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Maritime Task Group Commander hands over after two busy years

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Benjamin Ricketts (photographer)

Captain Andrew Quinn, RAN, right, hands over ‘the weight’ to incoming Commander of the Australian Maritime Task Group, Captain David Tietzel, CSM, RAN, at Fleet Headquarters in Sydney. (photo: ABIS Benjamin Ricketts)

Captain Andrew Quinn, RAN, right, hands over ‘the weight’ to incoming Commander of the Australian Maritime Task Group, Captain David Tietzel, CSM, RAN, at Fleet Headquarters in Sydney.

The inaugural Commander of the Australian Maritime Task Group, CAPT Andrew Quinn, has handed over the role to CAPT David Tietzel following the successful completion of a two-year appointment.

Proud Tongan graduates from Royal Australian Naval College

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Kelli Lunt (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

The Australian White Ensign leads the march past of the New Entry Officers' Course 63 graduation parade held at HMAS Creswell in Jervis Bay. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

The Australian White Ensign leads the march past of the New Entry Officers' Course 63 graduation parade held at HMAS Creswell in Jervis Bay.

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.

Our Values: Integrity

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

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Our Values: Integrity

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.

Navy’s newest Officers graduate

Published on by LCDR Des Paroz (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

A formation of Royal Australian Navy helicopters conducts a flyover of the parade ground at HMAS Creswell during the New Entry Officers' Course 63 graduation ceremony. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

A formation of Royal Australian Navy helicopters conducts a flyover of the parade ground at HMAS Creswell during the New Entry Officers' Course 63 graduation ceremony.

More than 150 graduates of the Royal Australian Navy’s latest New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) have become the first to affirm their commitment to the new Defence Values.

Patrol Boat crew commemorates HMAS Armidale (I) sinking ahead of investiture

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gordon Carr-Gregg (author), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

The crew of HMAS Armidale (II) take part in a service to commemorate the loss of HMAS Armidale (I), which was sunk by Japanese aircraft during WWII. (photo: POIS Yuri Ramsey)

The crew of HMAS Armidale (II) take part in a service to commemorate the loss of HMAS Armidale (I), which was sunk by Japanese aircraft during WWII.

Ahead of today’s investiture ceremony for Ordinary Seaman Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean VC, the crew of HMAS Armidale (II) conducted a commemoration ceremony for HMAS Armidale (I) over the site of its wreck off the coast of Timor-Leste.

Eden named NUSHIP Supply’s ceremonial home port

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Jessica Craig (author), ABIS Leon Dafonte Fernandez (photographer)

Ship's company of NUSHIP Supply participated in a smoking ceremony which preceded the announcement that the Port of Eden will be NUSHIP Supply's ceremonial homeport, in Eden, NSW. (photo: ABIS Leon Dafonte Fernandez)

Ship's company of NUSHIP Supply participated in a smoking ceremony which preceded the announcement that the Port of Eden will be NUSHIP Supply's ceremonial homeport, in Eden, NSW.

The Port of Eden has been announced as NUSHIP Supply’s ceremonial home port during an event held by the waters of Cocora Beach, Eden over the weekend.

Arunta returns home after more than 160 days at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer), LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

Family, friends and members of the Navy community gather on Oxley Wharf in Fleet Base West, WA to welcome home HMAS Arunta, returning after a five-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific. (photo: LSIS Ernesto Sanchez)

Family, friends and members of the Navy community gather on Oxley Wharf in Fleet Base West, WA to welcome home HMAS Arunta, returning after a five-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific.

HMAS Arunta has returned to Fleet Base West in Western Australia after 164 days at sea, strengthening relations in the Indo-Pacific.

NUSHIP Supply: One ship, many stories

Published on by LSIS Kylie Jagiello (author), ABIS Benjamin Ricketts (photographer)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Jahlaya Weazel stands proud with the Australian Aboriginal Flag at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney, NSW. (photo: ABIS Benjamin Ricketts)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Jahlaya Weazel stands proud with the Australian Aboriginal Flag at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney, NSW.

A posting to NUSHIP Supply caused some personal conflict for Able Seaman Jahlaya Weazel, but also provided an opportunity to establish the ship’s on-board philosophy of One Ship, Many Stories.

Indian Naval Officer thanks Ballarat for rescue role

Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Shane Cameron (photographer)

Commander Abhilash Tomy, right, of the Indian Navy training establishment, INS Mandovi, travelled to Goa to thank the Commanding Officer of HMAS Ballarat, Commander Antony Pisani, for the role the Australian ship played in his rescue during the 2018 Golden Globe Race. (photo: LSIS Shane Cameron)

Commander Abhilash Tomy, right, of the Indian Navy training establishment, INS Mandovi, travelled to Goa to thank the Commanding Officer of HMAS Ballarat, Commander Antony Pisani, for the role the Australian ship played in his rescue during the 2018 Golden Globe Race.

An Indian naval officer was keen to visit HMAS Ballarat during the ship’s Goa port visit to thank the frigate’s crew for the ship’s part in his rescue during the 2018 Golden Globe Race.

Soldiers drive vehicles via the sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Geoff Long (author), TPR Jonathan Goedhart (photographer), ABIS Sittichai Sakonpoonpol (photographer), LCDR Ian Stubbs (photographer)

Australian Army soldiers and officers from the 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment (Queensland Mounted Infantry) load the new Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle onto a Light Landing Craft from HMAS Adelaide during Exercise SEA WADER 2020 at Cowley Beach, Qld. (photo: TPR Jonathan Goedhart)

Australian Army soldiers and officers from the 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment (Queensland Mounted Infantry) load the new Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle onto a Light Landing Craft from HMAS Adelaide during Exercise SEA WADER 2020 at Cowley Beach, Qld.

In a demonstration of their amphibious capability, the latest generation of Army vehicles has been driven on board HMAS Adelaide via landing craft off the coast of North Queensland.