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Anzac’s band visits Royal Marines School of Music

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Able Seamen Musicians Thomas Brooke and Blair Reardon play with a Royal Marine School of Music student, during a visit to the Royal Marines School of Music in Portsmouth, United Kingdom. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Able Seamen Musicians Thomas Brooke and Blair Reardon play with a Royal Marine School of Music student, during a visit to the Royal Marines School of Music in Portsmouth, United Kingdom.

The five member detachment of the Royal Australian Navy Band currently embarked in the helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac recently had the opportunity to engage with their British counterparts and members of the public during Anzac’s port visit to Portsmouth, England. 

In the historical wake

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Alexandra Abley (author), LCDR Adam Muckalt (photographer), POPH Kev Bristow (photographer)

Lieutenant Thomas Rue and Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Alyce Houley onboard HMAS Melville while out at sea. (photo: LCDR Adam Muckalt)

Lieutenant Thomas Rue and Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Alyce Houley onboard HMAS Melville while out at sea.

“This day prov’d as favourable to our purpose as we could wish, not a cloud was to be seen the whole day and the air was perfectly clear.”

Army get on board with lift from Navy helicopters

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808 Squadron in Nowra, New South Wales, support their Army colleagues from 8 Brigade during training serials at Singleton Barracks. (photo: Unknown)

808 Squadron in Nowra, New South Wales, support their Army colleagues from 8 Brigade during training serials at Singleton Barracks.

One of the Royal Australian Navy's MRH90 helicopters from 808 Squadron in Nowra, New South Wales, has recently supported their Army colleagues from 8 Brigade during training serials at Singleton Barracks. 

Special commissioning gift for Squadron

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A sword presented to visiting AS350 Squirrel Pilots Lieutenant  Mark Green and Lieutenant Dean Williams by Coffs Harbour RSL president Bob Payne. (photo: Mr Trevor Veale)

A sword presented to visiting AS350 Squirrel Pilots Lieutenant Mark Green and Lieutenant Dean Williams by Coffs Harbour RSL president Bob Payne.

Royal Australian Navy units foster close relationships with communities throughout Australia through the tradition of being 'adopted' by a city. The connection between Navy personnel and these communities is developed and celebrated through participation in ceremonial events such as Anzac Day and the granting of Freedom of Entry. Less formal activities can include school visits or mentoring local cadet units. 

Australian frigate visits France

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Able Seaman Communication Information Systems Amy De Boer carries the Australian National Flag during a D-Day commemorative service at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in Bayeux, France.  (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Able Seaman Communication Information Systems Amy De Boer carries the Australian National Flag during a D-Day commemorative service at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in Bayeux, France.

The Royal Australian Navy’s helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac has arrived in France, as part of her NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015 deployment.

Indian Navy crosses oceans to visit Australia

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Indian Navy Ships Satpura and Kamorta, alongside in Fremantle, Western Australia (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Indian Navy Ships Satpura and Kamorta, alongside in Fremantle, Western Australia

Two Indian Navy ships Satpura and Kamorta have been conducting training and security patrols while transiting the Indian Ocean and arrived in Fremantle on 4 June on a goodwill visit.

Successful training venture

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Churcher (author), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer)

Lieutenant Michael Bonning explains advanced airway access to members of HMAS Success' Ships Company during a training exercise while in the Middle East Region as part of Operation MANITOU. (photo: Able Seaman Jake Badior)

Lieutenant Michael Bonning explains advanced airway access to members of HMAS Success' Ships Company during a training exercise while in the Middle East Region as part of Operation MANITOU.

Not satisfied with their achievements during their recent Operation MANITOU deployment to the Middle East, the crew of HMAS Success has spent the return trip refreshing essential skills and cross-training.

Dive team opens door to the past

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Fletcher Wall (author), CPOIS David Connolly (author)

Members of the Clearance Diving Association are shown current diving equipment by members of Australian Clearance Diving Team Four during a visit to HMAS Stirling. (photo: CPOIS David Connolly)

Members of the Clearance Diving Association are shown current diving equipment by members of Australian Clearance Diving Team Four during a visit to HMAS Stirling.

On the 23 April, Clearance Diving Team Four held an informative and interactive demonstration for approximately 70 members of the Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers Association as part of the five day biennial reunion held in Perth, Western Australia.

HMAS Newcastle seizes more than $1 billion in narcotics

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Members of HMAS Newcastle's boarding party prepapre to board and search a dhow on 19 June 2015, which revelaed 581 Kgs of hidden illegal narcotics. (photo: Leading Seaman Imagery Specialist Brenton Freind)

Members of HMAS Newcastle's boarding party prepapre to board and search a dhow on 19 June 2015, which revelaed 581 Kgs of hidden illegal narcotics.

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Newcastle patrolling with the Combined Maritime Forces in the Middle East Region has seized another 581kg of illegal narcotics with an estimated street value of approximately $520 million.

HMAS Newcastle and HMNZS Te Kaha seize over $800 million in narcotics

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Members of HMAS Newcastle's ships company carry out the destruction of seized narcotics on the flight deck as the ship and crew carry out maritime security patrols in the Indian Ocean in support of Operation MANITOU.
 (photo: Leading Seaman Imagery Specialist Brenton Freind)

Members of HMAS Newcastle's ships company carry out the destruction of seized narcotics on the flight deck as the ship and crew carry out maritime security patrols in the Indian Ocean in support of Operation MANITOU.

Maritime security operations by Australian and New Zealand frigates operating in the Middle East region during the past six weeks have seized almost a tonne of narcotics worth an estimated street value of $811 million.