Published on by Mr Ben Wickham (author), ABIS Alan Lancaster (photographer)
Up to 350 current and former sailors and officers from Sydney’s own warship, HMAS Sydney, will parade up Macquarie Street in the city this Friday, 6 November. Officers and sailors will march through the main street with swords drawn, bayonets fixed, band playing and colours flying.
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 LCDR Chloe Wootten (author), LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)
The Governor General of Australia, together with the Prime Minister of Australia, were the guests of honour today as Australia’s first Landing Helicopter Dock was welcomed into service in the Royal Australian Navy.
Published on by LCDR Chloe Wootten (author and photographer)
Recently during the Australian War Memorial's Last Post Ceremony, Lieutenant Commander Greg McTernan had the special duty of remembering one particular sailor killed in action when HMAS Canberra (I) was sunk on the same day, during the Battle of Savo Island in 1942.
Published on by LEUT Lauren Rago (author), Mr Steve Dent (photographer), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer), Mrs Lauren Larking (photographer)
Over 500 Royal Australian Navy personnel farewelled the outgoing Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs and welcomed their new leader Vice Admiral Tim Barrett in an official ceremony at Sir Thomas Blamey Square in Canberra today.
Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Jake Badior (author)
Forty-five years after the USS Frank E Evans collided with the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne (II) in the South China Sea, personnel who served on the night have reunited for a memorial service in Sydney.