As the weekend passes and many in Navy are sailing away from their families and loved ones to support Australia’s interests, let’s take time to reflect on our lives and the challenges before us.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett has launched a new website for the Naval Historical Society of Australia at an event at Cockatoo Island.
Officers and sailors from HMAS Coonawarra have joined forces with other Australian Defence Force personnel and the local community for the massive clean-up operation following Cyclone Marcus, which struck Darwin on 17th March.
Senior sailors at HMAS Cerberus have raised more than $5,000 for White Ribbon Australia during the annual Warrant Officer and Senior Sailors Mess charity golf day, supporting a nationwide campaign to prevent violence against women.
A team of Naval Police Coxswains have combined forces with officers of the Victoria Police to carry out a road safety operation at HMAS Cerberus.
On the 14th of February 1942, 22 Australian Army nurses and other survivors waded ashore at Radji Beach, Bangka Island in what is now Indonesia after their ship, the Vyner Brooke succumbed to Japanese air attack, sinking in the Bangka Strait.
A senior sailor from HMAS Stirling was recently recognised for her efforts in helping make Navy one of the major blood donators on the west coast.
At the end of a long and successful deployment, most submariners dream of seeing loved ones, a long hot shower and their own bed - and everyone longs for the luxury of open space. As the only person on board with “room to swing a cat”, HMAS Dechaineux Commanding Officer Commander Dan Sutherland recently decided to share this privilege for one day, for a good cause.
The Royal Australian Navy Tactical Electronic Warfare Support Section at HMAS Albatross is relatively small but members of the unit are working hard to make a difference in their community. Their enthusiastic commitment to support a local accommodation and homelessness service will assist vulnerable women and families in the Shoalhaven.
For the tenth year, Team Navy continues its association with surf lifesaving as the naming rights sponsor of the 2017-18 Australian Surf Rowers League (ASRL) series.