Author Archives: Frank Rands

Nuship SUPPLY

The Ships Company of one of the Royal Australian Navy’s newest assets, NUSHIP Supply (II), gather in the gymnasium of HMAS Kuttabul in Sydney to receive their ship ball cap and patches. The crew of NUSHIP Supply has donned ship’s … Continue reading

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Unofficial Get Together – 15 Mar 2020

Des Sanson is ramping up to arrange another unofficial Get Together 1100 on 15th March 2020 at the Palmerston North Navalmens Club located on the cnr Willis and Domain Streets.  So, this is your chance if you are from any … Continue reading

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EDWARDS CARL JAMES NIEL

This is to advise that Warrant Officer Radio Instructor Carl James Niel EDWARDS of Michigan, USA K15304 crossed the bar. Carl James Niel Edwards, 81 years of age of Livonia, Michigan passed away 16 December 2019 after a several years’ … Continue reading

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Post 1974 Service Health & Welfare Seminar

A post-1974 Service, Health and Welfare Seminar hosted by Veterans Affairs will be held on 29th February 2020 at the AUT South Campus located at 640 Great South Road, Manukau, Auckland.  The seminar will commence at 0900 and complete 1300.  … Continue reading

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New MOD veterans ID card rolled out to service leavers

A new ID card for all British armed forces veterans has started to be issued by the Ministry of Defence in a bid to help service leavers access specialist support and services. MOD Veterans ID Card What is the veterans’ … Continue reading

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ENGRAVING OF MEDALS

The following has been received from Brian Henman on his experience with Veterans Affairs and the NZDF Medal Section. In the year of the sailor, I received in the mail an A4 envelope containing my medal for being at Mururoa. … Continue reading

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THE HISTORY MEDALLIC RECOGNITION – FESR & ANZUK

A number of you may still be scratching your heads as to why the sub-Committee of the RNZN Communicators Association has been pushing this barrow for so long. Attached is the history laid out in written form, which is the … Continue reading

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