HMAS Warramunga shipmates, Lieutenant Thomas Liley (left) and Chaplain Stephen Hutchinson proudly hold their quilts, made by Aussie Hero Quilts, during the ship’s deployment to Operation MANITOU.
There are a just a few things that help make a deployment away from family and friends bearable - emails and phone calls home, letters and care packages and quilts and laundry bags made by Aussie Hero Quilts.
(L-R) Royal Australian Navy officer Commodore (CDRE) Mal Wise hands over the Baton of Command to Royal Navy officer, CDRE Steve Moorhouse, during the Combined Task Force 150 transfer of authority ceremony held at the Naval Support Activity Bahrain.
Nineteen boardings, 3.1 tonnes of heroin and 36 tonnes of hashish seized and destroyed, and over $2.7 billion AUD removed from terrorist networks.
Lieutenant Ric Mingramm in front of the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium, during the NT Government Anzac Spirit Study Tour.
Lieutenant Ric Mingramm's ship came in the day he left the corporate world to pursue a career with the Royal Australian Navy.
HMAS Choules, alongside in Noumea, New Caledonia, is preparing to conduct Exercise CROIX DU SUD 2018.
The RAN’s Amphibious landing ship HMAS
Choules and Coastal Mine Hunters HMAS Gascoyne and Yarra have joined a French-led multinational force to participate in valuable disaster response training designed to increase Australia’s ability to operate alongside regional nations.
Australian and Indonesian patrol boats HMAS Broome, KRI Kakap, KRI Layang and HMAS Maitland practice close in-company manoeuvres off the north Australian coast during Exercise CASSOWARY, a seven day training activity conducted in the lead up to AUSINDO CORPAT 2018.
A coordinated patrol between the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) to improve security along the shared maritime border has concluded recently in Bali, Indonesia.
Published on May 25, 2018 by Department of Defence (author), LSA Rhys Withers (photographer), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)
HMAS Warramunga's boarding party conducts a boarding during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU.
Warramunga has seized two more hauls of illicit narcotics valued at approximately AUD$315.4 million following boarding operations in international waters of the Arabian Sea this week.
HMAS Warramunga's boarding party prepares to conduct a boarding on a vessel during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU.
The crew of HMAS
Warramunga has had another successful week in the Middle East Region, seizing and disposing of 295 kilograms of heroin, valued at about $88.5 million, while patrolling waters in the Arabian Sea.
May 15, 2018 by LEUT Kath Griffin (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer)
HMAS Warramunga's Combined Engineering Support Team stand on the forecastle during the ship's deployed intermediate maintenance availability period in the Middle East Region.
Warramunga’s Combined Engineering Support Team (WCEST) has successfully completed its scheduled works in Bahrain.
Medical Officer Lieutenant Justin Kelly performs medical checks on a member of HMAS Warramunga during the ship's deployment to Operation MANITOU.
Justin Kelly has left behind the beaches of Newcastle for the open ocean on a deployment to the Middle East with the Royal Australian Navy.
Commanding Officer HMAS Newcastle, Commander Anita Sellick CSM, RAN, presents a cheque for $15,400 to the Newcastle Senior School. The money was raised by Newcastle's crew during their Operation MANITOU deployment in 2017.
The crew of HMAS
Newcastle have conducted a fundraiser with a difference to support a local school that shares a strong affiliation with the ship.