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Australian-US military memories preserved

Published on by LEUT Richard Morris (author), Unknown (photographer)

US Navy Personnel Lieutenant Sam Ward USN  and EMN1 Shawn Milender from sister ship, the 688 Los Angeles Class Nuclear Submarine USS HOUSTON, who embarked in HMAS PERTH for the passage from FBW to Jakarta to participate in the Wreath Laying Ceremony at the wreck sites of HMAS Perth I and USS Houston II (photo: Unknown)

US Navy Personnel Lieutenant Sam Ward USN and EMN1 Shawn Milender from sister ship, the 688 Los Angeles Class Nuclear Submarine USS HOUSTON, who embarked in HMAS PERTH for the passage from FBW to Jakarta to participate in the Wreath Laying Ceremony at the wreck sites of HMAS Perth I and USS Houston II

Joint maritime military history has been marked with sailors from Australia and the United States commemorating the loss of ships during the Second World War, in the waters where the ships sank.

Royal Australian Navy sailors rescue drowning man in Honolulu

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

(L-R) Petty Officer Marine Technician Dave Finney, Mr Chad Gillingham, and Chief Petty Officer Communications and Information Systems Craig Davies at the scene of Mr Gillingham's rescue at the waterfront precinct in downtown Honolulu. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

(L-R) Petty Officer Marine Technician Dave Finney, Mr Chad Gillingham, and Chief Petty Officer Communications and Information Systems Craig Davies at the scene of Mr Gillingham's rescue at the waterfront precinct in downtown Honolulu.

Responsive actions by two Royal Australian Navy sailors deployed to Exercise RIMPAC have saved the life of a drowning man at the waterfront precinct in downtown Honolulu.

Bingara local keeps the lights on in Hawaii

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Dave Knight (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Daniel Abe aboard HMAS Warramunga during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Daniel Abe aboard HMAS Warramunga during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.

Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Daniel Abe is literally keeping HMAS Warramunga’s lights on and the ship underway in waters around Hawaii for Exercise RIMPAC 16.

Navy officers brings own experiences to RIMPAC security symposium

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Sean Donnelly (author), Petty Officer 1st Class Ace Rhea (photographer), LSIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Jaqueline Swinton, RAN, is the lead Australian Legal Officer for Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Lieutenant Commander Jaqueline Swinton, RAN, is the lead Australian Legal Officer for Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.

Experiences from the major humanitarian and disaster relief (HADR) effort in Fiji have formed the basis for a keynote address on Women, Peace and Security from Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Jacqueline Swinton.

Bush Medicine

Published on by CPL Sebastian Beurich (author), CPL Nunu Campos (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Matthew Scholes, Nursing officer of Battle group Jacka, provides medical support during Exercise Hamel 2016. (photo: CPL Nunu Campos)

Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Matthew Scholes, Nursing officer of Battle group Jacka, provides medical support during Exercise Hamel 2016.

Exercise HAMEL is Army’s largest field exercise, but this year, among all of the green, there was a little white. 

Families all at sea on HMAS Adelaide

Published on by SBLT Mhairi-Clare Miriklis (author), POIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide arrives in Sydney Harbour with families of ship's company that joined the crew for the transit from Adelaide to Sydney. (photo: POIS Paul McCallum)

HMAS Adelaide arrives in Sydney Harbour with families of ship's company that joined the crew for the transit from Adelaide to Sydney.

Over the past six weeks HMAS Adelaide has embarked over 1,400 military personnel as part of a series of amphibious exercises and strategic sealift tasks.

Largest graduation class of Maritime Warfare Officers enters the fleet

Published on by AB Steven Bruni (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Sub Lieutenant Nicholas Carter (left) and Sub Lieutenant Luke Richmond stand outside the Ritchie Building with their Bridge Warfare Certificates at the Junior Warfare Application Course 61 Graduation Ceremony held at HMAS Watson, Sydney.  (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Sub Lieutenant Nicholas Carter (left) and Sub Lieutenant Luke Richmond stand outside the Ritchie Building with their Bridge Warfare Certificates at the Junior Warfare Application Course 61 Graduation Ceremony held at HMAS Watson, Sydney.

Thirty-four Maritime Warfare Officers graduated from the Junior Warfare Application Course (JWAC) in a ceremony held at HMAS Watson, Sydney, recently.

Navy Nurses on active service in Iraq

Published on by CAPT James Hook (author), ABIS Jake Badior (author)

The Royal Australian Navy medical team deployed on active service to Iraq, from left: Lieutenant (LEUT) Tracey Dovey; LEUT Meg Frugtniet, Commander Ian Young (front left), LEUT Russell Skor, LEUT Sharon Thynne, Lieutenant Commander Paul Wirth (front right) and LEUT Mel Crooks. (photo: LSIS Jake Badior)

The Royal Australian Navy medical team deployed on active service to Iraq, from left: Lieutenant (LEUT) Tracey Dovey; LEUT Meg Frugtniet, Commander Ian Young (front left), LEUT Russell Skor, LEUT Sharon Thynne, Lieutenant Commander Paul Wirth (front right) and LEUT Mel Crooks.

Royal Australian Navy medical personnel have deployed to Iraq as part of the joint Australia/New Zealand hospital at the Taji Military Complex, near Baghdad in Iraq.

Cairns local Brody sails for Middle East

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

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Brody Lamport, takes a moment to relax as HMAS Perth finalises preparations before deploying to the Middle East Region for six months.  (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Brody Lamport, takes a moment to relax as HMAS Perth finalises preparations before deploying to the Middle East Region for six months.

For Cairns local Brody Lamport, 2016 will be a year to remember as it will mark the year that he undertook his first operational deployment in the Royal Australian Navy.

Navy medical personnel get hands-on in Afghanistan

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), WO2 Andrew Hetherington (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Sailor and Advanced Medical Assistant, Leading Seaman Rob Dixon (left) takes the blood pressure of a patient from the United States military at the Hamid Karzai International Airport role 2 hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, while senior Australian Defence Force medical officer in Afghanistan, Australian Army Officer and Doctor, Captain Yan looks on.

 (photo: WO2 Andrew Hetherington)

Royal Australian Navy Sailor and Advanced Medical Assistant, Leading Seaman Rob Dixon (left) takes the blood pressure of a patient from the United States military at the Hamid Karzai International Airport role 2 hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, while senior Australian Defence Force medical officer in Afghanistan, Australian Army Officer and Doctor, Captain Yan looks on.

Navy medical personnel are embracing a fast-paced multinational environment in Afghanistan, experiencing new and varied medical scenarios alongside coalition partners.