Published on by LEUT Geoff Long (author), ABIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer), ABIS Shane Cameron (photographer)
It’s not every day that ship’s company gets to abseil down the side of one of the largest vessels ever operated by the Royal Australian Navy, but volunteers from HMAS Canberra and HMAS Kuttabul did just that in the name of charity.
Published on by ABIS Leo Baumgartner (author), ABIS Thomas Sawtell (photographer), POIS Justin Brown (photographer)
Members of HMAS Kuttabul ship’s company recently spent the day at Shelly Beach, Manly, sharpening their skills in abseiling, as part of the adventure training program available to all personnel across Navy ships and establishments.
Published on by LEUT Steve Cropper (author), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer)
New functional training equipment has been installed at the Fleet Base East Gymnasium as part of a much-needed $400-thousand dollar upgrade, making a big difference in the gym’s overall equipment standard.
Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)
Special Advisor to the Japanese Prime Minister, His Excellency Kentaro Sonoura, and Japan’s Ambassador to Australia His Excellency Reiichiro Takahashi have visited Fleet Base East at Garden Island in Sydney.
Published on by LEUT Elizabeth Ringrose-Voase (author), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)
A love of fast cars, fast bikes, gas turbines, and warships wouldn’t normally correlate with a desk job, but for Leading Seaman Marine Technician Sarah Battenally, it led to her being recognised as a finalist in the 2017 NSW Telstra Business Women’s Awards.
Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), CPL Dan Pinhorn (photographer)
A smoking ceremony held at the Australian War Memorial in late March marked the completion of major reconstructive works in the commemorative area, highlighting links to country, service and sacrifice.