Topic: Shooting

Executive weekend shows the importance of Reserve

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Warrant Officer Mark Karslake shows participants in Exercise Executive Stretch how to use a fire hose at the RAN School of Survivability and Ship Safety at HMAS Stirling.  (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Warrant Officer Mark Karslake shows participants in Exercise Executive Stretch how to use a fire hose at the RAN School of Survivability and Ship Safety at HMAS Stirling.

Employers of Navy Reservists participating in Exercise Executive Stretch - held at HMAS Stirling - have learned first-hand about their Defence staff’s invaluable skills.

Skill at arms meet on target

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Tom Maclean (author), CPL Mark Doran (author), CPL Nunu Campos (photographer)

Australian Army officer Brigadier David Westphalen (left), Commander of 4th Brigade, awards Petty Officer Malcolm Day with the champion Navy shot award during the Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting in Puckapunyal, Victoria, on 12 May 2017. (photo: CPL Nunu Campos)

Australian Army officer Brigadier David Westphalen (left), Commander of 4th Brigade, awards Petty Officer Malcolm Day with the champion Navy shot award during the Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting in Puckapunyal, Victoria, on 12 May 2017.

An electronics technician has won the champion Navy shot at the annual Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting at Puckapunyal between 5-26 May.

Navy on target at shooting championships

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

A vintage Miroku under and over 12 gauge shotgun at Wagga Wagga Club, NSW. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

A vintage Miroku under and over 12 gauge shotgun at Wagga Wagga Club, NSW.

Navy had some individual stand-out performances at the Australian Defence Force Clay Target Association championships held at Wagga Wagga Gun Club in October.

Navy's shooting stars

Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

The winning Five Stand Sporting discipline team from Navy, Lieutenant Glenn Blizzard, Warrant Officer Electronics Warfare sailor Dennis Walsh, Petty Officer Aircraft Technician Airframes Steve Atkins and Leading Seaman Aircraft Technician Avionics Mark Haughton, at Wagga gun club, NSW. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

The winning Five Stand Sporting discipline team from Navy, Lieutenant Glenn Blizzard, Warrant Officer Electronics Warfare sailor Dennis Walsh, Petty Officer Aircraft Technician Airframes Steve Atkins and Leading Seaman Aircraft Technician Avionics Mark Haughton, at Wagga gun club, NSW.

Navy took out the inaugural five-stand sporting shooters discipline and Petty Officer Aviation Technician Aircraft Steve Atkins, of HMAS Albatross, was crowned the best of the best for the fifth year running at the Defence Clay Target Association championships held at Wagga Wagga Gun Club in mid September.