Section: People

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.

Being ‘tip of the sword’ a family tradition for 808 Squadron XO

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Herring (author), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

Executive Officer 808 Squadron Lieutenant Commander Dom Cooper RAN, holds the ceremonial sword used for the commissioning of 808 Squadron. (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

Executive Officer 808 Squadron Lieutenant Commander Dom Cooper RAN, holds the ceremonial sword used for the commissioning of 808 Squadron.

When 808 Squadron Executive Officer Lieutenant Commander Dom Cooper drew his ceremonial sword and took his place as Parade Commander for the commissioning of Navy’s newest squadron at HMAS Albatross this morning, he carried on a family tradition dating back more than a century.

Smooth sailing for Hobart's Ashton

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LAC David Cotton (photographer)

Corporal Ashton Brooks of HMAS Tobruk's Army detachment brings a little bit of the Army world to the Navy. (photo: LAC David Cotton)

Corporal Ashton Brooks of HMAS Tobruk's Army detachment brings a little bit of the Army world to the Navy.

Hobart native Ashton Brooks has loved how far her Army career taken her although she never expected it would take across the Coral Sea in a Navy ship on a humanitarian mission.

Navy life grand for Norfolk's Phoebe

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LAC David Cotton (photographer)

Seaman Maritime Logistics Steward Phoebe Evans at her damage control station in HMAS Tobruk. (photo: LAC David Cotton)

Seaman Maritime Logistics Steward Phoebe Evans at her damage control station in HMAS Tobruk.

Phoebe Evans may be far from her home on Norfolk Island but life in the Royal Australian Navy could not be much better.

Thrilling experience for Stirling's First Lieutenant

Published on by LEUT Samantha Dudley (author), ABIS Brad Darvill (photographer), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Leading Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submariner Glen Renshaw takes  Lieutenant Commander Allan Von Senden RAN, First Lieutenant HMAS Stirling, on a hot lap of the Perth Motorplex lap sprint circuit. (photo: ABIS Brad Darvill )

Leading Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submariner Glen Renshaw takes Lieutenant Commander Allan Von Senden RAN, First Lieutenant HMAS Stirling, on a hot lap of the Perth Motorplex lap sprint circuit.

On Friday 5 July, Lieutenant Commander Allan Von Senden, First Lieutenant HMAS Stirling enjoyed the thrilling experience of ‘hot laps’ in the Team Navy Renshaw Racing Holden VE SSV Ute at the Perth Motorplex, Kwinana Beach, Western Australia.

Clinical Managers first at RNSH

Published on by CMDR Tammy Thomas (author), LEUT Kelli Lunt (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

(From left) LSMED Corina Burrows, LSMED Errol Campbell, LSMED Nikki Furlong and LSMED Kerrin Lyon treat the Simulation Mannequin in a scenario where the patient has been involved in an explosion. This training is part of the Clinical Managers course at the Kolling Building in Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

(From left) LSMED Corina Burrows, LSMED Errol Campbell, LSMED Nikki Furlong and LSMED Kerrin Lyon treat the Simulation Mannequin in a scenario where the patient has been involved in an explosion. This training is part of the Clinical Managers course at the Kolling Building in Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital.

For the first time students from the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Medical School Clinical Managers’ Course received training using state-of-the-art resources at Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH).

Small world on deployment

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Sapper Wael Abou Hamad with Lieutenant Daniel Khayat on the forecastle of HMAS Tobruk. (photo: LAC David Cotton)

Sapper Wael Abou Hamad with Lieutenant Daniel Khayat on the forecastle of HMAS Tobruk.

Former school friends, Australian Army Sapper Wael Abou Hamad and Royal Australian Navy Officer Lieutenant Daniel Khayat have met up again on HMAS Tobruk, 10 years after their first meeting and half a world away.

‘Holy Helo’ arrives aboard HMAS Sydney

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Grant McDuling (author and photographer)

US Navy Chaplain, Commander Daniel Mode of Task Force Seven Zero dons protective and life saving equipment prior to a helicopter transfer off HMAS Sydney. (photo: LEUT Grant McDuling)

US Navy Chaplain, Commander Daniel Mode of Task Force Seven Zero dons protective and life saving equipment prior to a helicopter transfer off HMAS Sydney.

A United States Navy chaplain assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington visited the Royal Australian Navy’s guided missile frigate HMAS Sydney (IV) via helicopter on 4th July, 2013.

NUSQN 725 personnel awarded for commitment and excellence

Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author)

CMDR Frost with award recipients LEUT Hale, PO Rowan and LEUT Kapelj from NUSQN 725 (photo: )

CMDR Frost with award recipients LEUT Hale, PO Rowan and LEUT Kapelj from NUSQN 725

Professionalism, excellence and long term commitment were recognised at an award ceremony in Jacksonville, Florida for a number of RAN members within New Squadron 725 (NUSQN 725).

Training awards announced

Published on by LEUT Bek Williamson (author), ABIS Alan Lancaster (photographer), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

2012 Queen's Gold Medal Winner Lieutenant Michelle Rayner, QM, RAN on the grounds of HMAS Creswell. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

2012 Queen's Gold Medal Winner Lieutenant Michelle Rayner, QM, RAN on the grounds of HMAS Creswell.

Winners of the Queen’s Gold Medal and Chief of Navy’s Sword for 2012 were announced on 24 June as Lieutenant Michelle Rayner and Sub Lieutenant Brody Marris, respectively.