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‘Fearless’ filming at Fleet Base East

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer)

Former Royal Australian Navy Clearance Diver Paul De Gelder (left) with members of Clearance Dive Team One are filmed by the production crew of the new documentary series

Former Royal Australian Navy Clearance Diver Paul De Gelder (left) with members of Clearance Dive Team One are filmed by the production crew of the new documentary series "Fearless" in Sydney Harbour.

Headlines were created when Royal Australian Navy Clearance Diver Able Seaman Paul De Gelder was attacked by a shark in Sydney Harbour in 2009, and the story of his survival, recovery and return to Navy service captured the attention of people around Australia, and around the world.

Naval Reservist experiences 'career highlight' in New Zealand

Published on by MIDN Aaron Wischusen (author), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Reservist, Leading Seaman Marion Webb at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay. (photo: ABIS Jesse Rhynard)

Royal Australian Navy Reservist, Leading Seaman Marion Webb at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay.

Leading Seaman Marion Webb recently returned home from Exercise TASMAN SCHEME, one of only two members of the Royal Australian Naval Reserves selected to participate in 2014.

Navy good samaritan leads by example

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Nicole Mann in the grounds of Brindabella Park, Canberra. (photo: ABIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Lieutenant Commander Nicole Mann in the grounds of Brindabella Park, Canberra.

Lieutenant Commander Nikki Mann was driving to work on a cold, foggy Canberra morning when she stopped to help an injured cyclist on the side of Canberra’s Monaro Highway.

Naval Officer awarded US Bronze Star Medal

Published on by LEUT Celeste Ecuyer (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer CSC and Bar, RAN presents Lieutenant Commander David Shirvington with the United States Bronze Medal Star for extraordinarily meritorious service, at HMAS Waterhen, Waverton. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer CSC and Bar, RAN presents Lieutenant Commander David Shirvington with the United States Bronze Medal Star for extraordinarily meritorious service, at HMAS Waterhen, Waverton.

In a presentation ceremony at HMAS Waterhen, a Royal Australian Navy Clearance Diver Officer has been awarded the United States Bronze Star Medal.

Warrant Officer puts the 'active' into Active Reserve

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Warrant Officer Terry Imms is presented the Federation Star for 40 years of service by the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AO, CSC, RAN in the HMAS Creswell Wardroom.  (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

Warrant Officer Terry Imms is presented the Federation Star for 40 years of service by the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AO, CSC, RAN in the HMAS Creswell Wardroom.

As a member of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Active Reserve for over ten years, Warrant Officer Terry Imms is able to draw upon almost 45 years of service in the RAN—providing an incredible foundation of knowledge and skills used in developing future RAN officers.

Reserve Officer, many opportunities

Published on by LEUT Celeste Ecuyer (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Naval Reservist and 723 Squadron Operations Officer, Lieutenant Kevin King, RANR, stands in front of a Squirrel helicopter at HMAS Albatross.  (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

Naval Reservist and 723 Squadron Operations Officer, Lieutenant Kevin King, RANR, stands in front of a Squirrel helicopter at HMAS Albatross.

Lieutenant Kevin King joined the Royal Australian Navy Reserve as a Maritime Trade Operations Officer in May 2011.  The Maritime Trade Operations provide the Australian Defence Force link to the commercial maritime industry that enables the protection of seaborne trade.

Working at the Hilton Sydney a Sirius venture

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Mark Taylor (author), CMDR Darren Grogan (photographer), LS Daniel Taylor (photographer)

The Sirius chefs line up with the Hilton Chefs. (photo: CMDR Darren Grogan)

The Sirius chefs line up with the Hilton Chefs.

The chefs and stewards from HMAS Sirius recently took the opportunity to experience what life is like for their counterparts in the civilian world when they took part in an industry placement program with the Hilton Sydney.

Navy Headquarters Tasmania gives five for kids

Published on by LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (author and photographer)

Leading Seaman Kirri-Lee Brazendale (right) during an organised fundraising barbeque for 'Give Me 5 for Kids' at Anglesea Barracks on the 18th of July 2014 in Hobart, Tasmania.


 (photo: LSIS Jo Delorenzo)

Leading Seaman Kirri-Lee Brazendale (right) during an organised fundraising barbeque for 'Give Me 5 for Kids' at Anglesea Barracks on the 18th of July 2014 in Hobart, Tasmania.

The Navy team at Anglesea Barracks in Hobart recently dug deep for the Give Me 5 for Kids foundation.

Adventure training with a difference

Published on by Mr Gary Booth (author), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)

Seaman (SMN) Jack Schultze (left) and SMN Joshua Gillon of Fleet Support Unit - West carry bags of fishing net along Wyadup Beach, Margaret River Region, during a combined effort by HMAS Stirling and the Department of Parks and Wildlife to remove the washed up net. (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

Seaman (SMN) Jack Schultze (left) and SMN Joshua Gillon of Fleet Support Unit - West carry bags of fishing net along Wyadup Beach, Margaret River Region, during a combined effort by HMAS Stirling and the Department of Parks and Wildlife to remove the washed up net.

Personnel from HMAS Stirling and units Fleet Support Unit - West and the Submarine Force carried out adventure training in Western Australia’s south west with a definite intent to support conservation of the marine environment.

Future recruits visit HMAS Stuart

Published on by LEUT Celeste Ecuyer (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

HMAS Stuart banner attached to the ships gangway while the ship rests alongside Fleet Base East, Sydney, New South Wales. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

HMAS Stuart banner attached to the ships gangway while the ship rests alongside Fleet Base East, Sydney, New South Wales.

A group of potential Navy recruits visited HMAS Stuart during NAIDOC week last week as part of the Australian Defence Force Indigenous Recruiting Initiative.