Twenty-one new Pilots, Aviation Warfare Officers and Aircrewmen have graduated their initial rotary-wing training and into the next phase of their careers.
Hard work and determination paid off for recruits from the Navy Indigenous Development Program and Indigenous Pre-Recruit Program as they recently graduated from Recruit School at HMAS Cerberus.
A further 123 Sailors from General Entry Class 385 Emms Division have graduated 11 weeks initial training at HMAS Cerberus under a strict COVID-19 cohort-distanced training environment.
Recruit Training School at HMAS Cerberus graduated a further 109 Sailors in September from General Entry 384 Rogers Division.
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.
Twenty-one recruits who took part in the Navy Indigenous Development Program stood proudly on 22 June, graduating from the five-month course at HMAS Cairns.
The Royal Australian Naval College at HMAS Creswell has graduated the largest officer cohort in its 107-year history, with 168 members of New Entry Officers' Course (NEOC) 62 completing their initial training.
Three officers have graduated this month from the Navy’s most mentally and physically challenging specialist program, the Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Officer course.
Seven sailors have graduated from Clearance Diving Course 87 at the Australian Defence Force Diving School at HMAS Penguin, one of the toughest courses Navy has to offer.