75th Anniversaries of the loss of HMA Ships

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04 Dec 2016
Watson’s Executive Officer, Commander Matthew Shand presented a cheque for $2725.00 which will be used in the treatment of sick children in the hospital’s cardiac ward.
With their motto we find, we fix - HMAS Watson certainly did that when the ship's company rallied to raise funds through raffles and collection tins to support the Sydney Children's Hospital.
03 Dec 2016
Members of the Governor-General's XI cricket team, Ashleigh Gardner and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Support Operations Sarah Beard, play a few balls on the flight deck of HMAS Canberra as Engineering Officer, Commander Guy Lewis plays wicket keeper.
Cricketing all-rounder, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Sarah Beard, was in the thick of the pressure of international competition in the Governor-General’s XI recent defeat of a South African women’s cricket side at Drummoyne Oval, Sydney.
03 Dec 2016
The Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont, RAN, (centre back); with Workpower's Chief Executive Officer, Ms Lee Broomhall (centre) and Deputy Chair of the Board, Ms Sue Slaven (left); Deputy Secretary Defence People, Ms Rebecca Skinner (centre right);  the Defence Administrative Assistance Program (DAAP) participants, (L to R) Tyler, Garrick, Lynn, Andrew and Shaiq at the official launch of DAAP held at HMAS Stirling.
In support of the International Day of People with Disability which is celebrated annually on 3 December, Navy sites will be showered in coloured light to mark the commitment to diversity and inclusion.
02 Dec 2016
Personnel from HMAS Dechaineux conduct a damage control exercise during a passage
The crew of HMAS Dechaineux made good use of their recent transit to New Zealand, conducting collective training and qualifying five submariners.
02 Dec 2016
New Entry Officers Course 55 present arms during their Graduation ceremony at HMAS Creswell.
Nineteen weeks since walking through the gates of HMAS Creswell to start initial training, 85 officers have graduated into the Royal Australian Navy. 
02 Dec 2016
(L-R) Royal Australian Navy medical specialists Commanders Nils Wagner, Anthony Holley, Janine Gregson and Ian Young, are seen in the Australian Defence Force medical facility at the Taji Military Complex, Iraq.
Health professionals from all three services recently had the opportunity to give their non-military counterparts an insight into their roles.

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