Topic: Exercise PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP
The veterinary team deployed for PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2013 has treated a most unusual patient.
Far from the farm stock and pets they were expecting, the team were presented with a native cus cus, a striking orange bush possum.
Named Mangitungs, the cus cus was brought in to a full day community health fair in Wewak, Papua New Guinea, by his owner Erica.
Commander Leif Maxfield has assumed command of HMAS Tobruk, relieving Commander Tim Watson while the ship stopped over in Townsville on 7 June 2013.
Far from her hometown of Ulverstone, Taylor Burgess is on the high seas as part of an international aid mission.
Taylor is serving as an Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems sailor on board HMAS Tobruk (II).
Feeding a ship’s company is no small task, but for the chefs of HMAS Tobruk (II) the job has become a lot bigger.