Topic: Federation Star

Forty years and still sailing

Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

Lieutenant Gavin 'Russ' Benham was awarded his Federation Star by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett at Headquarters Defence Force Recruiting in Fairbairn, ACT. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

Lieutenant Gavin 'Russ' Benham was awarded his Federation Star by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett at Headquarters Defence Force Recruiting in Fairbairn, ACT.

Lieutenant Benham was presented a Federation Star, recognising the forty year milestone, by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett in a small ceremony at Headquarters Defence Force Recruiting, Canberra, among co-workers, friends and with his wife Danielle by his side.

Petty Officer clocks up 40 years service

Published on by LEUT Celeste Ecuyer (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer presents Petty Officer Anthony 'Timber' Mills with his fifth clasp, the Federation Star, of the Defence Force Service Medal, for 40 years continuous service.

 (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer presents Petty Officer Anthony 'Timber' Mills with his fifth clasp, the Federation Star, of the Defence Force Service Medal, for 40 years continuous service.

Petty Officer Anthony ‘Timber’ Mills Joined the Royal Australian Navy as an Adult Recruit on 5 February 1974 at the age of 17, and this year has reached 40 years of continuous service.

Chief Petty Officer receives Federation Star

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), LCDR Chloe Wootten (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Richard 'Blue' Timms is presented his Federation Star by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AO, CSC, RAN recognising over 40 years of service in the Royal Australian Navy. (photo: LCDR Chloe Wootten)

Chief Petty Officer Richard 'Blue' Timms is presented his Federation Star by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AO, CSC, RAN recognising over 40 years of service in the Royal Australian Navy.

Chief Petty Officer Richard Timms was recently presented with a Federation Star in recognition of over 40 years of service in the Royal Australian Navy. The star was presented by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs as family and colleagues from HMAS Creswell looked on.

Decades of service recognised

Published on by LEUT Samantha Dudley (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Commander Phillip Bell, RAN, from FFG Capability, Frigate Group, with his wife Wendy, after being presented his Federation Star for his exceptional achievement of 40 years service in the Royal Australian Navy. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Commander Phillip Bell, RAN, from FFG Capability, Frigate Group, with his wife Wendy, after being presented his Federation Star for his exceptional achievement of 40 years service in the Royal Australian Navy.

Weapons Electrical Engineering Officer Commander Phillip Wayne Bell's exceptional achievement of forty years dedicated service to the Royal Australian Navy was recently recognised when Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AO, CSC, RAN presented CMDR Bell with the Federation Star.