Topic: HMAS Moreton
Family members watched proudly on Friday 17 July as HMAS Moreton hosted an induction of new officers into the Royal Australian Navy at a ceremony conducted on the banks of the Brisbane River.
When Queensland kid Gerald Savvakis joined the Australian Navy Cadets, he never imagined he would one day return to where it all began as a fully-fledged Navy Commander.
HMAS Moreton and Navy Community Engagement staff pulled on their gloves for a Clean Up Australia activity at Bulimba, adjacent to the Brisbane River.
A new boat ramp and training shelter facilities at HMAS Moreton were given the thumbs up by local emergency at a recent training exercise.
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.
During the month of October, the Port of Brisbane was centre stage for the exchange of Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief equipment, including excavator trucks, shipping containers, an LCM8 Landing Craft, LARCs and Army personnel, between HMA Ships Choules and Adelaide.
Officers and sailors at HMAS Moreton have answered the Chief of Navy’s call - joining the hundreds of Navy personnel donating blood for the Defence Blood Challenge.
HMAS Moreton personnel have taken on a bushwalking challenge to test their mental and physical resilience. The old Brisbane rail trail comprises 161km of rugged Australian bushland, often crossing though small Queensland towns, providing a challenge even for the regular bushwalker.
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.
HMAS Moreton represented Navy at two separate events in Brisbane on 18 August that commemorated the battles of the Vietnam War and those who served in them.