HMAS Harman conducted a Youth Mental Health Awareness Session last week as the first of a number of joint initiatives by the Harman command team and Defence Community Organisation.
Over 1,200 military personnel from the Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean regions have completed collaborative, tactical warfare planning during the first week of the Royal Australian Navy’s largest maritime exercise, KAKADU 2014.
After 6,000km, ten days, eleven stops, three flat tyres and one broken axel, seven exhausted yet excited Navy members have crossed the finish line of the 2014 NSW Variety Bash, in Sydney.
Almost 500 students, supported by a throng of teachers, parents and community members crowded around the oval at Driver Primary School today, eagerly awaiting the arrival of a Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Bell 429 helicopter from 723 Squadron, as part of a community engagement activity organised by Darwin’s HMAS Coonawarra, held in conjunction with Exercise KAKADU 2014.
The ADF Long Tan Youth Leadership and Teamwork Awards program is looking for volunteers from Navy to present awards to school students. Award ceremonies will be conducted throughout Australia from September 2014 through to February 2015.
To the Editor, In the 19 August 2013 edition of The Cairns Post there was an article entitled “Call to cut sonar near pods”. The article contains a misleading statement which I need to correct. The article quoted Mr Ben Cropp stating, “As the naval...
Reports about Kurt Mackenzie published in the Courier Mail and the Northern Territory News on 23 May 2013 stated that “Navy is refusing to explain and release a report into the poisoning of a sailor during an exercise off Darwin seven years ago”....
Andrew Holman Editor The Mercury GPO Box 334 HOBART TAS 7001 Dear Mr Holman On Monday 18 March 2013 the online version of your newspaper published an editorial which related to the article entitled "Incat sailing at full speed" (17 March 2013). I...