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Definitely ‘More Powerful Together’ says Navy’s first female ship CO

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), LSIS Jayson Tufrey (photographer)

Jenny Daetz during her time as Commanding Officer of HMAS Shepparton (then a Lieutenant). (photo: )

Jenny Daetz during her time as Commanding Officer of HMAS Shepparton (then a Lieutenant).

Jenny Daetz joined the Royal Australian Navy in 1986, shortly after the decision was made to let women to serve at sea.

More bucks banked for Keeping Watch

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Commander Christina Ween and Defence Bank’s Russell Branch Manager, Annie Chowdhry count the money collected from the International Women’s Day Barbeque held at Russell Offices, Canberra. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Commander Christina Ween and Defence Bank’s Russell Branch Manager, Annie Chowdhry count the money collected from the International Women’s Day Barbeque held at Russell Offices, Canberra.

Members serving at Navy Headquarters have dug deep for a worthy cause, raising more than $1,000 for the sailor support charity Keeping Watch.

Remembering Cyclone Pam

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Dave Devlin (author), POIS Justin Brown (photographer)

HMAS Choules off the Coast of Tanna Island for the fourth anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Pam commemorative service at Tafea Provincial Government Council Offices, Vanuatu. (photo: POIS Justin Brown)

HMAS Choules off the Coast of Tanna Island for the fourth anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Pam commemorative service at Tafea Provincial Government Council Offices, Vanuatu.

Members of the Australian Defence Force recently took part in a moving ceremony on Vanuatu’s Tanna Island to mark the fourth anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Pam.

Committal of ashes at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jake Badior (author), CAPT James Hook (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (author)

Personnel of Joint Task Force 661 gather to pay their respects at a committal of ashes ceremony for five former Royal Australian Navy sailors, onboard HMAS Canberra while at sea during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Steven Thomson)

Personnel of Joint Task Force 661 gather to pay their respects at a committal of ashes ceremony for five former Royal Australian Navy sailors, onboard HMAS Canberra while at sea during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

The ashes of five former sailors have been committed to the Indian Ocean in a moving ceremony held aboard HMAS Canberra.

Navies gather to remember the Battle of Sydney

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

Royal Australian Navy officer CMDR Michael Nipperess, Executive Officer of HMAS Kuttabul (left); and Commanding Officer of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force icebreaker JS Shirase, CAPT Koji Miyazaki lay wreaths at the Japanese midget submarine memorial at the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre, Garden Island. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

Royal Australian Navy officer CMDR Michael Nipperess, Executive Officer of HMAS Kuttabul (left); and Commanding Officer of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force icebreaker JS Shirase, CAPT Koji Miyazaki lay wreaths at the Japanese midget submarine memorial at the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre, Garden Island.

A quiet and solemn ceremony was recently held at HMAS Kuttabul to commemorate and honour the lives lost in May 1942, when Japanese midget submarines launched an attack in Sydney Harbour.

More tons of rubbish removed from Brisbane foreshore

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

A team of volunteers from HMAS Moreton stand proudly behind rubbish they picked up from the Bulimba shore front on Clean Up Australia Day. (photo: )

A team of volunteers from HMAS Moreton stand proudly behind rubbish they picked up from the Bulimba shore front on Clean Up Australia Day.

HMAS Moreton has once again donned protective gloves and high-vis vests to participate in Clean Up Australia Day 2019.

West Head 60th celebrations go off with a bang

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPO Stuart Pretten (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Staff of West Head Gunnery Range celebrate the 60th anniversary at Flinders, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

Staff of West Head Gunnery Range celebrate the 60th anniversary at Flinders, Victoria.

The gunfire paused on March 12 as staff, students and local community members gathered at West Head Gunnery Range in Flinders, Victoria, to celebrate 60 years of training weapons operators and maintainers for the Fleet.

Success marches through port city

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), CPL Kylie Gibson (photographer)

Officer in Charge Fremantle Police, Senior Sergeant Brad Warburton, halts the ship's company of HMAS Success during their Freedom of Entry march in Fremantle. (photo: CPL Kylie Gibson)

Officer in Charge Fremantle Police, Senior Sergeant Brad Warburton, halts the ship's company of HMAS Success during their Freedom of Entry march in Fremantle.

HMAS Success has been granted Freedom of Entry into Fremantle this weekend, more than 30 years after first being granted freedom of entry to the Western Australian port city.

Navy air capability impresses at the Australian International Airshow

Published on by LEUT Ben Willee (author), CPL Nicci Freeman (photographer)

A Royal Australian Navy MH-60R Seahawk prepares to lift off from the Avalon flightline at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon, Victoria. (photo: CPL Nicci Freeman)

A Royal Australian Navy MH-60R Seahawk prepares to lift off from the Avalon flightline at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon, Victoria.

The Royal Australian Navy has showcased its leading capabilities at the 2019 Australian International Airshow at Avalon, Victoria, which concluded on Sunday.

Perth (I) survivor’s ashes committed to sea as three navies commemorate Battle of Sunda Strait

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

Sub Lieutenant Liam Whitfield presents the Australian White Ensign to Ms Dawn Manning following a service to commemorate the 77th Anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Perth (I). (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Sub Lieutenant Liam Whitfield presents the Australian White Ensign to Ms Dawn Manning following a service to commemorate the 77th Anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Perth (I).

Officers and sailors from HMA Ships Diamantina and Leeuwin were joined by their counterparts from Indonesia and the United States to mark the 77th anniversary of the loss of HMAS Perth (I) and the USS Houston during the Battle of Sunda Strait.