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American west coast sailors enjoy an Australian west coast welcome

Published on by USN Lt. j.g. Justin Lemon (author), LEUT Kara Wansbury (author), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)

Unites States Navy Prospective Commanding Officers' Course, visit HMAS Rankin, whilst alongside Fleet Base West. (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

Unites States Navy Prospective Commanding Officers' Course, visit HMAS Rankin, whilst alongside Fleet Base West.

A chance to work with Australian submariners and enjoy West Australian beaches during their down time has brought the Los Angeles class fast-attack submarine USS Albuquerque (SSN 706) to HMAS Stirling.

816 Squadron's long haul flight

Published on by LEUT Paul Morrison (author and photographer)

A S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopter is refuelled in Forrest, NSW before proceeding on the next leg of their journey to Nowra. (photo: LEUT Paul Morrison)

A S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopter is refuelled in Forrest, NSW before proceeding on the next leg of their journey to Nowra.

Navy helicopters and their crews are specifically trained to fly over the water, but recently a team from 816 Squadron flew across the continent and covered a lot of land rather than sea.

Newcastle on display for families

This article has photo gallery Published on by POCIS Michael Baruch (author), LSIS Brenton Freind (photographer)

HMAS Newcastle pulls away from Fleet Base East, Sydney, with friends and family onboard.
 (photo: Leading Seaman Imagery Specialist Brenton Freind)

HMAS Newcastle pulls away from Fleet Base East, Sydney, with friends and family onboard.

HMAS Newcastle recently took the opportunity to thank friends and family of the ship for their support by inviting them onboard for a day at sea.

Parramatta’s road to refit

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Cameron Taylor (author)

Shortly after departing Devonport, the ashes of Mrs Nora Mary White, ex Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS), were scattered at sea during a flight deck service off the coast of Tasmania. (photo: Unknown)

Shortly after departing Devonport, the ashes of Mrs Nora Mary White, ex Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS), were scattered at sea during a flight deck service off the coast of Tasmania.

HMAS Parramatta embarked on an important mission in February - the Anti Ship Missile Defence upgrade.

Operational happy birthday Navy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Chloe Wootten (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer), LCDR Bruno Tremblay, RCN (photographer)

Members of the HMAS Success Engineering department eat cake in the engine room while on watch to celebrate the Royal Australian Navy's 114th birthday while deployed in the Middle East Region as part of Operation MANITOU. (photo: Able Seaman Jake Badior)

Members of the HMAS Success Engineering department eat cake in the engine room while on watch to celebrate the Royal Australian Navy's 114th birthday while deployed in the Middle East Region as part of Operation MANITOU.

Yesterday marked 114 years of the Australian Navy serving the nation with pride but it was no different to every other day of the year for Navy members deployed across the globe on operations.

Sirius gets 2015 underway

Published on by LEUT Mark Taylor (author), LEUT Jake Leonard (author)

HMAS Sirius's damage control team, conduct fire fighting training at sea, in the West Australian Exercise Area (photo: LEUT Leonard)

HMAS Sirius's damage control team, conduct fire fighting training at sea, in the West Australian Exercise Area

HMAS Sirius is preparing for another busy year replenishing the Navy's fleet.

Back to basics for Navy seamanship skills

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (author)

HMAS Anzac personnel man the jackstay line during a light jackstay transfer with HMAS Melbourne. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

HMAS Anzac personnel man the jackstay line during a light jackstay transfer with HMAS Melbourne.

Residents living on the south coast of New South Wales witnessed their own Fleet Review as crews of HMA Ships Anzac and Melbourne turned it on in order to complete workups before Anzac’s NORTHERN TRIDENT deployment. 

World voyage on track

Published on by Ms Jennifer Reilly (author)

LS King joined Navy as a medic in 2006 and transferred to the reserves in 2013. She signed on again to join Young Endeavour’s world voyage as she believes it will be the experience of a lifetime.  (photo: Unknown)

LS King joined Navy as a medic in 2006 and transferred to the reserves in 2013. She signed on again to join Young Endeavour’s world voyage as she believes it will be the experience of a lifetime.

Australia’s national Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil recently, completing an epic 55 day voyage across the Pacific Ocean and around Cape Horn.

HMAS Tobruk begins distribution of aid

Published on by LCDR Alistair Tomlinson (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

HMAS Tobruk's embarked MRH90 helicopter departs the ship to deliver care packages to remote parts of Vanuatu during Operation Pacific Assist 2015. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

HMAS Tobruk's embarked MRH90 helicopter departs the ship to deliver care packages to remote parts of Vanuatu during Operation Pacific Assist 2015.

HMAS Tobruk is distributing humanitarian supplies by MRH-90 Taipan helicopter and amphibious craft to the southern Vanuatu island of Erromango and Tanna.

Perth welcomes Operation Slipper veterans

Published on by LEUT Todd Austin (author), CPOIS David Connolly (photographer), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy veterans from the Operation SLIPPER campaign march down Barrack Street in the City of Perth during the parade to recognise the service of all personnel who served in Afghanistan and the Middle East between 2001 and 2014.
 (photo: CPOIS David Connolly)

Royal Australian Navy veterans from the Operation SLIPPER campaign march down Barrack Street in the City of Perth during the parade to recognise the service of all personnel who served in Afghanistan and the Middle East between 2001 and 2014.

Current and former Australian Defence Force veterans along with Australian Public Servants, the Australian Federal Police and other Government agency personnel who served on Operation SLIPPER had their achievements honoured in a commemorative parade on 21 March.