We are closed from Friday 18th December 2015 @ 4.00pm and we re open Monday 1st February 2016 @ 9.00am.
On Behalf of the President Ian Thompson, the Committee members, Karen, Taryn and myself we would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and all the best for 2016 – SAFE TRAVELS.
Important numbers for over break
DVA 1800 555 254
VETERANS ADVICE NETWORK (VAN ACT) 6225 4600
ALLIED HEALTH 1800 550 457
VVCS 1800 011 046
LIFELINE 13 11 14
KAREN TOSCAN – SUICIDE PREVENTION 0438 123 268
Kind Regards, Leannda Mackie – Office Manager
Volunteers are required for the following:
• Committee members
• Food Van Operators
• Anyone with a truck license (driving the Food Van)
• Assist the OHS Officer
• Hospital Visiting Team
Terry Duffy-Woden 6296 1068 (in need of more volunteers)
Dennis Hebden-Calvary 0407 018 196
• Pension Officers
• Welfare Officers
• Maintenance projects (eg tradesmen/women)
• Assistance with current weekly activities and new activities (eg fishing club)
• General volunteer work
• History Project Manager
There are many opportunities for you on a casual or more permanent basis to assist those in need and to enjoy the company of others.
If you can assist in any way please contact Leannda or Taryn by phone on 02 6255 1599 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Edited by Robert Ray and Max Speedy, The History of the Royal Australian Navy Helicopter Flight Vietnam (RANHFV) 1967 – 1971.
This collection of forty or so stories has been validated against reports of proceedings, flying log books and other official sources.
The book gives both a personal and graphic view, rather than a day by day blow of events. Soft cover, photographs.
Between October 1967 and June 1971, the four RANHFV year-long contingents of 45 or so integrated with the US Army’s 135th Assault Helicopter Company as an Experimental Military Unit (EMU) hence the title EMU Flight.
The 135th was one of 70 or more US Army helicopter companies in Vietnam and it was the 135th that initially introduced the “H” model Huey to the Vietnam theatre.
RAN pilots filled only about ten per cent of the company’s aircrew billets but contributed significantly more with their operational skills and experience.Copies of the book can be ordered through the office. Cost is $30.00.