Topic: HMAS Penguin

Medical sailors university bound

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Sailors from the Royal Australian Navy Medical School at Sydney's HMAS Penguin at the University of Tasmania - School of Medicine. (photo: Unknown)

Sailors from the Royal Australian Navy Medical School at Sydney's HMAS Penguin at the University of Tasmania - School of Medicine.

Sailors from the Royal Australian Navy Medical School at Sydney's HMAS Penguin have honed their paramedicine skills by undertaking intensive, hands on training at the University of Tasmania - School of Medicine in Hobart recently.

Bradley's Head holds historical highlights

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Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Chris Smith and several Canberra officers and sailors visited Bradleys Head with Mr Bob Auston where they saw the tree dedicated to previous ships bearing the Canberra name and other naval memorials at the site. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Chris Smith and several Canberra officers and sailors visited Bradleys Head with Mr Bob Auston where they saw the tree dedicated to previous ships bearing the Canberra name and other naval memorials at the site.

Many officers and sailors from navies all over the world have come to attention as their ships sailed past Bradley's Head on Sydney Harbour, but how many of them knew of the significance of the headland?

HMAS Penguin dives in to help sick kids' charity

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Clearance Divers at the RAN Diving School demonstrate the capability of different in-service scuba sets during a tour for guests of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation, at HMAS Penguin, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Clearance Divers at the RAN Diving School demonstrate the capability of different in-service scuba sets during a tour for guests of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation, at HMAS Penguin, Sydney.

As the Royal Australian Navy’s primary medical training facility, it was fitting that HMAS Penguin continued their support of sick children by hosting a tour of the Sydney base for charity recently.

The launch of a new era in ADF diving training

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Commodore Training, Commodore Michael Rothwell, AM, RAN (left) Able Seaman Clearance Diver Nick McMaster and Commandant Headquarters 6 Combat Support Brigade, Brigadier Marcus Thompson, AM cut a cake to mark the official opening of the Australian Defence Force Diving School at HMAS Penguin.  (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Commodore Training, Commodore Michael Rothwell, AM, RAN (left) Able Seaman Clearance Diver Nick McMaster and Commandant Headquarters 6 Combat Support Brigade, Brigadier Marcus Thompson, AM cut a cake to mark the official opening of the Australian Defence Force Diving School at HMAS Penguin.

A new era in consolidated Navy and Army diving training has been marked by the official opening of the Australian Defence Force Diving School (ADF Diving School).

Penguin gets clean bill of health on 74th birthday

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Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN cuts HMAS Penguin's 74th birthday cake with assistance from Seaman Star Shardean Fenner at the Sir David Martin Mess, HMAS Penguin. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN cuts HMAS Penguin's 74th birthday cake with assistance from Seaman Star Shardean Fenner at the Sir David Martin Mess, HMAS Penguin.

Home of the Royal Australian Navy Diving and Medical schools, HMAS Penguin celebrated 74 years of service to the Australian community this month.

Penguin feels the burn for charity

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Penguin Commanding Officer, Commander Ian Campbell, running up Awaba Street, Mosman, with Dougall.
 (photo: WO John O'Brien)

Penguin Commanding Officer, Commander Ian Campbell, running up Awaba Street, Mosman, with Dougall.

Personnel from Sydney base, HMAS Penguin, helped raised $10,000 for sick children during the gruelling Balmoral Burn foot race recently.

 

Young leaders visit Penguin

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Senior high school students and their teachers from Sydney’s north recently had an up close look at Navy when they visited HMAS Penguin for a Youth Leadership Forum.

Penguin on hand at Balmoral Swim

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Commanding Officer of HMAS Penguin, Commander Ian Campbell, following the presentation of the Penguin Shield to the winners, the Castle Hill RSL Dolphins Swim Club. (photo: WO John O'Brien)

Commanding Officer of HMAS Penguin, Commander Ian Campbell, following the presentation of the Penguin Shield to the winners, the Castle Hill RSL Dolphins Swim Club.

HMAS Penguin personnel have again provided support to the annual Balmoral Swim community fundraiser at Balmoral Beach held on 13 March.

Navy training for a brave new world

Published on by LEUT John Cole (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin Commander Paul Gall (left) presents Chief Petty Officer Benjamin White with an Australia Day Medallion at  HMAS Penguin.  (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin Commander Paul Gall (left) presents Chief Petty Officer Benjamin White with an Australia Day Medallion at HMAS Penguin.

The presentation of an Australia Day Medallion has recognised the energy and drive to transform training systems at the Navy's Hydrographic School.

Penguin continues to build on rich heritage

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Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin Commander Paul Gall presents Commander Ian Campbell with the Penguin memento and the title of Commanding Officer during a ceremony held at HMAS Penguin. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin Commander Paul Gall presents Commander Ian Campbell with the Penguin memento and the title of Commanding Officer during a ceremony held at HMAS Penguin.

Leadership of one of Sydney's iconic naval bases passed to new command in a unique ceremony in late January.