Topic: Family Day

Roll up, roll up, young and old to Navy's largest warship

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Chris Thornton (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide’s oldest and youngest guests during family day - Lola Atkins, 91, grandmother of LEUT MLO Samantha Best, right; and Lilah Cook, 9 months, daughter of ABBM Liam Cook, left, joined by the Commanding Officer, Captain Jonathon Ley, centre. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

HMAS Adelaide’s oldest and youngest guests during family day - Lola Atkins, 91, grandmother of LEUT MLO Samantha Best, right; and Lilah Cook, 9 months, daughter of ABBM Liam Cook, left, joined by the Commanding Officer, Captain Jonathon Ley, centre.

Age was no barrier during the recent family day on board HMAS Adelaide - it would be safe to say that Adelaide can now boast having had the oldest and youngest guests aboard, with a 90-year age difference between the two.

Stirling gives Navy families the red carpet treatment

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), POIS James Whittle (photographer)

Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Kayla Petersen leads a tour group around HMAS Toowoomba during the HMAS Stirling Families Day. (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Kayla Petersen leads a tour group around HMAS Toowoomba during the HMAS Stirling Families Day.

Navy members in Western Australia made their families the focus on January 25 as they hosted the annual HMAS Stirling Families Day.

HMAS Moreton opens doors for family day

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

HMAS Moreton revs up for their annual Families Day. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

HMAS Moreton revs up for their annual Families Day.

HMAS Moreton opened its gates recently to more than 500 people for a joint family day and Defence Force Recruiting careers day.

Darwin opens scuttles and hatches

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Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Underwater Ben Hinton and family onboard HMAS Darwin during the recent family day. (photo: LCDR Jason O’Gorman)

Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Underwater Ben Hinton and family onboard HMAS Darwin during the recent family day.

HMAS Darwin rolled out the welcome mat for around 120 family and friends recently helping them understand the life at sea of their loved ones.

 

Stirling Families Day

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (author)

Able Seaman Medic Shunsuke Takahashi checks the blood pressure of Ella Cordell (6) while sister Lily (8) watches closely at the ambulance display during HMAS Stirling's Families Day. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Able Seaman Medic Shunsuke Takahashi checks the blood pressure of Ella Cordell (6) while sister Lily (8) watches closely at the ambulance display during HMAS Stirling's Families Day.

The gates were opened to Fleet Base West on 25 January, when HMAS Stirling hosted a Families Day for its 3000 Defence and Australian Public Service personnel on Garden Island, Rockingham.

Defence families warmly welcomed to the Shoalhaven

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Albatross, Captain Simon Bateman; Director General Defence Community Organisation Mr Ray Bromwich; Patron of the Defence Community Linda Hurley; Military Support Officer Lieutenant Commander Liz Waddel; DCO Co-Ordinator Nowra Helene Kendall; and Mr Terry Hethrington at the DCO Welcome to the Shoalhaven day held at the Fleet Air Arm Museum at HMAS Albatross, Nowra, NSW. (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

Commanding Officer HMAS Albatross, Captain Simon Bateman; Director General Defence Community Organisation Mr Ray Bromwich; Patron of the Defence Community Linda Hurley; Military Support Officer Lieutenant Commander Liz Waddel; DCO Co-Ordinator Nowra Helene Kendall; and Mr Terry Hethrington at the DCO Welcome to the Shoalhaven day held at the Fleet Air Arm Museum at HMAS Albatross, Nowra, NSW.

The Defence Community Organisation’s (DCO) annual ‘Welcome to the Shoalhaven’ family day and expo was held at the Fleet Air Arm Museum at HMAS Albatross on the weekend, in glorious south coast sunshine.