15 April 2016
The formal 'dining out' to mark the retirements of CAPT Bob Hume RANR RFD and CMDR Shane Stone RANR AC QC. Venue Queensland Club, Brisbane. A 'dining out' has its origins in the English Navy and is a formal wardroom (mess) function to farewell a retiring officer. Rules are relaxed to include civilian and family members to attend. CMDR Shane Stone, Vice Chief Defence Force Group MAJGEN Greg Melick AO RFD SC, RADM the Honourable Justice Michael Slattery RANR and CDRE the Honourable Deputy Judge Advocate General - Navy Jack Rush RFD QC RANR.