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Thinking together for life changes

Published on by Mrs Emily Thomas (author), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

Warrant Officer Shane Rossetto and wife Una at the Base Administration Centre, HMAS Albatross, Nowra. (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

Warrant Officer Shane Rossetto and wife Una at the Base Administration Centre, HMAS Albatross, Nowra.

Warrant Officer Shane Rosetto and his wife, Una, believe the transition back to civilian life is a family affair.

Festive greetings from Navy's most senior sailor

Published on by Warrant Officer - Navy WO Martin Holzberger (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

 (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Warrant Officer of the Navy, Martin Holzberger, wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable Christmas break and all the very best for 2016.

Fighting terror, so hold the honeymoon

Published on by CPL Mark Doran (author and photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations  Lisa Nevell is working with the Combined Maritime Forces Maritime Operations Support Group based at the Naval Support Activity is Manama, Bahrain.  (photo: Corporal Mark Doran)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Lisa Nevell is working with the Combined Maritime Forces Maritime Operations Support Group based at the Naval Support Activity is Manama, Bahrain.

Leading Seaman Lisa Nevell made it to the wedding, but her honeymoon is on hold while she contributes to Australia's fight against terrorism.

Lured to the lifestyle

Published on by LCDR Iain Lund (author)

LEUT Campbell, CPOMT Hoskin and LCDR Lund discuss configuration changes to Armidale Class Patrol Boat systems. (photo: Unknown)

LEUT Campbell, CPOMT Hoskin and LCDR Lund discuss configuration changes to Armidale Class Patrol Boat systems.

Some of the sailors, officers, public servants, and contractors at the Patrol Boat Systems Program Office in Darwin took a break from their normal work of maintaining the 13 Armidale class patrol boats recently to enjoy a team-building day of fishing in the Arafura Sea.

Next generation of Commanding Officers graduate from ACSC(J)

Published on by Department of Defence (author), Ms Grace Costa (photographer)

Australian Command and Staff College Graduation ceremony Llewellyn Hall Australian National University Canberra

LCDR Helen Anderson receives the Commander Australian Defence College Prize presented by MAJGEN Simone Wilkie AM (photo: Grace Costa)

Australian Command and Staff College Graduation ceremony Llewellyn Hall Australian National University Canberra LCDR Helen Anderson receives the Commander Australian Defence College Prize presented by MAJGEN Simone Wilkie AM

Recently, Defence's next generation of Commanding Officers and Staff Officers to senior leaders graduated from the Australian Command and Staff Course (Joint) in Canberra.

Reflections on a ten year career

Published on by LCDR Paul Flynn (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Dean Jarzabek receives his certificate for boat coxswain. (photo: Unknown)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Dean Jarzabek receives his certificate for boat coxswain.

In March 2016 Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Dean Jarzabek will mark his ten years in the Navy, and his recent deployment with HMAS Sirius throughout Asia, was a chance to reflect.

Exercise a highlight for Royal Navy exchange

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), LA (Phot) JJ Massey (photographer)

An amphibious display including Royal Marines on a shore site at Troia, for NATO’s Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 15. (photo: LA(Phot) JJ Massey)

An amphibious display including Royal Marines on a shore site at Troia, for NATO’s Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 15.

In a sea of multicoloured uniforms, one officer in an unfamiliar camouflage with gold badges and reflective tape didn't quite fit in.

That officer, Navy's Lieutenant Commander Scott Dixon, was in the unusual position of being the only non-NATO country representative among more than 700 planners at the Main Planning Conference in Ulm, Germany, in May for NATO's Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 15.

At the coalface of Recruit training

Published on by LS Luke Masterson (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Recruit Instructors, Leading Seamen Luke Masterson (left) and Nicholas Pearce at Recruit School of HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.  (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

Recruit Instructors, Leading Seamen Luke Masterson (left) and Nicholas Pearce at Recruit School of HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

The Leading Seaman Recruit Instructor (LSRI) is arguably the most influential person in a young sailor's career. A role that involves mentoring, motivating and inducting potential sailors into the Royal Australian Navy; the position offers challenges unlike any shore posting with a great sense of achievement upon the graduation of the sailors whom you have spent many hours moulding into what today's Navy needs.

Army Sergeant chooses life at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

Australian Army Sergeant Wilson Munoz, member of NUSHIP Adelaide's Ship's Company and the ship's Technical Aircraft Manager. SGT Munoz has his photograph taken in the ship's aircraft hangar. (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

Australian Army Sergeant Wilson Munoz, member of NUSHIP Adelaide's Ship's Company and the ship's Technical Aircraft Manager. SGT Munoz has his photograph taken in the ship's aircraft hangar.

The recent commissioning of HMAS Adelaide was an extra special day for Army Sergeant Wilson Munoz, who was selected to read a prayer during the ceremony.

Battle of Sunda Strait survivor farewelled

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Desmond Woods (author), Unknown (photographer), LS Lauren Black (photographer), ABIS Hayley Clarke (photographer)

Lieutenant Gavin Campbell. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Gavin Campbell.

Lieutenant Gavin Campbell, RAN (Retd), died in Sydney last week after a long illness, at the age of 94. He was the remaining surviving commissioned officer of the Royal Australian Navy wartime cruiser HMAS Perth (I).