A career dedicated to service across the Patrol Boat community has recently been acknowledged in Cairns, with ADV Cape Inscription Starboard Crew celebrating PO Rowan Verheijen’s 15 years of service in the RAN.
The Royal Australian Navy officially welcomed Rear Admiral Christopher Smith, RAN, to the role of Deputy Chief of Navy and Head Navy People Training and Resources (HNPTAR) in a small ceremony in Canberra today.
For a long time, Able Seaman Communications Information Systems Joseph French and knew that his brother Thomas would one day require a kidney transplant, he just didn’t know when that day would come.
Sydney-raised sailor Leading Seaman Maritime Personnel - Operations Daniel Williams, deployed to the Middle East on the Australian Defence Force’s Operation ACCORDION, says his father-in-law Allan Williams in Australia will be in his thoughts this Father’s Day.
Being deployed at sea during COVID-19 restrictions has seen one sailor set himself some unique fitness goals - Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Scott Tunnard hasn’t let the pandemic restrictions nor a sea deployment control his physical fitness level.
Able Seamen Jandre Van Der Walt and Katie Nattrass Russo are proudly serving in HMAS Ballarat as a way to give back and thank the country that welcomed them in their youth.
As we recognise National Science Week across Australia, the Royal Australian Navy, with its diverse roles, stands out in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) space.
Ordinary Seaman Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean’s family fought for more than 30 years to get recognition of his brave actions during World War II. At Government House on 12 August, it was announced that the Queen has approved a posthumous Victoria Cross for Ordinary Seaman Sheean.
One of the smallest categories in the Navy has a large role to play in the Middle East Region. With only 39 members, Imagery Specialist sailors often deploy alone and produce imagery across a wide range of domains.
Australia has lived through some very tough times recently, but not even bushfires, flooding rains or a global pandemic have stopped one Blue Mountains resident from fulfilling her desire to challenge herself.