Published on by LS Luke Masterson (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)
The Leading Seaman Recruit Instructor (LSRI) is arguably the most influential person in a young sailor's career. A role that involves mentoring, motivating and inducting potential sailors into the Royal Australian Navy; the position offers challenges unlike any shore posting with a great sense of achievement upon the graduation of the sailors whom you have spent many hours moulding into what today's Navy needs.
Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)
When 700 Australian Defence Force members from HMAS Cerberus marched through Main Street, Hastings, Victoria on Saturday, they weren't just re-enacting a tradition; they were acknowledging a shared sense of community and history reaching back 95 years to when sailors first started training in the area at Flinders Naval Base.
Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)
Head of Navy Engineering, Rear Admiral Michael Uzzell, presided over Ceremonial Divisions for more than 350 engineering officers and sailors on 2 December in honour of the inaugural Navy Engineering Week.