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  • 17 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert told more than 500 graduates of the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) that bold and accountable leaders are needed to make difficult choices in a changing environment during graduation ceremonies at Naval Station Newport, June 15. The CNO addressed the importance of their NWC educations and […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Training & Education

      A former AMC student has been awarded a prestigious international prize by the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) Tristan Andrewartha graduated from the AMC in 2007 with a Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architect) with 1st class honours. He is now working for leading Danish Naval Architect firm Knud E. Hansen A/S. The Samuel […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Principal Warfare Officer’s (PWO) Course number 50 will be the first in HMAS Watson’s 28 year history to graduate students with one of three new specialisations on offer, including Communications and Information Warfare, Amphibious Warfare or Mine Warfare. The School of Maritime Warfare (SMW) based at Watson in Sydney is the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) premier Warfare training establishment. It has provided training to the […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ten Service Entry Candidates from the Executive, Logistic, Electrical, Band Master, Administrative Officer Health and Shipwright branches of the Navy passed out at the commissioning ceremony held at the Naval & Maritime Academy (NMA) in Trincomalee on 14th July 2014.   Director General Health Services, Rear Admiral NELW Jayasekara took the salute as the Chief […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Training & Education

    More than 500 family and a friends proudly watched as 95 of Navy’s newest Recruits formally completed 11 weeks of initial training at the Royal Australian Navy’s Recruit School at HMAS Cerberus.   The graduates were honoured to commence their service as General Entry 323 Shipp Division and graduated before Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral […]

  • 22 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The class of 2014 from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), which included 225 new Merchant Marine and Military Officers, graduated in Kings Point, New York on Saturday.   Vice Admiral Michelle J. Howard, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Operations, Plans and Strategy, delivered the commencement address to over 2,300 graduates, family members and […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities

    US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the establishment of a Recruit Honor Graduate Ribbon for superior performance during the Navy’s basic military training, held at Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois, on August 18. The first Navy Honor Graduate Ribbons will be awarded to recruits during their pass-in-review rehearsal today. The recruits who receive […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    For the first time in the Navy’s history, the Navy’s most senior sailor, Warrant Officer of the Navy (WO-N) WO Mark Tandy, welcomed the newest junior sailors into the RAN at a graduation parade at Recruit School HMAS Cerberus on Friday, 4 November 2011. 77 personnel graduated at the parade – they will be the […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Training & Education

    A diverse group of 67 Australians graduated as officers in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) at RAN College, HMAS Creswell. For the 15 women and 52 men taking part in the graduation parade, the completion of New Entry Officer Course (NEOC) 45 marked the end of 22 weeks of initial training at RAN College. The […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities

    Navy Region Northwest Chief selectees graduated a 2014 USS Turner Joy Chief Petty Officer Legacy Academy held aboard USS Turner Joy (DD 951), Aug. 22.   Commands throughout the Navy chose 47 selectees to participate in this year’s academy, which was broken into two classes, which entails living aboard the Vietnam-era destroyer for six days […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Five officers of the Indian Navy and three from the Indian Coast Guard graduated as Observers at an impressive ceremonial passing out parade held at INS Garuda, the Naval Air Base at Kochi on August 24. Rear Admiral Ashok Kumar, VSM, Flag Officer Sea Training reviewed the parade and awarded the ‘Wings’ to passing out […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Eighty-five naval officers graduated initial training today during a formal passing out parade for New Entry Officer Course 48 at the Royal Australian Naval College, HMAS Creswell. Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AO, CSC, RAN, reviewed the parade, which was the culmination of 20 weeks’ training in leadership, communication and naval disciplines. The […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Training & Education

    For the first time in the history of the Royal Australian Navy’s Recruit School, a recruit division named after a sailor, rather than an officer, graduated today. Eighty recruits were welcomed into the Navy from Shipp Division, named after the late Leading Seaman Noel Ervin Shipp, during a Graduation Parade for General Entry class 314 […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Industry news

    The Royal Australian Navy’s developing Romeo capability has achieved another significant milestone with the first ab-initio Pilots and Aviation Warfare Officers (AvWO) graduating recently from MH-60R Operational Flying Training (OFT) Course Number One in Jacksonville, Florida.   The course included an in-depth conversion phase followed by warfare training with Maritime Strike Squadron 40 (HSM-40). The […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Fifteen more Recruits from Australian Navy’s Defence Indigenous Development Program graduated on 9 July. The ceremony recognising the increasing links between Navy and Indigenous cultures was held at HMAS Cairns. The Defence Indigenous Development Program was established in 2010. It has proven to be a very positive program that has significantly increased recruitment from Indigenous Australia, […]

