Crowds listen before the sun rises during the 2019 Anzac Day Dawn Service at Villers-Bretonneux in France.  (photo: SGT W Guthrie)
Crowds listen before the sun rises during the 2019 Anzac Day Dawn Service at Villers-Bretonneux in France.

Anzac Day commemorated around the globe

Members of the Royal Australian Navy joined their Army and Air Force comrades and veterans of the Australian and New Zealand Defence Forces to mark Anzac Day at Dawn Services, marches and commemorative services in every corner of the globe.

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  • Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Amanda May from Australia's Federation Guard holds a picture of her great-grandfather, Erskine Edward May, who fought at Gallipoli. (photo: POIS Andrew Dakin)

    Following in great-grandfather's footsteps

    Royal Australian Navy Able Seaman Amanda May is the first military member in her family to return to Gallipoli since her great-grandfather fought there more than a century before.

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Members of the Ship’s Company welcome their mascot, British Bulldog Leading Seaman Hank, after HMAS Brisbane's (III) Freedom of Entry march. (photo: CPL Colin Dadd)

Bulldog joins the Steel Cat

A little-known piece of Navy history dating back to the First World War is being kept alive with a British Bulldog by the name of Hank becoming the first mascot for ‘the Steel Cat’, HMAS Brisbane (III).

Commander Christina Ween and Defence Bank’s Russell Branch Manager, Annie Chowdhry count the money collected from the International Women’s Day Barbeque held at Russell Offices, Canberra. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

More bucks banked for Keeping Watch

Members serving at Navy Headquarters have dug deep for a worthy cause, raising more than $1,000 for the sailor support charity Keeping Watch.

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Crowds listen before the sun rises during the 2019 Anzac Day Dawn Service at Villers-Bretonneux in France.  (photo: SGT W Guthrie)

Anzac Day commemorated around the globe

Members of the Royal Australian Navy joined their Army and Air Force comrades and veterans of the Australian and New Zealand Defence Forces to mark Anzac Day at Dawn Services, marches and commemorative services in every corner of the globe.

Petty Officer Communication Information Systems Manager Jessica Buley, from the guided-missile destroyer HMAS Hobart, stands beside her portrait at the 'Thank you for your service' photographic exhibition at the Anzac Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

A tribute to those who serve This article has photo gallery

A photographic exhibition titled ‘Thank you for your service’ has been launched at the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park, Sydney.

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Coach and Navy officer, Lieutenant Commander Elisabeth Quinn (2nd from right) with the 2018 Richmond Tigers women's team. (photo: )

Coach Quinn chasing goals in and out of the Navy This article has photo gallery

When Lieutenant Commander Elisabeth Quinn joined the Navy in 2001, she never imagined the emergence of the AFLW, let alone having the opportunity to juggle her ADF career with working with elite AFLW and VFLW football players at the Richmond Football Club.

Football players from Navy Football Federation Australia and the United States Coast Guard pause for the National Anthem of the United States of America prior to a football match at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham, Hawaii. (photo: )

Navy football wins hearts and minds on Hawaii tour This article has photo gallery

The Navy football team made an impact on and off the field during their recent training and development camp in Hawaii.