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816 Squadron visits Callala Public School

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Petty Officer Aircrewman Jason Wickman talks to Callala Public School students about the Navy's Seahawk helicopter. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

Petty Officer Aircrewman Jason Wickman talks to Callala Public School students about the Navy's Seahawk helicopter.

Students from Callala Public School had an extra exciting recess when a Seahawk helicopter and crew from 816 Squadron, visited their school recently.

Navy makes headway towards White Ribbon accreditation

Published on by LEUT Kiz Burtenshaw (author), ABIS Chantell Bianchi (photographer)

A Navy member displays the White Ribbon Pin on their rank slide as part of International White Ribbon Day. (photo: ABIS Chantell Bianchi)

A Navy member displays the White Ribbon Pin on their rank slide as part of International White Ribbon Day.

The Royal Australian Navy is making great headway in its bid to achieve White Ribbon accreditation, with one in every five Navy members having completed the important White Ribbon survey.

Systems Training School supports White Ribbon movement

Published on by SBLT Jez Kokshoorn (author and photographer)

Members of the Systems Training School supporting the White Ribbon campaign on the steps of the Ritchie Building, HMAS Watson. (photo: SBLT Jez Kokshoorn)

Members of the Systems Training School supporting the White Ribbon campaign on the steps of the Ritchie Building, HMAS Watson.

Last Friday, staff and students at the Royal Australian Navy’s Systems Training School (STS) at HMAS Watson came together in solidarity to demonstrate its support of the White Ribbon campaign.

Cairns sailors walk in the footsteps of heroes

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Two sailors from HMAS Cairns have spent time reflecting on the sacrifices of Australian diggers while they walked the Kokoda Track. 

Variety the winner in Cantabria’s marathon

Published on by LEUT Christopher Thornton (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Sailors and officers from the Spanish Armada replenishment vessel ESPS Cantabria and the Royal Australian Navy hold a banner in support of the children's charity Variety. A cheque of $550 dollars was presented to NSW Variety at Fleet Base East. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Sailors and officers from the Spanish Armada replenishment vessel ESPS Cantabria and the Royal Australian Navy hold a banner in support of the children's charity Variety. A cheque of $550 dollars was presented to NSW Variety at Fleet Base East.

Members of the Spanish Armada and Royal Australian Navy personnel embarked in ESPS Cantabria have raised $550 for Variety the Children’s Charity.

Stirling hosts Midwest Clontarf Academy

Published on by LEUT Samantha Dudley (author), CPO Grant Pilgram (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Grant Pilgram of the Navy Domestic Engagement Program gives the students of the Midwest Clontarf Academy a tour of HMAS Stirling.  (photo: LSIS Brad Darvill)

Chief Petty Officer Grant Pilgram of the Navy Domestic Engagement Program gives the students of the Midwest Clontarf Academy a tour of HMAS Stirling.

Twenty-six students from the Midwest Clontarf Academy visited HMAS Stirling last week, to discover more about life in the Royal Australian Navy.

Tasmanians observe Vietnam Veterans Day

Published on by LEUT Daryl Peebles (author and photographer)

ADF representatives lay wreaths and salute at Hobart’s Cenotaph, from left, Squadron Leader Steve de Haan; Lieutenant Colonel Neil Grierson; and Commander Stacey Porter. (photo: LEUT Daryl Peebles)

ADF representatives lay wreaths and salute at Hobart’s Cenotaph, from left, Squadron Leader Steve de Haan; Lieutenant Colonel Neil Grierson; and Commander Stacey Porter.

The more-than 50,000 Australians who served in the Vietnam War were honoured with services of remembrance throughout the nation on the weekend.

Indian-Australian ties strengthened at Creswell

Published on by LCDR Chloe Wootten (author and photographer)

Captains Michael Spruce and Brett Chandler discuss training methods with Commodore Dhiren Vig of the Indian Navy at HMAS Creswell. (photo: LCDR Chloe Wootten)

Captains Michael Spruce and Brett Chandler discuss training methods with Commodore Dhiren Vig of the Indian Navy at HMAS Creswell.

Members of the Indian Navy visited the Royal Australian Navy's Officer Training establishment, HMAS Creswell, last week, to compare the training practices of the two navies.

Aussie visitors remind US Navy officer of his past

Published on by SBLT Bianca Wise (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Staff of USS Preble with instructors and students of the Australian Defence College on board USS Preble, berthed at Fleet Base East, Sydney.  (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Staff of USS Preble with instructors and students of the Australian Defence College on board USS Preble, berthed at Fleet Base East, Sydney.

The Executive Officer of USS Preble recently invited students and staff of the Australian Defence College onboard the American Guided Missile Destroyer for a tour and a walk down memory lane.

HMAS Cerberus springs into Daffodil Day

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author and photographer)

SMNATA Sean Carruthers and SMNML-S Jessica Carr show off this years Daffodil Day merchandise and look forward to supporting the fight for a cancer-free future. (photo: SBLT Katherine Mulheron)

SMNATA Sean Carruthers and SMNML-S Jessica Carr show off this years Daffodil Day merchandise and look forward to supporting the fight for a cancer-free future.

Sailors from HMAS Cerberus are getting into the spirit of spring by supporting Daffodil Day!