Topic: Centenary of Anzac

Stirling calls the world in historic radio event

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), CPOIS David Connolly (photographer)

Warrant Officer Communication and Information Systems Peter Stephenson from Defence Communications Station - Perth, located at HMAS Stirling, makes the opening address of the 48-hour HF radio event commemorating the Anzac Centenary. Warrant Officer Stephenson made the call using the special event callsign VK100ANZAC.  (photo: CPOIS David Connolly)

Warrant Officer Communication and Information Systems Peter Stephenson from Defence Communications Station - Perth, located at HMAS Stirling, makes the opening address of the 48-hour HF radio event commemorating the Anzac Centenary. Warrant Officer Stephenson made the call using the special event callsign VK100ANZAC.

HMAS Stirling was recently the scene of a unique international HF radio event to commemorate the Anzac Centenary.

The icons of Anzac

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Able Seaman Musician Racheal Byrnes plays the last post during HMAS Anzac's commemorative service off the coast of Anzac Cove. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Able Seaman Musician Racheal Byrnes plays the last post during HMAS Anzac's commemorative service off the coast of Anzac Cove.

While participating at Centenary of Anzac commemorations at Gallipoli and in the Sea of Marmara recently, several symbolic links to helped to reinforce the original ANZAC story to the crew of HMAS Anzac.

AE2 remembered 100 years on

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Pup Elliott (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, with the Turkish Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Veysel Kosele, and guests onboard HMAS Anzac, for a commemorative service to HMAS AE2, lost during World War One, in the Sea of Marmara. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, with the Turkish Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Veysel Kosele, and guests onboard HMAS Anzac, for a commemorative service to HMAS AE2, lost during World War One, in the Sea of Marmara.

Against the bitterly cold wind of the Turkish Sea of Marmara HMAS Anzac hosted a solemn ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the actions of the HMAS AE2 crew ahead of the landings at Anzac cove.

Entertaining around the globe

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Daniel Phillips (author), CPL David Cotton (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Dan McIlvride from the Royal Australian Navy Band sets up sound equipment on the flight deck of HMAS Success prior to the final show of a Forces Entertainment Tour of the Middle East Region in March 2015. (photo: CPL David Cotton)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Dan McIlvride from the Royal Australian Navy Band sets up sound equipment on the flight deck of HMAS Success prior to the final show of a Forces Entertainment Tour of the Middle East Region in March 2015.

Toowoomba musician Dan McIlvride can say he has travelled the world to entertain Australian troops after deploying to the Middle East as a part of a Forces Entertainment tour in March.

Albany commemorations start with a bang

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), LEUT Michael Wheeler (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer), LSIS Jayson Tufrey (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Arunta, Commander Dave Teitzel, CSM, RAN, attends the Ceremonial Sunset held at Anzac Peace Park as part of the Albany Convoy Commemorative Event. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Commanding Officer HMAS Arunta, Commander Dave Teitzel, CSM, RAN, attends the Ceremonial Sunset held at Anzac Peace Park as part of the Albany Convoy Commemorative Event.

The Anzac Peace Park, located on the shores of Princess Royal Harbour, staged the perfect location for the Ceremonial Sunset as part of the Centenary of Anzac commemorations in Albany, Western Australia.