Section: People

Sailors hear tale of gallantry at airport

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Nic Hawkins (author)

Leading Seaman Alisha Mosley and Leading Seaman Alan Williams with Terrance Quinn, Great Nephew of Ordinary Seaman Edward 'Teddy' Sheean VC at Brisbane Airport. (photo: )

Leading Seaman Alisha Mosley and Leading Seaman Alan Williams with Terrance Quinn, Great Nephew of Ordinary Seaman Edward 'Teddy' Sheean VC at Brisbane Airport.

When Leading Seamen Alisha Mosley and Alan Williams arrived at Brisbane Airport ready for duty on Operation COVID-19 ASSIST, they could not have imagined what they were about to experience.

Navy doctor recognised for work with Indigenous communities

Published on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author)

Lieutenant Justin Hunter was awarded Growing Strong Award for Indigenous registrar of the year. (photo: )

Lieutenant Justin Hunter was awarded Growing Strong Award for Indigenous registrar of the year.

Lieutenant Justin Hunter always knew he wanted to give back to his community, and he found a path to do so when he joined the Australian Defence Force and began training in health care.

Champion of cultural change

Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author)

Commander Gregory Davison of the Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit in HMAS Albatross, says Navy people should celebrate the progress our service has made in promoting a better culture in recent years. (photo: )

Commander Gregory Davison of the Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit in HMAS Albatross, says Navy people should celebrate the progress our service has made in promoting a better culture in recent years.

Building the best team possible through means of respect, diversity and inclusion is among the top priorities for Commander Gregory Davison.

Petty Officer encourages men to speak out, seek help for mental health issues

Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author)

Petty Officer Bobbie Ashman is on a mission to bust the stigma surrounding mental health. (photo: )

Petty Officer Bobbie Ashman is on a mission to bust the stigma surrounding mental health.

Petty Officer Electronics Technician Bobbie Ashman is on a mission to bust the stigma surrounding mental health that stops many men from seeking help when they need it most.

Disaster experience leads to career change

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

Acting Sub Lieutenant Carolyn Johnsen is presented the Rear Admiral Hammond sword for the most outstanding graduate by Rear Admiral Lee Goddard, CSC, RAN, during the New Entry Officers' Course 63 Graduation parade at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

Acting Sub Lieutenant Carolyn Johnsen is presented the Rear Admiral Hammond sword for the most outstanding graduate by Rear Admiral Lee Goddard, CSC, RAN, during the New Entry Officers' Course 63 Graduation parade at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay.

Deployment to Operation FIJI ASSIST in 2016 started now Acting Sub Lieutenant Johnsen on a path to commissioning, culminating most recently in graduating from NEOC 63.

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.

Midshipman demonstrates service during tough year

Published on by CMDR Kelli Lunt (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

New Entry Officers' Course 63 graduate Midshipman Charles Sargant, at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

New Entry Officers' Course 63 graduate Midshipman Charles Sargant, at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay.

For one graduate of the NEOC 63 class, demonstrating the Defence Value of Service began early when he volunteered in his local community during the Australian bushfire crisis in 2019-20.

Former Royal Marine lands Navy combat training role

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

Newly commissioned Lieutenant Ian Boddy, at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Benjamin Ricketts)

Newly commissioned Lieutenant Ian Boddy, at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney.

For newly commissioned Lieutenant Ian Boddy, his previous service career as a Royal Marine Commando has been invaluable in shaping littoral combat training for the Royal Australian Navy.

Our Values: Integrity

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

Our Values: Integrity (photo: )

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.

Our Values: Excellence

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author), ABIS Thomas Sawtell (photographer)

Our Values: Excellence (photo: )

Our Values: Excellence

Excellence is the willingness of character to strive each day to be the best I can be, both professionally and personally.