HMAS Creswell recently hosted a meeting of the Shoalhaven Museums and Galleries group. Executive Officer, CMDR Letitia Van Stralen spoke to the group about the history of the Naval training college before inviting them to inspect Creswell’s impressive historical collection.
Members of the Singleton Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade visited HMAS Stirling on Sunday 28th July to observe and participate in fire-fighting exercises at the Royal Australian Navy School of Survivability and Ship Safety Training Facility West (RANSSSS TF-W).
Nine personnel from Navy Headquarters Tasmania (including the National Domestic Engagement team and some energetic family members) donned their overalls and ‘working clothes’ on Saturday 20 July 2013 to help the local Clifton Beach Surf Lifesaving Club.
More than 7,500 U.S. military men and women serving overseas will be receiving a care package thanks to the efforts of several hundred Jacksonville and five members from the Royal Australian Navy's New Squadron 725 (NUSQN 275), currently deployed to the USA for accelerated training on the Navy's new maritime combat helicopter - the MH-60R.
Sixteen students from rural and remote areas of NSW were treated to a week of activities showcasing Defence careers as part of the Indigenous Student Defence Work Experience Program conducted from July 14-19.
Leading Seaman Josh O’Hanlon is raising funds for the Heart Foundation while he raises his heart rate in preparation for the 2013 ING New York Marathon.
Children from Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community, Jervis Bay, had a surprise from aloft this week when a Squirrel helicopter from 723 Squadron (HMAS Albatross) and personnel from HMAS Creswell dropped in for a visit.
The Indigenous Pre Recruitment Course (IPRC) recently visited HMAS Albatross as part of its program to introduce participants to the wide range of career choices available in the ADF.
The onshore site for the Perth Wave Energy Project, located at Garden Island, HMAS Stirling has been officially handed over from the Australian Department of Defence to Carnegie Wave Energy Limited.
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life.