Section: People

A Flying Visit Back Home

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

A Navy Seahawk helicopter arrives at St Joseph's Primary School to the delight of students and teachers. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

A Navy Seahawk helicopter arrives at St Joseph's Primary School to the delight of students and teachers.

Melbourne students from Crib Point Primary and St Joseph’s Catholic Primary Schools were excited to welcome some high flying visitors when one of Navy’s S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopters landed on their sports oval in the lead up to the biennial HMAS Cerberus Open Day being held on Sunday 27 October 2013.

Navy Golfers play Championship Course

Published on by Mr Gary Booth (author)

The Navy Golf – WA team members sporting new golf bags on the first tee at Royal Perth Golf Club. (photo: )

The Navy Golf – WA team members sporting new golf bags on the first tee at Royal Perth Golf Club.

Members of Navy Golf - Western Australia have teed off for the first time since being furnished with new golf bags by Navy Health. The event was the annual Royal Perth Golf Club Vs Navy Golf - WA.

Third Installment on Harman History

Published on by ABIS Kathy Tuddenham (author and photographer)

Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Annette Nelson, RAN, and Commodore Peter Laver, RAN, at the launch of LCDR Nelson's book 'HMAS Harman 1943-2013'. (photo: ABIS Kathy Tuddenham)

Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Annette Nelson, RAN, and Commodore Peter Laver, RAN, at the launch of LCDR Nelson's book 'HMAS Harman 1943-2013'.

Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Annette Nelson launched her third book on the history of HMAS Harman last week.

Aviators Recount Tasman Rescue

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), Mr Rob Crawford (author)

The crew of Tiger 74, from left to right, LEUT Rhodes, PO McCallum, LCDR O'Toole and LS Woolard pose for a photo. (photo: Mr Robert Crawford)

The crew of Tiger 74, from left to right, LEUT Rhodes, PO McCallum, LCDR O'Toole and LS Woolard pose for a photo.

September 29 2013 began as a routine day for Aircrewman LS Woolard, Pilot LCDR David O’Toole, Aviation Warfare Officer LEUT Phillip Rhodes and Aircrewman Instructor PO Colin McCallum of 816 Squadron, but it soon developed into one of high drama the crew may never forget.

Navy team rides to conquer cancer

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author)

Seaman Josh Leach (back row far left) stands next to Tim Dugan, CEO of the Chris O'Brien Foundation and to his right, Tony Lally CEO of SunSuper who sponsored the Sydney Ride to Conquer Cancer. (photo: )

Seaman Josh Leach (back row far left) stands next to Tim Dugan, CEO of the Chris O'Brien Foundation and to his right, Tony Lally CEO of SunSuper who sponsored the Sydney Ride to Conquer Cancer.

Over $10,000 was raised by three Navy personnel, who recently donned yellow jerseys and cycled 200 kilometres to raise money for the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse.

Sailor Eyes Marathon Voyage

Published on by Mr Michael Brooke (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Leading Seaman Josh O'Hanlon from NUSHIP Canberra stands high on the flight deck of Ocean Shield over looking the city. After three months of hard training, Josh prepares to fly to the United States to compete in the New York City Marathon. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Leading Seaman Josh O'Hanlon from NUSHIP Canberra stands high on the flight deck of Ocean Shield over looking the city. After three months of hard training, Josh prepares to fly to the United States to compete in the New York City Marathon.

Navy will cheer rowdily from afar for NUSHIP Canberra’s LSBM Josh O’Hanlon when he tackles his first 42km marathon race at the New York Marathon on November 3.

HMAS Warramunga Red Dog Expedition

Published on by LEUT Andrew Parnwell (author and photographer), SBLT Dionette Wilson (author)

HMAS Warramunga crew before the Mt Whaleback mining tour, Newman, WA. (photo: LEUT Andrew Parnwell)

HMAS Warramunga crew before the Mt Whaleback mining tour, Newman, WA.

Ten members of HMAS Warramunga's ship's company were given the chance to explore the Pilbara Region, during a recent transit of the North West Shelf.

Navy Aviators Abseil to Support Youth in Crisis

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (author)

Fleet Air Safety Officer, Lieutenant Commander Natalee Johnston, sits high above historical Circular Quay after stepping off the edge of the 26th floor of Sydney's AMP Building to raise money for the Sir David Martin Foundation. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Fleet Air Safety Officer, Lieutenant Commander Natalee Johnston, sits high above historical Circular Quay after stepping off the edge of the 26th floor of Sydney's AMP Building to raise money for the Sir David Martin Foundation.

Navy aviators from the Fleet Air Arm observed a minute of silence on the top of the 26 storey AMP Building in Circular Quay on Friday, before gearing up and abseiling off the side for charity.

Call of the sea lures HMAS Darwin sailor

Published on by Mr Michael Brooke (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Leading Seaman Marine Technician David Gouge conducts crowd control on board HMAS Darwin, for the Fleet Base East Open Day during the International Fleet Review 2013. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Leading Seaman Marine Technician David Gouge conducts crowd control on board HMAS Darwin, for the Fleet Base East Open Day during the International Fleet Review 2013.

Leading Seaman David Gouge played his part in the International Fleet Review (IFR) from October 3-10 in Sydney aboard HMAS Darwin.

Healthy Body, a Healthy Mind

Published on by SBLT Omar Alothman (author), LEUT Sarah Eddes (author)

HMAS Ballarat Ship’s Company participate in the Mental Health Olympics during Mental Health Day. (photo: LEUT Sarah Eddes)

HMAS Ballarat Ship’s Company participate in the Mental Health Olympics during Mental Health Day.

“Health body, healthy mind” was the theme of this year’s Mental Health Day and the crew of HMAS Ballarat took this theme seriously on 15 Oct 13.