Ready to support the disaster season

While many personnel are enjoying well-earned family time over the Christmas/New Year period, some members of 808 Squadron at HMAS Albatross will be on alert as the Operational Readiness Squadron for this period. Two MRH90 helicopter crews will be on standby, should the need arise, to provide Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief in response to bushfires, floods, cyclones or other emergencies. MRH90 pilot Lieutenant Commander Colin McLeod says the members of 808 Squadron are well prepared. “Bambi Bucket training has provided pilots and aircrewman with a basic understanding of how…

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