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Navy Band visits the Gold Coast

Published on by CPOMUSN Camille Martin (author and photographer)

The Queensland Detachment of the Royal Australian Navy Band performs at the Surfers Paradise Surf, Seafood and Symphony Festival.  (photo: CPO Camille Martin)

The Queensland Detachment of the Royal Australian Navy Band performs at the Surfers Paradise Surf, Seafood and Symphony Festival.

The Queensland Detachment of the Royal Australian Navy Band from Navy Headquarters South Queensland recently visited the Gold Coast over the weekend of 12 and 13 April for a tour of local festivals.

Navy team provides royal service

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Leading from the front, Maritime Logistics Steward Petty Officer Amy Fitzpatrick, alongside staff of HMAS Kuttabul's wardroom, from left, Able Seaman Langford, Able Seaman Shepherd, Petty Officer Fitzpatrick, Seaman Crooks, Able Seaman Clifford. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

Leading from the front, Maritime Logistics Steward Petty Officer Amy Fitzpatrick, alongside staff of HMAS Kuttabul's wardroom, from left, Able Seaman Langford, Able Seaman Shepherd, Petty Officer Fitzpatrick, Seaman Crooks, Able Seaman Clifford.

When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Australia recently, members of the Royal Australian Navy in Sydney and Canberra stepped up to serve the Royal family.

Battle of the Coral Sea remembered on the Central Coast

Published on by CMDR David Jones (author)

Lieutenant Commander Steven Reynolds, CSM, RAN; Federal Minister for Dobell, Mrs Karen McNamara; and USA Vice Consul, Ms Mary Pellegrini; at the Battle of the Coral Sea commemorative  service at The Entrance, NSW. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Commander Steven Reynolds, CSM, RAN; Federal Minister for Dobell, Mrs Karen McNamara; and USA Vice Consul, Ms Mary Pellegrini; at the Battle of the Coral Sea commemorative service at The Entrance, NSW.

A number of commemorative services were held to recognise the Battle of the Coral Sea, a battle that many consider turned the tide in the Pacific theatre when a combined force of United States and Australian warships halted the Japanese push towards Australia.

NUSQN 725 commemorates Anzac Day in Jacksonville

Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author), Mrs Christine Watson (photographer)

NUSQN 725 contingent currently stationed in Jacksonville attend a Dawn Service held at the World War Statue, Florida. (photo: Mrs Christine Watson)

NUSQN 725 contingent currently stationed in Jacksonville attend a Dawn Service held at the World War Statue, Florida.

Members of NUSQN 725 commemorated Anzac Day with a Dawn Service and wreath laying ceremony in Jacksonville, Florida.

Surf’s up for ADF challenge

Published on by Navy Surfriders Association (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Petty Officer Jordan Dank during the men's shortboard final at Collers Beach, NSW. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Petty Officer Jordan Dank during the men's shortboard final at Collers Beach, NSW.

At this year’s Inter-Service Surfing Competition there was no shortage of big swells for the Australian Defence Force’s best surfers.

Sydney team battles the heat to tackle the Wombats

Published on by LSIS Dove Smithett (author and photographer)

HMAS Sydney and Singapore Wombats Australian Rules teams compete for the ball during a friendly game played at Singapore. (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

HMAS Sydney and Singapore Wombats Australian Rules teams compete for the ball during a friendly game played at Singapore.

HMAS Sydney’s Australian Rules Football team battled it out with the Singapore Wombats on a whopping 34 degree day in 80 percent humidity in Singapore on 24 May, during the shore phase of Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 2014.

Navy celebrates emphatic wins in the Australian Services Rugby Championships

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs (left), and Warrant Officer of the Navy, Martin Holzberger (right), celebrate with the Royal Australian Navy Rugby team after their victory at the 2014 Australian Services Rugby Championships. Team members are gesturing that their team is now number one, and 'the gate is shut, we have wrapped it up!' (photo: ABIS Jake Badior)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs (left), and Warrant Officer of the Navy, Martin Holzberger (right), celebrate with the Royal Australian Navy Rugby team after their victory at the 2014 Australian Services Rugby Championships. Team members are gesturing that their team is now number one, and 'the gate is shut, we have wrapped it up!'

Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union has achieved terrific success at the 2014 Australian Services Rugby Championships, which concluded in Sydney on the weekend. #GoNavy

Navy girl dons green and gold for World Cup in China

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (author and photographer)

Leading Seaman (LS) Combat Systems Operator Carolyn Johnsen prepares for a dawn training session at Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra. (photo: ABIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Leading Seaman (LS) Combat Systems Operator Carolyn Johnsen prepares for a dawn training session at Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra.

A Royal Australian Navy sailor from Cronulla is set to make history next month, when she represents Australia at the inaugural International Dragon Boating Federation World Cup in China.

Battle of ranks to feature at North Queensland mountain bike event

Published on by ABHSO Kate Jolley (author and photographer)

Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Justin Bailey, Able Seaman Marine Technician Jake Machen and Commander Anthony Powell train for the upcoming Rural, Rainforest and Reef (RRR) Mountain Bike Challenge in Cairns. (photo: ABHSO Kate Jolley)

Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Justin Bailey, Able Seaman Marine Technician Jake Machen and Commander Anthony Powell train for the upcoming Rural, Rainforest and Reef (RRR) Mountain Bike Challenge in Cairns.

With a spirit for adventure and a will to be the best, personnel from HMAS Cairns are looking forward to this year’s Rural, Rainforest and Reef Mountain Bike Challenge which will take place on Sunday 1 June.

Mostert wins in the west

Published on by LCDR Don Hogarth (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer), Images courtesy of FPR (photographer)

Honorary Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant, Chaz Mostert, scored the second win of his V8 Supercars Championship career with a commanding performance in Race 16 at Barbagallo last weekend. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Honorary Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant, Chaz Mostert, scored the second win of his V8 Supercars Championship career with a commanding performance in Race 16 at Barbagallo last weekend.

Honorary Lieutenant Chaz Mostert scored the second win of his V8 Supercars Championship career with a commanding performance in Race 16 at Barbagallo last weekend.