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Athletes prepare for Invictus Games

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Will Olsen takes a shot a goal against the Sutherland Sharks in a trial match at Shellharbour City Stadium basketball courts, Wollongong. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Will Olsen takes a shot a goal against the Sutherland Sharks in a trial match at Shellharbour City Stadium basketball courts, Wollongong.

Defence’s wounded, injured and ill athletes will compete against the world’s best in the second iteration of the Invictus Games to be held in the US from 8-12 May. 

Cerberus wins Mons Cup

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer)

Players from the Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union Barbarians team try to gain possession from HMAS Adelaide (blue) during the Mons Cup rugby competition held at Randwick Barracks, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Players from the Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union Barbarians team try to gain possession from HMAS Adelaide (blue) during the Mons Cup rugby competition held at Randwick Barracks, Sydney.

HMAS Cerberus has won the men’s division of the 2016 Mons Cup rugby union competition, narrowly beating Fleet Base West 10-7 at Randwick Barracks in late March.

Cerberus cross-country creates competition

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Katherine Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Members of HMAS Cerberus on the finishing straight during the 2016 HMAS Cerberus Cross Country Championships. (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

Members of HMAS Cerberus on the finishing straight during the 2016 HMAS Cerberus Cross Country Championships.

More than 400 Defence members laced up their running shoes to compete in the 2016 HMAS Cerberus Cross Country Championships on 23 March. 

Navy trainees the right medicine

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics –Chef, Monique Grace struck up a friendship with Aged Care resident Arthur Berry while on her clinical placement. (photo: Unknown)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics –Chef, Monique Grace struck up a friendship with Aged Care resident Arthur Berry while on her clinical placement.

Navy trainees undertaking an intensive 18-month medical course have completed their first clinical placement. 

Australian and Indonesian navies hone skills

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Wollongong in formation with Indonesian Naval vessels, KRI Samapri and KRI Layang, before entering Darwin Harbour on conclusion of Exercise Cassowary. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Wollongong in formation with Indonesian Naval vessels, KRI Samapri and KRI Layang, before entering Darwin Harbour on conclusion of Exercise Cassowary.

Australian and Indonesian patrol boats have successfully completed Exercise CASSOWARY in the waters off Darwin.

Choules takes the cake

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

Commanding Officer HMAS Choules Commander Chris Aulmann with Seaman Kelam Nona (middle) and Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Jesse Hadley cutting the cake for Chief Petty Officer Claude Choules Birthday. (photo: CPOCIS Simon Bagnall)

Commanding Officer HMAS Choules Commander Chris Aulmann with Seaman Kelam Nona (middle) and Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Jesse Hadley cutting the cake for Chief Petty Officer Claude Choules Birthday.

For one Australian Navy ship March has been a milestone month. Hot on the heels of marking the Navy's 115th birthday, the ship's company of HMAS Choules celebrated what would have been the 115th birthday of their namesake.

Antarctic rescue mission for stranded squirrels

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), LSATA Tim Graham (photographer), LSIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

AS350 Squirrel Helicopters belonging to the Australian Antarctic Division, are prepared by 723 Squadron Aviation Technician Airframe maintainers, for transport back to Australia in 36 Squadron RAAF C-17 Globemaster III, A41-213. (photo: LSATA Tim Graham)

AS350 Squirrel Helicopters belonging to the Australian Antarctic Division, are prepared by 723 Squadron Aviation Technician Airframe maintainers, for transport back to Australia in 36 Squadron RAAF C-17 Globemaster III, A41-213.

Do you have a Squirrel helicopter you need recovered from Antarctica? Who you gonna call?...Who else but 723 Squadron!

Coast series not complete without Navy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Alistair Tomlinson (author)

723 Squadron pilot, Lieutenant Mark Green is interviewed by Great Southern Television for the Coast Australia documentary program. (photo: Unknown)

723 Squadron pilot, Lieutenant Mark Green is interviewed by Great Southern Television for the Coast Australia documentary program.

Navy will again feature in the upcoming series of ‘Coast Australia’ - this time in an episode that focuses on Jervis Bay on the New South Wales south coast.

Innovation across the Submarine Force

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)

Lieutenant Karin Leepere with Chief Petty Officer Lee Webster near Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West.  (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Lieutenant Karin Leepere with Chief Petty Officer Lee Webster near Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West.

The wellbeing of junior submariners is the focus of an innovative program which has been created and coordinated by a junior officer and a Chief Petty Officer from the Submarine Force at HMAS Stirling.

Choules connects with Cocos Islands School

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

SBLT Christopher Liszka shows the Cocos Keeling Secondary School students the various consoles onboard HMAS Choules bridge. (photo: CPOCIS Simon Bagnall )

SBLT Christopher Liszka shows the Cocos Keeling Secondary School students the various consoles onboard HMAS Choules bridge.

HMAS Choules has welcomed students and staff from Cocos Islands District High School for a tour the ship while at anchor off the Cocos (Keeling) Islands recently.