Topic: HMAS Penguin
Mosman based establishment HMAS Penguin achieved a number of milestones this year with the completion of a range of new facilities, improving health support and training to the Fleet.
Heritage dive equipment was proudly on display at the opening of the Royal Australian Navy Clearance Diving School and Submarine Underwater Medicine Unit.
After two years of construction, the upgraded Royal Australian Navy Diving School and the Submarine and Underwater Medicine Unit (SUMU) at HMAS Penguin was officially opened by Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Michael van Balen today.
Members of the Mosman community were invited to HMAS Penguin last week to observe a Ceremonial Sunset, as part of the annual community engagement program.
One hundred and three people took part in this years Gate to Gate Fun Run event at HMAS Penguin.
A new medical simulation centre to benefit medical training for LHD conditions was recently opened at the Royal Australian Navy Medical School at HMAS Penguin by the Director General Health Capability and Director General Navy Health Service, Commodore Elizabeth Rushbrook.
Forty years of service to Navy’s submarine community by Scientist Officer Mr John Pennefather, BSc (Hons), was commemorated at a function at HMAS Penguin last week.
Students from the Underwater Medical Course at HMAS Penguin are put through their paces using a simulation mannequin or SIMMAN to demonstrate competencies for clinical protocols.