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Navy’s founding father honoured

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), Lois Comeadow (photographer)

Assembled representatives from Navy and a number of Vice Admiral William Creswell’s descendants stand by his newly restored grave.  (photo: Lois Comeadow)

Assembled representatives from Navy and a number of Vice Admiral William Creswell’s descendants stand by his newly restored grave.

Vice Admiral Sir William Rooke Creswell, considered the ‘Father’ of the Royal Australian Navy, has been honoured with a small ceremony at Brighton Cemetery in Melbourne.

Chief of Navy launches Bravo Zulu Volume 2

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Rilana Ostheim (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Chief of Navy Australia, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN (centre), Dr Ian Pfennigwerth RAN (Retd), and Mrs Elizabeth Pfennigwerth during the launch of Dr Pfennigwerth’s latest book, 'Bravo Zulu' Volume 2, at the Bonshaw Mess, HMAS Harman, ACT. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Chief of Navy Australia, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN (centre), Dr Ian Pfennigwerth RAN (Retd), and Mrs Elizabeth Pfennigwerth during the launch of Dr Pfennigwerth’s latest book, 'Bravo Zulu' Volume 2, at the Bonshaw Mess, HMAS Harman, ACT.

Current and former Navy personnel gathered at HMAS Harman’s Bonshaw Mess this week for the launch of the second volume of Bravo Zulu.

Cristy floors opponents in martial arts arena

Published on by ABIS Chris Szumlanski (author and photographer)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Cristy Hazelman prepares to begin her rigorous training routine at her local Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gymnasium in Port Kennedy, Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Cristy Hazelman prepares to begin her rigorous training routine at her local Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gymnasium in Port Kennedy, Western Australia.

The Australian Defence Force has long encouraged the mental and physical fitness of its members, both while at work and in their own time.

Singapore and Australia take to the sporting field

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer)

Australian Defence Force and Republic of Singapore Navy personnel compete in a friendly volleyball match at Larrakeyah Defence Precinct, Darwin. (photo: POIS James Whittle)

Australian Defence Force and Republic of Singapore Navy personnel compete in a friendly volleyball match at Larrakeyah Defence Precinct, Darwin.

Junior officers from the Republic of Singapore Navy have joined ADF personnel for an afternoon of sport at Top End base, HMAS Coonawarra.

Cerberus Spartan spirit on display

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Personnel from HMAS Cerberus compete in the Spartan Warrior Challenge 2018 at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

Personnel from HMAS Cerberus compete in the Spartan Warrior Challenge 2018 at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

HMAS Cerberus’ ship’s company embraced their fighting spirit recently for the 2018 base Spartan Challenge.

Petty Officer Aircrewman successfully defends Australian national fishing title

Published on by LEUT Michael Grant (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

POA Liam Carruthers holding up the winning barramundi. (photo: Department of Defence)

POA Liam Carruthers holding up the winning barramundi.

Petty Officer Liam Carruthers, a qualified Aircrewman Instructor at 725 Squadron has successfully defended his title in the 2018 Australian Fishing Championships (AFC) held in Mackay, Queensland.

APEC 18 ASSIST Maritime Task Group completes mission

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer)

An Australian Army 40M truck onboard a landing craft as it returns to HMAS Adelaide following the successful completion of maritime security operations in support of APEC 2018. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

An Australian Army 40M truck onboard a landing craft as it returns to HMAS Adelaide following the successful completion of maritime security operations in support of APEC 2018.

Amphibious components of the ADF’s Operation APEC 2018 ASSIST have returned to Australia having successfully supported Papua New Guinea with maritime security advice, assistance and contingency effects during the APEC 2018 Leaders’ Summit.

Key aviation milestones achieved onboard HMAS Adelaide

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

Members of HMAS Adelaide's aviation department prepare to recover a Royal Australian Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter following flying operations above Port Moresby during APEC 2018. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

Members of HMAS Adelaide's aviation department prepare to recover a Royal Australian Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter following flying operations above Port Moresby during APEC 2018.

The joint aviation capability embarked in HMAS Adelaide achieved key milestones while deployed to Papua New Guinea during Operation APEC 18 ASSIST.

Navy provides support to APEC Leaders’ Summit in PNG

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer)

(L-R) PNG Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Hon Rimbink Pato, Governor National Capital District, the Hon Powes Parkop, Minister for Police, the Hon Jelta Wong, Lieutenant Cameron Milicivic, and Commanding Officer HMAS Adelaide, Captain Jonathan Earley discuss the capabilities of HMAS Adelaide. (photo: ABIS Kieren Whiteley)

(L-R) PNG Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Hon Rimbink Pato, Governor National Capital District, the Hon Powes Parkop, Minister for Police, the Hon Jelta Wong, Lieutenant Cameron Milicivic, and Commanding Officer HMAS Adelaide, Captain Jonathan Earley discuss the capabilities of HMAS Adelaide.

HMAS Adelaide’s arrival into Port Moresby has brought the spotlight onto the enduring partnership between Papua New Guinea and Australia, the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) maritime component commander for Operation APEC 18 ASSIST said.

APEC 2018 Maritime Task Group commemorates Remembrance Day

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide's ship's company and members of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force attend the HMAS Adelaide Remembrance Day service while in Port Moresby in support of APEC 2018. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

HMAS Adelaide's ship's company and members of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force attend the HMAS Adelaide Remembrance Day service while in Port Moresby in support of APEC 2018.

As Australia commemorated the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I thousands of ADF members were deployed at sea on operations, including APEC 2018 ASSIST.