Topic: Fleet Base West
A member of the search and rescue team that worked to save personnel in the wake of the collision between HMA Ships Melbourne and Voyager on 10 February 1964 has been recognised for his heroism posthumously.
Just months after joining the Navy, Seaman Combat Systems Operator Trang Tang has graduated from her basic course and is now a vital part of the maritime warfare team in HMAS Ballarat.
A Navy ship has received a ‘Silver Award’ from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services Volunteer Employer Recognition Awards held at Government House in Perth - acknowledging the important contribution provided to the community.
Navy teamwork was on show recently as members of Clearance Diving Team Four came to the aid of their submariner colleagues to carry out a vital piece of maintenance on HMAS Farncomb.
Like a crew of ‘buccaneers’, the blindfolded Perth Wildcats basketball team ‘walked the plank’ then navigated through hoops of a different kind during teamwork and leadership skills training - Navy’s way.