April 2013: The ACT Branch was been invited to attend the
Commissioning of Naval Training Ship Orion on the 6th of April 2013.
20th March 2013:The ACT Branch has been invited to attend the Commissioning of Naval Training Ship Orion on the 6th of April 2013.
The President said "We will round up all the old and bold submariners and head to the mountains (opening is at Jindabyne). Should be a good day and I will endeavour to get some photos to you, if I can manage the technology.
Rob Woolrych and Steve O'Hearn are being honoured as the first and last COs of Orion the Training Ship naming the two cadet divisions after them.
David Strangward, AM
20th December 2012: The President and members of the ACT Branch, would like to wish all the members of the SAA and their families, a very Merry Christmas and a Safe, Happy and Prosperous New Year.
Secretary SAA ACT Branch
4th November 2012: The ACT Branch is holding its Christmas function at the Canberra Bowling Club on Sunday 11 Nov 2012, it will be a BBQ and Bowls day commencing at 1200, Members and families welcome. Contact Blue Galley for more details.
2nd November 2012:
The ACT Branch is involved in supporting NTS Orion which has
started up in Jindabyne, here is their latest update.
26th August 2012: The ACT Branch had it's AGM on the 26th August and the following elected as Office Bearers for 2012/2013.
Committee Members: Andrew Galley, Michael Washington, Keith Bateman, Alan Harris and Kevin Piechowski
Andy 'Blue Galley' is presently Acting Secretary whilst Geoff Burns is OS on leave, so please forward any correspondence of interest to him until further notice.
1st June 2012: The ACT Branch has been
invited to attend the first divisions of the New Training Ship Orion in June
(the cadets are from the Jindabyne area). I will get more details as they
become available, but we look like having a good turn out for the cadets.
Hopefully a few pictures will be available as well (not of us old farts
marching, we will leave that to the young kids).
The Branch welcomes the following who joined the Association in 2013.
Clarke, Kevin . ex PORSESSM, served on HMAS Orion and HMAS Otama. Partner Beth, Kambah, ACT.
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