Topic: Ceremony and Traditions
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Leading Seaman Braedon McGuinness stood proudly in a small ceremony at 723 Squadron this month, marking the graduation of Navy’s latest cohort of Pilots and Aircrewmen.
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.
A ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII will be held at the Australian War Memorial on 15 August, with members of Australia’s Federation Guard rehearsing their drill for the past two weeks for their role in the catafalque party.
Twenty-one recruits who took part in the Navy Indigenous Development Program stood proudly on 22 June, graduating from the five-month course at HMAS Cairns.
Friday 17 July marked the last day of Commander Michael Moore’s 45 year-long career in the permanent Royal Australian Navy.
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.
The bell from HMAS Nestor was present at some significant events in the life of the ship’s last surviving crew member, Lieutenant Commander Kenneth Brown.
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.