Published on by CPL Mark Doran (author and photographer)
A Warrnambool man's love of the ocean has led to a diverse career in seas far from home. Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Glenn Tayler is deployed onboard HMAS Melbourne, which is currently part of Operation MANITOU, Australia's contribution to the multinational Combined Maritime Forces patrolling waters in the Middle East.
Published on by LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (author and photographer)
Twelve new sailors joined the Submarine service at a ceremony in Western Australia on 13 November. It was a very special day for Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Benjamin Webb, who was presented his 'dolphins' by his father, Mr Warren Webb.
Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), ABIS Cassie McBride (photographer), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)
Ninety-eight of Navy's newest Recruits formally completed their initial training at the Royal Australian Navy’s Recruit School at HMAS Cerberus on 6 March, but one family was marking the entry of its third generation into the Australian Defence Force.
Published on by LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (author), Mr John Carroll (photographer), CAPT Ainsley Morthorpe (photographer)
On 11 December, 220 midshipmen and officer cadets graduated from the Australian Defence Force Academy. For one midshipman, graduation marked the start of a career that will have her following in her father's footsteps.
Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), ABIS Cassie McBride (photographer)
The scaled versions of Navy’s Landing Helicopter Dock and Landing Ship Dock used for ship handling training at the Port Ash Ship Handling Facility near Newcastle have been officially named in an informal ceremony.
Published on by Australian Defence Force Academy (author), Mr John Carroll (photographer)
Throwing their hats in the air today marked not only the end of their training and studies at the Australian Defence Force Academy but also the start of a new phase in the military careers of 265 midshipmen and officer cadets.
Published on by LEUT Harrison Ingham (author and photographer), CAPT Robert Knight (photographer)
On Sunday 20 October, 65 sea-ready members of the 49th New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC), or NEOCs as they are affectionately known, embarked on their three-week Sea Training Deployment in HMAS Tobruk (II).