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Outback promotions for sailors

This article has photo gallery Published on by CAPT James Hook (author), CAPT James Saint (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics Chef Christopher Taylor, centre, is promoted during his deployment on Operation COVID-19 ASSIST, receiving his new rank slides from Major James Hill and Captain Melanie Verho at a sunset ceremony on Anzac Hill, overlooking Alice Springs. (photo: CAPT James Saint)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics Chef Christopher Taylor, centre, is promoted during his deployment on Operation COVID-19 ASSIST, receiving his new rank slides from Major James Hill and Captain Melanie Verho at a sunset ceremony on Anzac Hill, overlooking Alice Springs.

Two Darwin-based sailors were recently promoted at a sunset ceremony on Anzac Hill overlooking Alice Springs, hundreds of kilometres from the nearest ocean.

Our Values: Courage

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author), LSIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer)

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Our Values: Courage

It takes courage to do something you find difficult, but recognising the greater purpose for doing it is important. It may make you nervous or uncomfortable at first but no one ever said leadership and service was easy.

Encouraging STEM achieves award nomination

Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author), LSIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)

Deputy Platform Systems Sustainment Manager Lieutenant Commander Siobhan Sturdy speaks with students from Mercedes College at the Submarine Recruiting Team presentation as part of National Science Week held at Mercedes College in Perth, WA. (photo: LSIS Ronnie Baltoft)

Deputy Platform Systems Sustainment Manager Lieutenant Commander Siobhan Sturdy speaks with students from Mercedes College at the Submarine Recruiting Team presentation as part of National Science Week held at Mercedes College in Perth, WA.

Lieutenant Commander Siobhan Sturdy of Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group features in the final of our five-part special feature on the finalists in the Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020.

A passion for people

Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Director Navy People and Career Management Agency, Captain Tish van Stralen, who received a Judge’s Special Mention in the Project Management category of the Australian Defence Magazine Women in Defence Awards 2020. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Director Navy People and Career Management Agency, Captain Tish van Stralen, who received a Judge’s Special Mention in the Project Management category of the Australian Defence Magazine Women in Defence Awards 2020.

Captain Tish van Stralen, Director Navy People Career Management Agency, features in the fourth of our five-part special feature on the finalists in the Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020.

First Sailor commissions to Remote Pilot Warfare Officer

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

Newly promoted Royal Australian Navy Officer, Midshipman Brad Lewis, with his certificate of promotion at 822X Squadron, HMAS Albatross. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

Newly promoted Royal Australian Navy Officer, Midshipman Brad Lewis, with his certificate of promotion at 822X Squadron, HMAS Albatross.

The Royal Australian Navy’s newest aviation workgroup has commissioned its first Remote Pilot Warfare Officer, Midshipman Brad Lewis from 822X Squadron.

Masterful mentoring rewards operational manager

Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

File image: Chief Petty Officer (then Petty Officer) Communication Information Systems Manager Jessica Buley stands beside her portrait at the 'Thank you for your service' photographic exhibition at the Anzac Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney, in April 2019. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

File image: Chief Petty Officer (then Petty Officer) Communication Information Systems Manager Jessica Buley stands beside her portrait at the 'Thank you for your service' photographic exhibition at the Anzac Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney, in April 2019.

Chief Petty Officer Communications and Information Systems Jessica Buley from HMAS Sydney features in the third of our five-part special feature on the finalists in the Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020.

Samantha’s star is rapidly rising

Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author)

Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020 finalist, Miss Samantha (Sam) Roald. (photo: Unknown)

Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020 finalist, Miss Samantha (Sam) Roald.

Sam Roald from the Navy Engineering Branch features in the second of our five-part special feature on the finalists in the Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020.

Retention effort earns nomination

Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author)

Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020 finalist, Petty Officer Maritime Personnel Supervisor Natalie Stephens. (photo: Unknown)

Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020 finalist, Petty Officer Maritime Personnel Supervisor Natalie Stephens.

Petty Officer Maritime Personnel Supervisor Natalie Stephens from Defence Force Recruiting features in the first of our five-part special feature on the finalists in the Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020.

Our Values: Service

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author), CPL Tristan Kennedy (photographer), LSIS Shane Cameron (photographer), ABIS Thomas Sawtell (photographer)

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Our Values: Service

For the hundreds of Royal Australian Navy personnel posted around the world, updating Our Values and Behaviours has provided new focus to meet the ongoing challenges of serving Australia both at home and abroad.

Still delivering Navy’s future workforce

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Willee (author), LSIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Members of General Entry 385 Emms Division standing 'at attention' during their Graduation Parade held at Recruit School of HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Bonny Gassner)

Members of General Entry 385 Emms Division standing 'at attention' during their Graduation Parade held at Recruit School of HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

A further 123 Sailors from General Entry Class 385 Emms Division have graduated 11 weeks initial training at HMAS Cerberus under a strict COVID-19 cohort-distanced training environment.