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 Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:27:02 +1000 60 Newscoop http://news.navy.gov.au/themes/publication_1/theme_1/_img/logo.png Navy Daily http://news.navy.gov.au Middle East operations reinforce service ethos http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/People/3691 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010765.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Toby Pink is seen in the Quarter Deck of HMAS Arunta." /> <br /> Townsville’s Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Toby Pink has spent Anzac Day on operations this year as a member of HMAS Arunta’s ship’s company during her maritime security deployment to the Middle East. <br style="clear:both;" /> People CPL Sebastian Beurich Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:00:07 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/People/3691 Malaysian services reflect significant ties http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Events/3690 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010761.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="People lay wreaths and poppies at the Dawn Service at Malaysia’s national monument, Tugu Negara, in Kuala Lumpur." /> <br /> Anzac Day services have been held across Malaysia, one of Australia’s most important defence partners in the region. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events LEUT John Thompson Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:27:06 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Events/3690 Stirling blood blitz http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Community/3670 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010667.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Australian Red Cross Blood Service Community Relations Officer, Mrs Gina Tracey with Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics-Support Operations (ML-S) Toni Ralph at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service Rockingham Donor Centre." /> <br /> HMAS Stirling donors were rewarded with the ‘best biscuits in town’ for a bloody good job after rolling up their sleeves to spike Navy’s tallies during the 2016 Defence Blood Challenge. <br style="clear:both;" /> Community LEUT Will Singer Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:00:08 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Community/3670 Deputy Chief of Navy - On the Record http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Fleet/3688 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010755.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="HMAS Canberra at Fleet Base East " /> <br /> Deputy Chief of Navy has responded to an article in the Daily Telegraph about maintenance and operability of the Canberra class amphibious ships. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet RADM Michael Noonan Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:48:43 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Fleet/3688 Navy Chief represents in Gallipoli http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Events/3686 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010756.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, delivers the Ode of Remembrance at the Lone Pine commemorative service in Gallipoli." /> <br /> As the sun rose over the Gallipoli Peninsula on Anzac Day, Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett reflected on the sacrifices of all Australian service personnel who have served the nation, and those who continue to serve today. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events POIS Paul McCallum Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:49:17 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Events/3686 Vice Chief addresses National Ceremony http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Events/3687 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010745.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="On an appropriately gloomy Canberra day, Vice Chief of the Defence Force, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs made the national address at the Australian War Memorial Anzac Day Ceremony today." /> <br /> On an appropriately gloomy Canberra day, Vice Chief of the Defence Force, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs made the national address at the Australian War Memorial Anzac Day Ceremony today. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events SBLT Samuel Penfold Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:00:06 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Events/3687 Maritime security a year-round duty http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Fleet/3675 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010696.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Commanding Officer HMAS Arunta Commander Cameron Steil watches over HMAS Arunta's boarding party as it conducts a boarding while on patrol in the Middle East Region." /> <br /> While many Australians spend Anzac Day off work, Royal Australian Navy personnel around the world will remain on watch, contributing to global security, stability and prosperity. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet LEUT Todd Fitzgerald Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:00:05 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Fleet/3675 Valuing tradition leads to submarine career http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/People/3685 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010741.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Recruit Timothy Herring with a picture of his grand father who served on HMAS Perth I and was a prisoner of war during World War II on the great Burma Railway." /> <br /> This Anzac Day has particular meaning for a recruit at HMAS Cerberus, as it is his first in uniform, and the start of his chapter in a family tradition. <br style="clear:both;" /> People POIS Phil Cullinan Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:30:06 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/People/3685 Beating the drum for King Island http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Events/3684 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010738.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="The Royal Australian Navy performs in Queenstown, Tasmania, on Anzac Day 2016." /> <br /> The Royal Australian Navy Band Tasmania will be representing the Australian Defence Force at King Island, off the north-west coast of Tasmania, for Anzac Day this year. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events LSMUSN Svetlana Yaroslavskaya Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:00:05 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Events/3684 Commemorating 1942, the Royal Australian Navy's Darkest Year http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Fleet/3682 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010722.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="HMAS Perth (I) was a modified Leander Class Light Cruiser which commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy in 1939." /> <br /> During 2017 the Royal Australian Navy will pause to commemorate a number of significant 75th anniversaries as it focuses on what was, arguably, the Navy’s darkest year - 1942. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet Mr John Perryman Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:00:06 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/201704/Fleet/3682