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June 24, 2010
By ABCIS Melanie Schinkel
A TRADE supervisor currently serving
on board HMAS Melbourne (CMDR
Mick Harris) has been recognised with
an award for his outstanding mainte-
nance on Navy Seahawks and received
a DIY enthusiast's dream as part of his
For his outstanding contribution to
816 Squadron (CMDR Shane Craig),
LSATV Luke Carter was announced
as Maintainer of the Year at HMAS
Albatross (CAPT Stefan King).
The Maintainer of the Year prize con-
sists of a $500 gift voucher from Mitre
10, certificate and patch from helicop-
ter manufacturer Sikorsky, an aviation-
related book and recognition on the
Maintainer of the Year Honour Board.
LSATV Carter said the annual award
recognised personal achievements and
was highly valued throughout the squad-
"I was pretty shocked to receive the
award," LSATV Carter said.
The Maintainer of the Year is awarded
each calendar year to the 816 Squadron
maintainer (junior or senior sailor) based
on elements of professionalism, contri-
bution to the Squadron, work ethic and
Along with the ship's company,
LSATV Carter is busily participating in
Melbourne's work-ups in preparation for
her upcoming MEAO deployment.
"I am really looking forward to going
on an operational deployment and I am so
proud to represent the Navy and Australia
in support of these efforts."
recognised at 816 Sqn
WELL DONE: LSATV Luke Carter receives his award from CO 816
Squadron CMDR Shane Craig.
By ABCIS Melanie Schinkel
A SENIOR sailor's dedication
and hard work was acknowledged
recently with an inaugural award
that granted a front seat Seahawk
flight at HMAS Albatross (CAPT
Stefan King) as one of its prizes.
The Tiger of the Year award is
the highest honour 816 Squadron
(CMDR Shane Craig) bestows on
one of its members. The Tiger award
is given to the Squadron member
(maintenance or aircrew) who is
deemed to have the greatest overall
contribution to the Squadron over a
Winner, POCSS Diane Rowan,
the Programming Officer for 816
Squadron, said the award's prize also
comprised a certificate of excellence,
an aviation-related book, a $500
voucher, a flight in the front seat of a
Seahawk and a place on the Tiger of
the Year Honour Board.
"I was very surprised and hon-
oured to be the first recipient of this
prestigious award," POCSS Rowan
While many of POCSS Rowan's
efforts contributed to her receiving
the accolade, she was primarily rec-
ognised for her dedication in coor-
dinating 816 Squadron's Freedom
of Entry (FOE) march in Caloundra
and the Squadron masquerade ball
POCSS Rowan arranged drill
training, transport, accommodation,
school visits, official functions, static
and flying displays, and the FOE
march itself, in five weeks.
More than 100 Squadron mem-
bers were relocated about 1200km
to participate in the FOE on October
"The event was very well
received by the community, which
was highlighted by the signing of
a 'friendship agreement' between
816 Squadron and the Township of
To commemorate 20 years of
flying operational Seahawks, and to
close out 816 Squadron's 60th anni-
Hard work pays off
for tiger of the year
TOP EFFORT: POCSS Diane Rowan receives her 'Tiger of the Year'
book prize from CO 816 Squadron CMDR Shane Craig. The inau-
gural award grants the winner a front seat Seahawk flight at HMAS
Albatross as one of its prizes.
versary, a masquerade ball was held
on August 28 last year.
"The event was a huge success.
More than 250 people attended and
a concert band performed," she said.
In preparation for upcoming
anti-submarine exercises at Fleet
Base West, POCSS Rowan is cur-
rently programming training for the
During the next two weeks, 816
Squadron will send up to four air-
craft and more than 100 maintenance
and support personnel to HMAS
Stirling (CAPT Brett Dowsing).
"This will be a significant train-
ing detachment for the Squadron and
many people are working very hard
to ensure it is a success," she said.
The title of Tiger of the Year will
continue to be awarded annually to a
member who displays professional-
ism, leadership and dedication to
816 Squadron duties.
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