Topic: Operations

HMAS Newcastle visits the Seychelles

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author and photographer)

Acting Sub Lieutenant Rachael Jones sorts the mail for the crew of HMAS Newcastle in the Junior Sailors Cafe. (photo: LEUT Sarah West)

Acting Sub Lieutenant Rachael Jones sorts the mail for the crew of HMAS Newcastle in the Junior Sailors Cafe.

A port visit to the Seychelles provided a much-needed opportunity for the crew of HMAS Newcastle to re-energise ahead of her next high-tempo counter-terrorism patrol on Operation SLIPPER.

Marine Technician builds a future for his family

Published on by SBLT Bianca Wise (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Leading Seaman Marine Technician Ricky Garner performs routine maintenance on the starboard sea boat of HMAS Albany during Operation RESOLUTE. (photo: ABIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Leading Seaman Marine Technician Ricky Garner performs routine maintenance on the starboard sea boat of HMAS Albany during Operation RESOLUTE.

Ricky Garner loves working on Armidale Class Patrol Boats but it’s nothing compared to the love of his family which the Royal Australian Navy helped him build.

Tasmanian sailor takes charge

Published on by SBLT Bianca Wise (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Leading Seaman Boatswain Mate Adam Quinn stands on the flag deck of HMAS Albany during Operation RESOLUTE. (photo: ABIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Leading Seaman Boatswain Mate Adam Quinn stands on the flag deck of HMAS Albany during Operation RESOLUTE.

Adam Quinn joined the Royal Australian Navy looking for a career that could give him a change of lifestyle.

Operation RESOLUTE sailor on patrol

Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Able Seaman Marine Technician James Brown, onboard HMAS Albany, performs checks on the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat engine. (photo: ABIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Able Seaman Marine Technician James Brown, onboard HMAS Albany, performs checks on the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat engine.

There’s nothing light on about 27-year-old James Brown’s career.

Top birthday for HQ Northern Command

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author)

Chief of Staff, GPCAPT William 'K9' Kourelakos and ABCIS Kiani Freeman cut the cake to the celebrate the 25th birthday of the joint Headquarters Northern Command in Darwin. (photo: Unknown)

Chief of Staff, GPCAPT William 'K9' Kourelakos and ABCIS Kiani Freeman cut the cake to the celebrate the 25th birthday of the joint Headquarters Northern Command in Darwin.

Top End Defence personnel have celebrated the 25th birthday of the Joint Headquarters Northern Command in Darwin.

Toowoomba to be welcomed home

Published on by LEUT Samantha Dudley (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

HMAS Toowoomba transits international waters. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

HMAS Toowoomba transits international waters.

HMAS Toowoomba will receive a warm welcome home when she sails into Fleet Base West, HMAS Stirling tomorrow, Friday 14 June 2013 following her six month deployment to the Middle East Area of Operations.

HMAS Toowoomba (II) returning home from Middle East

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HMAS Toowoomba (II) and HMAS Newcastle conduct their Operation SLIPPER handover and officer of the watch manoeuvres in the northern Indian Ocean. (photo: )

HMAS Toowoomba (II) and HMAS Newcastle conduct their Operation SLIPPER handover and officer of the watch manoeuvres in the northern Indian Ocean.

HMAS Toowoomba (II) is making her way home to Australia after handing over maritime security and interception operations for Operation SLIPPER in the Middle East Area of Operations to HMAS Newcastle.