Topic: Ceremony and Traditions
The poppies at the Australian War Memorial will be the culmination of more than a million hours of volunteer work over the last five years, and a true labour of love.
Navy members present and past are being encouraged to send in their old dress uniform buttons as part of an ambitious project to commemorate those who died in World War One.
ADF personnel attending the Fort Rucker Anzac Day service. Pictured (L-R): CAPT James Highfield, CAPT Charles Hall, CAPT Shane Mitchell, LSA Leeann Mumby, LEUT Aaron Cochrane, and LEUT Grant Rushford.
Royal Australian Navy personnel are posted to all corners of the globe, integrating into the forces of partner nations, contributing to and improving Navy capability. Navy members currently posted to the United States Navy’s Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 40, known as the Airwolves, recently provided an insight into Anzac Day for their US counterparts.
Crew from HMAS Sirius are formed during the HMAS Westralia Fire 20th Year Anniversary Memorial Service on the HMAS Stirling Quarterdeck in honour of the tragedy that claimed the lives of four crew members: Midshipman Megan Pelly, Petty Officer Shaun Smith, Leading Seaman Bradley Meek, and Able Seaman Philip Carroll.
A commemoration has been held at HMAS
Stirling, Western Australia to remember the four lives that were lost 20 years ago in a fire on board the former supply vessel HMAS Westralia.
HMAS Success sailors form a Catafalque Party at the Anzac Day Dawn Service held at Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore.
A team from HMAS
Success has attended the Anzac Day Dawn Service at Singapore’s Kranji War Cemetery as part of their deployment to South East Asia.
April 30, 2018 by SBLT Max Logan (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer), Unknown (photographer)
Members of the catafalque party stand to attention as pipers pipe 'Flowers of the Forest' during an Anzac Day Dawn Service at Hellfire Pass, Thailand.
Navy people currently deployed to South East Asia have represented the RAN, ADF and Australia at three special Anzac Day services in Thailand.
A catafalque party from HMAS Cerberus 'rest on arms' in the Sanctuary at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, during a service to commemorate the sinking of HMAS Vampire.
The sinking of HMAS
Vampire (I) and the loss of nine of her crew has been commemorated during a small ceremony at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne.
April 06, 2018 by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)
General Entry 359 Shipp Division celebrate the completion of their Graduation Ceremony held at Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
One hundred and twenty nine proud people from around Australia marked the first major milestone in their naval careers last week as they graduated from the Royal Australian Navy’s Recruit School.
Members of HMAS Coonawarra joined with the Royal Australian Air Force and the Australian Army for an Anzac Day service in the remote community of Tomato Island in the Northern Territory.
Coonawarra personnel joined with residents of remote communities in the Top End on Anzac Day to honour the sacrifices made by all servicemen and women past and present.
Hundreds of sailors exit Flinders Street Station ahead of taking part in the 2018 Anzac Day march through Melbourne.
The Royal Australian Navy has marched through the heart of Melbourne with a 1000-strong contingent to mark Anzac Day.
April 25, 2018 by Australian Antarctic Program Media Release (author), Mr George Brettingham-Moore (photographer)
Station Leader, Commander Rebecca Jeffcoat, leads the Anzac Day service at Casey Station, Antarctica.
A veteran Defence Force Naval Officer has led Australia’s southern-most Anzac Day dawn service at Casey research station in Antarctica.