Topic: 723 Squadron
Twenty-one new Pilots, Aviation Warfare Officers and Aircrewmen have graduated their initial rotary-wing training and into the next phase of their careers.
The ADF Gap Year presents young Australians with the opportunity to experience military training, service and lifestyle through a year-long program which is ideal option for anyone interested in exploring a career in Defence and the options available.
Leading Seaman Braedon McGuinness stood proudly in a small ceremony at 723 Squadron this month, marking the graduation of Navy’s latest cohort of Pilots and Aircrewmen.
Personnel at HMAS Albatross have been recognised for a range of achievements, with awards and medals presented by Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, during a recent visit.
This was a busy year for 723 Squadron and the Joint Helicopter School, with the Squadron’s rate of effort increasing significantly throughout the year.
The Royal Australian Navy EC-135 helicopters of 723 Squadron recently logged 10,000 flying hours during normal operations in support of the New South Wales bushfires.
Royal Australian Navy pilot Lieutenant Rhiannon Thompson has come a long way from her school days at Perth Modern School to support firefighting efforts during the catastrophic bushfires across New South Wales in November.
Defence Industry is working hand-in-hand with the Royal Australian Navy to support firefighting efforts throughout New South Wales during one of the most dangerous bushfire weeks the nation has ever seen.
Members of the Royal Australian Navy have showcased their maritime skills to civilian employers of Navy reservists from across Australia this week, as Exercise Navy Boss Lift 2019 got underway in Sydney.
Set within Navy’s 723 Squadron at HMAS Albatross, the Joint Helicopter School was designed to provide the foundation skills needed by future pilots, aircrew and Aviation Warfare Officers to operate the highly sophisticated combat helicopters used by the Royal Australian Navy and Australian Army.