Despite the challenges faced in 2020 because of COVID-19, the team at HMAS Cerberus in Victoria defied the odds with a record number of blood donations; a record they hope to surpass when the challenge kicks off in September.
The Defence Force School of Signals – Maritime Communication Information Systems Wing (DFSS-MCISW) marked 100 years of communications training at HMAS Cerberus on July 1.
Commodore Jim Dickson (retd) recently returned to HMAS Cerberus, Victoria, to unveil the sign for a new street named after him in recognition of his significant contribution to the base.
After five months of hard work and dedication, course 15’s Navy Indigenous Development Program (NIDP) graduated in front of their friends, family and the community at Munro Martin Parklands, Cairns, on June 24.
Navy’s Recruit School at HMAS Cerberus in Victoria has met the challenges of COVID-19, training 1448 new sailors since the pandemic began in March last year.
Maritime Warfare South at HMAS Cerberus has hosted Defence work experience students for the first time, with 20 local teenagers getting to try out some of Navy’s newest training facilities.
Retired Chief Petty Officer butcher Joe Alexander, one of the few remaining Butcher Branch sailors to serve in the Navy, recently visited the old butcher’s shop in the soon-to-be demolished former victualling and clothing stores building at HMAS Cerberus.
The first rigid-hull inflatable boat (RHIB) training simulator of its type in the world has been installed at Navy’s premier training establishment, HMAS Cerberus.
Students from HMAS Cerberus had a lesson in Indigenous culture on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula when they visited the Willum Warrain Aboriginal Association recently.
For the first time in more than 12 months, family and friends of Navy recruits were able to attend a graduation parade in person at HMAS Cerberus.