Two Darwin-based sailors were recently promoted at a sunset ceremony on Anzac Hill overlooking Alice Springs, hundreds of kilometres from the nearest ocean.
The promotion of a member is always a cause for celebration, and Leading Seaman Musician Daniel McIlvride’s promotion and commissioning to Sub Lieutenant is no exception.
Senior Navy, Army and Air Force officers and sailors gathered at Russell Offices in Canberra this week to acknowledge the promotion of Leading Seaman Morgan Foster to Midshipman, marking a new milestone in her career.
As the nation works its way through the COVID-19 pandemic, Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Jimmy Savage has demonstrated a commitment to Australia and the local community in his role at the Osborne Naval Ship Yard in South Australia.
When Dan Hobson joined the Royal Australian Navy, he had no idea that 23 years later he would go from being one of the Royal Australian Navy Band’s most experienced senior sailor Musicians to a junior officer in the field of Maritime Logistics.
It is not every day your hard work is recognised with an award, but imagine Warrant Officer Communications Manager Bill Welman’s surprise when he received three awards at once.
Following 26 years of hard work and dedication in the Navy, Guv Renfrey received his well-earned promotion to Warrant Officer on 2 September 2019.
As part of the recent Navy to Navy talks conducted in Spain between the Spanish Armada and the Royal Australian Navy, a unique opportunity was presented enabling the promotion of an Australian officer on board a Spanish warship.