This year marks the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II and is also the year Harold (Tom) Upton turned 100 years old. The Second World War Navy veteran celebrated his century surrounded by family and some new friends from today’s Navy.
There are plenty of accounts of Navy personnel displaying bravery in dangerous situations at sea, but for one Clearance Diver heroism on land has earned him a special commendation from the New South Wales Police.
Legacy Week is a time when Legacy sells its iconic badges and other merchandise to raise funds for the vital work it does for families of veterans. Legacy Week is always the first week of September and has been held since World War II.
The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, has called for volunteers to participate in Navy’s record-breaking attempt as part of the 2019 Defence Blood Challenge.
Officers and sailors from HMAS Harman will be out in force from tomorrow selling Legacy bears and badges to raise funds to help the families of deceased and incapacitated veterans.
Legacy Week is a national appeal to raise awareness and funds for the families of incapacitated or deceased Australian Defence Force veterans, and Navy officers and sailors will take to the streets, shopping centres and subway stations this week to peddle their wares in support of Legacy.
Officers, sailors, civilian personnel and family members from HMAS Stirling have once again accepted the challenge to compete against the Army and Air Force to take part in the 2019 Australian Red Cross Blood Service Defence Blood Challenge.
After a busy year, a team of eight submariners from the Submarine Force Headquarters’ Trials Group conducted a team building exercise in Busselton, Western Australia.
A combined Navy and Rotary crew has emerged from a sea of sand, flour bombs and water cannons to win this year’s Henley on Todd Battle Boat Spectacular in Alice Springs.
Petty Officer Jaylene Byrne's role as Navy’s Blood Drive Ambassador comes with a strong desire to do more and to assist others to decide to donate.