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26 Sep 2016
Commander Lewis Gaha, OAM, ADC, RAN has been awarded the Federation Star by Her Excellency the Governor of Tasmania, Professor The Honourable Kate Warner, AM.
Navy Headquartes – Tasmania’s Commanding Officer, Commander Lewis Gaha is an exemplar of personal character and professional commitment. 
26 Sep 2016
Vice Admiral David Johnston, Chief of Joint Operations, addresses Participants of Pacific Endeavour 2016.
Imagining homes are shattered, trees are uprooted and the Brisbane CBD is flooded after a massive cyclone smashes Queensland’s south coast is part of the scenario for Exercise PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR, a multinational communications exercise to test equipment and develop procedures for use in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. 
25 Sep 2016
Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, CSC and Bar, RAN presents Lieutenant Commander Trevor Gibson, RAN with his sixth clasp, and second Federation Star, of the Defence Force Service Medal, for 45 years continuous service, at HMAS Kuttabul's monthly morning tea.
An officer who came up through the ranks is paying off in October after almost 46 years’ service.
25 Sep 2016
Members of HMAS Success ships' company participate in a friendly cricket match with the Prince of Arcot XI team in Chennai, India.
A team comprised of crew from HMAS Success has played cricket against Indian royalty at the Amir Mahal Palace Cricket Ground in India during their recent port visit to Chennai. 
24 Sep 2016
Royal Australian Navy Blood Ambassador Warrant Officer Chris Boardman supports Warrant Officer of the Navy (WON) Warrant Officer Gary Wight while he donates blood on the Blood Bus during the 2016 Defence Blood Challenge, at Russell Offices, Canberra.
The Defence Blood Challenge is well under way with Navy already making a strong bid for a record number of donations this year.
24 Sep 2016
Royal New Zealand Navy sailor, Able Seaman Combat Specialist Kyle Butcher, playing for HMAS Choules, makes a break for the try line during a game of touch rugby against HMAS Darwin, at Fleet Base East, Sydney.
While day-to-day Anzac friendships remain strong between the nations of Australia and New Zealand, on the sporting field it is war.

Upcoming Events

If you're in Nowra on 23 October 2016 why not come along to the 5th Annual Albatross Show n Shine at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra Hill. Gates open at 8am for Entrant and Spectator...
Bring the whole family and enjoy a day out at the Navy's largest training base, HMAS Cerberus. Free parking is available. Pack a picnic or buy lunch from one of the many food stalls or taste the...

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