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From the boat to the brush

Published on by CPL Carla Armenti (author and photographer)

War artist Bob McRae with his artwork of a sailor from HMAS Ballarat. (photo: CPL Carla Armenti)

War artist Bob McRae with his artwork of a sailor from HMAS Ballarat.

Artist Bob McRae has spent time onboard HMAS Ballarat in the Middle East to capture the Royal Australian Navy on operations.

New project to make master logisticians

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LEUT Anthony Martin (photographer)

LEUTs Aaron Goedecke and Emily Ross are interviewed about the Maritime Logistics Career Continuum aboard HMAS Adelaide. (photo: LEUT Anthony Martin)

LEUTs Aaron Goedecke and Emily Ross are interviewed about the Maritime Logistics Career Continuum aboard HMAS Adelaide.

Maritime Logistics Officers were in the spotlight recently as a film crew interviewed them about changes to their primary qualification.

Navy supports leadership development on a global scale

Published on by ABLT Kallum Phillips (author)

Lieutenant Junior Grade Yusuf Nur Arifin is presented a certificate by Lieutenant Commander Peter Bartholomeusz, Head Management and Strategic Studies Faculty upon completion of NOLC 1 at HMAS Albatross in March 2019. (photo: )

Lieutenant Junior Grade Yusuf Nur Arifin is presented a certificate by Lieutenant Commander Peter Bartholomeusz, Head Management and Strategic Studies Faculty upon completion of NOLC 1 at HMAS Albatross in March 2019.

Two junior officers from the Indonesian Navy have received a detailed insight into the RAN’s personnel leadership and management training continuum when they recently attended phases one and two of the Naval Officers’ Leadership Course at HMAS Albatross.

Warrant Officer inspires new recruits

Published on by LEUT Ben Willee and CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer), CPL Mark Dowling (photographer)

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN, with Warrant Officer Jo Jordan OAM, after officially renaming the Sabroan Club at the Royal Australian Navy Recruit School the 'Jordan Club'. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN, with Warrant Officer Jo Jordan OAM, after officially renaming the Sabroan Club at the Royal Australian Navy Recruit School the 'Jordan Club'.

One of Navy’s most respected senior sailors has been honoured with her own club, named after her in a ceremony at HMAS Cerberus.

Motorsport program a revving success

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Bill Solomou (author and photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Leading Seaman Michael Dent chats with Craftsman Harrison Old (left), Craftsman Nic Ryan and Squadron Leader Michael Bailes regarding his work duties as a member of the Bottle-O Racing Team, during the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix 2019. (photo: CPL Bill Solomou)

Royal Australian Navy Leading Seaman Michael Dent chats with Craftsman Harrison Old (left), Craftsman Nic Ryan and Squadron Leader Michael Bailes regarding his work duties as a member of the Bottle-O Racing Team, during the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix 2019.

LS Michael Dent’s 20 years’ of experience in building engines put him in good stead to contribute to the Tickford Racing Team at the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Use your voice - put pen to paper

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), LSIS Jake Badior (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Seaman Olivia Saunders completes her 2019 Defence Census. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Seaman Olivia Saunders completes her 2019 Defence Census.

Sailors and officers working in every corner of the Navy – at sea and ashore – will receive the 2019 Defence Census today.

Bulldog joins the Steel Cat

Published on by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author), CPL Colin Dadd (photographer)

Members of the Ship’s Company welcome their mascot, British Bulldog Leading Seaman Hank, after HMAS Brisbane's (III) Freedom of Entry march. (photo: CPL Colin Dadd)

Members of the Ship’s Company welcome their mascot, British Bulldog Leading Seaman Hank, after HMAS Brisbane's (III) Freedom of Entry march.

A little-known piece of Navy history dating back to the First World War is being kept alive with a British Bulldog by the name of Hank becoming the first mascot for ‘the Steel Cat’, HMAS Brisbane (III).

Relay runners pass the trident to save lives

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), POIS Lee-Anne Cooper (photographer)

HMA Ships Albatross and Creswell after completing the annual Relay For Life, at Nowra Showgrounds.  (photo: POIS Lee-Anne Cooper)

HMA Ships Albatross and Creswell after completing the annual Relay For Life, at Nowra Showgrounds.

This year, teams from Navy establishments HMAS Albatross and HMAS Creswell were joined by members of 808 Squadron, along with 60 teams from the local community in the Shoalhaven Relay For Life.

Navy Medic participates in Bataan Death March commemoration

Published on by CPL Sebastian Beurich (author and photographer)

Wreaths stand in front a memorial on Corregidor Island following a commemoration ceremony held as part of the Philippines Veteran’s Week celebrations on 7 April 2019. (photo: CPL Sebastian Beurich)

Wreaths stand in front a memorial on Corregidor Island following a commemoration ceremony held as part of the Philippines Veteran’s Week celebrations on 7 April 2019.

Three Australians have joined in an annual march to commemorate the Bataan Death March of World War II.

Remembering a fallen hero

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), LSIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)

Commander Joint Task Force 661, Air Commodore Richard Owen, AM, (right) and Chaplain Simote Finau, RAN, (left) with groundskeeper Vasantharaja at the grave site of Royal Australian Air Force Sergeant William Pearce after a memorial service at the Trincomalee Commonwealth War Cemetery, Sri Lanka, as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Ronnie Baltoft)

Commander Joint Task Force 661, Air Commodore Richard Owen, AM, (right) and Chaplain Simote Finau, RAN, (left) with groundskeeper Vasantharaja at the grave site of Royal Australian Air Force Sergeant William Pearce after a memorial service at the Trincomalee Commonwealth War Cemetery, Sri Lanka, as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

The Sri Lankan groundkeeper who cared for the grave of a fallen Australian pilot has been personally thanked by Australian Defence Force personnel as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 (IPE19).