Published on April 02, 2018 by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
Submarine Force Chaplain Franco Siani on the casing of a Collins Class Submarine at HMAS Stirling.
The Navy’s Submarine Force Chaplain has returned to the role after several years away providing capability to a variety of units within the RAN.
Director Australian Navy Cadets, Commander David Marsden, left, presents the Australian Cadet Forces Service Medal to Chaplain Colin Baxter at Training Ship Koopa in Sandstone Point, Queensland.
A Chaplain has been awarded the Australian Cadet Forces Service Medal for 15 years’ service to the Navy Cadets.
The 2017 inaugural Kevan Marengo Shield is presented to Able Seaman Marine Technician-Submarines Brad Dormer by Submarine Force Staff Officer Engineering, Commander Daniel Leraye, RAN; the Submarines Association Australia, WA (SAA-WA) President, Mr Terry Baker; and Secretary of the SAA-WA, Mr Terry Rowell, at the RAN School of Ship's Safety and Survivability on HMAS Stirling.
A junior sailor of HMAS
Dechaineux has been honoured with a new award to recognise excellence among submariners.
RADM Mike Noonan handing over the weight to newly appointed Deputy Chief of Navy, RADM Mark Hammond in a ceremony at Navy Headquarters in Canberra.
The Royal Australian Navy has a new Deputy Chief, with RADM Mark Hammond taking over duties from RADM Mike Noonan in Canberra.
Published on March 25, 2018 by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, presents Chief Petty Officer John Farrell with a Federation Star in recognition of 40 years of service in the Royal Australian Navy, at a ceremony attended by the Submarine Training and Systems Centre staff and faculty at HMAS Stirling, Garden Island.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, took time out of his visit to Fleet Base West recently to recognise one member’s 40 years’ service in the Royal Australian Navy.
Chief Petty Officer Medic Rebecca Semmens on HMAS Canberra during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER.
Providing strategic medical information to warships of an Amphibious Task Group is a job well suited to an experienced Senior Sailor.
Chief Petty Officer Boatswain Rod Waites retires after 43 years service in the Royal Australian Navy.
On Good Friday this year, Chief Petty Officer Boatswain Rod Waites will be leaving the Permanent Navy after 42 years of service. However his only plans for retirement so far are to “do a bit of Reserve time.”
Chaplain Barry Porter, RANR, at HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin.
A Navy Chaplain was quick to offer help when flood waters forced the evacuation of almost 350 people from remote communities in the Northern Territory recently.
March 15, 2018 by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABET Grahame Kelaher (photographer)
HMAS Rankin's crew on the submarine's casing for the committal at sea ceremony for Leading Seaman Auxiliary Technician Alfred John James Meek, Chief Petty Officer Patrick Brian John Toogood and Able Seaman Patrick Anthony Robert Heffernan in Cockburn Sound, Western Australia.
Members from HMAS
Rankin, the Collins Class submarine based in Western Australia, recently conducted the scattering of ashes of three former Royal Navy submariners.
Lieutenant Luke Le Grand has become Navy’s first ever Scientific Research Officer, posted to the Army-led Australian Defence Force Malaria and Infectious Disease Institute at Gallipoli Barracks, Brisbane.
Lieutenant Luke Le Grand has become Navy’s first ever Scientific Research Officer, posted to the Army led Australian Defence Force Malaria and Infectious Disease Institute at Gallipoli Barracks, Brisbane. The institute is a world-recognised centre for malaria research and training, with a mission to ensure that Australian Defence Force personnel have the best possible protection against malaria and other vector-borne diseases.