NUSHIP Canberra can carry more than 1400 personnel, but how would they all leave the ship in the case of an emergency? Ten Canberra personnel found the answer when they attended Mass Evacuation System training.
Instructor of the Year On-the-Job for 2103, Warrant Officer James McEwan was presented with his award at Garden Island, Fleet Base East on Friday 18 July.
Training Ship Norfolk, the Australian Navy Cadets contingent based in Wellington Point, Brisbane chose HMAS Cairns as their destination for this year’s Annual Continuous Training.
Prior to training at the Royal Australian Navy School of Survivability and Ship’s Safety in Jervis Bay, the members of NUSHIP Canberra’s crew who were selected as Standing Sea Fire and Emergency Party had only glimpsed each other around the workplace.
Doctor Glenn Pascoe holds a unique position within the Navy’s Fleet Air Arm. As the Specialist Medical Advisor Aviation Medicine he is required to maintain oversight of all medical fitness and human performance issues for Navy aircrew.
Recently, White Ribbon Ambassadors of the Australian Capital Territory gathered in the Academy Cadet’s Mess at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) to engage with one another and discuss current issues Australia faces in relation to violence against women.
One hundred naval officers graduated this week from the Royal Australian Naval College HMAS Creswell, concluding 20 weeks’ initial training for the 77 men and 23 women. The graduating class was reviewed by the outgoing Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs.
A Royal Australian Air Force officer is training to be first ever ‘Officer of the Day’ on a Navy ship - and not just any ship, but Navy’s newest and largest platform.
Recently, NUSHIP Canberra’s Damage Control Instructor organisation had to apply their experience to brand new information as they took the leap into teaching Canberra’s first Duty Watch groups about how to react to incidents such as fires, floods and gas detector alarms.
On Saturday members of the Royal Australian Navy’s New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) 50 at HMAS Creswell participated in the Nowra Relay For Life.