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, 20 Aug 2018 23:27:08 +1000 60 Newscoop http://news.navy.gov.au/themes/publication_1/theme_1/_img/logo.png Navy Daily http://news.navy.gov.au ADF rescues four seriously injured people in Solomon Islands http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/IPE/4781 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000014204.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Personnel involved in a medical evacuation from an island near Honiara, Solomon Islands, are transported to Honiara Referral Hospital from HMAS Adelaide." /> <br /> The Australian Defence Force’s Indo-Pacific Endeavour Task Group has assisted the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force in rescuing four seriously injured people after a violent incident occurred in an outlying part of the country. <br style="clear:both;" /> Indo-Pacific Endeavour By: Department of Defence Mon, 20 Aug 2018 16:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/IPE/4781 HMAS Sheean returns from deployment http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/Fleet/4779 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000014193.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="HMAS Sheean berths alongside Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West, Western Australia." /> <br /> After departing Fleet Base West at the end of May, Collins Class submarine, HMAS Sheean, has made a welcome return to friends and families who lined the wharf on August 14. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: Mr Andrew Bujdegan Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/Fleet/4779 Unit Citation for Gallantry awarded to RAN Helicopter Flight Vietnam http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/Events/4780 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop_0_22_1000_688/images%7Ccms-image-000014199.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Commanding Officer Flight 1, Rear Admiral Neil Ralph, AO,DSC, RAN (Retd) (right), presents the Unit Citation for Gallantry Burgee (pennant) to Commanding Officer 723 Squadron, Commander Bruce Willington, RAN, at the presentation of the Unit Citation held at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra." /> <br /> The contribution of 196 Royal Australian Navy members as part of a combined Australian and United States helicopter unit during the Vietnam War has been recognised at a ceremony at the Australian War Memorial. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events By: LEUT Anthony White Sun, 19 Aug 2018 09:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/Events/4780 ADF acknowledges its indigenous history at Garma Festival http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/People/4776 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000014188.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Australian Defence Force members take part in a dance ceremony where all members are encouraged to join in, at the end of each day during the 20th Anniversary of the Garma Festival." /> <br /> Navy, Army and Air Force personnel were in attendance at the 20th Garma Festival in Gulkula, north-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory earlier this month. <br style="clear:both;" /> People By: LEUT Anthony White Sat, 18 Aug 2018 09:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/People/4776 Navy Community Engagement brings music to the Red Centre http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/Community/4778 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000014191.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Navy Band members interact with students prior to conducting a performance for the entire school." /> <br /> Navy musicians have brought music to the Red Centre, visiting Yirara College in Alice Springs, Northern Territory. The College is an Indigenous Boarding School encompassing students from remote areas of Australia. <br style="clear:both;" /> Community By: LEUT Anthony Martin Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:00:03 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/Community/4778 Navy women with altitude http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/Sport/4777 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000014190.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Lieutenant Alison Osborne getting some air at the Ladies Development Camp. Image courtesy of Perisher Ski Resort." /> <br /> More than twenty Navy women pushed themselves through the annual Navy Alpine Snowsports Ladies Development Camp at Perisher recently. All the effort was in the lead up to this week’s Navy Alpine Snow Sports Championships that are also being run at Perisher. <br style="clear:both;" /> Sport By: LEUT Anthony White Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:00:03 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/Sport/4777 HMAS Cerberus changes command in style http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/Fleet/4775 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000014184.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Outgoing Commanding Officer (CO) HMAS Cerberus, Captain Tim Standen, CSC, RAN on a farewell lap of HMAS Cerberus in a classic 1962 Ford Galaxie." /> <br /> Captain Tim Standen has handed over command of HMAS Cerberus to Captain Michael Oborn during a Clear Lower Deck with the ship’s company. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: LEUT Ryan Zerbe Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/Fleet/4775 Civilian fire-fighters get Navy experience http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/Community/4774 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000014179.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Members from the Western Australia Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) with instructors from the RAN School of Survivability and Ship Safety - West, HMAS Stirling, Western Australia. (L-R) Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Thomas Stephen, Leading Seaman Marine Technician (MT) James McDougall, Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Chef David Anderson, DFES Senior Fire Fighter Joshua Duncan-Brown, DFES Manager Urban Capability Adrian Hamill, Petty Officer MT Michael Chenneour, Leading Seaman MT Michael McTernan and Petty Officer Boatswain Liam Apps." /> <br /> Fire-fighters from the Western Australian Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) recently teamed up with the School of Ships’ Survivability and Safety Training Facility – West (RANSSSS TF-W) at HMAS Stirling to hone their maritime fire-fighting skills. <br style="clear:both;" /> Community By: LEUT Gary McHugh Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/Community/4774 Cairns sailors tackle tough terrain http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/People/4773 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000014178.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="HMAS Cairns riders ready to roll, L-R: WO Jeremy Wade, PO Michael Beacham, AB Matthew Tickner, LS Chris Hemsworth, PO Kristian Weldon, WO Danny Taylor, Mr Jim Ross, AB Kyll Wright, PO Mick Huntly, PO Jamie Pottie." /> <br /> With the local mountain biking season in full swing, ten energetic sailors from HMAS Cairns saddled up for a day of physical challenges as they represented Navy in the RRR Mountain Bike Challenge. <br style="clear:both;" /> People By: LEUT Danielle Britton Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/People/4773 Leeuwin lends a helping hand http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/Community/4771 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000014174.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="LEUT Megan Haines, ABHSO Nicola Kingdon and ABHSO Jessica Gross forge new friendships with members of the RMN." /> <br /> During HMAS Leeuwin’s recent port visit to Port Klang, Malaysia, members of the ship’s company offered their time and support to the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) National Hydrographic Centre’s Community Outreach Program. <br style="clear:both;" /> Community By: SBLT Sean Klamut Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Aug2018/Community/4771