15 April 2016
The formal 'dining out' to mark the retirements of CAPT Bob Hume RFD RANR and CMDR Shane Stone AC QC RANR. 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. Mr. Mark Cunliffe PSM Head of Defence Legal, RADM Michael Noonan AM RAN Deputy Chief of Navy, People Training and Resources, CAPT Bob Hume RFD RANR Brisbane Panel, Mess President CMDR Hugh Scott-McKenzie RFD RANR Head of Panel Queensland, CMDR Shane Stone AC QC RANR, Vice Chief Defence Force Group MAJGEN Greg Melick AO RFD SC, RADM the Honourable Justice Michael Slattery RANR.