  • 25 May 2014
    Training & Education

    An estimated 30,000 people filled the U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, May 23 to witness the swearing in of the U.S. military’s newest officers.   The U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2014 graduated 1,068 men and women, including 784 Navy ensigns and 265 Marine Corps second lieutenants. Graduating first in the class is […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Training & Education

    All twenty recruits who participated in the second iteration of Navy’s Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) graduated in a ceremony held in HMAS Cairns on 18 December. From communities as far afield as Perth, Port Headland, Torres Strait, Canberra and Cairns, the young indigenous men and women received graduation certificates and accolades from Chief of […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Training & Education

    A sailor who likes tough challenges has scooped the dux award and the ‘Gutz’ prize at the graduation ceremony for Basic Clearance Divers Course 80. SMNCD Joshua Hilliard received the J.N. Ingram Memorial Shield as dux and the Bill Fitzgerald ‘Gutz’ prize for the Best Performer at Physical Training at HMAS Penguin on Friday, May […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Authorities

    One hundred naval officers graduated this week from the Royal Australian Naval College, HMAS Creswell, concluding 20 weeks’ initial training for the 77 men and 23 women. The graduating class was reviewed by the outgoing Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs.   The new officers will now move to specialist training throughout the fleet, […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Authorities

    Two hundred and forty-three U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) midshipmen selected the ships that they will serve on after graduation and commissioning during Ship Selection Night in Mahan Hall, Jan. 29. Ship Selection is the culmination of the service assignment process for Naval Academy midshipmen assigned to serve as Navy Surface Warfare Officers. Upon reporting to […]

  • 24 June 2011
    Authorities

      The Governor General, Her Excellency Quentin Bryce, AC, formally graduated the Navy’s newest batch of Officers from the Royal Australian Naval College. For the 115 graduates the ceremony, which was held at HMAS Creswell in Jervis Bay, spelt the completion of the six-month-long New Entry Officers Course which teaches the Navy’s next generation of […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s tall ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ has set sail from Cádiz to start her 87th midshipmen training cruise. The farewell ceremony was presided over by the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral General Jaime Muñoz-Delgado, accompanied by other civilian and military authorities. Commanded by Captain Victoriano Gilabert, ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ is crewed by 23 officers, 23 non-commissioned […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Twenty three young men and women Navy recruits graduated from the Defence Indigenous Development Program North Queensland (DIDP-NQ) at a ceremony held at Australian HMAS Cairns earlier this week.   This program, the first coordinated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) for Defence Indigenous Affairs, provides an opportunity for young indigenous people from remote areas […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Mark Ferguson, toured Recruit Training Command (RTC), Sept. 21. This was Ferguson’s third visit to RTC, his first as VCNO, and his second time serving as the reviewing officer for the Pass-In-Review (PIR) graduation ceremony at RTC where 690 recruits became Sailors. “This is my third time visiting […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 49th New Entry Officers’ Course has graduated from the Royal Australian Naval College, at HMAS Creswell. It was just last week that the graduating officers were completing a four-day leadership exercise in the field, demanding fitness, decision-making and command skills, but it will seem like a lifetime ago for the 61 men and women […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    After three months of intensive round-the-clock training, the first Maritime Tactical Operator Course (MTOC) graduated on March 26, 2015, and will go on to form Enhanced Naval Boarding Party (ENBP) Team 1. The 13 graduates underwent extensive training in advanced tactics, including hand-to-hand combat, improvised explosive device identification, close quarters battle, tactical shooting and tactical […]

  • 12 June 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead encouraged U.S. Naval War College (NWC) graduates to use their knowledge and international relationships to answer the challenges of a rapidly changing world, during a commencement ceremony in Newport, R.I., June 10. Speaking to 518 U.S. and international students in attendance, the CNO addressed the global challenges […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Forty-nine naval officers graduated initial training yesterday during a formal passing out parade for New Entry Officers’ Course 51 at the Royal Australian Naval College, HMAS Creswell. Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett reviewed the parade which was the culmination of 20 weeks’ training in leadership, communication and naval disciplines. The graduates shared the […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Authorities

    The “Tophatters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 held a change of command ceremony March 20 at Naval Air Station Lemoore. During the ceremony, Cmdr. Corey L. Pritchard relieved Cmdr. Tommy F. Locke as commander of VFA-14. Locke, a native of Umatilla, Florida, is a 1994 graduate of the University of Central Florida in Orlando, […]