Published on September 21, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), US Navy Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Emily Johnston (photographer)
USS Nimitz, USS Princeton, French Navy FS Jean Bart and Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Newcastle conduct a formation group sail demonstrating combined interoperability and multinational partnership in support of Commander, Task Force 50 operations in the Arabian Gulf.
Newcastle has completed an attachment with the US Navy’s 5th Fleet in the Arabian Gulf while deployed on maritime security operations in the Middle East region.
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.
Published on September 27, 2017 by CPL Sebastian Beurich (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Seaman Medical Chelsea Deenan is seen in the sickbay of HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
Working in the sickbay of one of Navy’s warships is no easy task, as Seaman Medic Chelsea Deenen has found out through her deployment to the Middle East on Operation MANITOU.
Published on September 20, 2017 by LCDR Fiona Southwood (author), MAJ Chris Linden (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Chief Petty Officer Paul O'Keefe celebrates his 40th year in the Royal Australian Navy in the Junior Sailors Cafe aboard HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
Forty years of dedicated service by Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Paul ‘Jock’ O’Keefe was recently celebrated by the crew of HMAS
Newcastle, deployed to the Middle East region.
Published on September 16, 2017 by CAPT Megan McDermott (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Petty Officer Boatswain Stephen Kypreos stands on the gun direction platform of HMAS Newcastle whilst on Operation Manitou in the Middle East Region.
Father of four, Petty Officer Boatswain Stephen Kypreos, had to settle for a long-distance Father’s Day this year, as he’s on operational service in the Middle East, serving in HMAS
Royal Australian Navy Commander Communication Information Systems Ted Cummins at Naval Support Activity in Manama, Bahrain.
Thousands of defence personnel from across the world are working to stop piracy and illegal drug trafficking in the Middle East region – among those is Commander Ted Cummins.
Royal Australian Navy officer Commander Terrence Garside at Naval Support Activity in Manama, Bahrain.
Forty years ago, a seaman was pushing aircraft around a flight deck as a 17-year-old, and the idea of one day becoming a Commander within Aviation seemed like an impossible dream.
Royal Australian Navy Petty Officer Communications and Information Sailor Timothy Hall at Naval Support Activity in Manama, Bahrain.
While the bulk of the Australian Navy presence in the Middle East region is patrolling the region’s waters in the frigate, HMAS
Newcastle, one Petty Officer’s job is to keep the communications links on point from ashore in United States Navy headquarters in Manama, Bahrain.
September 03, 2017 by CAPT Megan McDermott (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Electronics Technician Anthony Adams holds a picture of his new born son Cameron onboard HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East Region.
More than 1,700 Australian Defence Force personnel are deployed in the Middle East on operations this Father’s Day – and amongst those who are fathers and grandfathers, 10 have just become new dads.
MH-60R Flight 2 with the 2016 Collins Trophy on the flight deck of HMAS Newcastle.
One of the Australian Navy’s newest aviation teams took out the honours for the coveted Collins Trophy recently with the 2016 ‘most proficient’ embarked helicopter flight going to some of those flying and maintaining the Seahawk Romeo.