The Royal Australian Navy's Commodore of Training visited the Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) and Aegis Training and Readiness Center (ATRC), co-located onboard Naval Support Facility Dahlgren, Virginia, on Nov. 8.
HMAS Gascoyne’s Ship’s Company paused during passage of the Whitsunday Islands to commemorate Remembrance Day 2013.
The system used by the Royal Australian Navy to measure its progress towards its strategic objectives has captured the attention of Pakistan’s Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Mohamad Asif Sandila.
Navy Headquarters Tasmania has supported St Giles, as its adopted charity, for over five years. These efforts were recognised in a ceremony in Hobart last night at which the Royal Australian Navy was elevated to a ‘Gold Member’ status.
Late last month, members from HMAS Cairns visited Port Douglas Ozcare retirement home as part of the base's Navy Community Engagement Program.
Wet weather meant the HMAS Albatross Remembrance Day ceremony was relocated to the Fleet Air Arm Museum’s World War One exhibition area where the guests were seated alongside a replica of the Sopwith Pup biplane flown by WW1 flying ace Captain Robert Alexander Little.
In recognition of the 95th anniversary of the armistice ending World War I, all Headquarters Northern Command personnel gathered silently to pay their respects for one minute at 11am.
A team from HMAS Coonawarra rallied together in October to conduct Spin-A-Thon in support of Coonawarra’s Ocsober challenge. The ‘HMAS Coonawarra Spinathon Spinners’ completed the Spin-A-Thon over the course of 12 hours, with each individual completing multiple sessions on a spin bike.
The ballot is now open for young Australians aged 16-23 to set sail for the voyage of a lifetime aboard the national Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour in 2014. A voyage in Young Endeavour is a unique experience and one which develops skills for life.
On the 11th of November navy personnel will be volunteering their time to assist with Remembrance Day events. At 11am on 11th November each year, Australians stop what they are doing for a minute of silence to remember those who have given their lives for the country.