Topic: Operation RESOLUTE
A very busy period for the Sea Training Unit - Minor War Vessels in Darwin concluded this month with the presentation of an award to one of their own, who was named Instructor of the Year.
Approximately 250 family and friends of HMAS Warramunga's crew recently joined them onboard for a half day ‘at sea experience’ in Cockburn Sound, WA.
Redcliffe local Ronny Turner has come along way since completing Redcliffe High School in 2003.
“Distance two cables, bearing seven degrees,” reported HMAS Ballarat’s Navigating Officer, Lieutenant Tom Geraghty to his Commanding Officer, Commander Matthew Doornbos.
Without fanfare, HMAS Ballarat departed Fleet Base East early on 5 August 2013 to conduct some additional warfare training before commencing a three month South East Asian and Operation RESOLUTE deployment, following almost a month of intense Unit Readiness Workups.
The partners and children of sailors from patrol boat crew Assail Six have been presented the Navy Commemorative Pin and Australian Military Family Medallion in a special ceremony in Darwin.
HMAS Warramunga sailed from her home port Fleet Base West on 21 May 13 for her final deployment prior to entering the year-long Anti Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade in November this year.
Ricky Garner loves working on Armidale Class Patrol Boats but it’s nothing compared to the love of his family which the Royal Australian Navy helped him build.
Adam Quinn joined the Royal Australian Navy looking for a career that could give him a change of lifestyle.
There’s nothing light on about 27-year-old James Brown’s career.