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75th Anniversaries of the loss of HMA Ships

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25 Feb 2017
After a 20 year career in the APS; of which 17 years was at Training Authority-Aviation, Mrs Frances Johnson has decided to retire from the Australian Public Service.
The bustling reception area at Training Authority Aviation headquarters will not be the same without the very familiar face of office-mainstay Mrs Frances Johnson. 
24 Feb 2017
Anzac-class frigate, HMAS Anzac (150) sailing through Cockburn Sound, Western Australia, as part of Exercise Ocean Explorer 17.
More than 17 ships and aircraft are descending on the Western Australian coast for one of the largest maritime warfare exercises held by the Royal Australian Navy.
24 Feb 2017
The Australian Defence Force Triathlon team during the Huskisson Triathlon Festival.
Twenty Australian Defence Force members competed at the Huskisson Triathlon recently with the Royal Australian Navy contingent hobbling away with bragging rights.
24 Feb 2017
Mr Robert Pitman with Dechaineux’s Commanding Officer, Commander Daniel Sutherland, RAN, during a recent visit to the submarine.
Descending the ladder into a submarine was no trouble for Royal Navy veteran, 92-year old Robert Pitman, when the spritely nonagenarian visited HMAS Dechaineux alongside her home port in Western Australia recently.
23 Feb 2017
Outgoing CO HMAS Adelaide, CAPT Paul Mandziy, CSC, RAN, (left) hands over the 'weight', a 100 year old polished pick, to incoming CO, CAPT Jonathan Earley, RAN, during a Command Supersession aboard HMAS Adelaide at Garden Island, Sydney.
Captain Jonathan Earley is excited by the challenge of what is shaping to be one of the busiest and most significant years in the Royal Australian Navy’s recent history.
23 Feb 2017
Trainee instructors at the Helicopter Aircrew Training System (L-R) Warrant Officer Class 2 Joseph Laycock, Major Anton Leshinskas, Captain Anthony Erwin, Major David Oddy, Captain Adrian Ludman and Lieutenant Commander Michael Robertson.
The Royal Australian Navy and Army Joint Helicopter School at HMAS Albatross, is a step closer to lift off with the first group of instructors beginning their training at the multi-million-dollar facility.

Upcoming Events

Feb25
The Royal Australian Navy Band Melbourne will participate in the street march supporting Western Port Festival 2017 themed ‘Superheroes’. Visit the festival website for event information.
Mar01
To mark the Royal Australian Navy's 116th birthday a Commemorative Service will be held at the Navy Memorial, Anzac Parade. The Royal Australian Navy Band Sydney will be performing at Service....
Mar01
The Royal Australian Navy Band Melbourne Parade Band will support the commemoration service at the Shrine of Remembrance.
Mar07
The Royal Australian Navy Band Sydney will be performing at the St. Benedict's Church Lunchtime Chamber Series.
Mar08
RAN Band Sydney will continue with their flagship concert series Band Call at St. Andrew's Cathedral on Wednesday 8 March at 12.30 pm.
Mar08
The Royal Australian Navy Band Melbourne Concert Band will be performing again at their Soundwaves Concert Series at HMAS Cerberus. Please ensure you have photo ID for entry to HMAS Cerberus. Gates...
Mar15 to Mar16
Background The Director General Engineering Navy is hosting a two day conference for Engineers who hold an Engineering Authority (EA) Level 2 Delegation. The event will be held at Adams Theatre, ADFA...
Mar31
The Royal Australian Navy Band Sydney Parade Band will be performing at the 75th Anniversary of the Battles of the Java & Coral Sea Service in Martin Place, Sydney.

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