August 30, 2019 by LEUT Adam Piotrowski (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
Head of Navy Engineering, Rear Admiral Col Lawrence, AM, RAN, speaks to members of the Royal Australian Navy about 'Motivational Leadership' at the 2019 Navy Emerging Leaders Forum (NELF) held in Cairns.
Victoria Cross recipient Daniel Keighran was the keynote speaker at the fourth Navy Emerging Leaders forum, held in Cairns in early August.
L-R: Able Seaman Clearance Diver (ABCD) Joshua Lee; Petty Officer CD James Williams; POCD Ashley Semmens; ABCD Steven Palu; and Chief Petty Officer CD Cameron Schmid (front) attend a Dawn Service at the Isurava Memorial, Papua New Guinea.
Seventy-seven years ago, the sounds of machine gun fire and exploding grenades were common place throughout the Owen Stanley Ranges in the PNG highlands. Today the only physical evidence of the conflict is decaying plane wreckages and slowly caving bunkers that were once home to Australian soldiers.
August 21, 2019 by LEUT Josh Goener (author), LSIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer), ABBM Daniel Goodman (photographer)
Kerry, the daughter of Captain John Stevenson OAM, addresses the crew of HMAS Melbourne after scattering Captain Stevenson's ashes to sea off Gabo Island, Victoria.
Melbourne (III)’s final cruise has also served as a fitting final voyage for the ashes of Captain John Philip Stevenson.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan presents Warrant Officer Paul Ross with a Commendation and Innovation award in front Submarine Force personnel on Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.
It was a career milestone for a HMAS
Stirling-based submariner when he was presented with both a Chief of Navy Gold Commendation and the Inaugural Chief of Navy Innovation Excellence Award at the same time.
Cadets and staff of Training Ship Darwin with Director Australian Navy Cadets, Commander Stuart Wheeler, RAN (front row, left); and Commanding Officer Training Ship Darwin, Lieutenant Jane Reptik (front row, right).
Cadets and staff at Training Ship
Darwin were recently privileged to receive a visit from the Royal Australian Navy’s Director Australian Navy Cadets, Commander Stuart Wheeler.
Published on August 15, 2019 by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Jasmine Lortan (centre) stands with HMAS Penguin personnel during Fleet Divisions at Garden Island, Sydney.
Dedicated to positively shifting organisational culture, the Royal Australian Navy has merged two key leadership and cultural directorates, forming the Directorate of Navy Culture.
Able Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Tom Jacobson and wife Dani with a wave of the rubbish they have recently collected from local beaches in the Shoalhaven area, NSW.
One of the major drawcards of a posting to HMAS
Albatross is its proximity to some of the most beautiful national parks and beaches in the world - with more than 165km coastline along the Shoalhaven for personnel to explore.
Participants of the Navy Emerging Leaders Forum at the Hilton Hotel, Darwin, in July 2019,
Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Daniel Keighran was the keynote speaker at the latest Navy Emerging Leaders Forum, held in Darwin in late July.
Commanding Officer Navy Headquarters - South Australia, Commander Andrew Burnett, RAN, (left) presents Mr Lew Farkas, former RAN Sailor, the US Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal.
A former Royal Australian Navy sailor who has been awarded for his bravery in the aftermath of a tragic accident 50 years ago will never forget the fear he experienced that fateful morning.
Outgoing Commanding Officer HMAS Harman, Captain David Luck, RAN (right) hands over 'the weight' to incoming Commanding Officer, Commander Amanda Howard, RAN, during the handover ceremony held at the Bonshaw Mess, HMAS Harman, ACT.
A diverse and wide-ranging career has led to many positive challenges for the new Commanding Officer of HMAS