Topic: Defence Community Organisation
It’s a classic line from a song that rings true for many Navy families managing life while a member is away from home on duty. It’s also something that Defence Community Organisation understands and works to support.
A new program designed to assist employment prospects for those who directly support serving Australian Defence Force members launches mid year.
Navy families have two weeks left to provide feedback about their experiences and views on service life through a Defence Community Organisation initiative aimed at understanding the challenges of life in military families.
The end of the year is a busy time for a variety of reasons but for lots of Defence families, it means a change of scenery as personnel post across the state, continent, or the globe.
For the past 20 years, the Defence Community Organisation has worked with Command, families and community organisations to develop a strong, connected and resilient Defence community that supports Australian Defence Force members and their families.
Warrant Officer Shane Rosetto and his wife, Una, believe the transition back to civilian life is a family affair.
HMAS Harman conducted a Youth Mental Health Awareness Session last week as the first of a number of joint initiatives by the Harman command team and Defence Community Organisation.
HMAS Cerberus and the Cerberus Defence Community Organisation hosted a day of movies, popcorn and fantastic face painting for Defence families as part of National Families Week in May.
The Defence Community Organisation’s (DCO) annual ‘Welcome to the Shoalhaven’ family day and expo was held at the Fleet Air Arm Museum at HMAS Albatross on the weekend, in glorious south coast sunshine.