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.
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.
Building the best team possible through means of respect, diversity and inclusion is among the top priorities for Commander Gregory Davison.
Petty Officer Electronics Technician Bobbie Ashman is on a mission to bust the stigma surrounding mental health that stops many men from seeking help when they need it most.
Deployment to Operation FIJI ASSIST in 2016 started now Acting Sub Lieutenant Johnsen on a path to commissioning, culminating most recently in graduating from NEOC 63.
There were few prouder graduates of NEOC 63 than the parade flagbearer Midshipman Paula Ulakai, a former Boatswain's Mate from Tonga who has a sentimental connection with the Australian White Ensign.
For one graduate of the NEOC 63 class, demonstrating the Defence Value of Service began early when he volunteered in his local community during the Australian bushfire crisis in 2019-20.
For newly commissioned Lieutenant Ian Boddy, his previous service career as a Royal Marine Commando has been invaluable in shaping littoral combat training for the Royal Australian Navy.
Integrity means to be open and honest. It is about doing what is right by holding yourself accountable, and not only yourself, but your team mates as well.
Excellence is the willingness of character to strive each day to be the best I can be, both professionally and personally.