A group of 12 students from Comet Bay College in Secret Harbour, Western Australia, have presented hand-made laundry bags to sailors at local base, HMAS Stirling as a token of appreciation for their service.
The spouse of a Navy Maritime Surveillance Adviser posted to the island nation of Palau has put her own skills to good use during the posting and co-founded a project intended to protect the country’s fragile environment.
Australian Defence Force service men and women and United States Marines are busy putting the finishing touches on displays and activities in readiness for the Larrakeyah Defence Precinct Open Day from 1pm to 7pm on Saturday, 12 August.
A program between the Navy Cadets and the Young Endeavour Youth Scheme has given one aspiring sailor a birthday present she will never forget.
HMAS Waterhen’s ship’s company pulled out all the stops recently to raise funds for cancer research.
It’s not every day you get to bear witness to a young man diagnosed as a quadriplegic, balance himself on his knees and commence core strength training for the first time but this is exactly what greeted three members from HMAS Melbourne when they visited the ship’s charity, The Next Step.
When Australian students contemplate their future careers, many have had little hands-on experience with the choices available, so for a group of Western Australian youngsters, the chance to try Navy on for size was a very real decision-making tool.
It wasn’t your regular barber salon onboard HMAS Newcastle when Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician McCann piped the call to the ship’s company to get their hair cut.
On 23 June three members from Navy Headquarters – Tasmania joined students from Claremont College on a bushwalk up Mount Wellington in Hobart.
Twenty-six Junior Legatees and their Australian Defence Force mentors have begun a tough training program to prepare them physically and mentally to trek the Kokoda Track.