Navy swimmers will take to the pool for 24 hours in Canberra tomorrow to launch the national Ocsober campaign for 2013 and help Aussie kids get 'Life Education'.
This week marks the beginning of the annual Defence Blood Challenge, running for three months from 1 September until 30 November around Australia. Former Navy members Graeme Bee and Peter Stephenson are doing their part to contribute to Navy’s overall tally by donating plasma every two weeks for the next three months.
Last Friday, members of the Systems Training School at HMAS Watson got out their purple t-shirts to celebrate diversity, support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex members of the Navy family and wider community and to raise awareness for the challenges they face.
Diets and healthy-eating resolutions were momentarily forgotten at Anglesea Barracks in Tasmania on Friday as personnel from all three services and the Barrack’s support staff enjoyed a decadent morning tea – for a great cause.
After the loss of a very close friend and work colleague, LCDR Kelly Haywood took time reflect on how deeply affected she and many others had been by depression and suicide.
This year over 4,200 senior school students across the country will be presented with a Long Tan Award for Leadership and Teamwork.
This month, crew members from USS Chicago took time out from their normal duties to conduct community engagement and provide a helping hand at the Cohunu Wildlife Park in Byford, Western Australia.
Today, the names of 48 Defence personnel who have died in non-warlike operations were unveiled on three new bronze panels at the Australian War Memorial's Roll of Honour.
HMAS Stirling and Fleet Base West units remain committed to providing a rewarding opportunity for schools, and other organisations, who want to gain a better understanding of 'all things Navy'.
Students from Callala Public School had an extra exciting recess when a Seahawk helicopter and crew from 816 Squadron, visited their school recently.