Vice Chief of the Defence Force, Air Marshal Mark Binskin joined Australian Red Cross Blood Service CEO Jennifer Williams today to launch Australia’s largest blood donation event at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service Donation Centre in Canberra.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AO, CSC, RAN, hosted a Feedback Session with Warrant Officers and Senior Sailors on a visit to HMAS Cerberus on Monday 29 July 13 as well as taking an extensive look at the facilities at West Head Gunnery Range (WHGR) located in Flinders and HMAS Cerberus Engineering Faculty’s recently unveiled Networked Desktop Engine Room System Simulator (NDERSS), as well as.
NUSQN 725 continues to grow in Jacksonville Florida but this time it’s not the arrival of new sailors, it’s a baby boom! Five new babies have joined the 725 SQN family and according to the Commanding Officer, Commander David Frost, this represents a baby for every month the NUSQN has been formed!
Looking into the eyes of World War One soldiers, many of whom were killed on the battlefield in France within weeks of their photo being taken, was a poignant experience for Lieutenant Commander Ian Lumsden when he visited the exhibition Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt on display at the Australian War Memorial earlier this week.
Outstanding service by a Navy Clinical Manager aboard HMAS Ballarat has been recognised with the presentation of an Australia Day Medallion to Petty Officer J’arne Dance at a ceremony at HMAS Penguin this week.
Hundreds of family and friends gathered to watch as 63 of Navy’s newest sailors graduated from the RAN Recruit School, closing the chapter on the first stage of their training and advancing toward their careers within Navy.
Royal Australian Navy personnel helped raise funds and awareness of the issue of violence against women at a number of events.
Rural Fire Service volunteer, Canberra based Commander Lewis Gaha has been awarded the National Emergency Medal in recognition of his service during the devastating Victorian Bushfires in 2009.
It was an inspiring visit for Ms Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner and Commissioner Responsible for Age Discrimination, when she joined HMAS Choules for a short visit during Exercise TALISMAN SABER 2013.
After welcoming a United States Navy Anti Submarine Warfare Specialist onboard HMAS Sydney during her recent embed with the U.S Navy's 7th Fleet, the ship is now hoping to use the friendly advantage during the joint Australian - U.S Exercise Talisman Saber 2013 (TS13)