Topic: HMAS Stirling
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.
Mr John Keating, President, Submarine Association, Australia Branch, recites the Submariners Prayer at a service to commemorate the loss of AE1, at the HMAS Stirling Chapel of St Paul.
A moving service was held recently at the Chapel of St Paul at HMAS
Stirling, Garden Island, Western Australia, to commemorate the loss of the officers and sailors from HMAS AE1, 101 years ago.
Warrant Officer Communication and Information Systems Peter Stephenson from Defence Communications Station - Perth, located at HMAS Stirling, makes the opening address of the 48-hour HF radio event commemorating the Anzac Centenary. Warrant Officer Stephenson made the call using the special event callsign VK100ANZAC.
Stirling was recently the scene of a unique international HF radio event to commemorate the Anzac Centenary.
October 20, 2015 by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer), CPOIS David Connolly (photographer)
The runners for the Causeway Classic (7km run) stride out over the low level bridge at the beginning of the race as a part of HMAS Stirling's Walk to Work.
Personnel from HMAS Stirling, in Western Australia, once again donned the sneakers to participate in the annual walk-to-work day and 'Causeway Classic' fun run on 9 October.
Able Seaman Dental Assistant Charni Atkins on the bike representing the Health Centre at the HMAS Stirling 24 Spinathon for Ocsober 2015.
It was all aboard the stationary bikes recently as personnel from HMAS
Stirling took part in the annual 24-hour Spinathon to raise awareness for the upcoming Ocsober.
Rear Admiral Clint Thomas, AM, CSC, RAN, speaks at the opening of the Joint Logistics Complex - West, named in his honour.
Rear Admiral Clint Thomas, Commander Joint Logistics, has been honoured with in the official naming of the upgraded Joint Logistics Unit - West facility at HMAS