The Navy and the Nation book now available

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Timothy Barrett, has authored the book 'The Navy and the Nation'.
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75th Anniversaries of the loss of HMA Ships

In 2017, the Navy, Ex-Service Associations and the nation will commemorate the 75th anniversaries of the loss of seven RAN ships in 1942.
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21 Sep 2017
USS Nimitz, USS Princeton, French Navy FS Jean Bart and Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Newcastle conduct a formation group sail demonstrating combined interoperability and multinational partnership in support of Commander, Task Force 50 operations in the Arabian Gulf.
HMAS Newcastle has completed an attachment with the US Navy’s 5th Fleet in the Arabian Gulf while deployed on maritime security operations in the Middle East region.
21 Sep 2017
Lieutenant Commander Marc Rennie, pictured at the Homecoming of  HMS CHIDDINGFOLD in the UK.

Pictured is Lieutenant Commander Rennie.

Today HMS Chiddingfold returned alongside at HMNB Portsmouth. She was greeted by friends and family of the current serving crew.

Consent Held at FRPU(East).
The Royal Australian Navy routinely shares and expands knowledge through a range of personnel exchanges, and for one Australian mine warfare specialist the opportunity to work with the Royal Navy has been without comparison.
20 Sep 2017
Imagery Scanned from Navy Historic Archive
In the lead-up to the commissioning ceremony of the first of the Royal Australian Navy’s new destroyers on 23 September, we look back upon ships who have previously carried the name HMAS Hobart.
20 Sep 2017
ADF Invictus team support staff member, Warrant Officer Andrew Bertoncin, Swimming Coach, Lieutenant Amy Beal, and competitor Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Ian McCracken, at the HMAS Stirling Pool before they head off to the 2018 Invictus Games held in Toronto, Canada.
Australia’s Invictus Games swimming coach is Navy’s own Lieutenant Amy Beal, who is in Toronto, Canada with the Australian team putting the ‘unconquered’ into the adaptive sports competition concept.
20 Sep 2017
Chief Petty Officer Paul O'Keefe celebrates his 40th year in the Royal Australian Navy in the Junior Sailors Cafe aboard HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
Forty years of dedicated service by Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Paul ‘Jock’ O’Keefe was recently celebrated by the crew of HMAS Newcastle, deployed to the Middle East region.
19 Sep 2017
Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Jarryd Capper from Australia's Federation Guard based in Canberra, after a rehearsal for the commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of Polygon Wood in Belgium.
A posting to the Australian Defence Force’s ceremonial unit, Australia’s Federation Guard, in Canberra, has fulfilled one sailor’s goal of travelling to parts of the world he believed out of his reach.

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