Topic: Establishments, Bases and Headquarters

Submariners receive Fleet Awards

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, presents the Submarine Silver Platter Award to Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Submarines Rajan Arora (right) and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Submarines Adam Sherriff of HMAS Rankin. (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, presents the Submarine Silver Platter Award to Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Submarines Rajan Arora (right) and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Submarines Adam Sherriff of HMAS Rankin.

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead has recognised outstanding Navy submariners during the Fleet Awards presentation ceremony at the Submarine Training and System Centre, HMAS Stirling.

New Executive Officer for the Top End

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), ABML-P Leah Croker (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Kate Woodall ‘takes the weight’ as Executive Officer of HMAS Coonawarra from Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay. (photo: )

Lieutenant Commander Kate Woodall ‘takes the weight’ as Executive Officer of HMAS Coonawarra from Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay.

Lieutenant Commander Kate Woodall has taken over as Executive Officer of HMAS Coonawarra in uniquely Darwin style, ‘taking the weight’ in the form of a baby crocodile from her predecessor Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay.

Stirling opens its doors for Family Day

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Petty Officer Electronics Technician Christopher White demonstrates the robotic turret targeting system to Petty Officer Electronics Technician Stephen Phillips and his son Colton, at HMAS Stirling's Family Day. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Petty Officer Electronics Technician Christopher White demonstrates the robotic turret targeting system to Petty Officer Electronics Technician Stephen Phillips and his son Colton, at HMAS Stirling's Family Day.

HMAS Stirling has welcomed Defence personnel, their families and VIPs to a Family Day on the final day of school holidays to explore workplaces and enjoy a variety of activities as the base turns its attention towards supporting future capabilities.

Navy’s south coast jewel celebrates a special day

Published on by LCDR Jocelyn Blowfield (author and photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Creswell, Captain Charles Huxtable and the youngest member of ship's company Seaman Jayden Stynes cut the anniversary cake in front of the Creswell clocktower. (photo: )

Commanding Officer HMAS Creswell, Captain Charles Huxtable and the youngest member of ship's company Seaman Jayden Stynes cut the anniversary cake in front of the Creswell clocktower.

Ship's company of HMAS Creswell have celebrated a significant milestone – the 60 year anniversary of the base’s commissioning.

Navy parade at Brighton Jetty Classic

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Dave Dawes (author), SGT Murray Staff (photographer)

Navy Headquarters South Australia Command Staff marching with the Marilyns at the Brighton Jetty Classic. (photo: Unknown)

Navy Headquarters South Australia Command Staff marching with the Marilyns at the Brighton Jetty Classic.

Navy has provided strong support at South Australia’s largest open water swim event as attendees enjoyed a fast and fun day in the sun.

Queen's Baton flies high

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author and photographer), LSIS Justin Brown (photographer), AB Kelly Timbs (photographer)

Captain Fiona Sneath, Commanding Officer HMAS Albatross, holds the Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton before departing on a Royal Australian Navy Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat to commence a leg of the relay across Shoalhaven River, Nowra. (photo: LSIS Justin Brown)

Captain Fiona Sneath, Commanding Officer HMAS Albatross, holds the Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton before departing on a Royal Australian Navy Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat to commence a leg of the relay across Shoalhaven River, Nowra.

Navy has provided special transport in the form of helicopter and Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat for the Queen’s Baton which is travelling around Australia in readiness for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

 

A Birdie on ice

Published on by CPO Anthony Martin (author), CPL Anthony Kunda (photographer)

Leading Seaman Scott Tunnard holds the Adelaide Challenge Cup after a recent game at the Adelaide Ice Arena. (photo: CPL Anthony Kunda)

Leading Seaman Scott Tunnard holds the Adelaide Challenge Cup after a recent game at the Adelaide Ice Arena.

Enjoying the ice is a simple task for Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Scott Tunnard from HMAS Albatross.

 

Unassuming building caters for all

Published on by CPO David Thomason (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

The combined catering departments of HMAS Toowoomba and HMAS Ballarat at the Common User Facility, Henderson, Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

The combined catering departments of HMAS Toowoomba and HMAS Ballarat at the Common User Facility, Henderson, Western Australia.

Common User Facility Building Two is an inconspicuous single storey building with a view across Cockburn Sound to Fleet Base West and Garden Island.

Mateship recognised as Australians honoured by US Marine Corps

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer)

The Commanding General, Marine Forces Pacific, Lieutenant General David Berger, USMC presented a US Meritorious Unit Commendation to Australia Defence Force personnel involved in the recovery efforts following the crash of a USMC MV-22 Osprey aircraft, onboard HMAS Adelaide, Fleet Base East, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Tara Byrne)

The Commanding General, Marine Forces Pacific, Lieutenant General David Berger, USMC presented a US Meritorious Unit Commendation to Australia Defence Force personnel involved in the recovery efforts following the crash of a USMC MV-22 Osprey aircraft, onboard HMAS Adelaide, Fleet Base East, Sydney.

The United States Marine Corps has awarded a rare honour to 107 Australian Defence Force members who helped recover a US Marine aircraft off the north Queensland coast late last year.

Fresh ideas prepares our fighting fleet

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Tamara Prins at Fleet Base West, Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Tamara Prins at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.

Newly posted HMAS Stirling gymnasium staff are helping to build Navy’s mental and physical resilience for the year ahead. Their ‘go forward’ approach to designing physical training sessions is all about fostering the ‘Fit to Fight’ attitude in Navy personnel.