Being part of a highly-specialised team is one of the things Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Nicholas Jackson appreciates most about his role with the Laser Airborne Depth Sounder (LADS) Flight.
Grey skies and a light drizzle were the backdrop as the ship’s company of HMAS Adelaide gathered for a ceremony to honour the late Commodore John Bryson, CSM, RANR, in Sydney Harbour.
A new workplace remuneration arrangement for Australian Defence Force members that contains a six percent salary increase over three years is being prepared to be implemented when the current arrangement expires on 1 November this year.
One Royal Australian Navy sailor had the opportunity to work as a maintainer on the United States unmanned aerial vehicles flown in Australia, during recent joint exercise TALISMAN SABRE.
Only six months after joining the Navy, Seaman Emily Wood has found herself on the ship bearing the name of her home town. After joining the Navy Gap Year program from the national capital in January she was recently given the opportunity to complete three weeks at sea onboard HMAS Canberra.
More than three-and-a-half decades of service were honoured in Brisbane recently, with the award of a Gold Service Medallion to a Warrant Officer of many talents.
Armed with a degree in environmental biology, Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Nicola Kingdon has put her training to full use as part of the survey team in HMAS Mermaid.
A unique program has been launched designed to upskill and professionalise hospitality sailors in a move that will bring civilian expertise and skills to Sydney’s First Fleet Mess and broader fleet.
Australian Defence Force personnel were warriors for a week when they recently competed at an international sporting event in America’s windy city.
A report on suicide issued on 30 June, has revealed that Defence personnel serving full-time or in the Reserves are far less likely to take their own lives compared to the general population.