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Officers recognised for long service

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Head of Navy Engineering, Rear Admiral Colin Lawrence, AM, RAN (right), presents Lieutenant Commander Eric Mushins, RANR, with his second Federation Star for the Defence Long Service Medal, marking 45 years service in the Royal Australian Navy. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Head of Navy Engineering, Rear Admiral Colin Lawrence, AM, RAN (right), presents Lieutenant Commander Eric Mushins, RANR, with his second Federation Star for the Defence Long Service Medal, marking 45 years service in the Royal Australian Navy.

Three Naval officers in Victoria have been formally acknowledged for their cumulative 105 years in the Navy during a small ceremony at HMAS Cerberus.

 

Ramadan celebrations place focus in future workforce

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), POIS Paul Berry (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Zul Naim marks the end of a fasting day in the holy month of Ramadan with the support of his work mates at Brindabella Park in Canberra. (photo: POIS Paul Berry)

Chief Petty Officer Zul Naim marks the end of a fasting day in the holy month of Ramadan with the support of his work mates at Brindabella Park in Canberra.

Navy members have paused to mark the end of a fasting day during Ramadan - one of the world’s most significant religious events.

Ex-Army Warrant Officer embraces the change

Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Able Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submarines (ABAWASM) George Griffin is proud to display his Dolphins at HMAS Stirling, the home of the Australian Submarine Force.  (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

Able Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submarines (ABAWASM) George Griffin is proud to display his Dolphins at HMAS Stirling, the home of the Australian Submarine Force.

For Able Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst, Submarines George Griffin, changing service from Army to Navy was one of those things in life he had to experience, and for this adventurous and enthusiastic sailor it’s been a decision he is more than happy with.

 

West-based photographer takes out prestigious prize

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont, RAN, presents Leading Seaman Imagery Specialist Richard Cordell with the 2017 Rosemary Rodwell Award first place trophy in the Navy Imagery Unit-West at HMAS Stirling. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont, RAN, presents Leading Seaman Imagery Specialist Richard Cordell with the 2017 Rosemary Rodwell Award first place trophy in the Navy Imagery Unit-West at HMAS Stirling.

In a time when we are inundated with various forms of imagery on a daily basis, it takes something pretty special to stand out from the crowd in the photography world.

 

Harman hosts charity football

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), CPL Dan Pinhorn (photographer)

Executive Officer HMAS Harman, Lieutenant Commander Mark Wilson makes a donation to the Mark Hughes Foundation with Seaman Maritime Logistics-Personnel Operations Jayden Mansfield. (photo: CPL Dan Pinhorn)

Executive Officer HMAS Harman, Lieutenant Commander Mark Wilson makes a donation to the Mark Hughes Foundation with Seaman Maritime Logistics-Personnel Operations Jayden Mansfield.

ADF people of Canberra have braved the cold weather to conduct a sporting event for a good cause at HMAS Harman.

 

Digging for a difference

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)

Warrant Officer Ray Sangster makes a new furry friend during a working bee at the Sleepy Burrows Wombat Sanctuary, Gundaroo. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

Warrant Officer Ray Sangster makes a new furry friend during a working bee at the Sleepy Burrows Wombat Sanctuary, Gundaroo.

A group of Canberra-based Navy people have provided a welfare boost to some of Australia’s furry friends.

HMAS Penguin helps kids at 2018 Balmoral Burn

This article has photo gallery Published on by WO Ian Daley (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

SMNCD* Jordon Bitokski (left, in cap) leading the ‘Hill of Hurt’ race up Awaba Street. SMN Bitokski went on to win the event with our divers filling the first six positions. (photo: Michael Amendolia)

SMNCD* Jordon Bitokski (left, in cap) leading the ‘Hill of Hurt’ race up Awaba Street. SMN Bitokski went on to win the event with our divers filling the first six positions.

The crew of Mosman’s HMAS Penguin joined more than 10,000 competitors on a beautiful autumn day for this year’s Humpty Dumpty Foundation Balmoral Burn charity fun run on Sunday 27 May.

Navy Clearance Diving Team 3 receives US Commendation

Published on by LCDR Lauren Rago (author and photographer)

Members of the 1991 Australian Clearance Diving Team 3 at HMAS Penguin for their US Unit Commendation presentation ceremony for service during the First Gulf War. (photo: LCDR Lauren Rago)

Members of the 1991 Australian Clearance Diving Team 3 at HMAS Penguin for their US Unit Commendation presentation ceremony for service during the First Gulf War.

Members of the Royal Australian Navy’s Clearance Diving Team 3 (AUSCDT 3) were awarded a United States (US) Navy Unit Commendation for exceptionally meritorious service in the 1991 Gulf War at a ceremony at HMAS Penguin today.

Remembering World War II submariners

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Rilana Ostheim (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Officers and senior sailors from the Australian and United States navies gather with Cadets from TS Vancouver on completion of a memorial service for US Navy submariners lost in action during WWII, held at the National Anzac Centre, Albany, WA. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Officers and senior sailors from the Australian and United States navies gather with Cadets from TS Vancouver on completion of a memorial service for US Navy submariners lost in action during WWII, held at the National Anzac Centre, Albany, WA.

United States submariners lost at sea while defending Australia have been honoured at a memorial service at the National Anzac Centre in Albany, Western Australia.

 

City celebrates HMAS Ararat (II) visit

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), Ararat Rural City Council (photographer)

HMAS Ararat (II) exercises its right to Freedom of Entry to Ararat, Victoria for the first time in the Navy and city’s 75 year association. (photo: Ararat Rural City Council)

HMAS Ararat (II) exercises its right to Freedom of Entry to Ararat, Victoria for the first time in the Navy and city’s 75 year association.

The crew of HMAS Ararat (II) celebrated 75 years of association with its city namesake by exercising its right to Freedom of Entry to Ararat, Victoria recently.