Topic: Ceremony and Traditions
HMAS Choules off the Coast of Tanna Island for the fourth anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Pam commemorative service at Tafea Provincial Government Council Offices, Vanuatu.
Members of the Australian Defence Force recently took part in a moving ceremony on Vanuatu’s Tanna Island to mark the fourth anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Pam.
Officer in Charge Fremantle Police, Senior Sergeant Brad Warburton, halts the ship's company of HMAS Success during their Freedom of Entry march in Fremantle.
Success has been granted Freedom of Entry into Fremantle this weekend, more than 30 years after first being granted freedom of entry to the Western Australian port city.
Sub Lieutenant Liam Whitfield presents the Australian White Ensign to Ms Dawn Manning following a service to commemorate the 77th Anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Perth (I).
Officers and sailors from HMA Ships
Diamantina and Leeuwin were joined by their counterparts from Indonesia and the United States to mark the 77th anniversary of the loss of HMAS Perth (I) and the USS Houston during the Battle of Sunda Strait.
February 15, 2019 by LCDR Desmond Woods (author), CMDR Greg Swinden (author), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer)
Pallbearers from HMAS Melbourne (III) carry the late Captain John Stevenson, AM, RAN (Retd) into the Naval Chapel at HMAS Kuttabul for his funeral.
Today the Royal Australian Navy honoured the life of a highly regarded and greatly admired retired officer who had an extraordinary career, marked with distinguished service in war and peace, tragedy and controversy.
February 23, 2019 by SBLT Max Logan (author), POIS Peter Thompson (photographer), SGT David Millard (photographer)
Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander Darren Rushworth, ADC, RAN, pays his respects after laying a wreath at the USS Peary Memorial, during a commemorative service held in Bicentennial Park, Darwin.
Australian Defence Force members and an Armidale class patrol boat have provided a strong contribution to commemorative services held in the Northern Territory to mark the 77th Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin.
N-Class Destroyer HMAS Nizam (G38). Image scanned from the Navy Historic Archive.
The officers and sailors of Navy’s Second World War N-Class Destroyers were remembered recently at an annual memorial in the Western Australian town of Augusta.
Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander Darren Rushworth, RAN, speaks about the sinking of HMAS Patricia Cam and attack upon the survivors by Japanese forces in 1943, during a memorial service at HMAS Coonawarra in Darwin, NT.
Commander Navy Shore Force, Captain Stephen Bowater recently joined Top End Navy members as they paused to commemorate the sinking of HMAS
Patricia Cam and the loss of nine lives.
LCDR Ian Jackson (centre right) celebrates with a traditional Indonesian fist pump after graduating with fellow international students from the Indonesian Military Language School in Jakarta.
Australia’s enduring ties with Indonesia have been further strengthened with the graduation of the latest group of Defence personnel from the Indonesian Military Language School in Jakarta.
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