Only six months after joining the Navy, Seaman Emily Wood has found herself on the ship bearing the name of her home town. After joining the Navy Gap Year program from the national capital in January she was recently given the opportunity to complete three weeks at sea onboard HMAS Canberra.
More than three-and-a-half decades of service were honoured in Brisbane recently, with the award of a Gold Service Medallion to a Warrant Officer of many talents.
A program between the Navy Cadets and the Young Endeavour Youth Scheme has given one aspiring sailor a birthday present she will never forget.
Navy life can be fast-paced, but for one ship, it’s all about the journey.
‘You’ll be wet, homesick and frightened but the pride of the fleet will be you’ – was a recruitment advertisement at the local cinema which lured a 17-year-old Townsville school boy to join the Navy.