Vice Admiral Ray Griggs: Royal Australian Navy in the Indo-Pacific

Vice Admiral Ray Griggs: Royal Australian Navy in the Indo-Pacific

the royal australian navy: opportunities and challenges in the indo-pacific

In March 2014 the Perth USAia Centre was honored to host Vice Admiral and former Chief of Navy Ray Griggs to share his views on the mission, challenges and opportunities facing the Royal Australian Navy in the Indo-Pacific.
 
Vice Admiral Griggs was born in Homebush NSW in 1961. He joined the Adelaide Port Division of the Royal Australian Navy Reserve in 1978 as a radio operator and entered the Royal Australian Naval College at HMAS Creswell on a short service commission in 1979. In June 2011, Vice Admiral Griggs assumed command of the Royal Australian Navy.
 
Vice Admiral Griggs was awarded the Conspicuous Service Cross in 1997, a Commendation for Distinguished Service in 2003 for his work in the Persian Gulf and appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia in 2009. He was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Queensland, a Master of Business Administration from the National Graduate School of Management at the Australian National University and a Master of Science (National Security Strategy) from the National Defense University in Washington D.C. 
  • Vice Admiral Ray Griggs visited The University of Western Australia in March 2014
  • Vice Admiral Ray Griggs visited The University of Western Australia in March 2014
  • Vice Admiral Ray Griggs visited The University of Western Australia in March 2014
  • Vice Admiral Ray Griggs visited The University of Western Australia in March 2014
  • Vice Admiral Ray Griggs visited The University of Western Australia in March 2014
  • Vice Admiral Ray Griggs visited The University of Western Australia in March 2014
  • Vice Admiral Ray Griggs visited The University of Western Australia in March 2014
  • Vice Admiral Ray Griggs visited The University of Western Australia in March 2014
  • Vice Admiral Ray Griggs visited The University of Western Australia in March 2014