Topic: HMAS Harman
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Royal Australian Navy personnel were amongst thousands who flocked to the New South Wales coastal town of Eden recently, for the annual Whale Festival.
On 17 October, HMAS Harman, in Canberra, hosted the annual commemorative service to recognise the service of women in the Navy.
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.
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.