Commanding Officer HMAS Harman, Commander David Luck, meets with Mr John Frazier US Navy (Retd) during his visit to HMAS Harman. (photo: LCDR Mark Wilson)
Commanding Officer HMAS Harman, Commander David Luck, meets with Mr John Frazier US Navy (Retd) during his visit to HMAS Harman.

Australian dream achieved for former US Sailor

Seventy-five years after HMAS Harman was commissioned as a Royal Australian Navy establishment, command has hosted a United States Navy veteran who served there in World War Two.

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  • Artist Megan Spiers presents her painting of HMAS Adelaide to the Commanding Officer of the ship, Captain Jonathan Earley. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

    Adelaide commissions artwork

    HMAS Adelaide has commissioned a painting which showcases its capability on amphibious operations, thanks to the revitalisation of a traditional fundraising idea.

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  • ADV Cape Fourcroy (pictured) and Cape Inscription were involved in two maritime rescues in seven days. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

    ADV Cape Inscription responds to burning boat

    ADV Cape Inscription has rushed to the aid of a vessel on fire in Darwin Harbour. It was the second recent incident when Royal Australian Navy crewed Cape Class patrol boats have lent assistance to mariners in distress.

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  • Members of the Navy Veterans soccer team - (from left) LCDR Stephen Cole (HMAS Albatross); LEUT Ross Leembruggen (RAAF Williamtown); LCDR Jim Ford (HMAS Albatross); PO Nathan Little (Fleet Headquarters); PO Shaun Taylor (HMAS Success); LS Ricky Lea (Fleet Headquarters) and PO Phil Henshaw (HMAS Albatross). (photo: LCDR S Cole)

    Kicking goals for Navy football

    Navy has enjoyed a successful campaign at the Johnny Warren Cup football (soccer) tournament, with the women’s team taking home the first place trophy and the men’s veterans team progressing to the semi-finals.

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Navy Headquarters South Australia Command Staff marching with the Marilyns at the Brighton Jetty Classic. (photo: Unknown)

Navy parade at Brighton Jetty Classic This article has photo gallery

Navy has provided strong support at South Australia’s largest open water swim event as attendees enjoyed a fast and fun day in the sun.

Rear Admiral Brett Wolski and Leading Seaman Nick Magfas accept a $4500 cheque from Mr Kevin Assenheim and Mr Allen Palmer who are part of the End of Steam Era Reunion 2017 which was donated to Keeping Watch. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Steaming ahead with charitable donations

Navy's charity, Keeping Watch owes its very existence to the spirit and generosity of its donors and recently, Keeping Watch was the recipient of a generous donation from a group of ‘old and bold’ steamers.

Events

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Michael Noonan, (left) and Deputy Chief of Navy - France, Vice-amiral d’escadre Denis Béraud lay wreaths during the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. (photo: POIS Paul Berry)

Navy Talks take time to remember sacrifice This article has photo gallery

The Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial has provided a poignant reminder of the close bond between the nations of Australia and France.

Captain Fiona Sneath, Commanding Officer HMAS Albatross, holds the Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton before departing on a Royal Australian Navy Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat to commence a leg of the relay across Shoalhaven River, Nowra. (photo: LSIS Justin Brown)

Queen's Baton flies high This article has photo gallery

Navy has provided special transport in the form of helicopter and Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat for the Queen’s Baton which is travelling around Australia in readiness for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

 

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Members of the Navy Veterans soccer team - (from left) LCDR Stephen Cole (HMAS Albatross); LEUT Ross Leembruggen (RAAF Williamtown); LCDR Jim Ford (HMAS Albatross); PO Nathan Little (Fleet Headquarters); PO Shaun Taylor (HMAS Success); LS Ricky Lea (Fleet Headquarters) and PO Phil Henshaw (HMAS Albatross). (photo: LCDR S Cole)

Kicking goals for Navy football

Navy has enjoyed a successful campaign at the Johnny Warren Cup football (soccer) tournament, with the women’s team taking home the first place trophy and the men’s veterans team progressing to the semi-finals.

Leading Seaman Scott Tunnard holds the Adelaide Challenge Cup after a recent game at the Adelaide Ice Arena. (photo: CPL Anthony Kunda)

A Birdie on ice

Enjoying the ice is a simple task for Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Scott Tunnard from HMAS Albatross.