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Perth mission a milestone for marine technician

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

Leading Seaman Marine Technician Rhys Blackaby monitors HMAS Perth's fuel and propulsion system from the Machinery Control Room. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Leading Seaman Marine Technician Rhys Blackaby monitors HMAS Perth's fuel and propulsion system from the Machinery Control Room.

Leading Seaman Marine Technician Rhys Blackaby will tick an item off his bucket list with a deployment to the Middle East in HMAS Perth.

Missile defence tactician driven to achieve

Published on by Mr James McPherson (author), LSIS Jason Tuffrey (photographer)

Lieutenant Dylan White, RAN, Assistant Principle Warfare Officer, closed up on his console in the operations room on board HMAS Perth, in Cockburn Sound, WA.

   (photo: ABIS Jayson Tufrey)

Lieutenant Dylan White, RAN, Assistant Principle Warfare Officer, closed up on his console in the operations room on board HMAS Perth, in Cockburn Sound, WA.

Lieutenant Commander Dylan White has been awarded a Conspicuous Service Medal in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for his superior work as the Above Water Warfare Officer and Operations Officer in HMAS Perth.

Service support rewarded with Birthday Honours

Published on by Mr James McPherson (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Petty Officer Stacey Brotherton with her family, was the recipeant of a Conspicuous Service Medal for the design and development of the Navy Divisional System intranet site and Navy People mobile application.   (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Petty Officer Stacey Brotherton with her family, was the recipeant of a Conspicuous Service Medal for the design and development of the Navy Divisional System intranet site and Navy People mobile application.

Petty Officer Maritime Logistics Personnel Stacey Brotherton has been awarded a Conspicuous Service Medal in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for her meritorious achievement as the research and communication coordinator for the Navy Divisional System.

Aviation visionary laid to rest

This article has photo gallery Published on by ABML-C Steven Bruni (author), Unknown (photographer)

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Commodore John Goble (Retired) passed away recently, leaving behind a lifetime of success and achievement. 

Mentor goes above and beyond to train our future force

Published on by CPL Max Bree (author), Unknown (photographer)

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Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Susan Wright has been awarded a Conspicuous Service Medal in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for her 'admirable professionalism and selfless devotion to duty as an Above Water Warfare Instructor within Training Authority Maritime Warfare at HMAS Watson.

Operational exposure enhances studies

This article has photo gallery Published on by ABML-C Steven Bruni (author and photographer)

Midshipman Jake Moir (right) and Midshipman Izaak Gurney from the Australian Defence Force Academy in front of the crest.  (photo: ABML-C Steven Bruni)

Midshipman Jake Moir (right) and Midshipman Izaak Gurney from the Australian Defence Force Academy in front of the crest.

With their heads currently in the books and an operational deployment each under their belt, Midshipmen Jake Moir and Izaak Gurney are not your average Australian Defence Force Academy students.

Engineering sailor inspired by father

Published on by LEUT Michael Wheeler (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Able Seaman Marine Technician Shane Steinton checks high pressure gauges onboard HMAS Perth during a set of technical rounds which are carried out routinely while the ship is at sea.  (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Able Seaman Marine Technician Shane Steinton checks high pressure gauges onboard HMAS Perth during a set of technical rounds which are carried out routinely while the ship is at sea.

An engineering sailor will proudly uphold a family tradition of service as he deploys to the Middle East onboard HMAS Perth.

Commemorating service with music

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Adam Grover (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Leading Seaman Musician Nigel Barrett plays the last post during the Indigenous Veterans Commemoration Service at the Flame of Remembrance, State War Memorial in Kings Park. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Leading Seaman Musician Nigel Barrett plays the last post during the Indigenous Veterans Commemoration Service at the Flame of Remembrance, State War Memorial in Kings Park.

Leading Seaman Musician Nigel Barrett believes he has one of the best jobs in the band, and maybe the entire Navy.

Adelaide service a milestone for uncle and nephew

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

Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics-Personnel Athol Bennett and his nephew, Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Joshua Bennett. Both are currently posted aboard HMAS Adelaide. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics-Personnel Athol Bennett and his nephew, Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Joshua Bennett. Both are currently posted aboard HMAS Adelaide.

Serving in the Royal Australian Navy is a family affair for Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Athol Bennett and his nephew, Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Josh Bennett. The men are currently posted to the same ship, HMAS Adelaide.

Indigenous elder's service remembered

This article has photo gallery Published on by ABML-C Steven Bruni (author), CPL Craig Barrett (photographer)

Past and present Service personnel lay poppies on the coffin of Marjorie Tripp, AO who was the first Aboriginal woman to join the Women's Royal Australian Navy. (photo: CPL Craig Barrett)

Past and present Service personnel lay poppies on the coffin of Marjorie Tripp, AO who was the first Aboriginal woman to join the Women's Royal Australian Navy.

The opening chapter of indigenous women's service in the Royal Australian Navy closed in late May with the passing of the first Aboriginal woman to become a member of the Women's Royal Australian Navy Service.