Less than six months out of basic training, Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Jasmine Lortan is already on the front line of a multi-national operation to counter terrorism and promote maritime security in the Middle East.
The ship's company of HMAS Arunta has restored national sporting pride with a commanding victory over England in an epic battle in Karachi to reclaim the 'Ashes'.
Chief Petty Officer Medic Paul Mayer has been awarded a Distinguished Service Medal in this year’s Australia Day Honours for his remarkable efforts in saving lives during a complex attack on coalition forces in Afghanistan.
Not many young Australians can say they’ve busted drug and weapon smugglers, supported earthquake recovery efforts and visited nine countries on three continents.
An Australian-led Maritime Command team has been hailed for their success against the illegal trade of drugs and weapons in the Middle East and northern Indian Ocean as part of the multinational Combined Maritime Forces.
Seven long months away from home ended with an ecstatic family reunion for HMAS Melbourne sailor Chief Petty Officer Electronics Technician Craig Fowler, after returning from Operation MANITOU in the Middle East.
Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Kelsie Wright, is a member of Combined Task Force 150 based at the Naval Support Activity in Manama, Bahrain. The 22-year-old Launceston woman is contributing to Australia’s commitment to combat terrorists in the Middle East.
Forster's Gemma Casserly had to keep her Christmas cheer to the side in December, to focus on preventing maritime drug smugglers in the Middle East region as part of Operation MANITOU.
Australian leadership in a key Middle East role has been passed between two Royal Australian Navy officers who share a passion for maritime security operations.
HMAS Melbourne personnel have completed a fourth successful drug seizure after seizing more than 100 kilograms of heroin from a fishing vessel in the Indian Ocean.