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 2018, Navy Daily Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:08:22 +1000 60 Newscoop http://news.navy.gov.au/themes/publication_1/theme_1/_img/logo.png Navy Daily http://news.navy.gov.au HMAS Adelaide sailor re-visits his country of birth http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/IPE/4664 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013902.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Trevor Maybir checks inventory in HMAS Adelaide's canteen." /> <br /> Brushes with celebrities and world leaders have added an extra dimension to life in the Royal Australian Navy for Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics – Support Operations Chief Petty Officer Trevor Maybir.   <br style="clear:both;" /> Indo-Pacific Endeavour By: Department of Defence Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/IPE/4664 HMAS Anzac arrives in Fleet Base East after completing her South East Asia Deployment http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/Fleet/4665 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop_0_0_1000_666/images%7Ccms-image-000013908.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Welcome back and BZ to HMAS Anzac - home today after a 3 month deployment to South East Asia." /> <br /> Helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac has returned to Fleet Base East after a three month South East Asia Deployment as part of a three ship Task Unit with HMA Ships Success and Toowoomba. Since departing Fleet Base East in March, Anzac has visited seven ports in six nations, participated in two international exercises, conducted passage exercises with French, Royal Thai and Philippines navies and travelled a total of 13,000 nautical miles. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: LCDR Ronald Trigg Sun, 17 Jun 2018 15:15:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/Fleet/4665 Quilts appreciated by team on operations http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/Operations/4663 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013901.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="HMAS Warramunga shipmates, Lieutenant Thomas Liley (left) and Chaplain Stephen Hutchinson proudly hold their quilts, made by Aussie Hero Quilts, during the ship’s deployment to Operation MANITOU." /> <br /> There are a just a few things that help make a deployment away from family and friends bearable - emails and phone calls home, letters and care packages and quilts and laundry bags made by Aussie Hero Quilts.   <br style="clear:both;" /> Operations By: LCDR Fiona Eggins Sun, 17 Jun 2018 09:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/Operations/4663 Pacific mates take to the pitch for friendlies in Vanuatu http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/IPE/4662 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop_0_0_1000_663/images%7Ccms-image-000013900.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Commanding Officer HMAS Toowoomba, Commander Stuart Watters, RAN, presents Commanding Officer RVS Tukuro Kalsaf Graham Alick, with a gift following a friendly soccer match between Vanuatu's Maritime Law Enforcement and HMA Ships Toowoomba and Success during a regional engagement visit to Vanuatu for Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018. " /> <br /> Shortly after arriving in Vanuatu recently the ship’s companies of HMA Ships Toowoomba and Success joined the Vanuatu Police Force for an activity cherished by both nations - sport.   <br style="clear:both;" /> Indo-Pacific Endeavour By: Department of Defence Sat, 16 Jun 2018 09:00:00 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/IPE/4662 Ceremony honours Indigenous veterans http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/People/4660 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013891.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Issac Jones performs a traditional dance with the Wesley College Dancers at the Indigenous Veterans Commemoration at Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia." /> <br /> Indigenous veterans past and present were remembered recently at a commemoration held at the Western Australian State War Memorial in Kings Park.   <br style="clear:both;" /> People By: LEUT Gary McHugh Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/People/4660 Chief of Navy inspects Navy’s newest officers http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/Events/4661 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013896.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, inspects the graduating class of New Entry Officers' Course 58 at HMAS Creswell." /> <br /> The Royal Australian Navy has graduated 140 officers from the Naval College at HMAS Creswell after their successful completion of 20 weeks of initial training. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events By: Mr James McPherson Fri, 15 Jun 2018 09:04:15 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/Events/4661 Amphibious forces join for major exercise http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/Fleet/4659 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013889.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Landing craft return to HMAS Canberra on completion of training activities during Exercise SEA EXPLORER 2018." /> <br /> Navy’s amphibious focus has shifted into top gear with two Task Groups now deployed across the region.   <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: LEUT Mick Wheeler Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/Fleet/4659 Sharing their stories with Veterans' Affairs http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/People/4658 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop_0_0_799_530/images%7Ccms-image-000013886.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Defence personnel participating in a panel discussion in Melbourne as a part of the Department of Veterans' Affairs' 'It's Why We're Here' program." /> <br /> Three Navy personnel from HMAS Cerberus participated in a panel discussion in Melbourne recently as a part of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs’ (DVA) 'It’s Why We’re Here' program, sharing the challenges they faced upon returning from deployment, and their experiences engaging with the DVA to get help. <br style="clear:both;" /> People By: LEUT Ryan Zerbe Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/People/4658 Navy helps Bofors gun find a new home http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/Fleet/4657 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013883.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Facilities Manager Fleet Support Unit-West, Petty Officer Marine Technician Submarines Jamie Saunders, kneels beside the restored Bofors 40/60 gun at the Aviation Heritage Museum in Bull Creek, Western Australia." /> <br /> A 40/60 Bofors gun has found a new home at the Aviation Heritage Museum after a combined effort from Navy, the Aviation Heritage Museum and the Western Australian Museum to prepare the gun for display.   <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: LEUT Mick Wheeler Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/Fleet/4657 Navy Airborne Survey for Papua New Guinea waters http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/Fleet/4645 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013862.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="LADS flight Dash 8 200 aircraft on the runway in Rabaul, New Guinea. In the background is the volcano which erupted in 1994, resulting in most of the habitants of Rabaul moving further around Rabaul Harbour to Kokopo." /> <br /> The Laser Airborne Depth Sounder (LADS) Flight has just commenced a five week deployment to Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: Department of Defence Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jun2018/Fleet/4645