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Significant mark for Romeo aviator

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author)

Lieutenant Ian Parrott is all smiles after his 5000Hrs achievment at 725 Squadron, HMAS Albatross. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Ian Parrott is all smiles after his 5000Hrs achievment at 725 Squadron, HMAS Albatross.

Some spend a lifetime dreaming of getting behind the controls of an aircraft, others such as Lieutenant Ian Parrott, have spent a significant part of their life actually doing it. 

The light at the end of the tunnel

Published on by LEUT Kenric Smith (author), LEUT Kenric Smith (photographer)

Tired and Dirty after Caving LEUT Jessica Webster, SBLT Tania Nathan, LEUT Kenric Smith and LEUT Luke Reynoldson, , at the Bungonia Caves (photo: LEUT Kenric Smith)

Tired and Dirty after Caving LEUT Jessica Webster, SBLT Tania Nathan, LEUT Kenric Smith and LEUT Luke Reynoldson, , at the Bungonia Caves

Naval officers are used to wide open spaces, endless ocean and far off horizons, so for the officers undertaking the Naval Officer Leadership Course 1 at HMAS Creswell in Jervis Bay, the course presents some distinct challenges.

Reserve pay changes bring alignment

Published on by Department of Defence (author)

Imagery for finance article. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

Imagery for finance article.

From 2 July Reserve members will have access to the same salary increment structure as their permanent Navy colleagues after the Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal approved the Australian Defence Force pay case on 30 June.

Adventure racing challenge for Navy team

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author)

Commanders Steve Arney, Gary Holgate and Cliff Kyle and Chief Petty Officer Raimund Winkler - have been able to reflect on the highs and lows of their experience of the Mountain Designs GeoQuest 48hr adventure race. (photo: Unknown)

Commanders Steve Arney, Gary Holgate and Cliff Kyle and Chief Petty Officer Raimund Winkler - have been able to reflect on the highs and lows of their experience of the Mountain Designs GeoQuest 48hr adventure race.

With time for dust to settle, blisters to heal and plenty of sleep, members of the Navy Adventure Racing Association - Commanders Steve Arney, Gary Holgate and Cliff Kyle and Chief Petty Officer Raimund Winkler - have been able to reflect on the highs and lows of their experience of the GeoQuest 48 hour adventure race. 

Command Warrant Officer to strengthen Training Force

Published on by SBLT Todd Fitzgerald (author)

Commodore Training, Commodore Michael Rothwell, AM, RAN, welcomes the newly appointed Training Force Command Warrant Officer, Warrant Officer Joanne Jordan to the Training Force team at Fleet Headquarters, HMAS Kuttabul. (photo: )

Commodore Training, Commodore Michael Rothwell, AM, RAN, welcomes the newly appointed Training Force Command Warrant Officer, Warrant Officer Joanne Jordan to the Training Force team at Fleet Headquarters, HMAS Kuttabul.

A stronger, more unified approach is the mission of Warrant Officer Joanne Jordan, who was appointed the inaugural Command Warrant Officer of Navy's Training Force in April.

Celebrations and reflection

Published on by Ms Claudia Harrison (author), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer)

Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Luke Martin presents Able Seaman Glenn Ritchie with the Adelaide Cup after his team, the Fleet Support Unit took out the annual touch football competition being held at Randwick Barracks. (photo: ABIS Jake Badior)

Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Luke Martin presents Able Seaman Glenn Ritchie with the Adelaide Cup after his team, the Fleet Support Unit took out the annual touch football competition being held at Randwick Barracks.

During NAIDOC Week, Able Seaman Glenn Ritchie is returning home and spending time with his family, which includes his hero, his Nan.  Able Seaman Ritchie says he is looking forward to having some of his Nan’s nice home cooked food and being with his loved ones during this special time. 

A sense of identity for a Seaman

Published on by Ms Claudia Harrison (author), ABCSO Steven Thomson (photographer)

Seaman Combat Systems Operator Matthew Lancaster in front of the Aboriginal Flag at HMAS Watson for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) week. (photo: ABCSO Steven Thomson)

Seaman Combat Systems Operator Matthew Lancaster in front of the Aboriginal Flag at HMAS Watson for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) week.

Our next profile for NAIDOC Week, Seaman Matthew Lancaster, says that a nation’s culture resides in the hearts and soul of its people.

A time for family and to be proud

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Claudia Harrison (author)

Seaman Electronics Technician Alan Lucas on board HMAS Parramatta.
 (photo: Unknown)

Seaman Electronics Technician Alan Lucas on board HMAS Parramatta.

Able Seaman Alan Lucas joined the Navy from Redland Bay in South Queensland, and is looking forward to participating in this year’s NAIDOC week celebrations.

White Ribbon on the menu at morning tea

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Commander Simon Cannell, RAN, Rachel Muller and her husband Commander Max Muller, CSM, RAN, with Commodore Training, Commodore Michael Rothwell, AM, RAN, show their support in recognising White Ribbon Day during morning tea held to raise money for the White Ribbon Organisation at HMAS Kuttabul. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Commander Simon Cannell, RAN, Rachel Muller and her husband Commander Max Muller, CSM, RAN, with Commodore Training, Commodore Michael Rothwell, AM, RAN, show their support in recognising White Ribbon Day during morning tea held to raise money for the White Ribbon Organisation at HMAS Kuttabul.

The partners of men serving at Fleet Headquarters in Sydney were invited as guests of honour to a White Ribbon morning tea, held at HMAS Kuttabul on 30 July.

Arunta reads to the extreme

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Eleanor Snelling (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

The Acting Commander of HMAS Arunta, Lieutenant Commander Kingsley Scarce taking part in the Extreme Reading Challenge in support of students from Coral Bay Primary School who are participating in the week long reading challenge. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

The Acting Commander of HMAS Arunta, Lieutenant Commander Kingsley Scarce taking part in the Extreme Reading Challenge in support of students from Coral Bay Primary School who are participating in the week long reading challenge.

HMAS Arunta has developed a relationship with local Western Australian school, Ocean Reef Primary School, to help the school run like a well oiled...ship.