Topic: HMAS Warramunga (F152)
More than a thousand people have lined the wharf at Garden Island, Sydney to welcome HMAS Warramunga back to her homeport after a nine-month deployment.
The Middle East was a long way from home for a New South Wales south coast sailor during a recent deployment onboard HMAS Warramunga.
After nine months away from Australian shores, Kalgoorlie sailor Kaylin Coleman enjoyed an emotional family reunion when her ship pulled into Fremantle recently.
Navy’s most recent operational deployment to the Middle East Region was a rewarding experience for a junior sailor onboard HMAS Warramunga.
In a significant contribution to the Chief of Navy’s ‘Challenge and Innovate’ statement, Deployed Innovation Workshops have been established onboard HMA Ships Hobart, Warramunga and Newcastle.
There are a just a few things that help make a deployment away from family and friends bearable - emails and phone calls home, letters and care packages and quilts and laundry bags made by Aussie Hero Quilts.
HMAS Warramunga has seized two more hauls of illicit narcotics valued at approximately AUD$315.4 million following boarding operations in international waters of the Arabian Sea this week.
The crew of HMAS Warramunga has had another successful week in the Middle East Region, seizing and disposing of 295 kilograms of heroin, valued at about $88.5 million, while patrolling waters in the Arabian Sea.
HMAS Warramunga’s Combined Engineering Support Team (WCEST) has successfully completed its scheduled works in Bahrain.
Justin Kelly has left behind the beaches of Newcastle for the open ocean on a deployment to the Middle East with the Royal Australian Navy.