Topic: Ceremony and Traditions
A recent graduate of initial officer training at the Royal Australian Naval College was drawn to a Navy lifestyle to increase his engineering knowledge and work in high-end warfare.
For Midshipman Kris Sims, a career in the military was an easy decision, after hearing tales of his grandfather’s service in the Indonesian military.
A love of the water inspired a Canberra local to buck a family trend of Air Force service and join the Navy instead.
Published on by LCDR Mark Fielder (author), LEUT Ben Willee (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)
Victorian base, HMAS Cerberus has been a hive of engineering activity recently, hosting Royal Australian and Royal New Zealand Navy engineers for the annual Engineering Week.
Military policing across the Australian Defence Force has a new moniker to better reflect the responsibilities of their modern role.
Published on by Department of Defence Media Release (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)
The lives of three Australian and one British sailor lost during the Second World War when HMAS Nestor was attacked have been honoured at a commemorative service at Garden Island, Sydney.
Published on by Department of Defence Media Release (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)
After five months of intensive training, Navy has graduated its newest cohort of officers from the Royal Australian Naval College, HMAS Creswell.
On 27 May the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, unveiled a new memorial in Brisbane dedicated to the Royal Australian Navy.
Approximately 500 people attended the wreath laying service for the commemorations for the 76th Anniversary of the Battles of Greece and Crete at the cenotaph in Sydney recently.
The ‘Battle for Sydney’ has been commemorated with a memorial service at Garden Island, Sydney, 75 years on from when Japanese forces again brought the Second World War to the Australian mainland.