The call of the sea and the opportunity to serve his country has lured Shane Gorman away from his family home in Queensland’s Wide Bay and to the Middle East, where he is a sailor serving in the Navy warship HMAS Melbourne.
After 31 years serving the people of Australia in the Royal Australian Navy, Commander Shane Moore will retire in December. An intelligence specialist by trade, Commander Moore's passion for history and his re-invigoration of Navy heritage is his legacy in Navy.
Air Commodore Ken Watson has handed the position of Commander Northern Command to Commodore Brenton Smyth, during an official handover ceremony in Darwin.
The professional and personal achievements of Lieutenant Commander Kelly Haywood were recognised overnight, with Telstra announcing her as their Young Business Woman of the Year at the National Awards Gala Dinner presentation in Melbourne.
Able Seaman Roek Zachary Dyer could not be further from his hometown of Nedlands, Perth, nor could he be farther removed from the warm Australian summer, as he prepares to deploy to Antarctica to conduct a surveying mission over Christmas this year.
Recently, the Royal Australian Navy attaché to the United States visited the US Navy’s Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, Illinois and served as the reviewing officer for the weekly Pass-In-Review graduation.
Seventeen Vocational Education and Training (VET) trainees graduated from the ADF-focused Certificate 1 Defence Force Cadets course at a ceremony held at Claremont College (Tasmania) yesterday.
Far from his hometown of Dubbo, Leading Seaman Cameron Rea will live his childhood dream when he sails for Antarctica onboard an icebreaker to conduct a surveying mission as part of the Royal Australian Navy.
At a Promotions and Awards Ceremony held at HMAS Cerberus on Friday 1st of November 2013, 14 presentations made before assembled Ships Company personnel, family and friends, with the last presentation made to six year old Isabel York.
2013 proved to be a very busy year for HMAS Sydney. The warship travelled to Hobart in the south to Busan in the North, Mackay in the East and Fremantle in the West and many other ports along the way.