Navy Daily http://news.navy.gov.au Navy Daily provides the online delivery of news stories about Royal Australian Navy's daily activities. en Copyright 2017, Navy Daily Wed, 27 Sep 2017 02:16:56 +1000 60 Newscoop http://news.navy.gov.au/themes/publication_1/theme_1/_img/logo.png Navy Daily http://news.navy.gov.au Sport stimulates sailor's recovery http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Sport/4067 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000012372.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Ian McCracken swimming in the HMAS Stirling Pool and will be competing in the Freestyle and Butterfly events at the 2018 Invictus Games held in Toronto, Canada. " /> <br /> Motivation and encouragement from fellow competitors inspired a sailor to be representing Australia in the 2017 Invictus Games. <br style="clear:both;" /> Sport LEUT Will Singer Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Sport/4067 At home on the range http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Community/4066 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000012369.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="76mmn Proof Firing at West Head Gunnery Range. " /> <br /> Occupying an area of about 16 hectares on the Mornington Peninsula, in Victoria, West Head Gunnery Range is one of the world’s few remaining shore-to-sea live firing training sites. With its location comes some difficulty in accessing services that most Navy personnel have at hand – the answer, taking them to the Range. <br style="clear:both;" /> Community Department of Defence Tue, 26 Sep 2017 09:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Community/4066 ‘Jack’ pays tribute to those who served http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Events/4059 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000012356.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="The Premier of Western Australia, the Honourable Mark McGowan, BA, LLB, MLA, unveils the Australian Sailor Monument on the Perth foreshore at Elizabeth Quay." /> <br /> A monument to mariners has been unveiled in Western Australia, as a thank you to sailors of all descriptions, from a grateful maritime nation. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events LEUT Will Singer Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Events/4059 Innovation gains knowledge of products http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/People/4034 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000012307.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Kris Kneller takes sausage rolls out of the oven prior to lunchtime service in the HMAS Stirling Main Galley. " /> <br /> ‘On-trend’ HMAS Stirling chefs execute cutting edge ideas for Navy people in Western Australia, preparing food across the spectrum of activities than the service undertakes across the state. <br style="clear:both;" /> People LEUT Will Singer Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/People/4034 Super fun super cricket http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Sport/4058 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000012359.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Seaman Josh Kedwell from the Royal Australian Navy Cricket team smashes the ball during a friendly games of cricket." /> <br /> Energetic batting and high-scoring cricket will now be on the Navy Cricket calendar, with the introduction of the Super 6s format. <br style="clear:both;" /> Sport LEUT Harley Slatter Sun, 24 Sep 2017 16:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Sport/4058 Memorial for Peace http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Events/4057 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000012349.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Commander Peter Barnes at the Dedication of the Australian Peacekeeping Memorial on Anzac Parade, Canberra." /> <br /> A memorial to honour the work of more than 80,000 Australian Defence Force members, police and civilian peacekeepers, was dedicated by Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (retd) on Anzac Parade, Canberra, on 14 September. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events Department of Defence Sun, 24 Sep 2017 09:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Events/4057 Welcome to the fleet - HMAS Hobart III http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Fleet/4070 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000012379.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="The ship's company of HMAS Hobart line the upper decks and cheer ship during HMAS Hobart’s Commissioning Ceremony held at Garden Island, Sydney. " /> <br /> With a zealous crowd and great fanfare, the guided missile destroyer HMAS Hobart was commissioned in to the Royal Australian Navy fleet in a formal ceremony at Garden Island in Sydney today.   <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet Department of Defence Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Fleet/4070 Coach ready to unleash the unconquered http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Sport/4056 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000012348.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Ship's Warrant Officer (WO) HMAS Stirling, WO Andrew Bertoncin, OAM, will be one of the ADF Team's support staff at the 2018 Invictus Games held in Toronto, Canada. " /> <br /> As one of the biggest crowd-pullers at the Invictus Games, wheelchair rugby will provide a unique opportunity for people to celebrate and honour ill, wounded and injured servicemen and women and a Navy Warrant Officer is one of the driving forces behind the Australian team. <br style="clear:both;" /> Sport LEUT Will Singer Sat, 23 Sep 2017 09:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Sport/4056 Hobart (II) – One in a million http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Fleet/4065 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000012366.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="HMAS Hobart returning to Sydney Harbour for the last time prior to being decommisioned." /> <br /> On 23 September, the Royal Australian Navy will commission the first of three new destroyers. In continuing our reflective stories of previous ships that have carried the name HMAS Hobart, this is the story of Hobart (II). <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet Mr John Perryman Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/Fleet/4065 Sea-riders enjoy a Darwin experience http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/People/4055 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000012342.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Sub Lieutenant Teiah McKee shows Subtenente Bendito Gaspar (F-FDTL) around the bridge onboard HMAS Darwin. " /> <br /> Two officers from the Forças de Defesa de Timor Leste, or the Timor Leste Defence Force, were welcomed onboard HMAS Darwin as she sailed from Sydney to Dili, Timor Leste. <br style="clear:both;" /> People LCDR Jason O'Gorman Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:00:03 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Sep2017/People/4055