Officer training is an adventure for some, but not often do trainees get to participate in an adventure race during course.
Young Indigenous people from the east coast of Australia recently got to explore military life first hand as part of the Defence inaugural Indigenous Military Experience Week.
The Navy Patrol Boat crew ARDENT TWO has raised money to donate a boxing set to the Cairns charity ‘Harald’s House’, which supports homeless youth.
‘Walk With Me’, a major fundraising effort staged annually by St Giles, was supported by personnel from Navy Headquarters Tasmania last week.
The Royal Australian Navy has made a cracking start to its Ocsober campaign this year, having already raised more than $15,400 - and October is still weeks away!
Members of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force are getting the chance to explore their spiritual fitness, participating in the Australian Defence Force ‘Faith Under Fire’ course being offered by HMAS Choules Padre, Chaplain Ian Lindsay.
The Armidale Class Patrol Boat crew ARDENT THREE, embarked in HMAS Wollongong, traded their Disruptive Pattern Navy Uniform shirts for their favourite football jerseys recently, to raise money for the Fight Cancer Foundation.
Personnel from Navy Headquarters Tasmania have joined a band of volunteers to collect for Legacy in Hobart’s CBD and surrounding suburban shopping centres.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral (VADM) Ray Griggs, and Chief Executive Officer for Life Education NSW, Mr Jay Bacik, have launched the national Ocsober Awareness campaign at the Australian Defence Force Academy Pool with a 24-hour team relay swim.
Over 40 shipmates from HMAS Kuttabul and Garden Island pounded the pavement throughout Sydney from 2-6 September 2013 to collect donations for Legacy Week’s iconic annual fundraising campaign.