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Healthy body, healthy mind

Published on by SBLT Omar Alothman (author), LEUT Sarah Eddes (photographer)

HMAS Ballarat ship’s company participates in the Mental Health Olympics during Mental Health Day. (photo: LEUT Sarah Eddes)

HMAS Ballarat ship’s company participates in the Mental Health Olympics during Mental Health Day.

‘Healthy body, healthy mind’ was the theme of this year’s Mental Health Day, and the crew of HMAS Ballarat took this theme seriously on 15 October 2013.

Queen’s Gold Medal presented

Published on by LEUT Kelli Lunt (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (author)

The Queen's Medal for 2012 to be awarded to Lieutenant Michelle Rayner for her outstanding achievements and performance during the Supply Officer Application Course. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

The Queen's Medal for 2012 to be awarded to Lieutenant Michelle Rayner for her outstanding achievements and performance during the Supply Officer Application Course.

LEUT Michelle Rayner received Navy’s most prestigious Training Award - the Queen’s Gold Medal - at a presentation at HMAS Waterhen on Thursday 26 September.

HUET featured on brain doco

Published on by LEUT Kelli Lunt (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Todd Sampson performs escape drills in the Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) facility at HMAS Albatross during filming for the documentary 'Redesign My Brain'. (photo: Leading Seaman Yuri Ramsey)

Todd Sampson performs escape drills in the Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) facility at HMAS Albatross during filming for the documentary 'Redesign My Brain'.

Television personality Todd Sampson conducted Helicopter Underwater Evacuation Training (HUET) at HMAS Albatross in May this year as part of a documentary testing brain plasticity.

Pilots ready to spread their new wings and fly

Published on by POA Paul McGuckin (author)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Barrett and Chief of Staff Fleet Air Arm, Captain Don Dezentje (centre left and right) with the Navy's newest pilots, Sub Lieutenants Mark Green and Will Stow. (photo: )

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Barrett and Chief of Staff Fleet Air Arm, Captain Don Dezentje (centre left and right) with the Navy's newest pilots, Sub Lieutenants Mark Green and Will Stow.

Chief of Staff of the Royal Australian Navy’s Fleet Air Arm, Captain Don Dezentje, welcomed the Navy’s newest pilots into the ranks of the Fleet Air Arm at a graduation ceremony held at 2 Flight Training School, at RAAF Pearce in Western Australia.

Kempsey girl gives IFR a big 'hip hooray'

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

HMAS Huon's Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Meaghan Paton from Kempsey, NSW in Sydney for the International Fleet Review. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

HMAS Huon's Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Meaghan Paton from Kempsey, NSW in Sydney for the International Fleet Review.

Giving Prince Harry three cheers from the deck of her warship during the International Fleet Review in Sydney Harbour was how one former St Paul’s College student from Kempsey put in her day on October 5.

Leeton local gives IFR a thumbs up

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

HMAS Benalla's Able Seaman Electronics Technician Jessica Corbett from Leeton, NSW in Sydney for the International Fleet Review. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

HMAS Benalla's Able Seaman Electronics Technician Jessica Corbett from Leeton, NSW in Sydney for the International Fleet Review.

A former Leeton Eagles and Narrandera Knights basketball player was one of 8000 sailors who took part in Sydney’s recent International Fleet Review (IFR).

First ever Timor-Leste officer joins Royal Australian Naval College

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Chloe Wootten (author and photographer)

Commander Higineo Neves, Chief of Naval Component Timor-Leste, promotes Midshipman Jacinto Do Nascimento to Sub Lieutenant, during his officer training at HMAS Creswell. (photo: LCDR Chloe Wootten)

Commander Higineo Neves, Chief of Naval Component Timor-Leste, promotes Midshipman Jacinto Do Nascimento to Sub Lieutenant, during his officer training at HMAS Creswell.

The latest New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) at HMAS Creswell has a very special trainee, one paving the way for his nation and Navy.

Fleet Entry a highlight for East Doncaster girl

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

HMAS Huon's Navigator Lieutenant, Jessica O'Brien from Doncaster, Vic, in Sydney for the International Fleet Review. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

HMAS Huon's Navigator Lieutenant, Jessica O'Brien from Doncaster, Vic, in Sydney for the International Fleet Review.

Piloting a warship into Sydney Harbour for the International Fleet Review was how one former East Doncaster Secondary College student spent part of her October long weekend.

Tobruk sailors

Published on by Sharon Palmer (author), Lauren Norton (photographer)

Able Seaman Cameron Eccleston and Seaman Scott Boothman on board HMAS Tobruk during the Warship Open Day at Garden Island on 6 October. (photo: Lauren Norton)

Able Seaman Cameron Eccleston and Seaman Scott Boothman on board HMAS Tobruk during the Warship Open Day at Garden Island on 6 October.

It was a case of being in the right place at the right time for three sailors of HMAS Tobruk.

Cadet support for IFR

Published on by LSIS Helen Frank (author and photographer)

Australian Navy Cadets from Training Ship Albatross in Wollongong take a look at the ships in Darling Harbour during the International Fleet Review. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Australian Navy Cadets from Training Ship Albatross in Wollongong take a look at the ships in Darling Harbour during the International Fleet Review.

More than 300 Navy Cadets from around the country converged on Sydney for the once-in-a-life-time experience of the International Fleet Review.