A Navy family member has written a book to help children understand what their parents do in the Navy, and to help them cope when they are deployed.
Published on July 19, 2017 in People
A retired Royal Australian Navy sailor handed over his 16th bell-rope designed for a naval vessel at a ceremony held for future destroyer Hobart’s provisional acceptance by Defence.
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