Friday 17 July marked the last day of Commander Michael Moore’s 45 year-long career in the permanent Royal Australian Navy.
Many sons and daughters follow in the footsteps of their parents, particularly those with long, proud family military histories. In the case of the Inglis family from Woree in Queensland, dad has chosen to follow his son’s journey into the Royal Australian Navy.
Rear Admiral Andrew John Robertson, AO DSC RAN - Navy’s most accomplished Gunnery Officer - has died at age 95 in north west New South Wales.
Faced with a scarcity of jobs, former water-tank builder Norman Tame followed his mates and joined the Royal Australian Navy almost 80 years ago.
By direct-entry Marine Engineering Officer Sub Lieutenant Phil Margot has been on a training exchange with the French Navy since January, as part of the Jeanne d’Arc training deployment.
Senior Navy, Army and Air Force officers and sailors gathered at Russell Offices in Canberra this week to acknowledge the promotion of Leading Seaman Morgan Foster to Midshipman, marking a new milestone in her career.
When Queensland kid Gerald Savvakis joined the Australian Navy Cadets, he never imagined he would one day return to where it all began as a fully-fledged Navy Commander.
Australia’s most senior submariner and former Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ian MacDougall, has died at age 82 in Tasmania.
Former Patrician Brothers’ College student Kane Kasemchainan’s journey to the Royal Australian Navy started with a placement in the Defence Work Experience Program.
The bell from HMAS Nestor was present at some significant events in the life of the ship’s last surviving crew member, Lieutenant Commander Kenneth Brown.