June 16, 2020 by Mr Kurravi Piggott (author), LSIS Tara Byrne (photographer), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)
Director General Engineering - Navy, Commodore Colin Dagg, CSC, RAN, right, explains to Lieutenant Michael Zgoznik the benefits of Navy's new partnership with one of Australia's top professional engineering associations, Engineers Australia.
Navy’s global credibility is set to thrive with the skills and knowledge of more engineering personnel to be acknowledged internationally. In a new agreement with Engineers Australia, Royal Australian Navy Senior Technical Sailors and Engineers can now receive global accreditation.
Navy Lieutenant Andrew Taylor, second from right, with classmates of the Army’s Geospatial Officers’ Course at Holsworthy Barracks, Sydney. The course was conducted from February to April 2020. Image was taken before distancing requirements were put in place.
The second Royal Australian Navy participant of the Army’s Geospatial Officers’ Course recently graduated from the Defence Force School of Intelligence at Holsworthy Barracks in Sydney.
Recruit George Oram, left, and his brother Seaman Electronic Technician Trainee Jack Oram at Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
The Royal Australian Navy Recruit Training School recently farewelled 137 graduates from General Entry 380 Shipp Division, after 11 weeks of initial entry training, at HMAS
Cerberus in Victoria.
Able Seaman Boatswains Mate William Roberts, whose love of the sea led him to join the Royal Australian Navy in 2016.
For Able Seaman Boatswains Mate William Roberts, joining the Royal Australian Navy to spend a career sailing the ocean has been a lifelong pursuit that has stretched halfway across the world.
May 20, 2020 by LEUT Geoff Long (author), LSIS Shane Cameron (photographer), ABIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)
Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Malik El-Leissy on the aft door of the loading well dock of HMAS Adelaide during diving operations.
The Queensland coast provided a picture perfect training ground for HMAS
Adelaide’s dive team to conduct essential training and keep their diving qualifications current.
Navy Maritime Human resources Officers Lieutenant Karen Dwyer and Lieutenant Megan Haines graduate from the RAAF Personnel Capability Officer Initial Course. (Images were taken separately due to physical distancing requirements, and stitched together in post-editing)
Birthday celebrations were in order last month when Air Force and Navy together welcomed Navy’s newest specialisation, Maritime Human Resources.
May 26, 2020 by LEUT Jessica Craig (author), PTE Olivia Cameron (photographer), ABBM Daniel Goodman (photographer), AB Sittichai Sakonpoonpol (photographer)
Australian Defence Force Imagery Specialist students conduct their initial employment training at Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney. Front: Private Dustin Anderson, left, and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics Support Operations Sittichai Sakonpoonpol. Back, from left, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics Chef Leon Dafonte Fernandez; Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Daniel Goodman; Private Olivia Cameron; and Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics Chef Nadav Harel.
Like many things, the latest session of the Australian Defence Force Imagery Specialist Initial Employment Training program has looked a little different this year.
Royal Australian Navy Sub Lieutenant Jess Mysko, from Navy Headquarters in South Australia, at the Lyell McEwin Hospital in Adelaide.
Elizabeth North local, Sub Lieutenant Jess Mysko, is a nursing officer at Adelaide’s Lyell McEwin Hospital. Undertaking a two-year placement, she never expected to be responding to a global pandemic.
Commanding Officer Royal Australian Naval College, Commander David Shirvington, RAN, addresses the graduates of NEOC 62 assembled on the parade ground at HMAS Creswell.
The Royal Australian Naval College at HMAS
Creswell has graduated the largest officer cohort in its 107-year history, with 168 members of New Entry Officers' Course (NEOC) 62 completing their initial training.
(Please note that this image was taken before COVID-19 social distancing restrictions were put in place). Maritime Human Resource Officers Lieutenant Brendon Davies, seated, and Lieutenant Kristy Hoffman in the ship's office onboard HMAS Canberra during Fleet Certification Period 2020.
March 5, 2020 was a significant date in the Royal Australian Navy’s calendar as it heralded the official launch of the Navy’s Maritime Human Resource Officer category, designed to bridge the gaps identified by the Personnel Efficiency Review, enabling Navy to better manage its people.