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Traditional owners acknowledged at logistics base

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Commanding Officer of Joint Logistics Unit-West Commander Sean Noble, RAN, with Ms Dianne Ryder, President of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Veterans Association of WA and Barbara Kickett, Aboriginal Elder unveil a plaque to commemorate the link between the Traditional Owners and Defence at the Acknowledgement To Country ceremony and celebration of the 28th birthday of Palmer Barracks. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Commanding Officer of Joint Logistics Unit-West Commander Sean Noble, RAN, with Ms Dianne Ryder, President of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Veterans Association of WA and Barbara Kickett, Aboriginal Elder unveil a plaque to commemorate the link between the Traditional Owners and Defence at the Acknowledgement To Country ceremony and celebration of the 28th birthday of Palmer Barracks.

The Commanding Officer of Joint Logistics Unit-West, Commander Sean Noble, has formally recognised traditional land custodians as part of the Defence Indigenous Reconciliation Program in ceremony at one of Australia's longest standing military establishments.

Farncomb forges links with Esperance

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Peter Croce (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

The Australian and New Zealand national flags are lowered as the Last Post is played during the Remembrance Day ceremony held at Esperance. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

The Australian and New Zealand national flags are lowered as the Last Post is played during the Remembrance Day ceremony held at Esperance.

The Western Australian town of Esperance can now boast a formal link to one of the Navy's most sophisticated warfighting platforms - submarine HMAS Farncomb. 

Remembrance Day reflects on service past and present

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), SGT Janine Fabre (photographer), Mrs Lauren Larking (photographer)

Able Seaman Boatswain's Mate Alan Paterson plays the Didgeridoo during the 2016 Remembrance Day Service held at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra on 11 November, 2016. (photo: Lauren Larking)

Able Seaman Boatswain's Mate Alan Paterson plays the Didgeridoo during the 2016 Remembrance Day Service held at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra on 11 November, 2016.

As people of all nations paused to remember more than a century of military service, this Remembrance Day, many service men and women were again preparing to deploy on overseas operations.

Mental health support on the mind

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), Unknown (photographer)

South Australia's Trojan's trek (photo: Unknown)

South Australia's Trojan's trek

For HMAS Creswell’s Chief Petty Officer Aviation Technician Avionics Amy Vickers supporting her teammates is an integral part of her job, but a recent experience has given her an opportunity to reflect on how far Navy has come in supporting those with stress-related illnesses. 

Gold Coast commemorates service in Vietnam

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Nick Robinson (author), Unknown (photographer)

Commodore Malcom Wise, Commander Warfare, at Currumbin RSL for Navy Week Gold Coast. (photo: Unknown)

Commodore Malcom Wise, Commander Warfare, at Currumbin RSL for Navy Week Gold Coast.

The Royal Australian Navy’s contribution to the war in Vietnam was commemorated by the Currumbin Returned and Services League on the Gold Coast recently, as a part of Navy Week activities.

'Straight ahead' for Admiral's Own Big Band

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

The Royal Australian Navy Band performs at the Joan Sutherland Centre in Penrith to mark the occasion of the Band’s Centenary. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

The Royal Australian Navy Band performs at the Joan Sutherland Centre in Penrith to mark the occasion of the Band’s Centenary.

The Royal Australian Navy’s Admiral’s Own Big Band launched their latest album Straight Ahead on 4 November with a concert at Coogee Diggers Club in Sydney.

Navy on target at shooting championships

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

A vintage Miroku under and over 12 gauge shotgun at Wagga Wagga Club, NSW. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

A vintage Miroku under and over 12 gauge shotgun at Wagga Wagga Club, NSW.

Navy had some individual stand-out performances at the Australian Defence Force Clay Target Association championships held at Wagga Wagga Gun Club in October.

Sevens rugby builds speed for Defence squad

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kirsti Burtenshaw (author), Unknown (photographer)

SBLT Zebedee Learoyd in action during the 7s at Noosa (photo: Unknown)

SBLT Zebedee Learoyd in action during the 7s at Noosa

Two Australian Defence Force Rugby Union men’s teams put in some fast-paced groundwork for the Australian Rugby Union nationals when they competed at the Noosa International and Byron Bay 7s tournaments in October. 

Cyclists remember Dutchy with passionate performances

This article has photo gallery Published on by LTCOL Scott Doré (author), FLTLT Aaron Pyle (author), CPL Max Bree (photographer)

Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Jordon McColl conducts a practice run at Mount Stromlo prior to the ADF Cycling Carnival.  (photo: CPL Max Bree)

Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Jordon McColl conducts a practice run at Mount Stromlo prior to the ADF Cycling Carnival.

Navy made a strong showing at the Australian Defence Force National Cycling Carnival in Canberra in October, winning events on the first day.

Stateside success for women's rugby team

Published on by LEUT Kirsti Burtenshaw (author), Ms Colleen McCloskey (photographer)

Captain of the ADFRU Women's Squad AB Saluluelanei Gary in action during the last game of the tour. (photo: Colleen McCloskey)

Captain of the ADFRU Women's Squad AB Saluluelanei Gary in action during the last game of the tour.

The Australian Defence Force Rugby Union women’s tour of the United States finished the way it started, with positive outcomes on and off the field.