Topic: Australia Day Honours
The wide-open spaces of his home state SA stand in contrast to the narrow confines of the Navy submarines to which CMDR Lindsay Gordon has dedicated the majority of his career, earning him a Conspicuous Service Medal in today’s Australia Day Honours List.
In 1969, Neil Armstrong walked on the moon and Royal Australian Navy Commander Richard Singleton walked into his naval career as a junior sailor in the Royal Navy.
Chief Petty Officer Melita English has an uncommon affinity with the law, often providing the Fleet Senior Leadership Team with advice to help them solve complex legal and personnel administrative issues.
As Navy continues on its path towards greater diversity and inclusion, Sub Lieutenant Zulkarnain Shah Naim, Navy’s Advisor on Inter-Cultural Affairs, has been recognised for his work with a Conspicuous Service Medal in today’s Australia Day Honours List.
The Royal Australian Navy would like to congratulate our officers and sailors who have been named as recipients in today’s Australia Day Honours List.
It’s hard to imagine Navy’s future capability without unmanned aerial systems, and the aviator who led the introduction of this technology into the Royal Australian Navy has been recognised with a Conspicuous Service Medal in the 2019 Australia Day Honours and Awards list.
Captain Nick Hart poured his heart into enhancing Navy’s Defence bilateral relations with Indonesia during his time as Naval Attaché Jakarta. The commitment has earned him the award of the Conspicuous Service Cross in the 2019 Australia Day Honours and Awards list.
Captain Mark Sirois has been recognised in Saturday's Australia Day Honours and Awards list with the award of the Conspicuous Service Cross for his service in Command of HMAS Newcastle on operations in the Middle East Region.
A Senior Sailor at HMAS Stirling has demonstrated significant leadership through innovating how weapons systems are maintained, earning himself a Conspicuous Service Medal in today’s Australia Day Honours and Awards list.
After a long day of performing surgeries on multiple casualties at the Role 3 Multinational Medical Unit at Kandahar Air Field in 2012, Royal Australian Navy Orthopaedic Surgeon Ian Young found himself treating an Australian soldier who had been critically wounded by an IED explosion.