Section: People

From the South Coast to the Middle East

This article has photo gallery Published on by SGT Mark Doran (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Jacob Dun hoists communication flags on the upper deck of HMAS Warramunga during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Jacob Dun hoists communication flags on the upper deck of HMAS Warramunga during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU.

The Middle East was a long way from home for a New South Wales south coast sailor during a recent deployment onboard HMAS Warramunga.

Jane’s journey one of courage in the face of adversity

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain Jane Butcher at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Chief Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain Jane Butcher at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.

After 22 years in the Navy, Chief Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain Jane Butcher has had her fair share of ups and downs.

Sailor still calls Kalgoorlie home

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Kaylin Coleman conducts her role as an upper deck lookout aboard HMAS Warramunga as the ship sails back to Australia after completing her deployment to Operation MANITOU in the Middle East region. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Kaylin Coleman conducts her role as an upper deck lookout aboard HMAS Warramunga as the ship sails back to Australia after completing her deployment to Operation MANITOU in the Middle East region.

After nine months away from Australian shores, Kalgoorlie sailor Kaylin Coleman enjoyed an emotional family reunion when her ship pulled into Fremantle recently.

Busy posting for junior CIS

Published on by SGT Mark Doran (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Jake Collett monitors communication systems on the bridge of HMAS Warramunga during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Jake Collett monitors communication systems on the bridge of HMAS Warramunga during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU.

Navy’s most recent operational deployment to the Middle East Region was a rewarding experience for a junior sailor onboard HMAS Warramunga.

 

Smiles and nautical miles

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Sebastian Beurich (author), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Dental Assistant Tyler Jones in the dental hospital of HMAS Adelaide during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018. (photo: ABIS Craig Walton)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Dental Assistant Tyler Jones in the dental hospital of HMAS Adelaide during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.

A fascination with teeth was just the beginning of a friendship between Gold Coast-raised Lieutenant Lisa Holliday and Able Seaman Dental Assistant Tyler Jones.

 

IPDIV on the high seas

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)

Policy Advisor to Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018, Caitlyn Lane, speaks with Commander Joint Task Group Indo-Pacific Endeavour, Captain Jim Hutton, OBE, RAN, in the light vehicle deck on board HMAS Adelaide, during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018. (photo: ABIS Ronnie Baltoft)

Policy Advisor to Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018, Caitlyn Lane, speaks with Commander Joint Task Group Indo-Pacific Endeavour, Captain Jim Hutton, OBE, RAN, in the light vehicle deck on board HMAS Adelaide, during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.

Defence International Policy Officer Caitlyn Lane recently traded her desk job for hands on international engagement aboard the Royal Australian Navy’s largest warship.

 

Busy bridge for junior MWO

Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

Sub Lieutenant Jemma Dart on HMAS Anzac's bridge wing during the South East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Sub Lieutenant Jemma Dart on HMAS Anzac's bridge wing during the South East Asia Deployment.

Visiting busy overseas ports and sailing with foreign navies was standard practice for Maritime Warfare Officers during HMAS Anzac’s recent South East Asia Deployment.

 

Onward and upward for Anzac CSO

Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Kaleb Prangley mans a console in the operations room onboard HMAS Anzac during the South East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Kaleb Prangley mans a console in the operations room onboard HMAS Anzac during the South East Asia Deployment.

HMAS Anzac’s recent South East Asia Deployment was a valuable experience for a Combat Systems Operator (CSO) with a bright future at sea.

 

A new era for Navy Ticketing

Published on by Ms Katrina Pawley (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

Excellence in Customer Service medallions presented to Ms Cheryl Sayers and Ms Celestine Stamos who have managed ticketing operations for Navy Canteens for the last 14 and 7 years respectively. (photo: Department of Defence)

Excellence in Customer Service medallions presented to Ms Cheryl Sayers and Ms Celestine Stamos who have managed ticketing operations for Navy Canteens for the last 14 and 7 years respectively.

The 19th of June has heralded the beginning of a significant change for the well-known service, Navy Ticketing.

 

Corporate high flyer enjoys career sea change

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), Ms Shona Ford (photographer)

Lieutenant Ric Mingramm in front of the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium, during the NT Government Anzac Spirit Study Tour. (photo: Ms Shona Ford)

Lieutenant Ric Mingramm in front of the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium, during the NT Government Anzac Spirit Study Tour.

Lieutenant Ric Mingramm's ship came in the day he left the corporate world to pursue a career with the Royal Australian Navy.