Topic: Humanitarian and Disaster Relief (HADR)
April 17, 2014 by LEUT Lauren Rago (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
Leading Seaman Aviation Paul Parnell guides a Navy MRH-90 helicopter from 808 Squadron onto the flight deck of HMAS Choules as the ship transits from Sydney to Townsville for Exercise SEA DAWN 2014.
As the sun sets on Exercise SEA DAWN this month, the ship’s company of HMAS
Choules reflected on the important milestones they helped the Australian Defence Force (ADF) achieve in training for amphibious operations.
Published on April 07, 2014 by Ardent One (author), LSCIS Ellise Holl (photographer), ABCIS Kristi Burgess (photographer)
Able Seaman Communication Information Systems Taylor Burgess of Ardent One with Filipino Officers at the closing ceremony of Exercise KOMODO 2014 in Indonesia.
Ardent One, embarked in HMAS
Launceston, participated in the Multilateral Naval Exercise KOMODO from 29 March to 3 April 2014.
Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Jason Hextell shows Craftsman, Private Tristan Creasy (right) and Craftsman, Private Dylan Rowe (centre) the procedure for securing the rotor blades of the MRH-90 helicopter embarked on HMAS Choules.
The first major joint amphibious exercise for the year, Exercise SEA DAWN, is now underway in North Queensland.
Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Ben Walters is greeted by his children Millie and Owen on the wharf at Garden Island.
The crew of HMAS
Tobruk has returned home just in time for Christmas after helping the people of the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.
A backhoe from 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment is loaded for return to Australia on HMAS Tobruk after completing recovery tasks in the Philippines.
Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS
Tobruk has returned to Townsville to disembark 35 Army personnel and unload equipment following Australian Defence Force Humanitarian Disaster Relief (HADR) operations in the Philippines.
A working party from HMAS Tobruk, unloads disaster relief stores from an Australian Army LCM8 landing craft onto the Santa Fe wharf, Bantayan Islands during Operation PHILIPPINES ASSIST.
HMAS Tobruk has delivered aid to remote islands in the Philippines as part of her involvement in Operation PHILIPPINES ASSIST.
Leading Seaman Erik Catada assists the people of the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013.
A Filipino-born sailor has returned to the Philippines aboard HMAS
Tobruk to assist with the Australian Defence Force’s Operation PHILIPPINES ASSIST clean-up effort at Ormoc, Leyte.
Officers and sailors from HMAS Tobruk help clean up a local Ormoc school as part of the Australian Disaster relief effort for Operation PHILIPPINES ASSIST.
As the recovery operation continues, the crew of HMAS
Tobruk eagerly put their hands up for a number of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) tasks around Ormoc over the weekend of 30 November-1 December.
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Kasey Senior on the vehicle deck of HMAS Tobruk.
Cebu in Philippines is a long way from Shepparton, but a former Wanganui Park Secondary College student is now on her way home from the Island nation, having supported international aid efforts.
Midshipman Lachlan Marsh, who celebrated his 18th birthday in HMAS Tobruk, on the bridge wing of the ship as it crossed the equator on 23 November 2013.
Crossing the equator aboard an Australian warship is how one former St Patrick’s College - Shornecliffe student spent his 18th birthday.