Topic: Honours, Awards and Trophies

Award-winning training

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Lieutentant Ashley Bick, left, and Captain Heath Robertson from Training Authority - Maritime Warfare with the Australian Institute of Training and Development Excellence Award for Best Blended Learning Solution for Maritime Warfare Officer Course Phase III. (photo: )

Lieutentant Ashley Bick, left, and Captain Heath Robertson from Training Authority - Maritime Warfare with the Australian Institute of Training and Development Excellence Award for Best Blended Learning Solution for Maritime Warfare Officer Course Phase III.

Navy Training Force has been presented an Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) Excellence Award for the dynamic delivery of one of its most popular courses.

Sailors hear tale of gallantry at airport

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Leading Seaman Alisha Mosley and Leading Seaman Alan Williams with Terrance Quinn, Great Nephew of Ordinary Seaman Edward 'Teddy' Sheean VC at Brisbane Airport. (photo: )

Leading Seaman Alisha Mosley and Leading Seaman Alan Williams with Terrance Quinn, Great Nephew of Ordinary Seaman Edward 'Teddy' Sheean VC at Brisbane Airport.

When Leading Seamen Alisha Mosley and Alan Williams arrived at Brisbane Airport ready for duty on Operation COVID-19 ASSIST, they could not have imagined what they were about to experience.

Navy doctor recognised for work with Indigenous communities

Published on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author)

Lieutenant Justin Hunter was awarded Growing Strong Award for Indigenous registrar of the year. (photo: )

Lieutenant Justin Hunter was awarded Growing Strong Award for Indigenous registrar of the year.

Lieutenant Justin Hunter always knew he wanted to give back to his community, and he found a path to do so when he joined the Australian Defence Force and began training in health care.

Chief of Navy Safety and Environment Awards

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Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, left, with the winners of the 2020 Chief of Navy Safety and Environment Awards. From second left: Lieutenant Commander Jace Hutchison, RAN, on behalf of HMAS Adelaide (Early Intervention Award); Leading Seaman Brad Reynolds (Commander Dave Allen Award for Safety Excellence); Captain Jason Spears, RAN, on behalf of Amphibious Combat Sealift Systems Project Office (Prevention Award); and Commodore Braddon Wheeler, RAN, on behalf of Fleet Command (Environmental Management Award). (photo: POIS Bradley Darvill)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, left, with the winners of the 2020 Chief of Navy Safety and Environment Awards. From second left: Lieutenant Commander Jace Hutchison, RAN, on behalf of HMAS Adelaide (Early Intervention Award); Leading Seaman Brad Reynolds (Commander Dave Allen Award for Safety Excellence); Captain Jason Spears, RAN, on behalf of Amphibious Combat Sealift Systems Project Office (Prevention Award); and Commodore Braddon Wheeler, RAN, on behalf of Fleet Command (Environmental Management Award).

Rather than bringing in contractors, erecting scaffolding and waiting days for roof inspections at HMAS Penguin, Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Bradley Reynolds had other ideas.

Navy leads Australian business in innovation and process improvement

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Jessica Craig (author)

Mr Gregory Laxton (former Executive Director Fleet Support Unit) and current ED FSU, Captain Arran Melville. (photo: )

Mr Gregory Laxton (former Executive Director Fleet Support Unit) and current ED FSU, Captain Arran Melville.

In a testament to Navy people and culture, Warfare Innovation Navy and Fleet Support Unit have won Australian Business Awards for Business Innovation and Process Improvement respectively.

Relay for Lockdown

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Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Robert Pope checking the times during the ‘Relay for Lockdown’ fitness challenge  at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Robert Pope checking the times during the ‘Relay for Lockdown’ fitness challenge at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Embracing the use of available technology has assisted the Sport and Recreation team at HMAS Cerberus, to plan and hold specific events in a COVID-safe and socially distanced environment.

Virtual awards presentation, a first for CN

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Willee (author), LSIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN dials in to oversee Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Mike Oborn, CSM, RAN, present Chief Petty Officer Stephen Dean with a third Federation Star during a ceremony held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Bonny Gassner)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN dials in to oversee Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Mike Oborn, CSM, RAN, present Chief Petty Officer Stephen Dean with a third Federation Star during a ceremony held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

The global coronavirus pandemic has increased the use of virtual technology and resulted in the adoption of new and inventive ways of doing things, including the recognition of important career achievements.

Award recognises safety and innovation

Published on by LEUT Geoff Long (author), ABIS Sittichai Sakonpoonpol (photographer)

Petty Officer Nathan Austin, left, and Marine Engineering Officer Lieutenant Ryan Webb inspect one of the ventilation fans onboard HMAS Adelaide while alongside at Garden Island, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Sittichai Sakonpoonpol)

Petty Officer Nathan Austin, left, and Marine Engineering Officer Lieutenant Ryan Webb inspect one of the ventilation fans onboard HMAS Adelaide while alongside at Garden Island, Sydney.

HMAS Adelaide has been recognised with a 2020 Work Health and Safety Award for improving safety for personnel and extending the service life of some of the ship’s key components.

Sydney acknowledges awards and achievements

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Nadav Harel (photographer)

L-R: Leading Seaman Marine Technician Brayden Matthews; Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Allan Rodway; Commander Edward Seymour and Lieutenant Zachary Smith, onboard HMAS Sydney. (photo: LSIS Nadav Harel)

L-R: Leading Seaman Marine Technician Brayden Matthews; Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Allan Rodway; Commander Edward Seymour and Lieutenant Zachary Smith, onboard HMAS Sydney.

Guided Missile Destroyer HMAS Sydney (V) has taken the time during her busy schedule to celebrate some significant achievements and present awards to crew members.

Teddy Sheean to be awarded posthumous Victoria Cross

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Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Michael Noonan AO speaks after the announcement by His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II has approved the posthumous awarding of a Victoria Cross to Ordinary Seaman Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean of the Royal Australian Navy, at Government House, Canberra on 12 August. (photo: Jay Cronan)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Michael Noonan AO speaks after the announcement by His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II has approved the posthumous awarding of a Victoria Cross to Ordinary Seaman Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean of the Royal Australian Navy, at Government House, Canberra on 12 August.

Ordinary Seaman Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean’s family fought for more than 30 years to get recognition of his brave actions during World War II. At Government House on 12 August, it was announced that the Queen has approved a posthumous Victoria Cross for Ordinary Seaman Sheean.