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Many ways to 'Keep Watch'

Published on by LEUT Kirsti Burtenshaw (author), WO2 Rob Nyffenegger (photographer), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

With members of Combined Task Force 150 in the background, Deputy Commander Joint Task Force 633, Commodore Phillip Spedding DSC, AM, RAN (left) and Lieutenant Joshua Watkin (right) with the cheque for $1100 raised for the Navy Charity 'Keeping Watch.'  (photo: WO2 Rob Nyffenegger)

With members of Combined Task Force 150 in the background, Deputy Commander Joint Task Force 633, Commodore Phillip Spedding DSC, AM, RAN (left) and Lieutenant Joshua Watkin (right) with the cheque for $1100 raised for the Navy Charity 'Keeping Watch.'

The old saying 'charity begins at home' is being invoked to support members of the 'Navy family' in need.

Showing and telling Navy history

Published on by LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (author and photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Jamie Schmith (left), Mr Neil Hutton and Leading Seaman Tim Howard (right) hold up the four pennants gifted to the Navy Heritage Centre by Mr Neil Hutton at Navy Headquarters Tasmania. (photo: LSIS Jo Dilorenzo)

Chief Petty Officer Jamie Schmith (left), Mr Neil Hutton and Leading Seaman Tim Howard (right) hold up the four pennants gifted to the Navy Heritage Centre by Mr Neil Hutton at Navy Headquarters Tasmania.

Hobart local, Neil Hutton has returned four Royal Australian Navy pennants after preserving them over fifty years.

Penguin releases two little penguins

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Gall, RAN, and Taronga Wildlife Hospital Manager, Ms Libby Hall, release two penguins into the water at Fairlight Beach, Manly.
 (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Gall, RAN, and Taronga Wildlife Hospital Manager, Ms Libby Hall, release two penguins into the water at Fairlight Beach, Manly.

Two rehabilitated penguins were released back into the wild at Fairlight Beach on 5 March by Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin Commander Paul Gall and staff from Taronga Zoo.

Passing the baton

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), ABIS Sarah Williams (author)

(l-r) Female pilots, Lieutenant Sally-Anne Malone, Lieutenant Natalie Davies, Lieutenant Tammie Lee Moffatt, Lieutenant Commander Natalee Johnston, Ms Shelley Ross, and Ms Catherine Fitzsimons, with the Relay of Flight commemorative baton, in front of the delivering Cessna 182T aeroplane. (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

(l-r) Female pilots, Lieutenant Sally-Anne Malone, Lieutenant Natalie Davies, Lieutenant Tammie Lee Moffatt, Lieutenant Commander Natalee Johnston, Ms Shelley Ross, and Ms Catherine Fitzsimons, with the Relay of Flight commemorative baton, in front of the delivering Cessna 182T aeroplane.

Lieutenant Sally-Ann Malone is one of 70 pilots to participate in the inaugural Women Pilots’ Relay of Flight, which aims to celebrate women in aviation while raising funds for the Cancer Council along the way.

Getting their hands dirty

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ben Robinson (author), LAC Michael Green (photographer)

Petty Officer Kristie Cotton, helps clean up the entrance to HMAS Harman for Clean Up Australia Day. (photo: LAC Michael Green)

Petty Officer Kristie Cotton, helps clean up the entrance to HMAS Harman for Clean Up Australia Day.

A combined effort of 40 Navy, Army and Air Force members spent last an afternoon helping make their workplace and surrounds beautiful by participating in the Clean up Australia campaign recently.

HMAS Perth (I) honoured by a new generation

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), Unknown (photographer)

Boy Scouts of America member, 14 year old Richard Stacpoole, accepts an Australian White Ensign from Australia's Naval Attaché in Jakarta Captain Nick Hart, RAN. (photo: Unknown)

Boy Scouts of America member, 14 year old Richard Stacpoole, accepts an Australian White Ensign from Australia's Naval Attaché in Jakarta Captain Nick Hart, RAN.

The Royal Australian Navy has joined with an American teenager to commemorate one of the most significant naval battles of the Second World War.

Sydney recognises Operation SLIPPER veterans

Published on by Department of Defence (author)

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More than 6,000 New South Wales based members of the Australian Defence Force, Australian Federal Police and other government agencies will march through Sydney on Saturday, 21 March, as part of a national commemoration to mark the completion of Operation SLIPPER.

Warrant Officer Benjamin Sime, MG

Published on by Ben Robinson (author), ABPH David McMahon (photographer)

Benjamin Sime was decorated with a Medal for Gallantry by Her Exellency the Governor of New South Wales, Professor Marie Bashir AC,CVO, at a Ceremony at Government House in 2009. (photo: ABPH David McMahon)

Benjamin Sime was decorated with a Medal for Gallantry by Her Exellency the Governor of New South Wales, Professor Marie Bashir AC,CVO, at a Ceremony at Government House in 2009.

The Australian International Airshow 2015 pays tribute to Anzac and the heroes of military aviation.  It is the major theme of the event and as such will be the first significant observance of the Gallipoli campaign in its centenary year.  The airshow features an emotional and moving tribute to our aviators from Gallipoli to the present day. During the Australian International Airshow, Navy Daily will highlight the significant contribution of naval aviators from the First World War to the present day.

A leap forward in capability and training

Published on by LEUT Ben Willee (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)

Leading Seaman Aircrewman Eammon O'Brien at the MH-60R Seahawk display at the 2015 Australian International Airshow at Avalon, Victoria.  (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

Leading Seaman Aircrewman Eammon O'Brien at the MH-60R Seahawk display at the 2015 Australian International Airshow at Avalon, Victoria.

Leading Seaman Aircrewman Eammon O'Brien is part of the new breed of Navy capability on display at the Australian International Air Show and generating a lot of public interest.

A career above and below the ocean

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Helen Ward (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer), CPL Nicci Freeman (photographer)

Petty Officer Aircrew Jarrod Nieuwendaal, onboard the MRH 90 Taipan Multi-Role Helicopter, during the Australian International Airshow, Avalon, Victoria. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

Petty Officer Aircrew Jarrod Nieuwendaal, onboard the MRH 90 Taipan Multi-Role Helicopter, during the Australian International Airshow, Avalon, Victoria.

You could say that Petty Officer Jarrod Nieuwendaal has seen the highs and lows of the ocean in his time serving with the Navy.