QARNNS personnel have been visiting the N Devon coast recently - but there wasn't a stick of rock in sight. Nurses from across the branch have been taking part in Ex SIDEWINDER which has tested their ability to provide life saving care in an operational environment in support of the Royal Marines.
QARNNS reach new heights...
Earlier this month, two members of the Defence School of Healthcare Education at Birmingham City University set off on the adventure of a lifetime to the Canadian Rockies to raise awareness and funds for the Cavell Nurses’ Trust.
Naval personnel who deployed to Sierra Leone to assist with the Ebola crisis have been presented with their operational medals by the First Sea Lord Admiral Sir George Zambellas.
This summer saw the return of the QARNNS Rose Bowl Tennis Tournament at HMS Temeraire, after a short break for Operational reasons. Participants from Navy Command HQ, MDHU Derriford, MDHU Portsmouth, DMRC Headley Court and RCDM battled it out for the Rose Bowl trophy in glorious sunshine.
November 2014 – Devon and Cornwall Branch parade in Tavistock
November 2014 – Cenotaph parade with WO1 NN Jennie Goacher
The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Argus has arrived back in the UK having completed its deployment to Sierra Leone where it supported the fight against Ebola.
Her embarked helicopters from 820 Naval Air Squadron departed on Monday 6 April and have arrived back at RNAS Culdrose; and the ship arrived back into Falmouth , 7 April at 0800.