Topic: Ceremony and Traditions
With swords drawn and colours flying, more than 150 officers and ship’s company from HMAS Cairns exercised their Freedom of Entry marching through the streets of Cairns.
Australian Defence Vessel Cape Inscription has had her official naming ceremony in Henderson, Western Australia on 6 June with the Australian White Ensign hoisted for the first time.
Published on by LCDR Jason O’Gorman (author), LSEW Nathan Streeter (photographer), LSEW Brooke Gregory (photographer)
HMAS Darwin is making the most of her final months in service, progressing trainees through their qualifications.
Officers and sailors in HMAS Anzac celebrated the ship’s 21st birthday with a barbeque and cake cutting in her home port of Garden Island, Sydney.
A recent graduate of initial officer training at the Royal Australian Naval College was drawn to a Navy lifestyle to increase his engineering knowledge and work in high-end warfare.
For Midshipman Kris Sims, a career in the military was an easy decision, after hearing tales of his grandfather’s service in the Indonesian military.
A love of the water inspired a Canberra local to buck a family trend of Air Force service and join the Navy instead.
Published on by LCDR Mark Fielder (author), LEUT Ben Willee (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)
Victorian base, HMAS Cerberus has been a hive of engineering activity recently, hosting Royal Australian and Royal New Zealand Navy engineers for the annual Engineering Week.
Military policing across the Australian Defence Force has a new moniker to better reflect the responsibilities of their modern role.
Published on by Department of Defence Media Release (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)
The lives of three Australian and one British sailor lost during the Second World War when HMAS Nestor was attacked have been honoured at a commemorative service at Garden Island, Sydney.