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Running goal keeps sailor motivated

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Ryan Tascas (author), POIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Scott Tunnard prepares to run on the flight deck of HMAS Canberra during Regional Presence Deployment 2020. (photo: POIS Tom Gibson)

Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Scott Tunnard prepares to run on the flight deck of HMAS Canberra during Regional Presence Deployment 2020.

Being deployed at sea during COVID-19 restrictions has seen one sailor set himself some unique fitness goals - Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Scott Tunnard hasn’t let the pandemic restrictions nor a sea deployment control his physical fitness level.

Service in gratitude of nation

Published on by LEUT Jessica Craig (author), LSIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer)

Able Seaman Marine Technician Jandre Van Der Walt, left, and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Katie Nattrass Russo onboard HMAS Ballarat. (photo: LSIS Leo Baumgartner)

Able Seaman Marine Technician Jandre Van Der Walt, left, and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Katie Nattrass Russo onboard HMAS Ballarat.

Able Seamen Jandre Van Der Walt and Katie Nattrass Russo are proudly serving in HMAS Ballarat as a way to give back and thank the country that welcomed them in their youth.

Embracing STEM in education leads to diverse career

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Nancy Cotton (author and photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Leading Seaman Marine Technician Candice O’Keefe on the wharf at HMAS Moreton in Brisbane. (photo: SBLT Nanvy Cotton)

Royal Australian Navy Leading Seaman Marine Technician Candice O’Keefe on the wharf at HMAS Moreton in Brisbane.

As we recognise National Science Week across Australia, the Royal Australian Navy, with its diverse roles, stands out in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) space.

Teddy Sheean to be awarded posthumous Victoria Cross

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Kylie Jagiello (author), Mr Jay Cronan (photographer)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Michael Noonan AO speaks after the announcement by His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II has approved the posthumous awarding of a Victoria Cross to Ordinary Seaman Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean of the Royal Australian Navy, at Government House, Canberra on 12 August. (photo: Jay Cronan)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Michael Noonan AO speaks after the announcement by His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II has approved the posthumous awarding of a Victoria Cross to Ordinary Seaman Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean of the Royal Australian Navy, at Government House, Canberra on 12 August.

Ordinary Seaman Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean’s family fought for more than 30 years to get recognition of his brave actions during World War II. At Government House on 12 August, it was announced that the Queen has approved a posthumous Victoria Cross for Ordinary Seaman Sheean.

Phot shots in counter-narcotics fight

This article has photo gallery Published on by POIS Helen Frank (author), LSIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)

Leading Seaman Imagery Specialist Richard Cordell in front of HMAS Toowoomba at Fleet Base West, Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Ronnie Baltoft)

Leading Seaman Imagery Specialist Richard Cordell in front of HMAS Toowoomba at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.

One of the smallest categories in the Navy has a large role to play in the Middle East Region. With only 39 members, Imagery Specialist sailors often deploy alone and produce imagery across a wide range of domains.

Nothing standing in her way

Published on by LCDR Dave Devlin (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Graduating member of General Entry 382 - Emms Division, Recruit Monique Murray during her Graduation Parade held at Recruit School in HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

Graduating member of General Entry 382 - Emms Division, Recruit Monique Murray during her Graduation Parade held at Recruit School in HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Australia has lived through some very tough times recently, but not even bushfires, flooding rains or a global pandemic have stopped one Blue Mountains resident from fulfilling her desire to challenge herself.

Sailor turns early passion into career

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Geoff Long (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Stacey Harrison, at home amongst HMAS Choules' information hub. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Stacey Harrison, at home amongst HMAS Choules' information hub.

Able Seaman Stacey Harrison has always had an affinity with technology, and when she joined the Navy in 2018 she was ready to turn her self-taught skills in information technology into a new career.

Harman sailor’s badges of honour restore a sense of pride

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Gordon Carr-Gregg (author), POIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Nicole Marotzek holds a newly refurbished ship's badge and an older ship's badge, at HMAS Harman, ACT. (photo: POIS Bradley Darvill)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Nicole Marotzek holds a newly refurbished ship's badge and an older ship's badge, at HMAS Harman, ACT.

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Nicole Marotzek has used a lull in Navy Brand operations to put her skills to work in revitalising HMAS Harman’s weathered and worn badges.

Personnel Support Unit keeping people in focus

Published on by SBLT Gordon Carr-Gregg (author), POIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Officer-in-Charge Personnel Support Unit - ACT Lieutenant Commander Christine Hillam at HMAS Harman. (photo: POIS Bradley Darvill)

Officer-in-Charge Personnel Support Unit - ACT Lieutenant Commander Christine Hillam at HMAS Harman.

For six years, Lieutenant Commander Christine Hillam has provided specialist support to countless Navy members in and around the ACT from an out-of-the way, nondescript office aboard HMAS Harman.

Cadet takes the lead

Published on by CPL Julia Whitwell (author and photographer)

Midshipman Tiffany McCormack, at the Australian Defence Academy in Canberra. (photo: CPL Julia Whitwell)

Midshipman Tiffany McCormack, at the Australian Defence Academy in Canberra.

The responsibilities of the Australian Defence Force Academy's Cadet Captain have come with different challenges this year, due to bushfires and COVID-19.