Seaman Gap Year Louise Schultz celebrated her 19th birthday by making her first ever blood donation, at the Australian Red Cross Lifeblood Donor Centre in Frankston, Victoria, as part of the 2020 Defence Blood Challenge.
With Australia currently needing 29,000 blood donations each week, ship’s company of HMAS
Cerberus have rallied together to book out an entire daily schedule at the Australian Red Cross Lifeblood Frankston Donor Centre in Victoria.
Family of the late Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Adam Allcroft; Ms Kaylea Allcroft, left, and Ms Kym Alexander share their story as part of Legacy Week 2020, at Woolloomooloo, Sydney.
For 78 years, Legacy has had the backs of the families of Navy veterans who have given their lives or health, providing life-altering services in the form of counselling, special housing, educational, social, medical and advocacy support.
Weapons Electrical Engineer in-training Midshipman Rebecca Gonchee tests electrical resistance using a multimeter on her self-built breadboard at the Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra.
University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australian Defence Force Academy's (ADFA) first virtual Open Day is now underway until Saturday 22 August 2020.
L-R: Chaplain Catherine Wynn-Jones; Mr Bob Austin; Director of Navy Heritage Collections Captain Damien Allan, RAN; and Leading Seaman Musician Andrew Hansch at the Navy Memorial site at Bradleys Head, Sydney.
WWII Channel Patrol Boat HMAS
Lolita has been remembered at a service held on the 75th anniversary of her loss, at the Royal Australian Navy Memorial at Bradleys Head, Mosman.
Royal Australian Navy Band members record their individual parts for Navy’s recent 'In This Together' National Reconciliation Week video.
When the Royal Australian Navy Band first pitched the idea of an ‘In This Together’ National Reconciliation Week video, its members had no idea just how collaborative the project would become.
Invictus Games 2020 head coach Warrant Officer Geoff Stokes uses Zwift software to maintain fitness while maintaining social distance requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today’s new norm of remaining socially distant means new and inventive ways of training need to be used to maintain fitness, especially for those competitive athletes of the Australian Defence Force.
Leading Seaman Kara Knezevic, Chief Petty Officer Linda Eddington, Command Warrant Officer Gary Fuss, Ms Dallas McMaugh and Petty Officer Megan Cahill of HMAS Albatross with books they collected for the Boori Preschool in the Shoalhaven to mark Reconciliation Week 2020.
Albatross usually marks National Reconciliation Week by hosting and participating in a range of community events throughout the Shoalhaven, but distancing requirements meant personnel had to consider how to embrace the 2020 theme ‘In This Together’ while physically being apart.
(Please note that this image was taken before COVID-19 social distancing restrictions were put in place). Commanding Officer HMAS Waterhen, Commander Rick Westoby, OAM, RAN, with Royal Australian Navy Veteran Geoffrey Johnson in the wardroom at HMAS Waterhen, Sydney.
War veterans from Navy, Army and Air Force recently took a tour of HMAS
Waterhen as it held its inaugural Veterans Day.
March 24, 2020 by LEUT Geoff Long (author), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer), POIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
File image: HMAS Adelaide (III) rests on blocks within Captain Cook Graving Dock at Garden Island, Sydney, after entering dry dock for maintenance, in May 2017.
The Royal Australian Navy’s most important strategic asset, the Captain Cook Graving Dock at Garden Island, Sydney, has turned 75 today.
Chief Petty Officer Medic Tina Elliott from HMAS Albatross pays her respects at a re-dedication ceremony for Private Ernest Licey at Nowra General Cemetery, March 2019.
Chief Petty Officer Tina Elliott’s passion for her people and to help others drove her to be Navy’s first uniformed Indigenous Liaison in the Shoalhaven region of New South Wales.