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HMA Ships depart Subic Bay

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

HMAS Anzac's crew prepare the ship for departure from Subic Bay in the Philippines during their South East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

HMAS Anzac's crew prepare the ship for departure from Subic Bay in the Philippines during their South East Asia Deployment.

A Philippine Navy band unit assembled on the wharf in Subic Bay as HMAS Anzac departed for its next destination of the South East Asia Deployment.

Toowoomba visits Kota Kinabalu

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HMAS Toowoomba's crew are greeted by performing artists in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, during their South East Asia Deployment. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

HMAS Toowoomba's crew are greeted by performing artists in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, during their South East Asia Deployment.

HMAS Toowoomba received an enthusiastic welcome to the Malaysian city of Kota Kinabalu during a port visit recently.

 

Team sports on display in the Philippines

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Personnel from HMA Ships Anzac and Success join members of the Philippine Navy for a goodwill sports day as part of their South East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Personnel from HMA Ships Anzac and Success join members of the Philippine Navy for a goodwill sports day as part of their South East Asia Deployment.

More than 50 people from HMA Ships Success and Anzac have joined members of the Philippine Navy Education and Training Command for a Goodwill Sports Day.

 

Khlong Toey kids onboard

Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Benjamin Lyons, Sub Lieutenant Quaelan Brooks and Able Seaman Electronics Technician Elijah Leabres help children from the Khlong Toey slum raise communication flags onboard HMAS Anzac during a port visit to Bangkok as part of the  South East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Chief Petty Officer Benjamin Lyons, Sub Lieutenant Quaelan Brooks and Able Seaman Electronics Technician Elijah Leabres help children from the Khlong Toey slum raise communication flags onboard HMAS Anzac during a port visit to Bangkok as part of the South East Asia Deployment.

An event onboard Navy frigate HMAS Anzac has put smiles on the faces of underprivileged children in Bangkok, Thailand.

 

HMAS Success volunteers visit local shelter

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(L-R) Warrant Officer Class 2 Mathew Dabinet, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Supply Chain Cheryl Sutherland, Petty Officer Boatswain Jordan Bradshaw, Defence Attaché Colonel Nerolie McDonald, Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Stephanie Hourigan, Seaman Maritime Logistics-Supply Chain Linda Hannah from HMAS Success, at the Thi Nghe Shelter for Orphans and Children with a Disability in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, as part of the ship's South East Asia Deployment. (photo: Unknown)

(L-R) Warrant Officer Class 2 Mathew Dabinet, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Supply Chain Cheryl Sutherland, Petty Officer Boatswain Jordan Bradshaw, Defence Attaché Colonel Nerolie McDonald, Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Stephanie Hourigan, Seaman Maritime Logistics-Supply Chain Linda Hannah from HMAS Success, at the Thi Nghe Shelter for Orphans and Children with a Disability in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, as part of the ship's South East Asia Deployment.

A team of volunteers from HMAS Success have visited an orphanage during a port visit to Ho Chi Minh City.

Australia and France exercise at sea

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HMAS Anzac sails in company with with FS Vendemiaire to conduct various serials during Anzac's South East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

HMAS Anzac sails in company with with FS Vendemiaire to conduct various serials during Anzac's South East Asia Deployment.

HMAS Anzac and French Ship FS Vendémiaire have conducted a passage exercise off the East coast of Australia to support training and build interoperability between Navies.

Anzac personnel tour Kokoda Track

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HMAS Anzac personnel take part in a tour to the Kokoda Track during HMAS Anzac's port visit to Papua New Guinea. (photo: PO Brendon Smith)

HMAS Anzac personnel take part in a tour to the Kokoda Track during HMAS Anzac's port visit to Papua New Guinea.

Members of ship’s company in HMAS Anzac (III) have undertaken a cultural tour to the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea during a deployment to South East Asia.

Navy fosters close bond with our industry partners

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Raytheon Australia's Mr Bill Cattell (left) looks on as Lieutenant Commander Christopher Thornton tries out Raytheon's Destroyer (DDG) 'Variable Depth Sonar' simulator. (photo: Unknown)

Raytheon Australia's Mr Bill Cattell (left) looks on as Lieutenant Commander Christopher Thornton tries out Raytheon's Destroyer (DDG) 'Variable Depth Sonar' simulator.

A Royal Australian Navy Training Systems (TS) Officer has spent the last four months seconded with Raytheon Australia in a move to foster and improve alliances with industry partners.

 

South Australian Prince of Wales Award winners

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Prince of Wales Award recipient Lieutenant Commander Paul Wirth (left) and his employer, Ms Cathy Lyon (centre right), from the Women's and Children's Hospital South Australia, are presented their awards by Chair Defence Reserves Support Council - SA, Dr Andrew Cannon, AM (centre left) and Head Reserve and Youth Division, Rear Admiral Bruce Kafer, AM, CSC, RANR. (photo: CPL Colin Dadd)

Prince of Wales Award recipient Lieutenant Commander Paul Wirth (left) and his employer, Ms Cathy Lyon (centre right), from the Women's and Children's Hospital South Australia, are presented their awards by Chair Defence Reserves Support Council - SA, Dr Andrew Cannon, AM (centre left) and Head Reserve and Youth Division, Rear Admiral Bruce Kafer, AM, CSC, RANR.

Navy Reservists comprised three of the five Prince of Wales recipients awarded their prizes in South Australia over the past several months.

 

Navy Members reach rare milestone

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Chief of Joint Operations, Vice Admiral David Johnston, AM, RAN, with Lieutenant Commander Graeme Wong, RANR (left) and Chief Petty Officer Peter Stone, CSM, (right) after presenting each of them with their third Federation Star. (photo: CPL David Said)

Chief of Joint Operations, Vice Admiral David Johnston, AM, RAN, with Lieutenant Commander Graeme Wong, RANR (left) and Chief Petty Officer Peter Stone, CSM, (right) after presenting each of them with their third Federation Star.

Reaching the milestone of half a century in the ADF is a rare occurrence. Even rarer, two HQJOC Navy members reached their 50-year anniversary in March.