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Australia participates in regional counter-terrorism exercise

Published on by SBLT David Myers (author), Unknown (Royal Navy Photographer) (photographer)

HMAS Anzac (foreground) sails in company with Royal Malaysian Navy ships KD Selangor and KD Lekir in the South China Sea during Exercise Bersama Shield 16.  (photo: UK)

HMAS Anzac (foreground) sails in company with Royal Malaysian Navy ships KD Selangor and KD Lekir in the South China Sea during Exercise Bersama Shield 16.

HMA Ships Anzac and Bathurst, along with Australian Special Forces and headquarters staff, are providing Australia’s contribution to a regional maritime security and counter-terrorism exercise in Brunei and Singapore this week.

Adelaide rises to the test in unit readiness

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

(Right to Left) Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Daniel Larkins, Leading Seaman Medic Tim Binyon and Able Seaman Medic Olivia Mortlock attend a casualty onboard HMAS Adelaide during a Humanitarian Aid exercise. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

(Right to Left) Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Daniel Larkins, Leading Seaman Medic Tim Binyon and Able Seaman Medic Olivia Mortlock attend a casualty onboard HMAS Adelaide during a Humanitarian Aid exercise.

HMAS Adelaide’s ability to safely conduct humanitarian aid, disaster relief and non-combatant evacuation operations was tested this month during the ship’s unit readiness workup in Jervis Bay, on the New South Wales south coast.

Navy officer on UN mission

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Peter Croce (author)

Lieutenant Tim Stroud is a Naval Police Coxswain officer and is deployed as part of the 12-member contingent for Operation Paladin which contributes to the UN Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO) in Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Israel. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Tim Stroud is a Naval Police Coxswain officer and is deployed as part of the 12-member contingent for Operation Paladin which contributes to the UN Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO) in Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Israel.

Lieutenant Tim Stroud admits overlooking the desert landscape of Lebanon as part of a United Nations mission is not where most people would expect to find a Navy officer.

Navy announces instructor of the year

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer)

Commander Training Force, Commodore Michael Rothwell, AM, RAN, presents Royal Australian Navy Instructor of the Year to Warrant Officer Anthony Booby of Sea Training Group, HMAS Kuttabul. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Commander Training Force, Commodore Michael Rothwell, AM, RAN, presents Royal Australian Navy Instructor of the Year to Warrant Officer Anthony Booby of Sea Training Group, HMAS Kuttabul.

Fleet Damage Control Assistant, Warrant Officer Anthony Booby, has been named the Royal Australian Navy’s Instructor of the Year for 2015.

Navy mates spend Anzac Day in Kokoda

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author)

Lieutenant Commander Richard Brickacek and Chief Petty Officer Richard Kamprad pose for a photograph on the Kokoda track. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Commander Richard Brickacek and Chief Petty Officer Richard Kamprad pose for a photograph on the Kokoda track.

Two best mates from the Royal Australian Navy have walked the Kokoda Track, Papua New Guinea, in homage to those who fought in the area during the Second World War.

Nursing a Navy career

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), WO John O'Brien (photographer)

Lieutenant Tom Miller has finally found his calling - as an Emergency Nurse Specialist with the Royal Australian Navy. (photo: WO John O'Brien)

Lieutenant Tom Miller has finally found his calling - as an Emergency Nurse Specialist with the Royal Australian Navy.

Lieutenant Tom Miller has finally found his calling - as an Emergency Nurse Specialist with the Royal Australian Navy.

Penguin sailors serving with pride

This article has photo gallery Published on by WO John O'Brien (author and photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Ian Campbell  presented Leading Seaman Clearance Diver Dean Martin witha a Commanding Officers Commendation award. (photo: WO John O'Brien)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Ian Campbell presented Leading Seaman Clearance Diver Dean Martin witha a Commanding Officers Commendation award.

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin has recognised contributions of three standout sailors in a recent presentation ceremony.

Dolphins awarded to five new submariners

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Peter Croce (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

(L-R) Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submarines Lewis Kane; Able Seaman Marine Technician Submarines Joshua Van der Heyden; Seaman Electronics Warfare Analyst Submarines Brendan Kempster; Seaman Marine Technician Submarines Ethan Ollington; and, Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Submarines Meghan Garcia, at the completion of the Submarine Qualification Course Ceremony outside the Submarine Training and Systems Centre, HMAS Stirling. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

(L-R) Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submarines Lewis Kane; Able Seaman Marine Technician Submarines Joshua Van der Heyden; Seaman Electronics Warfare Analyst Submarines Brendan Kempster; Seaman Marine Technician Submarines Ethan Ollington; and, Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Submarines Meghan Garcia, at the completion of the Submarine Qualification Course Ceremony outside the Submarine Training and Systems Centre, HMAS Stirling.

Five sailors can add the 'submarines' title to their rate badge after graduating from the Submarine Qualification Course at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia on 6 May.

Mum's the word for Executive Officer

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Danielle Radnidge with daughter Eleanor. (photo: )

Lieutenant Commander Danielle Radnidge with daughter Eleanor.

This Mother’s Day, Lieutenant Commander Danielle Radnidge will be deployed thousands of miles away from her three year old daughter, Eleanor.

Australian logistician supplies the goods in USA

Published on by Ms Barbara Burch (author)

Commander Naval Supply Systems Command and Chief of the Supply Corps Rear Admiral Jonathan Yuen praised Lieutenant Commander Lynch during a ceremony on 13 April at Naval Station Mayport. (photo: Unknown)

Commander Naval Supply Systems Command and Chief of the Supply Corps Rear Admiral Jonathan Yuen praised Lieutenant Commander Lynch during a ceremony on 13 April at Naval Station Mayport.

A stint as the leader of the logistics support centre at the United States naval station in Mayport, Florida, has earned Logistics Support Officer Lieutenant Commander Warren Lynch an appointment as an honorary United States Supply Corps officer.