Topic: HMAS Harman

Harman helps with home-like holiday

This article has photo gallery Published on by POML-S Rebecca Wotherspoon (author)

Commanding Officer HMAS Harman, Commander Alison Westwood, RAN, pictured with both teams presenting the USA team captain with a plaque to mark the occasion. (photo: Unknown)

Commanding Officer HMAS Harman, Commander Alison Westwood, RAN, pictured with both teams presenting the USA team captain with a plaque to mark the occasion.

Canberra base, HMAS Harman celebrated 4th July – Independence Day, with some of the team of American servicemen and women deployed as part of Exercise TALISMAN SABRE.

Anzac service supports infirm veterans

This article has photo gallery Published on by POIS Phill Cullinan (author and photographer)

Members of HMAS Harman's gunnery department provided the Catafalque party during the Anzac service held at Canberra Hospital for patients who cannot make the Dawn service in Canberra. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Members of HMAS Harman's gunnery department provided the Catafalque party during the Anzac service held at Canberra Hospital for patients who cannot make the Dawn service in Canberra.

A promise between a group of Vietnam War vintage ex-service personnel to bring Anzac Day to the ill and infirm has come to fruition for the 15th year with a bespoke service at the Canberra Hospital.

Canberran Cricket hits off a successful match

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Samuel Penfold (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Winning team of the HMAS Harman Commanding Officer's cricket team after receiving the trophy on completion of the annual cricket match. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Winning team of the HMAS Harman Commanding Officer's cricket team after receiving the trophy on completion of the annual cricket match.

Every year in Canberra, Navy officers and sailors from the region test their mettle competing for victory in the HMAS Harman Commanding Officer’s versus Executive Officer’s cricket match.

Christmas in the Capital

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT James Tew (author), FSGT Kev Berriman (photographer)

The Commanding Officer HMAS Harman, Commander Alison Westwood, RAN (left) and the Executive Officer HMAS Harman, Lieutenant-Commander Anthony Taylor, RAN pass on gifts donated by Harman personnel, for the Salvation Army, to Chris Maxwell.  (photo: FSGT Kev Berriman)

The Commanding Officer HMAS Harman, Commander Alison Westwood, RAN (left) and the Executive Officer HMAS Harman, Lieutenant-Commander Anthony Taylor, RAN pass on gifts donated by Harman personnel, for the Salvation Army, to Chris Maxwell.

HMAS Harman hosted its annual Christmas party for Defence families in capital and surrounds - bringing a bit of fun to the start of the holiday season.

Change in command at the 'stone frigate'

Published on by LEUT John Cole (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Command of Canberra's HMAS Harman passed to Commander Alison Westwood (left) last month, with outgoing Commander Jayne Craig taking up her new posting as the Director of Navy Employment Conditions in Canberra. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Command of Canberra's HMAS Harman passed to Commander Alison Westwood (left) last month, with outgoing Commander Jayne Craig taking up her new posting as the Director of Navy Employment Conditions in Canberra.

Command of Canberra's HMAS Harman passed to Commander Alison Westwood last month, with outgoing Commander Jayne Craig taking up her new posting as the Director of Navy Employment Conditions in Canberra.

 

Big hearts at Harman

Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author)

Members of the HMAS Harman Command Team attended the annual Queanbeyan Legacy Ladies' Christmas Luncheon on Saturday 5 December at the Queanbeyan Kangaroos Rugby League Club, to present the cheque to the President of Queanbeyan Legacy, Mr Jack Sealey. (photo: Unknown)

Members of the HMAS Harman Command Team attended the annual Queanbeyan Legacy Ladies' Christmas Luncheon on Saturday 5 December at the Queanbeyan Kangaroos Rugby League Club, to present the cheque to the President of Queanbeyan Legacy, Mr Jack Sealey.

Canberra Navy base HMAS Harman is short on ships but big on generosity. This year the small team has chosen to volunteer their time and fundraising skills again for ship’s charity, Queanbeyan Legacy.

A whale of a time at Eden

Published on by LEUT Kirsti Burtenshaw (author), Unknown (photographer)

Navy Members share a joke with a visitor to the Eden Whale Festival Oct 30 - Nov 1 2015. HMAS Harman participated in the event as part of the Navy Engagement Program. (photo: Unknown)

Navy Members share a joke with a visitor to the Eden Whale Festival Oct 30 - Nov 1 2015. HMAS Harman participated in the event as part of the Navy Engagement Program.

Royal Australian Navy personnel were amongst thousands who flocked to the New South Wales coastal town of Eden recently, for the annual Whale Festival.

History of women’s service commemorated

Published on by LCDR Angella Hillis (author), FSGT Kev Berriman (photographer)

Attendees of the 2015 WRANS Memorial Service at the WRANS Memorial at HMAS Harman, ACT. (photo: FSGT Kev Berriman)

Attendees of the 2015 WRANS Memorial Service at the WRANS Memorial at HMAS Harman, ACT.

On 17 October, HMAS Harman, in Canberra, hosted the annual commemorative service to recognise the service of women in the Navy.

Battle for the Bonshaw Cup

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kiz Burtenshaw (author), SGT William Guthrie (photographer)

Under starter's orders 'they're off ' in the 2015 Bonshaw Cup. (photo: SGT William Guthrie)

Under starter's orders 'they're off ' in the 2015 Bonshaw Cup.

The Bonshaw Cup is the second oldest running event in the Australian Capital Territory and was run again on 30 October at HMAS Harman. First contested in 1963, the 5km fun run/walk has progressed from an exclusive Navy event, to being one where the broader Defence community can now participate, promoting positive relationships.

Navy service and parenting - a successful balancing act

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Claudia Harrison (author), LEUT Kirsti Burtenshaw (author), SGT Murray Staff (photographer)

Leading Seaman Jaye Anderson (left) and Able Seaman Will Anderson with daughters Teagan and Jennifer at the Navy Personnel Support Unit information session and barbeque. (photo: SGT Murray Staff)

Leading Seaman Jaye Anderson (left) and Able Seaman Will Anderson with daughters Teagan and Jennifer at the Navy Personnel Support Unit information session and barbeque.

It's the age-old conundrum, how to combine work and family - but add the dimensions of sea time and posting upheaval and sometimes it can seem a little challenging.