Topic: Naval College
Deployment to Operation FIJI ASSIST in 2016 started now Acting Sub Lieutenant Johnsen on a path to commissioning, culminating most recently in graduating from NEOC 63.
There were few prouder graduates of NEOC 63 than the parade flagbearer Midshipman Paula Ulakai, a former Boatswain's Mate from Tonga who has a sentimental connection with the Australian White Ensign.
For one graduate of the NEOC 63 class, demonstrating the Defence Value of Service began early when he volunteered in his local community during the Australian bushfire crisis in 2019-20.
More than 150 graduates of the Royal Australian Navy’s latest New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) have become the first to affirm their commitment to the new Defence Values.
The ambition to create quality Naval Officers who are well-prepared for a career at sea has resulted in a number of innovations to the Reserve Entry Officers’ Course offered by the Royal Australian Naval College, HMAS Creswell.
Sailing out of Sydney Harbour for the first time, aboard HMAS Adelaide with five ships trailing in company, is an experience never to be forgotten. For the 167 New Entry Officers’ Course 63 trainees, it was an opportunity almost missed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
The Royal Australian Naval College at HMAS Creswell has graduated the largest officer cohort in its 107-year history, with 168 members of New Entry Officers' Course (NEOC) 62 completing their initial training.
While the crew of HMAS Canberra undertakes its Unit Readiness Evaluation during Fleet Certification Period 2020, a new generation of personnel are also onboard training to enhance their contribution to Navy’s growing capability.
HMAS Moreton welcomed 130 guests to the stunning backdrop of the Brisbane River for Defence Force Recruiting to conduct its first New Entry Officers’ Course enlistment ceremony for 2020.
When New Entry Officers’ Course 61 commenced training at the Royal Australian Naval College in July, it included the first officer of the Tuvalu Police Service to ever attend the Australian initial entry officers’ course.