Topic: Ceremony and Traditions
While many Australians spend Anzac Day off work, Royal Australian Navy personnel around the world will remain on watch, contributing to global security, stability and prosperity.
The ship's company of HMAS Warramunga had reason to celebrate on 31 March, marking the 16th anniversary since the warship commissioned.
Two Midshipmen have found themselves marking Anzac Day away from the familiar marches and gatherings but each say it was an experience they will remember for years to come.
Townsville’s Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Toby Pink has spent Anzac Day on operations this year as a member of HMAS Arunta’s ship’s company during her maritime security deployment to the Middle East.
This Anzac Day has particular meaning for a recruit at HMAS Cerberus, as it is his first in uniform, and the start of his chapter in a family tradition.
Proud families and friends attended the graduation Parade of General Entry 349 Emms Divisions which for the first time in Navy’s history consisted of more women than men.
The ship's company of guided missile frigate, HMAS Melbourne have delivered the parting wishes of three Navy veterans, scattering their ashes at sea.
A promise between a group of Vietnam War vintage ex-service personnel to bring Anzac Day to the ill and infirm has come to fruition for the 15th year with a bespoke service at the Canberra Hospital.
The heavens opened with a downpour of rain as nearly five thousand people gathered in the pre-dawn light at the State War Memorial in Adelaide to begin this year’s Anzac commemorations.
Anzac Day services have been held across Malaysia, one of Australia’s most important defence partners in the region.