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Adelaide service a milestone for uncle and nephew

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics-Personnel Athol Bennett and his nephew, Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Joshua Bennett. Both are currently posted aboard HMAS Adelaide. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics-Personnel Athol Bennett and his nephew, Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Joshua Bennett. Both are currently posted aboard HMAS Adelaide.

Serving in the Royal Australian Navy is a family affair for Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Athol Bennett and his nephew, Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Josh Bennett. The men are currently posted to the same ship, HMAS Adelaide.

Indigenous elder's service remembered

This article has photo gallery Published on by ABML-C Steven Bruni (author), CPL Craig Barrett (photographer)

Past and present Service personnel lay poppies on the coffin of Marjorie Tripp, AO who was the first Aboriginal woman to join the Women's Royal Australian Navy. (photo: CPL Craig Barrett)

Past and present Service personnel lay poppies on the coffin of Marjorie Tripp, AO who was the first Aboriginal woman to join the Women's Royal Australian Navy.

The opening chapter of indigenous women's service in the Royal Australian Navy closed in late May with the passing of the first Aboriginal woman to become a member of the Women's Royal Australian Navy Service. 

Using the ForceNet

Published on by LEUT Ben Robinson (author), FLTLT Nick O’Connor (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Able Seaman Steven Bruni visits the Forcenet page on the internet to keep updated on information. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Able Seaman Steven Bruni visits the Forcenet page on the internet to keep updated on information.

Internal Navy communication and career management will get a significant boost with major improvements to the ForceNet portal.

Keeping on task while off watch at Stirling

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Members of the HMAS Stirling Off Watch Centre. (L-R) Petty Officer Electronics Technician (ET) Stuart Gouldthorp, Petty Officer ET Philp Andrew, Chaplain Robert Graue, Leading Seaman ET Submarines Daniel O'Rouke, Able Seaman ET Kacey Neindorf, Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Jessica Clarke and Able Seaman Electronic Warfare Submarines Brittany Alexander. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Members of the HMAS Stirling Off Watch Centre. (L-R) Petty Officer Electronics Technician (ET) Stuart Gouldthorp, Petty Officer ET Philp Andrew, Chaplain Robert Graue, Leading Seaman ET Submarines Daniel O'Rouke, Able Seaman ET Kacey Neindorf, Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Jessica Clarke and Able Seaman Electronic Warfare Submarines Brittany Alexander.

HMAS Stirling personnel have celebrated a year of learning, tinkering, stretching, creating, singing, dancing, and building community, marking the first birthday of the innovative 'Off-Watch Centre' on the Western Australian base.

HMAS Waterhen rolls up sleeves for Blood Service

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), LS Brook Oram (photographer)

Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Owen Kelly, Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Brooke Oram, Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Edgar Dunsby, Brendan Holland and Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Nimai Walsh after donating blood and plasma. (photo: LS Brooke Oram)

Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Owen Kelly, Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Brooke Oram, Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Edgar Dunsby, Brendan Holland and Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Nimai Walsh after donating blood and plasma.

Royal Australian Navy personnel at HMAS Waterhen in Sydney have rolled up their sleeves and donated blood, assisting the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.

Gold is in the bag for Aussie Paralympics team

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Daniel Hines, Lieutenant Stacey Moore and Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Jackson Cosgrove (at right) of HMAS Kuttabul, with Outfitting Manager for the Australian Paralympic Committee, Kate Smith, are managing the supply and issue of uniforms to Australian athletes competing in the Rio 2016 Paralympics, from a logistics facility in Silverwater, NSW.  (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Daniel Hines, Lieutenant Stacey Moore and Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Jackson Cosgrove (at right) of HMAS Kuttabul, with Outfitting Manager for the Australian Paralympic Committee, Kate Smith, are managing the supply and issue of uniforms to Australian athletes competing in the Rio 2016 Paralympics, from a logistics facility in Silverwater, NSW.

Eight Royal Australian Navy members have been involved in one of the most important parts of the Australian Paralympic Team’s Rio Games campaign – the packing the team’s uniforms.

Navy life brings Variety

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

(l-r) Lieutenant Commander Graeme Wong, Kade Mosig,  Matt Moss, Jake Moss, Troy Carroll and Warrant Officer Electronics Technician Brian Pool at the Kawasaki launch in Seven Hills with the Navy's Variety Bash car.  (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

(l-r) Lieutenant Commander Graeme Wong, Kade Mosig, Matt Moss, Jake Moss, Troy Carroll and Warrant Officer Electronics Technician Brian Pool at the Kawasaki launch in Seven Hills with the Navy's Variety Bash car.

In-service volunteers are being sought to join the Royal Australian Navy team for the 2016 Variety Bash, a 10-day drive through the outback to raise money for kids in need.

Minehunter opens scuttles to school

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Leading Seaman Carissa Andrews teaches Eungella State School student Will Smith firefighting drill onboard HMAS Gascoyne
 (photo: Unknown)

Leading Seaman Carissa Andrews teaches Eungella State School student Will Smith firefighting drill onboard HMAS Gascoyne

Students from Eungella State School, Queensland, were given a special treat by the crew of HMAS Gascoyne recently - a personal tour of the Royal Australian Navy minehunter. 

Footballers forge friendships

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Jack Abbott (author), Unknown (photographer)

 Ships's company of HMAS Rankin with Republic of Korea Defence Force Members after a friendly game of soccer. (photo: Unknown)

Ships's company of HMAS Rankin with Republic of Korea Defence Force Members after a friendly game of soccer.

HMAS Rankin recently visited Jinhae Naval Base, South Korea, as part of Exercise PACIFIC REACH 2016, a six-nation submarine exercise involving Australia, South Korea, the United States, Japan, Singapore and Malaysia.

Navy recommits on World Oceans Day

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), CPOCIS Simon Bagnall (photographer)

HMAS Choules sailling into the sunset during Operatoin RESOLUTE. (photo: CPOCIS Simon Bagnall)

HMAS Choules sailling into the sunset during Operatoin RESOLUTE.

Coinciding with World Oceans Day, Navy’s Maritime Services Bureau Environmental Services team reflected on Navy's responsibility to help maintain the maritime environment.