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Navy offers Samuel plenty of options

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer)

Petty Officer Communications Information Systems Sam Sheppard performing with the Royal Australian Navy Indigenous Performance Group during the 2014 Indian Ocean Naval Symposium Gala Dinner being held at the Crown Convention Centre, Perth. (photo: ABIS Jake Badior)

Petty Officer Communications Information Systems Sam Sheppard performing with the Royal Australian Navy Indigenous Performance Group during the 2014 Indian Ocean Naval Symposium Gala Dinner being held at the Crown Convention Centre, Perth.

During his 17 years in the Navy, Petty Officer Communications Information Systems Samuel Sheppard has undertaken a number of deployments in various roles.

South Australian homecoming for sailor

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Judy Schmidt in the Flight Control Office overlooking the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide.  (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Judy Schmidt in the Flight Control Office overlooking the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide.

When HMAS Adelaide made her first visit to her namesake city, Leading Seaman Judy Schmidt was excited to show off her new home to fellow South Australians.
 

Workforce innovation in service

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Nursing Officer, Lieutenant Angus Thompson experiences life at  sea in the sickbay of HMAS Anzac during Phase 4 of the Reserve Entry Officer Course. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Nursing Officer, Lieutenant Angus Thompson experiences life at sea in the sickbay of HMAS Anzac during Phase 4 of the Reserve Entry Officer Course.

On 1 July 2016 Navy commenced implementation of the Australian Defence Force Total Workforce Model, which has a fundamental concept of flexibility of service.

Anchors away for Canning vale Kid

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics Chef James Carter places a tray of pumpkin in the oven for roasting onboard HMAS Perth.  (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics Chef James Carter places a tray of pumpkin in the oven for roasting onboard HMAS Perth.

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Jimmy Carter says life in the Navy has provided him many adventures, including his latest, deploying to the Middle East in HMAS Perth.

Chef marching with pride in Paris

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

SMNML-C Perombllon, will be making the big trip to France this month where he will be able to use his native language to assisit his fellow Australian Defence Force members in translation. (photo: ABML-C Steven Bruni)

SMNML-C Perombllon, will be making the big trip to France this month where he will be able to use his native language to assisit his fellow Australian Defence Force members in translation.

This July, Seaman Maritime Logistics Chef Marie Perombelon will be conducting his first representational duty for the Australian Defence Force. 

Prime deployment for Perth pilot

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Lieutenant Benjamin Thomson, a pilot onboard HMAS Perth, stands in front of the MH-60R Seahawk Helicopter on the ships flight deck.  (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Lieutenant Benjamin Thomson, a pilot onboard HMAS Perth, stands in front of the MH-60R Seahawk Helicopter on the ships flight deck.

Being the eyes in the sky for a Navy warship is nothing new for Lieutenant Benjamin Thomson who has deployed to the Middle East region with a cutting edge aircraft in HMAS Perth.

Exercise is music to his ears

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

Able Seaman Musician Phillip O'Neill on the forecastle of HMAS Canberra en-route to Pearl Harbour, Harbour to participate in Exercise Rim of The Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Able Seaman Musician Phillip O'Neill on the forecastle of HMAS Canberra en-route to Pearl Harbour, Harbour to participate in Exercise Rim of The Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.

Able Seaman Musician Phill O’Neill has toured Afghanistan, visited the Kokoda Track and played the trumpet to a live audience of over one million people in India.

Accidental inspiration for motivated Marine Technician

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

Able Seaman Marine Technician Mark Daniels sets up for a dead lift in the HMAS Stirling Gymnasium Weight Room.   (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Able Seaman Marine Technician Mark Daniels sets up for a dead lift in the HMAS Stirling Gymnasium Weight Room.

For HMAS Stirling's Able Seaman Marine Technician Mark Daniels, 17 December 2015 is the date etched firmly in his mind.

Navy closes loop on 70-year Army Dixie find

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), LSIS Justin Brown (photographer)

New Zealanders, Australian's, British and the people of Crete came together to remember those that lost their lives during the Battle of Crete at the New Zealand memorial in Galatas, Crete.  (photo: LSIS Justin Brown)

New Zealanders, Australian's, British and the people of Crete came together to remember those that lost their lives during the Battle of Crete at the New Zealand memorial in Galatas, Crete.

For one Navy Commander, commemorations for the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete provided an opportunity to return a family favour.

Aviation excellence rewarded

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), LSIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

723 Squadrons, Able Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Nicole Otte, uses a multimeter to conduct maintenance on a AS-350BA Squirrel helicopter.   (photo: LSIS Sarah Williams)

723 Squadrons, Able Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Nicole Otte, uses a multimeter to conduct maintenance on a AS-350BA Squirrel helicopter.

Able Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Nicole Otte from 723 Squadron has been recognised as a standout performer in aviation maintenance.