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22 Sep 2019
Participants of the ‘Tour the T’ begin the race at HMAS Albatross, Nowra.
More than 200 Navy personnel and Shoalhaven community members have taken to ‘treading the tarmac’ in HMAS Albatross’ 10th annual ‘Tour the T’ to raise more than $1000 for the perpetual charitable fund, Keeping Watch.

21 Sep 2019
Chief Petty Officer Damian Pawlenko during the INTERFET deployment.
As the Australian Defence Force participates in activities to mark the anniversary of the INTERFET (International Force East Timor) deployment 20 years ago, one Navy photographer still receives requests for the imagery he captured on the deployment.

20 Sep 2019
Lieutenant Frank Tachibana during the Navy Surfriders Association competition at Werri Beach, NSW.
The Navy Surfriders Association held its September surfing event at Werri Beach in New South Wales, as part of its commitment to continue surfing and competing every month leading in to the national Inter-Service championships.

20 Sep 2019
 Reviewing Officer, Warrant Officer of the Navy, Warrant Officer Gary Wight, inspects graduating members of General Entry 355 Emms Division on the Recruit School Parade Ground, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
Enlisted personnel will play a major role at Sea Power Conference for the first time, with a specific program developed to discuss the future of the modern sailor. Hosted by Warrant Officer of the Navy, Warrant Officer Gary Wight, the gathering will bring together sailors from across the service.

19 Sep 2019
Navy personnel, emergency services and contractors respond to a crashex scenario near the HMAS Albatross airfield.
HMAS Albatross regularly conducts crash exercises, known as a ‘crashex’, around a range of emergency scenarios designed to ensure the ship’s company is ready to handle real incidents when they occur without notice.