Topic: HMAS Cairns
Lieutenant Commander Ange Googe has made a welcomed move back to her home state of Queensland where she took over the role of Executive Officer at shore establishment HMAS Cairns this week.
Late last month, members from HMAS Cairns visited Port Douglas Ozcare retirement home as part of the base's Navy Community Engagement Program.
The influx of visiting warships to HMAS Cairns has provided local Port Services Manager, Lieutenant Commander Peter Mellick a chance to consolidate his pilotage skills a little faster than usual.
Two sailors from HMAS Cairns have spent time reflecting on the sacrifices of Australian diggers while they walked the Kokoda Track.