Section: Community

Harman hosts charity football

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), CPL Dan Pinhorn (photographer)

Executive Officer HMAS Harman, Lieutenant Commander Mark Wilson makes a donation to the Mark Hughes Foundation with Seaman Maritime Logistics-Personnel Operations Jayden Mansfield. (photo: CPL Dan Pinhorn)

Executive Officer HMAS Harman, Lieutenant Commander Mark Wilson makes a donation to the Mark Hughes Foundation with Seaman Maritime Logistics-Personnel Operations Jayden Mansfield.

ADF people of Canberra have braved the cold weather to conduct a sporting event for a good cause at HMAS Harman.

 

Digging for a difference

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)

Warrant Officer Ray Sangster makes a new furry friend during a working bee at the Sleepy Burrows Wombat Sanctuary, Gundaroo. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

Warrant Officer Ray Sangster makes a new furry friend during a working bee at the Sleepy Burrows Wombat Sanctuary, Gundaroo.

A group of Canberra-based Navy people have provided a welfare boost to some of Australia’s furry friends.

HMAS Penguin helps kids at 2018 Balmoral Burn

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SMNCD* Jordon Bitokski (left, in cap) leading the ‘Hill of Hurt’ race up Awaba street. SMN Bitokski went on to win the event with our divers filling the first six positions. (photo: Michael Amendolia)

SMNCD* Jordon Bitokski (left, in cap) leading the ‘Hill of Hurt’ race up Awaba street. SMN Bitokski went on to win the event with our divers filling the first six positions.

The crew of Mosman's HMAS Penguin joined more than 10,000 competitors on a beautiful autumn day for this year's Humpty Dumpty Foundation Balmoral Burn charity fun run on Sunday 27 May.

Blaine Grills Racing joins Team Navy

Published on by CPO Anthony Martin (author), Stephen Crowden (photographer)

Driver Blaine Grills displays his Formula Ford’s new Team Navy livery as he takes turn four at Sandown Raceway. (photo: Unknown)

Driver Blaine Grills displays his Formula Ford’s new Team Navy livery as he takes turn four at Sandown Raceway.

Team Navy has received a major boost, joining Mildura’s Blaine Grills Racing. The association coincides with the start of the Victorian Formula Ford season for 2018 with Blaine Grills driving car number 68.

 

ADF children meet bullying head on

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Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Adam Cooper and his four daughters have taken part in the inaugural ADF Integrated Combat Club anti-bullying program at the ADFA Indoor Sports Centre, Canberra. From left, Penny (13), Hope (10), LCDR Cooper, Ophelia (8) and Stella (12). (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Adam Cooper and his four daughters have taken part in the inaugural ADF Integrated Combat Club anti-bullying program at the ADFA Indoor Sports Centre, Canberra. From left, Penny (13), Hope (10), LCDR Cooper, Ophelia (8) and Stella (12).

After 10 weeks of anti-bullying training, 20 children of ADF members have passed the first stages of becoming superheroes of the playground.

 

HMAS Newcastle raises funds on deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Rilana Ostheim (author), ABIS Tara Byrne (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Newcastle, Commander Anita Sellick CSM, RAN, presents a cheque for $15,400 to the Newcastle Senior School. The money was raised by Newcastle's crew during their Operation MANITOU deployment in 2017. (photo: ABIS Tara Byrne)

Commanding Officer HMAS Newcastle, Commander Anita Sellick CSM, RAN, presents a cheque for $15,400 to the Newcastle Senior School. The money was raised by Newcastle's crew during their Operation MANITOU deployment in 2017.

The crew of HMAS Newcastle have conducted a fundraiser with a difference to support a local school that shares a strong affiliation with the ship.

 

HMAS Moreton cleans the streets

Published on by CPO Noleen Brennan (author), LS Hayden Eyles (photographer)

Members of HMAS Moreton ship's company clean the streets of Bulimba in Brisbane, Queensland as part of the Clean Up Australia campaign. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

Members of HMAS Moreton ship's company clean the streets of Bulimba in Brisbane, Queensland as part of the Clean Up Australia campaign.

The ship's company of HMAS Moreton have rolled up their sleeves and walked the streets of Brisbane for the Clean Up Australia campaign.

Stirling tour just the ticket

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (author)

Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont and Able Seaman Electronic Warfare Submarines Brittany Alexander welcome the winners of the Royal Flying Doctors VIP Auction before conducting a personal VIP tour of HMAS Stirling. (L-R) Craig Peters, Peter Blackburn, Rhys Edwards, Mark McKay, Hans Versteeg, Alan Quartermaine, John Farrell and Allan Knox. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont and Able Seaman Electronic Warfare Submarines Brittany Alexander welcome the winners of the Royal Flying Doctors VIP Auction before conducting a personal VIP tour of HMAS Stirling. (L-R) Craig Peters, Peter Blackburn, Rhys Edwards, Mark McKay, Hans Versteeg, Alan Quartermaine, John Farrell and Allan Knox.

HMAS Stirling turned on the VIP treatment recently as part of the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s annual fundraising event, Altitude.

Submarine Force lends a hand

Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Mrs Margaret McDonald in her new 'gopher' mobility scooter, presented by Mr Steve Danaher of Legacy in cooperation with members of the Royal Australian Navy, from left, Commander Tony Ashley, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics Supply Chain Ashleigh Egan, Submarine Force Command Warrant Officer Justin Moore, Submarine Force Chaplain Franco Siani and Able Seaman Acoustic Warfare Submarines Analyst Kelly Thomson, at Amana Living - Wearne House in Dudley Park, Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Mrs Margaret McDonald in her new 'gopher' mobility scooter, presented by Mr Steve Danaher of Legacy in cooperation with members of the Royal Australian Navy, from left, Commander Tony Ashley, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics Supply Chain Ashleigh Egan, Submarine Force Command Warrant Officer Justin Moore, Submarine Force Chaplain Franco Siani and Able Seaman Acoustic Warfare Submarines Analyst Kelly Thomson, at Amana Living - Wearne House in Dudley Park, Western Australia.

Navy’s Submarine Force have joined Perth Legacy to assist with the presentation of a war widow’s new mobility scooter.

 

School visit a family affair

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), Unknown (photographer)

MRH-90 Taipan pilot Lieutenant Commander Natalee Johnston with her husband Lieutenant Commander Gavin Johnston (left), daughter Hannah and son Alasdair (right) join students at Milton Public School during a visit by 808 Squadron of HMAS Albatross. (photo: )

MRH-90 Taipan pilot Lieutenant Commander Natalee Johnston with her husband Lieutenant Commander Gavin Johnston (left), daughter Hannah and son Alasdair (right) join students at Milton Public School during a visit by 808 Squadron of HMAS Albatross.

Navy’s first ever female helicopter pilot has conducted an aircraft school visit with a difference.