Topic: HMAS Cairns

Queensland homecoming for new HMAS Cairns Executive Officer

Published on by SBLT Bianca Wise (author), LSET Luke Adams (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Ange Googe, pictured here during Exercise RIMPAC 06, has taken up the role of Executive Officer (XO) at shore establishment HMAS Cairns. (photo: Department of Defence)

Lieutenant Commander Ange Googe, pictured here during Exercise RIMPAC 06, has taken up the role of Executive Officer (XO) at shore establishment 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.

HMAS Cairns sailors visit Ozcare retirement home in Port Douglas

This article has photo gallery Published on by AB Rosalyn Elliott (author)

Personnel from HMAS Cairns visit the Port Douglas Ozcare retirement home as part of the base's Navy Community Engagement Program. (photo: Unknown)

Personnel from HMAS Cairns visit the Port Douglas Ozcare retirement home as part of the base's Navy Community Engagement Program.

Late last month, members from HMAS Cairns visited Port Douglas Ozcare retirement home as part of the base's Navy Community Engagement Program.

Ship visits provide new opportunities for Cairns Navy pilot

Published on by CPO Dan Carter (author)

KRI Saltan Iskandar Muda, at Cairns for a port visit, 17 October 2013. (photo: LS Adams)

KRI Saltan Iskandar Muda, at Cairns for a port visit, 17 October 2013.

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.

Cairns sailors walk in the footsteps of heroes

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Two sailors from HMAS Cairns have spent time reflecting on the sacrifices of Australian diggers while they walked the Kokoda Track.