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Coffs Harbour Welcome 725 Squadron

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author)

Personnel will march with swords drawn, bayonets fixed, band playing and colours flying. They will be accompanied by local cadets and the Royal Australian Navy Band. (photo: Unknown)

Personnel will march with swords drawn, bayonets fixed, band playing and colours flying. They will be accompanied by local cadets and the Royal Australian Navy Band.

The Coffs Harbour community gave a warm welcome to 725 Squadron when personnel visited to exercise Freedom of Entry.

Atomic survivors visit Stirling

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

Operation HURRICANE just moments after a nuclear device was detonated in HMS Plym. (photo: Unknown)

Operation HURRICANE just moments after a nuclear device was detonated in HMS Plym.

The Australian Ex Services Atomic Survivors Association visited HMAS Stirling recently, as the group was in Western Australia preparing to travel to the site of the atomic tests at the Monte Bello Islands in the 1950s. 

Diverse Defence awarded again

Published on by ABML-C Steven Bruni (author and photographer)

Captain Neville Teague, RAN, Able Seaman Musician Ellen Zyla and Warrant Officer Stuart O'Brien at the Pride in Diversity Australian Workplace Equality Index Awards 2016. (photo: Steven Bruni)

Captain Neville Teague, RAN, Able Seaman Musician Ellen Zyla and Warrant Officer Stuart O'Brien at the Pride in Diversity Australian Workplace Equality Index Awards 2016.

The Department of Defence has maintained its status as a diversity employer of choice - being recognised for the second year in a row by the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

Battle of Crete commemorated

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), LSIS Justin Brown (photographer)

Australia's Federation Guard members rest on arms during the service at the Hellenic - Australian park in Rethymno, part of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete Commemoration services held across the Island of Crete. (photo: LSIS Justin Brown)

Australia's Federation Guard members rest on arms during the service at the Hellenic - Australian park in Rethymno, part of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete Commemoration services held across the Island of Crete.

The immense courage and sacrifice by Australian and New Zealand troops fighting in the Battle of Crete has been remembered in the battle’s 75th anniversary commemorations.

Sydney families visit HMAS Canberra for Needy Kids

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author)

More than 1000 people queued at Garden Island, Sydney on Saturday for a chance to see inside HMAS Canberra, as part of the NSW Kids In Need charity Open Day. (photo: Unknown)

More than 1000 people queued at Garden Island, Sydney on Saturday for a chance to see inside HMAS Canberra, as part of the NSW Kids In Need charity Open Day.

More than 1000 people queued at Garden Island, Sydney on Saturday for a chance to see inside HMAS Canberra, as part of the NSW Kids In Need charity Open Day.

The Top End remembers the Battle of the Coral Sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Commander of the 1st Brigade, Brigadier Ben James, AM, DSM, Deputy Commander Northern Command Colonel Brian Bailey, CSC, Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander John Navin, ADC, RAN, Commanding Officer 13 Squadron, RAAF Base Darwin, Wing Commander Wesley Perrett, and Lieutenant Colonel Steven Sutey, Commanding Officer of the Marine Rotational force - Darwin, attend a memorial ceremony for the Battle of the Coral Sea in conjunction with United States Marines from the Marine Rotational Force - Darwin, 2016. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Commander of the 1st Brigade, Brigadier Ben James, AM, DSM, Deputy Commander Northern Command Colonel Brian Bailey, CSC, Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander John Navin, ADC, RAN, Commanding Officer 13 Squadron, RAAF Base Darwin, Wing Commander Wesley Perrett, and Lieutenant Colonel Steven Sutey, Commanding Officer of the Marine Rotational force - Darwin, attend a memorial ceremony for the Battle of the Coral Sea in conjunction with United States Marines from the Marine Rotational Force - Darwin, 2016.

A commemorative service organised by the American Association was held in Darwin on 13 May for the 74th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea – a major turning point of the Second World War.

Navy reaffirms operational importance of its Brisbane base

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer), LAC Brenton Kwaterski (photographer)

The commissioning crew of HMAS Moreton. (photo: LAC Brenton Kwaterski)

The commissioning crew of HMAS Moreton.

The Royal Australian Navy commissioned an establishment for the first time in 38 years on Saturday, starting a new chapter in its 105 year history in Brisbane.

Warm welcome for French counterpart

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr James McPherson (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN and Chief of Staff of the French Navy, Admiral Bernard Rogel inspects Australia's Federation Guard during a  recent visit to Canberra. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN and Chief of Staff of the French Navy, Admiral Bernard Rogel inspects Australia's Federation Guard during a recent visit to Canberra.

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, welcomed his French counterpart, Admiral Bernard Rogel, in Canberra last week for a series of meetings to strengthen and deepen the relationship between the two navies.

Navy aviators on parade in Coffs Harbour

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), CPL Nicci Freeman (photographer), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer), LCDR Stephan Immerz (photographer), LEUT Jakob Kapelj (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Commander Todd Glynn, Executive Officer, 725 Squadron, stands with an MH-60R 'Romeo' Seahawk helicopter at the Australian International Airshow 2015, Avalon, Victoria.  (photo: CPL Nicci Freeman)

Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Commander Todd Glynn, Executive Officer, 725 Squadron, stands with an MH-60R 'Romeo' Seahawk helicopter at the Australian International Airshow 2015, Avalon, Victoria.

Naval aviators from 725 Squadron will march through Coffs Harbour on 19 May, for the first time since being 'adopted' by the City in March 2015.

Coral Sea remembered in Western Australia

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), Mrs Peta Magorian (photographer)

Dignitaries and Wreath layers march on - lead by WA Police Piper Chris Macaulay then Reverend Richard Pengelley, Governor of WA Kerry Sanderson AO and Warden of the State War Memorial Mr Peter King, followed by the wreath layers from each organisation. (photo: Mrs Peta Magorian)

Dignitaries and Wreath layers march on - lead by WA Police Piper Chris Macaulay then Reverend Richard Pengelley, Governor of WA Kerry Sanderson AO and Warden of the State War Memorial Mr Peter King, followed by the wreath layers from each organisation.

The 74th commemoration of the Battle of the Coral Sea was recently held at the Western Australian State War Memorial at Kings Park, Perth.