help’ and maintain their calm in the worst situations.
A MH-60R Romeo helicopter from 816 Squadron is about to play its part in the Australian leg of the Commonwealth Games baton relay.
A Navy musician has bookended his career with bugle calls, three and a half decades apart, from Seaman to Commander.
Representatives of the Royal Australian Navy and Northern Territory community paused today to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Patricia Cam and the loss of nine lives.
HMAS Coonawarra recently joined the chorus of Australian Defence Force voices on White Ribbon Day calling for an end to violence against women.