Topic: HMAS Stirling
Able Seaman Marine Technician Lachlan Mack marking parts for Project 1430 Bilge Keel Fabrication in the Fleet Support Unit-West, HMAS Stirling, WA.
Tucked away in Western Australia's HMAS
Stirling, is a team of specialised Navy personnel creating an enviable centre of high end fabrication.
Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Sarah Hickling from HMAS Albatross strikes the soccer ball for a penalty shoot-out against HMAS Anzac during the finals of the Nirimba Cup soccer competition held at Randwick Barracks, Sydney.
The team from frigate, HMAS
Anzac took home the Nirimba Cup following several nail-biting soccer matches and penalty shoot-outs at Randwick Barracks in Sydney in mid September.
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Adam Grant with a cheese platter for 'arvos' on board HMAS Glenelg during Exercise Kakadu 2016.
For some Navy chefs, cooking is a trade, for others a passion, and for one small boat sailor, keeping morale high through providing great tasting food for his team is a daily delight.
Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Sarah Vanderpluym during a whole blood donation for Navy as a part of the Defence Blood Challenge 2016 at the Rockingham Collection Centre.
Officers and sailors from Western Australia's HMAS
Stirling rolled up their sleeves recently to take part in the Defence Blood Challenge.
The Stirling team consisted of Able Seaman Maritime Logistics – Chef Amanda Dunham, Seaman Maritime Logistics – Chefs Paige Large, Olivia How and Joshua Walford.
The culinary skills of chefs from HMAS
Stirling were on display to a larger audience than usual recently as four Maritime Logistics – Chef sailors took part in the Nestle Golden Chef Hat Awards.
Able Seaman Nikki Howard paints the face of Chayce Donnellan at the Off Watch Centre during HMAS Stirling's Families Day.
Stirling was recently awash with painted faces and colourful balloons as the base near Rockingham, Western Australia held its inaugural Family Day.
Executive Officer 816 Squadron, Lieutenant Commander Justin Hardiman, welcomed Sonia Dowsing and retiring Captain Brett Dowsing to 816 Squadron, HMAS Albatross. It was both a trip down memory lane and a glimpse into the Fleet Air Arm's future during the visit, with Lieutenant Commander Hardiman conducting Captain Dowsing on a tour of the Squadron's hangar and facilities. Captain Dowsing, who is retiring after a varied and exciting 47 years in the Royal Australian Navy, counts his time as Commanding Officer of 816 Squadron as one of his many career highlights.
One Navy Captain is able to look back on a career unlike any other – with command at all commissioned rank levels and service around the globe and having served almost half of the organisation's life.
December 27, 2015 by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), CPOIS David Connolly (photographer), Ms Kerry Tate (photographer)
Commanding Officer of HMAS Ballarat, Commander David Landon, RAN, welcomes Mr Ian Blackburn on the bridge of Ballarat prior to a comprehensive tour of the bridge by Navigating Officer Lieutenant Michael Gordon.
For a long time, Ian Blackburn has had a voracious appetite for all things Navy and a recent visit to HMA Ships
Stirling and Ballarat fulfilled a lifelong ambition for him.
Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Keanu Barret installing a shower timer to create an awareness of water waste.
With the motto 'Train to Win', HMAS
Stirling’s Training Centre-West, are putting continuous improvement into practice by doing things better and taking action without waiting for others to solve problems.
Julie McDonald (Rockingham City Council Community Capacity Building), Council Deb Hamblin (Rockingham City Council), Mr Barry Sammels (Rockingham City Mayor), Nyungar Elder Teressa Walley, Ashley Garlett (Chairperson Reconciliation Action Committee) and Captain Angela Bond, RAN (Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling) following the unveiling of the Defence Acknowledgement of Country ceremony at the main entrance to HMAS Stirling.
Stirling was the setting for the latest Defence Acknowledgement of Country ceremony recently when a plaque honouring the traditional custodians of the land was unveiled at the base gangway.