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Rankin back from the long haul

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Submariners haul in on berthing lines as HMAS Rankin comes alongside Diamantina Pier, Fleet Base West, returning home after the submarine completed a nine month deployment. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Submariners haul in on berthing lines as HMAS Rankin comes alongside Diamantina Pier, Fleet Base West, returning home after the submarine completed a nine month deployment.

HMAS Rankin has returned to HMAS Stirling following her recent nine month deployment which Commander Submarine Force Captain Matt Buckley, described as “the longest single deployment for a Collins Class Submarine.”

Sailors take a break after six months of Border Protection

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tony White (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Australian Army officer Brigadier Peter Connor, AM, Commander of 8th Brigade, thanks a Royal Australian Navy sailor from Transit Security Element 80 for his deployment on Operation Resolute during a parade held at Larrakeyah Barracks, Darwin, on Tuesday, 21 June 2016. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Australian Army officer Brigadier Peter Connor, AM, Commander of 8th Brigade, thanks a Royal Australian Navy sailor from Transit Security Element 80 for his deployment on Operation Resolute during a parade held at Larrakeyah Barracks, Darwin, on Tuesday, 21 June 2016.

Transit Security Element 80 (TSE80) has ended its six month rotation providing support for border protection operations with a ceremony at Larrakeyah Barracks.

HMAS Darwin congratulated on operational tour

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN visits HMAS Darwin in Singapore to congratulate the ships crew on their operational success in the Middle East. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN visits HMAS Darwin in Singapore to congratulate the ships crew on their operational success in the Middle East.

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett has personally thanked the ship's company of HMAS Darwin for their service and sacrifice during five months away conducting patrols in the Middle East as part of Operation MANITOU.

Darwin digs deep on deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Jason O’Gorman (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

Members from HMAS Darwin showcase their winning items after a charity auction event held onboard HMAS Darwin for the Sir David Martin Foundation Triple Care Farm. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Members from HMAS Darwin showcase their winning items after a charity auction event held onboard HMAS Darwin for the Sir David Martin Foundation Triple Care Farm.

Over the course of HMAS Darwin’s deployment to the Middle East, the ship’s company actively pursued a different mission; to raise funds for the Sir David Martin Foundation, the ship’s chosen charity. 

Australian-US military memories preserved

Published on by LEUT Richard Morris (author)

US Navy personnel Lieutenant Sam Ward, left, and EMN1 Shawn Milender, right, from sister ship the Los Angeles class nuclear submarine USS Houston, with CO HMAS Perth (III) Captain Ivan Ingham, RAN, embarked in HMAS Perth for the passage from Fleet Base West to Jakarta to participate in the wreath laying ceremony at the wreck sites of HMAS Perth (I) and USS Houston (II). (photo: Unknown)

US Navy personnel Lieutenant Sam Ward, left, and EMN1 Shawn Milender, right, from sister ship the Los Angeles class nuclear submarine USS Houston, with CO HMAS Perth (III) Captain Ivan Ingham, RAN, embarked in HMAS Perth for the passage from Fleet Base West to Jakarta to participate in the wreath laying ceremony at the wreck sites of HMAS Perth (I) and USS Houston (II).

Joint maritime military history has been marked with sailors from Australia and the United States commemorating the loss of ships during the Second World War, in the waters where the ships sank.

Royal Australian Navy sailors rescue drowning man in Honolulu

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

(L-R) Petty Officer Marine Technician Dave Finney, Mr Chad Gillingham, and Chief Petty Officer Communications and Information Systems Craig Davies at the scene of Mr Gillingham's rescue at the waterfront precinct in downtown Honolulu. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

(L-R) Petty Officer Marine Technician Dave Finney, Mr Chad Gillingham, and Chief Petty Officer Communications and Information Systems Craig Davies at the scene of Mr Gillingham's rescue at the waterfront precinct in downtown Honolulu.

Responsive actions by two Royal Australian Navy sailors deployed to Exercise RIMPAC have saved the life of a drowning man at the waterfront precinct in downtown Honolulu.

Bingara local keeps the lights on in Hawaii

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Dave Knight (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Daniel Abe aboard HMAS Warramunga during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Daniel Abe aboard HMAS Warramunga during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.

Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Daniel Abe is literally keeping HMAS Warramunga’s lights on and the ship underway in waters around Hawaii for Exercise RIMPAC 16.

Navy officers brings own experiences to RIMPAC security symposium

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Sean Donnelly (author), Petty Officer 1st Class Ace Rhea (photographer), LSIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Jaqueline Swinton, RAN, is the lead Australian Legal Officer for Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Lieutenant Commander Jaqueline Swinton, RAN, is the lead Australian Legal Officer for Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.

Experiences from the major humanitarian and disaster relief (HADR) effort in Fiji have formed the basis for a keynote address on Women, Peace and Security from Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Jacqueline Swinton.

Bush Medicine

Published on by CPL Sebastian Beurich (author), CPL Nunu Campos (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Matthew Scholes, Nursing officer of Battle group Jacka, provides medical support during Exercise Hamel 2016. (photo: CPL Nunu Campos)

Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Matthew Scholes, Nursing officer of Battle group Jacka, provides medical support during Exercise Hamel 2016.

Exercise HAMEL is Army’s largest field exercise, but this year, among all of the green, there was a little white. 

Families all at sea on HMAS Adelaide

Published on by SBLT Mhairi-Clare Miriklis (author), POIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide arrives in Sydney Harbour with families of ship's company that joined the crew for the transit from Adelaide to Sydney. (photo: POIS Paul McCallum)

HMAS Adelaide arrives in Sydney Harbour with families of ship's company that joined the crew for the transit from Adelaide to Sydney.

Over the past six weeks HMAS Adelaide has embarked over 1,400 military personnel as part of a series of amphibious exercises and strategic sealift tasks.