Senior Naval Officer Western Australia, Commodore Brett Dowsing, RAN.
Royal Australian Navy recruitment posters plastered on walls in 1969 said ‘join the Navy, see the world’, and it delivered in spades for a country teenager excited to face the next step of his life.
Member of General Entry 357 Taylor Division Recruit Rob Hilton with his dad Chief Petty Officer Peter Hilton and his mum, ex-Chief Petty Officer Linda Hilton.
The power of the number seven was widely discussed by one particular family at the recent Recruit School Graduation parade for GE 357 in HMAS
Seaman Combat Systems Operator Trang Tang at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.
Just months after joining the Navy, Seaman Combat Systems Operator Trang Tang has graduated from her basic course and is now a vital part of the maritime warfare team in HMAS
Defence Force Recruiting candidates on the gangway of HMAS Waller at Fleet Base East.
During a recent visit to the east coast of the Australian continent, the crew of Collins class submarine, HMAS
Waller opened the hatches to shed some light on those who sail the depths.
Eleven junior Warfare Officers under training have embarked on HMAS Darwin for a journey that will take them through the full range of experiences they are likely to encounter on a warship at sea.
Darwin participates in Indo-Pacific Endeavour, she carries with her a group of the Navy’s future leaders.
Able Seaman Edmund Tomsana with family members during HMAS Darwin's brief visit en-route to Operation MANITOU early 2016. Seaman Bosun's Mate Dalamatia Tomsana is 4th from the left.
A small gesture by the ship’s company of HMAS
Darwin back in 2016 has reaped rewards for the Navy and brought back fond memories as she transited the Torres Strait recently.
Senior Helicopter Pilot Instructor, LCDR Michael Robertson of 723 Squadron, explains the theory and practical application of the Airbus EC-135 T2's enclosed tail rotor to Women in Aviation Work Experience Camp participants.
Albatross, the Defence Work Experience Program and the Fleet Air Arm recently joined forces to present the inaugural Women in Naval Aviation camp.
Published on September 28, 2017 by CPL Sebastian Beurich (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Maritime Warfare Officer Lieutenant Stibbard stands on the forecastle of HMAS Newcastle while on Operation Manitou in the Middle East region.
Looking after the safety of a 4,000-tonne frigate and her crew as it sails thousands of nautical miles from home may seem like a big job, but it’s all in a day’s work for Lieutenant Shaun Stibbard.
September 18, 2017 by LCDR Lucito Irlandez (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
Gap Year sailors watch from the flight deck as a United States Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey from USS Bonhomme Richard, lands aboard HMAS Adelaide, off the coast of Queensland during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017.
The Australian Defence Force Gap Year – Navy is an opportunity for young Australians to experience military training, service and lifestyle through a year-long program, with no further obligations on the participant to continue to serve.
August 23, 2017 by CMDR Chloe Griggs (author), LCDR Andrew Thorpe (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
Petty Officer Electronics Technician David Brown adjusts the Radar Set Controls aboard HMAS Arunta while at sea.
Who keeps the ‘eyes and ears’ of an Australian Navy warship ready for peak performance? While the medical folk look after the literal versions, the electronics technicians are responsible for the ongoing serviceability radar, sonar and weapon system equipment.