Topic: HMAS Tobruk (II)
Home to many thousands of Australian Defence Force members over the past three and a half decades, the former HMAS Tobruk will now be home to sealife and recreational divers.
On Sunday 20 October, 65 sea-ready members of the 49th New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC), or NEOCs as they are affectionately known, embarked on their three-week Sea Training Deployment in HMAS Tobruk (II).
An AS350BA Squirrel flight from 723 Squadron recently joined HMAS Tobruk for the ship’s upcoming deployment to Townsville, Cairns and Pacific Islands.
As HMAS Tobruk steamed into Ormoc on the morning of November 26, a light mist hid much of the city’s devastation.
HMAS Tobruk has arrived to commence recovery support operations in the Ormoc region of Leyte Island to assist the Philippines government repair the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan.
It was a case of being in the right place at the right time for three sailors of HMAS Tobruk.
A number of local residents recently received medical and dental care from Australian Defence Force personnel at the Medical Community Aid Post set up outside the Vanimo Hospital during PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2013.
Hobart native Ashton Brooks has loved how far her Army career taken her although she never expected it would take across the Coral Sea in a Navy ship on a humanitarian mission.
Phoebe Evans may be far from her home on Norfolk Island but life in the Royal Australian Navy could not be much better.
Former school friends, Australian Army Sapper Wael Abou Hamad and Royal Australian Navy Officer Lieutenant Daniel Khayat have met up again on HMAS Tobruk, 10 years after their first meeting and half a world away.