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Jumping out of his comfort zone

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Julia Whitwell (author), LCDR Martin Lee (photographer)

Warrant Officer Mark Hollingsworth skydiving from 15,000 feet. (photo: LCDR Martin Lee)

Warrant Officer Mark Hollingsworth skydiving from 15,000 feet.

He won the Adelaide Marathon but lost a bet. As a result, Warrant Officer Mark Hollingsworth had to jump out of a plane.

Relay for Lockdown

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Dave Devlin (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Robert Pope checking the times during the ‘Relay for Lockdown’ fitness challenge  at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Robert Pope checking the times during the ‘Relay for Lockdown’ fitness challenge at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Embracing the use of available technology has assisted the Sport and Recreation team at HMAS Cerberus, to plan and hold specific events in a COVID-safe and socially distanced environment.

Football is coming home as Defence footballers dust off their boots

Published on by LCDR Sarah West (author and photographer)

(From left to right): ADFA Midshipmen Jackson Smith, Skye Yeaman and Rylie Young prepare for the 2020 Navy and Inter-Service Football Competition in Canberra in late October. (photo: LCDR Sarah West)

(From left to right): ADFA Midshipmen Jackson Smith, Skye Yeaman and Rylie Young prepare for the 2020 Navy and Inter-Service Football Competition in Canberra in late October.

The Australian Defence Force will welcome the return of football later this month, with the launch of the Navy and Inter-Service Football Competition.

Bond with Singapore reaffirmed at 25th iteration of exercise

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

HMA Ships Hobart and Sirius exercise with Republic of Singapore Ships Tenacious, Valiant, Valour and Dauntless in waters off Singapore during Exercise SINGAROO. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

HMA Ships Hobart and Sirius exercise with Republic of Singapore Ships Tenacious, Valiant, Valour and Dauntless in waters off Singapore during Exercise SINGAROO.

The Australian and Singapore navies have reunited at sea for the 25th iteration of Exercise SINGAROO, which tests warfare skills, enhances interoperability and reinforces the strong friendship of the two nations.

Care packages sweeten the deal for Arunta crew

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Operations Officer Joint Logistics Unit - West, Lieutenant Amy Beal holds a care package while Able Seamen Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain James Snyder and Cassandra Eaton prepare the remaining care packages to be sent to HMAS Arunta in the dispatch warehouse at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia. (photo: POIS Yuri Ramsey)

Operations Officer Joint Logistics Unit - West, Lieutenant Amy Beal holds a care package while Able Seamen Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain James Snyder and Cassandra Eaton prepare the remaining care packages to be sent to HMAS Arunta in the dispatch warehouse at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.

Staff at Joint Logistics Unit - West and the Maritime Logistics Department onboard HMAS Arunta recently collaborated to organise a ‘care package’ program for the ship's company who recently had their deployment extended.

Ties strengthened with Indian Navy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

HMAS Hobart, foreground, joins Indian Navy Ships Sahyadri, left, and Karmuk to conduct passage exercises in the Northeast Indian Ocean. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

HMAS Hobart, foreground, joins Indian Navy Ships Sahyadri, left, and Karmuk to conduct passage exercises in the Northeast Indian Ocean.

Australian and Indian warships have recently conducted a two-day passage exercise in the Northeast Indian Ocean, with Guided Missile Destroyer HMAS Hobart sailing alongside Indian Navy Ships Sahyadri and Karmuk.

Virtual awards presentation, a first for CN

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Willee (author), LSIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN dials in to oversee Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Mike Oborn, CSM, RAN, present Chief Petty Officer Stephen Dean with a third Federation Star during a ceremony held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Bonny Gassner)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN dials in to oversee Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Mike Oborn, CSM, RAN, present Chief Petty Officer Stephen Dean with a third Federation Star during a ceremony held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

The global coronavirus pandemic has increased the use of virtual technology and resulted in the adoption of new and inventive ways of doing things, including the recognition of important career achievements.

Navy One to assemble fresh crew to defend Sydney to Hobart title

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Geoff Long (author), CPOIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer), ABIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

File image: Navy One sails south to Hobart during the running of the 2019 Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. (photo: Chief Petty Officer Kel Hockey)

File image: Navy One sails south to Hobart during the running of the 2019 Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.

Navy will be back in the water for this year’s Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race after a successful campaign in 2019 that saw Navy One win the Oggin Cup as the first military-crewed yacht on corrected time.

Collaboration delivers technical mastery

This article has photo gallery Published on by WO Danny Taylor (author)

Fleet Support Unit - North East Welding Supervisor, Leading Seaman Marine Technician Trent Goodman welding a loading ramp. (photo: )

Fleet Support Unit - North East Welding Supervisor, Leading Seaman Marine Technician Trent Goodman welding a loading ramp.

When a call to fabricate two prototype loading ramps was issued, the team at Fleet Support Unit - North East rose to the challenge.

Australia and Philippines show spirit of mateship

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer), LEUT Phillipe Fairs (photographer)

HMAS Arunta's crew waves the Philippines flag on the Gun Director Platform during the Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres exercise, as part of Regional Presence Deployment 2020. (photo: LSIS Ernesto Sanchez)

HMAS Arunta's crew waves the Philippines flag on the Gun Director Platform during the Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres exercise, as part of Regional Presence Deployment 2020.

Warships from Australia and the Philippines have exercised for the third time in as many months during a Regional Presence Deployment.