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Electronic Warfare sailors recognised as quiet achievers

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Mitchell Wenman (author), CPL David Cotton (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Electronic Warfare Systems Flight personnel from Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Unit, proudly exhibit the Litton Excellence in Electronic Warfare Cup for their exceptional efforts and contribution towards delivering capability to deployed major fleet units during 2017. Image has been digitally manipulated.  (photo: CPL David Cotton)

Royal Australian Navy Electronic Warfare Systems Flight personnel from Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Unit, proudly exhibit the Litton Excellence in Electronic Warfare Cup for their exceptional efforts and contribution towards delivering capability to deployed major fleet units during 2017. Image has been digitally manipulated.

Navy members of the Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Unit (JEWOSU) have been awarded multiple accolades at the unit’s recent end of year award ceremony.

A ghost rider's gift

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Hobart, Captain John Stavridis, Ship's Sponsor Nicola Hodgman (left), and former HMAS Hobart (II) sailor, now artist, Mr Randall Wilson with his painting 'Green Ghost passes the baton' in Hobart Town Hall, Tasmania. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Commanding Officer HMAS Hobart, Captain John Stavridis, Ship's Sponsor Nicola Hodgman (left), and former HMAS Hobart (II) sailor, now artist, Mr Randall Wilson with his painting 'Green Ghost passes the baton' in Hobart Town Hall, Tasmania.

HMAS Hobart (II) may have decommissioned 18 years ago, but Randall Wilson remembers his times as a ‘Ghost rider’ as some of the best of his life.

Australian dream achieved for former US Sailor

Published on by LEUT Ben Robinson (author), LCDR Mark Wilson (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Harman, Commander David Luck, meets with Mr John Frazier US Navy (Retd) during his visit to HMAS Harman. (photo: LCDR Mark Wilson)

Commanding Officer HMAS Harman, Commander David Luck, meets with Mr John Frazier US Navy (Retd) during his visit to HMAS Harman.

Seventy-five years after HMAS Harman was commissioned as a Royal Australian Navy establishment, command has hosted a United States Navy veteran who served there in World War Two.

‘Living Well’ - Chaplain awarded Australia Day Medallion

Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Chaplain David Underhill (left) is presented with the Australia Day Medallion from Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Tim Standen, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to developing and rolling out the Living Well program at HMAS Cerberus. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

Chaplain David Underhill (left) is presented with the Australia Day Medallion from Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Tim Standen, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to developing and rolling out the Living Well program at HMAS Cerberus.

A Navy Chaplain has been awarded the Australia Day Medallion in recognition of his outstanding contribution to development and execution of the Living Well program at HMAS Cerberus.

Warrant Officer roles recognised

Published on by CPOB Tony Martin (author and photographer)

Command Warrant Officer, HMAS Harman, Warrant Officer Karen Sellars proudly wears the new Bronze CWO badge. (photo: )

Command Warrant Officer, HMAS Harman, Warrant Officer Karen Sellars proudly wears the new Bronze CWO badge.

Navy Tier Bravo Warrant Officers who occupy the role of Ships Warrant Officer (SWO) will now be recognised as Command Warrant Officer (CWO).

Proud sailor returns to Hobart

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Hobart native Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Tim Lawler aboard HMAS Hobart, off the east coast of Australia. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Hobart native Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Tim Lawler aboard HMAS Hobart, off the east coast of Australia.

Leading Seaman Tim Lawler’s pride in his home town of Hobart is matched only by the pride he feels to serve aboard the city’s new namesake ship.

Royal Australian Navy sailor honoured in Bahrain

This article has photo gallery Published on by Royal Canadian Navy Sub Lieutenant S. Mairi Anderson (author)

Leading Seaman Communication and Information Systems Matthew Read was selected as Combined Maritime Forces' Sailor of the Month. (photo: Unknown)

Leading Seaman Communication and Information Systems Matthew Read was selected as Combined Maritime Forces' Sailor of the Month.

A Royal Australian Navy sailor has been awarded Sailor of the Month while posted to Bahrain as part of the Combined Maritime Forces.

Homeward bound from life at sea

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer)

Petty Officer Electronic Technician Nick Newman on the forecastle of HMAS Hobart. (photo: ABIS Craig Walton)

Petty Officer Electronic Technician Nick Newman on the forecastle of HMAS Hobart.

Originally from Devonport, Tasmania, Petty Officer Nick Newman’s career in the Navy has taken him to 34 countries.

Homeward bound for Hobart’s Scott Oram

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Chef Scott Oram in the galley of guided missile destroyer HMAS Hobart. (photo: ABIS Craig Walton)

Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Chef Scott Oram in the galley of guided missile destroyer HMAS Hobart.

Hobart native Chief Petty Officer Chef Scott Oram will return home in a way befitting the city’s nautical tradition and his own career in the Navy.

Stirling Medic aims for Invictus Games

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)

Leading Seaman Medic Karney Armstrong stands in front of HMAS Toowoomba at Fleet Base West, Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Ronnie Baltoft)

Leading Seaman Medic Karney Armstrong stands in front of HMAS Toowoomba at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.

HMAS Stirling Health Centre’s Leading Seaman Medic Karney Armstrong joined the Navy as an Electronic Warfare Linguist before transferring to the medical branch. She is proud that Royal Australian Navy medics are ‘first to respond, last to seek help’ and maintain their calm in the worst situations.