Published on by MIDN Ryan Sutherland and MIDN Noah Edberg (author)
When New Entry Officers’ Course 61 commenced training at the Royal Australian Naval College in July, it included the first officer of the Tuvalu Police Service to ever attend the Australian initial entry officers’ course.
Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), POIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
The ability of naval diplomacy to strengthen bilateral defence ties was on show when Indonesian Navy tall ship KRI Bima Suci sailed into Darwin Harbour recently, during a four-month annual training voyage across the Indo-Pacific with more than 100 officer cadets.
Published on by MIDN Amy Luke-Paredi (author and photographer)
During HMAS Leeuwin’s third South East Asian deployment this year, a port visit to Dili provided an opportunity for six members of ship's company to visit the village of Soibada, located in the mountainous central region of the island nation, to experience the culture of rural Timor-Leste and lend a helping hand.
Published on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author), LSIS Tara Byrne (photographer)
A group of officers and sailors of HMAS Stuart had the honour of representing the Royal Australian Navy at the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Leyte Gulf, the largest naval battle of World War II.