Section: Community

Navy thanked for poppy memorial

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Coordinator of the Canberra Chapter of 5000 Poppies, Ledy Rowe (left) presents Chief of Staff, Navy Strategic Command, Commodore Katherine Richards two wreaths made up of hand crocheted poppies at Russell Offices, Canberra. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Coordinator of the Canberra Chapter of 5000 Poppies, Ledy Rowe (left) presents Chief of Staff, Navy Strategic Command, Commodore Katherine Richards two wreaths made up of hand crocheted poppies at Russell Offices, Canberra.

Navy members past and present have been thanked for their generosity in commemorating those who died in World War One.

Navy appeals for public help in honouring maritime war dead

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author)

Able Seaman Bill Williams, who died after being shot during an Australian raid on a German radio post on Rabaul on 11 September 1914. AB Williams was the first Australian to die in World War One. (photo: )

Able Seaman Bill Williams, who died after being shot during an Australian raid on a German radio post on Rabaul on 11 September 1914. AB Williams was the first Australian to die in World War One.

Relatives of Navy World War One fallen members are being asked to search through family photo albums to assist in compiling an updated Roll of Honour, listing Royal Australian Navy personnel who gave their lives in the Great War.

STS Young Endeavour visits Newcastle

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer)

Young Endeavour Youth Scheme sailor, Dominic Erbacher (left) shows a student from San Clemente High School the winch system onboard the Young Endeavour in Newcastle, New South Wales. (photo: ABIS Kieren Whiteley)

Young Endeavour Youth Scheme sailor, Dominic Erbacher (left) shows a student from San Clemente High School the winch system onboard the Young Endeavour in Newcastle, New South Wales.

Australia’s national sail training ship, STS Young Endeavour has visited Newcastle where she welcomed aboard students from Kotara High School Special Needs Unit.

HMAS Penguin raises funds for much needed medical equipment

This article has photo gallery Published on by WOATV Ian Daley (author and photographer)

The VIP group from McGrathNicol with Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin Commander Mat Bradley; Executive Officer Lieutenant Commander Pete Thompson; and 723 Squadron Pilot, Lieutenant Michael Wisniewski, prior to their flight in the Bell 429 Helicopter. (photo: WOATV Ian Daley)

The VIP group from McGrathNicol with Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin Commander Mat Bradley; Executive Officer Lieutenant Commander Pete Thompson; and 723 Squadron Pilot, Lieutenant Michael Wisniewski, prior to their flight in the Bell 429 Helicopter.

HMAS Penguin has continued its ongoing support of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation by hosting a tour of Penguin followed by a Captain's Lunch.

725SQN pays tribute to family and friends

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Michael Grant (author), LCDR Sam Dale (photographer)

One of the MH60R Seahawk static displays at the HMAS Albatross 2018 Families Day. (photo: LCDR Sam Dale)

One of the MH60R Seahawk static displays at the HMAS Albatross 2018 Families Day.

During October, 725 and 816 Squadrons of HMAS Albatross welcomed the family and friends of the establishment’s combined 400 strong workforce through its doors for 2018 Families Day.

Game on! Navy members honoured to host Invictus athletes

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author)

The RAN Sailing Association acts as escort during the Invictus Games on Sydney Harbour. (photo: )

The RAN Sailing Association acts as escort during the Invictus Games on Sydney Harbour.

The Invictus Games are now in full swing with serving Navy members among those partnering with participants.

HMAS Warramunga Open Day in Melbourne a ‘sell-out’

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author and photographer), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga, alongside Station Pier, Melbourne. (photo: LEUT Ryan Zerbe)

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga, alongside Station Pier, Melbourne.

The Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Warramunga has visited Melbourne for some crew down time and to hold an open day for the public.

Navy Cadets descend on Victoria

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Navy Cadets navigate the obstacle course during activities at the Sport and Recreation Centre, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

Navy Cadets navigate the obstacle course during activities at the Sport and Recreation Centre, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

More than 150 Australian Navy Cadets from around the country have spent the week at HMAS Cerberus on the Mornington Peninsula for a National Training Camp, coinciding with Navy Week 2018.

HMAS Moreton staff go west

This article has photo gallery Published on by PO Richard Gorey (author)

AB Jack Taylor urges his mount towards the finish line in Race 4 at the Mitchell Camel Races. (photo: )

AB Jack Taylor urges his mount towards the finish line in Race 4 at the Mitchell Camel Races.

At first glance, seeing five Navy personnel west of Amberley Air Base seems a bit odd. But dig a little deeper and there is a good reason that the Navy Community Engagement Program (NCEP) Team from HMAS Moreton saddled up the wagons and headed west.

HMAS Moreton accepts the challenge

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author), LS Regan Kid (photographer)

Blood donors from south-east Queensland’s HMAS Moreton have helped Navy to a leading place in three of the four Defence Blood Challenge categories. (photo: LS Regan Kid)

Blood donors from south-east Queensland’s HMAS Moreton have helped Navy to a leading place in three of the four Defence Blood Challenge categories.

As a parting favour for retiring Chief Petty Officer Bernard Matson, personnel from HMAS Moreton rolled up their sleeves and donated enough blood to save 30 lives.