Topic: HMAS Cerberus
HMAS Cerberus Australian Rules Football Club hosted its second annual ‘Pink Round’ on 9 May raising funds and awareness for the Breast Cancer Network of Australia.
The 2015 HMAS Cerberus Cross Country Championships were held on 18 March involving more than 650 Defence members. Cerberus is Navy’s largest tri-service training establishment, and the annual event lets Defence members from all three services and specialisations pit their fitness against their colleagues in fun way while keeping up the long held tradition of competing for the Grey Smith Cup.
More than 700 sailors, soldiers, airmen and women stood proudly on parade at HMAS Cerberus to observe the tradition of Ceremonial Divisions on 13 March.
The Naval Police Coxswains at HMAS Cerberus have a big responsibility as they ensure the 2000 plus Cerberus personnel are properly educated on their rights and responsibilities as Defence Force members and Victorian residents.
HMAS Cerberus gathered its people to recognise the traditional owners of the Cerberus land by officially unveiling an Acknowledgement of Traditional Custodians plaque, observing a Welcome to Country and being part of an Indigenous smoking ceremony.
The HMAS Cerberus Naval Police Coxswains Office has been making moves toward proactive policing and has joined forces with specialist policing agencies to help steer the right course for education, awareness and prevention. Their motto: “Proactive, not Reactive Policing”.
More than 340 men and women of HMAS Cerberus opted for a red ‘nose job’ to show the people of Victoria it’s a painless and fun way to support the SIDS and Kids Red Nose Day on 27 June.
One of the Royal Australian Navy’s new MRH-90 helicopters recently supported the Basic Fast Rope Course at HMAS Cerberus. The 40 course members who took part in the rigorous assessment had to overcome the challenge of sliding down a rope to disembark a helicopter in hover.
HMAS Cerberus and the Cerberus Defence Community Organisation hosted a day of movies, popcorn and fantastic face painting for Defence families as part of National Families Week in May.
The Cerberus Dogs Australian Rules Football Team added a new colour to their usual blue and white uniform when they recently took to the field against Endeavour Hills in a Southern Football League clash.