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Fleet Support Unit - Sydney grows awareness

Published on by Ms Eliza Bavin (author)

ABMT Justin Wilkinson (front left), ABET Dan Dixon (front right), POMT Kyle Brook (rear left) and ABMT Armen Woskanian from Fleet Support Unit Sydney, shaved extra close this morning to ensure a clean start for their fundraising and beard growing efforts. (photo: Unknown)

ABMT Justin Wilkinson (front left), ABET Dan Dixon (front right), POMT Kyle Brook (rear left) and ABMT Armen Woskanian from Fleet Support Unit Sydney, shaved extra close this morning to ensure a clean start for their fundraising and beard growing efforts.

Personnel from Fleet Support Unit - Sydney are volunteering their faces and growing beards to raise awareness for prostate and testicular cancer and mental health.

Charity acknowledges Navy’s efforts

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XO NHQ Tasmania presented with St Giles’s ‘Silver Supporter’ certificate by the Mayor of Launceston, Alderman Albert van Zetten. (photo: )

XO NHQ Tasmania presented with St Giles’s ‘Silver Supporter’ certificate by the Mayor of Launceston, Alderman Albert van Zetten.

NHQ Tasmania’s fund-raising efforts and activities for local charity St Giles were recently recognised at the charity’s Annual General Meeting.

Taipans free to enter Goolwa

Published on by LCDR Dom Cooper (author), CPL David Gibbs (photographer)

The Governor of South Australia, His Excellency Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce, AC CS RANR (right) inspects 808 Squadron along with the mayor of Alexandrina Kym McHugh (in suit) and guard commander LEUT Colin McLeod (left). (photo: CPL David Gibbs)

The Governor of South Australia, His Excellency Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce, AC CS RANR (right) inspects 808 Squadron along with the mayor of Alexandrina Kym McHugh (in suit) and guard commander LEUT Colin McLeod (left).

Fifty-four members of 808 Squadron exercised their right to freedom of entry to Goolwa, South Australia over the weekend, carrying on a 26 year association of the Fleet Air Arm with the town.

72 years on - remembering HMAS Sydney (II)

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Eliza Bavin (author), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)

Representing the Royal Australian Navy Fleet Commander, Captain Guy Holthouse RAN, lays a wreath to commemorate the loss of HMAS Sydney (II), during a ceremony held at Martin Place, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Jesse Rhynard)

Representing the Royal Australian Navy Fleet Commander, Captain Guy Holthouse RAN, lays a wreath to commemorate the loss of HMAS Sydney (II), during a ceremony held at Martin Place, Sydney.

A memorial and wreath laying service was held by the HMAS Sydney Association at the Cenotaph at Martin Place on 19 November 2013 to mark the 72nd anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Sydney (II).

HMAS Albatross proudly parades for inspection

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas Southwell (author), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

The Ceremonial Guard march past invited guests during the HMAS Albatross Ceremonial Divisions. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

The Ceremonial Guard march past invited guests during the HMAS Albatross Ceremonial Divisions.

The ship’s company of HMAS Albatross paraded for inspection by Reviewing Officer, Rear Admiral Anthony Dalton and HMAS Albatross Commanding Officer, Captain Gordon Andrew, in the long-standing tradition of Ceremonial Divisions on Friday 1 November 2013.

Navy makes T20 final while first women’s ‘baggy blue’ takes to the field

Published on by Royal Australian Navy (author), CPL Bill Solomou (photographer), LSBM Andrew Cleghorn (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Officer Lieutenant Commander Guy Lewis sends down another delivery during the Lindsay Hassett trophy final, played in Canberra. (photo: CPL Bill Solomou)

Royal Australian Navy Officer Lieutenant Commander Guy Lewis sends down another delivery during the Lindsay Hassett trophy final, played in Canberra.

The Navy Cricket Team got off to a winning start against the Army Cricket Team in Canberra on Sunday morning, making a good start to the National Services T20 Championships having already won the National 50-Over Carnival last week.

Gate to Gate Fun Run success

Published on by Ms Eliza Bavin (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Participants sprint off as a part of the the annual HMAS Penguin Gate to Gate Fun Run. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Participants sprint off as a part of the the annual HMAS Penguin Gate to Gate Fun Run.

One hundred and three people took part in this years Gate to Gate Fun Run event at HMAS Penguin.

Navy takes national title in thrilling win against Army

This article has photo gallery Published on by Royal Australian Navy (author), LSBM Andrew Cleghorn (photographer)

The winning Royal Australian Navy Cricket team. (photo: LSBM Andrew Cleghorn)

The winning Royal Australian Navy Cricket team.

The Royal Australian Navy Cricket Team won its first inter-services 50-over tournament in six years when it won the Australian National Services Cricket Championships in Canberra on Friday, taking the Lindsay Hassett Trophy from the Army.

Air Force no match for Navy on opening day

This article has photo gallery Published on by Royal Australian Navy (author), LSBM Andrew Cleghorn (photographer)

Navy Cricket Captain Able Seaman Al Kristensen with RAAF Cricket Captain and ASCA Umpires at the coin toss.
The Navy Cricket Team won its first game in four years against either of the other two services when the team beat the RAAF in Canberra yesterday.  (photo: LSBM Andrew Cleghorn)

Navy Cricket Captain Able Seaman Al Kristensen with RAAF Cricket Captain and ASCA Umpires at the coin toss. The Navy Cricket Team won its first game in four years against either of the other two services when the team beat the RAAF in Canberra yesterday.

The Navy Cricket Team won its first game in four years against either of the other two services when the team beat the Royal Australian Air Force in Canberra this week.

Sailors complete marathon voyage

Published on by Mr Michael Brooke (author)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Josh O’Hanlon strides out in the New York City Marathon. (photo: Unknown)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Josh O’Hanlon strides out in the New York City Marathon.

It takes great heart to be a marathon runner and to stride through the pain barrier over a distance of 42.2 kilometres – just ask Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Josh O’Hanlon and Petty Officer Marine Technician Paul Baker.