Topic: HMAS Albatross
HMAS Albatross regularly conducts crash exercises, known as a ‘crashex’, around a range of emergency scenarios designed to ensure the ship’s company is ready to handle real incidents when they occur without notice.
More than 84,000 people participated in the City2Surf race in Sydney in August, resulting in a sell-out crowd for the organisers of the annual running event.
Set within Navy’s 723 Squadron at HMAS Albatross, the Joint Helicopter School was designed to provide the foundation skills needed by future pilots, aircrew and Aviation Warfare Officers to operate the highly sophisticated combat helicopters used by the Royal Australian Navy and Australian Army.
One of the major drawcards of a posting to HMAS Albatross is its proximity to some of the most beautiful national parks and beaches in the world - with more than 165km coastline along the Shoalhaven for personnel to explore.
Seven Indigenous young people recently got a taste of navy life at HMAS Albatross as part of the Indigenous Defence Work Experience Program.
A smoking ceremony, message sticks, energetic dancing and a positive spirit of reconciliation were the hallmarks of NAIDOC Week celebrations at HMAS Albatross, near Nowra, NSW.
Commanding Officer Captain Fiona Sneath was surrounded by gleaming smiles at the recent opening of the impressive new dental facility at HMAS Albatross.
Commander Rick Neville will soon find himself at the centre of a ‘back to the future’ moment as the Fleet Air Arm inscribes his name on the ‘Commander Air’ honour board at HMAS Albatross.
Two junior officers from the Indonesian Navy have received a detailed insight into the RAN’s personnel leadership and management training continuum when they recently attended phases one and two of the Naval Officers’ Leadership Course at HMAS Albatross.
This year, teams from Navy establishments HMAS Albatross and HMAS Creswell were joined by members of 808 Squadron, along with 60 teams from the local community in the Shoalhaven Relay For Life.