Section: People

Final Recruits for 2018 become Sailors

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

General Entry 367 Emms Division celebrate on completion of their graduation ceremony held at Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

General Entry 367 Emms Division celebrate on completion of their graduation ceremony held at Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

The final batch of Navy’s new sailors for 2018 are ready to progress their careers following the graduation of General Entry 367.

Ashes of former sailors committed to the sea they loved

Published on by MIDN Scott Hankey (author), ABCSO Christopher Lloyd (photographer)

(L-R) CHAP Andrew Thorburn conducts the remembrance service, along with Commanding Officer HMAS Success, CAPT Darren Grogan,  ABML-SC Cheryl Sutherland and CPONPC Jane Butcher. (photo: ABCSO Christopher Lloyd)

(L-R) CHAP Andrew Thorburn conducts the remembrance service, along with Commanding Officer HMAS Success, CAPT Darren Grogan, ABML-SC Cheryl Sutherland and CPONPC Jane Butcher.

HMAS Success took a solemn pause from a busy deployment to farewell two former members of the Royal Australian Navy.

Gascoyne scales new heights forging friendships

Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author and photographer)

The combined mountain climb team from HMAS Gascoyne and JMSDF Yugeshima. (photo: LEUT Tony Martin)

The combined mountain climb team from HMAS Gascoyne and JMSDF Yugeshima.

The crew from RAN Minehunter HMAS Gascoyne have demonstrated endurance and fitness joining with a team from host ship JMSDF Yugeshima to climb Mount Noro in Kure Prefecture Japan.

Surprise family reunion on the high seas

Published on by MIDN Chloe Reay (author), ABCSO Christopher Lloyd (photographer)

SMNBM Corey Cheeseman and WO Stephen Cheeseman - a surprise reunion between father and son. (photo: ABCSO Christopher Lloyd)

SMNBM Corey Cheeseman and WO Stephen Cheeseman - a surprise reunion between father and son.

Serving members of the Navy and their loved ones know all too well that they are often called upon to sacrifice family time in the service of their nation.

New recruits follow family footsteps

Published on by LCDR Dallas Gray (author)

General Entry 366 graduates Recruit Riley Surendra-Nicholas with his step father, Chief Petty Officer Ross Bagnall; and Recruit Noah Gray with his dad, Lieutenant Commander Dallas Gray, during the General Entry 366 Rogers Division Graduation Ceremony held at Recruit School of HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: )

General Entry 366 graduates Recruit Riley Surendra-Nicholas with his step father, Chief Petty Officer Ross Bagnall; and Recruit Noah Gray with his dad, Lieutenant Commander Dallas Gray, during the General Entry 366 Rogers Division Graduation Ceremony held at Recruit School of HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

At their Ceremonial Sunset Recruit School Graduation, General Entry 366 Rogers Division wowed their audience with an impressive display of parade drill culminating in a precise rendition of ‘beat to quarters’.

Deputy Chief of Navy highlights growth opportunity

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)

Deputy Chief of the Royal Australian Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN, listens to Leading Seaman during a forum at HMAS Stirling in Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Ronnie Baltoft)

Deputy Chief of the Royal Australian Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN, listens to Leading Seaman during a forum at HMAS Stirling in Western Australia.

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN paid a visit to HMAS Stirling and Fleet Base West recently for the latest in the series of Leading Seaman Forums being delivered across Navy.

Aspiring anesthetist is a Navy Fellow

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author and photographer)

Lieutenant Adam Scorer at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, as part of the Australian Defence Force's Medical Specialists Program. (photo: LEUT Ryan Zerbe)

Lieutenant Adam Scorer at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, as part of the Australian Defence Force's Medical Specialists Program.

Lieutenant Adam Scorer might be a Navy Doctor, but you’ll find him rendering care at Melbourne’s St Vincent’s Hospital as the Australian Defence Force’s capability to deploy medical specialists is enhanced through placements in civilian practices.

Maritime Logistics in their blood

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

General Entry 358 graduate Recruit Jack Caban with his dad Chief Petty Officer Peter Caban during the General Entry 358 Emms Division Graduation Ceremony held at Recruit School of HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

General Entry 358 graduate Recruit Jack Caban with his dad Chief Petty Officer Peter Caban during the General Entry 358 Emms Division Graduation Ceremony held at Recruit School of HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Chief Petty Officer Peter Caban can look back on almost 33 years of service with pride, but, for him, watching his son follow his footsteps as a Maritime Logistics sailor was something extra special.

Leading Seamen champion change from the deckplate

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN, leads a discussion with Royal Australian Navy Leading Seamen at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN, leads a discussion with Royal Australian Navy Leading Seamen at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney.

The Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond has held the first in a series of Leading Seaman Forums, in a move designed to engage sailors in ways to improve Navy’s workforce. 

Employers of Defence Reservists sample Navy experience

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Brett Lane (author), CPOEW Martin Anderson (photographer)

Captain Harry Lok, Royal Australian Navy Reserves and Mr James Digges, NSW Chair of the Defence Reserves Support Council on the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide with the participants of the Navy Exercise Boss Lift 2018. HMAS Adelaide hosted personnel from Ex-Boss Lift onboard overnight for a taste of life at sea in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).  (photo: CPOEW Martin Anderson)

Captain Harry Lok, Royal Australian Navy Reserves and Mr James Digges, NSW Chair of the Defence Reserves Support Council on the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide with the participants of the Navy Exercise Boss Lift 2018. HMAS Adelaide hosted personnel from Ex-Boss Lift onboard overnight for a taste of life at sea in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

A group of civilian employers of Australian Defence Force Reserves recently enjoyed a first-hand experience of work and life in the Royal Australian Navy.