In keeping with annual traditions, Navy Week celebrations got off to a swing with the annual golf day and HMAS Moreton church service.
For the last 13 years HMAS Stirling been host to the Defence Bank Causeway Classic, a 6.7km fun run from the Pass Office at the Causeway entrance, over the low and high-level bridges and culminating at the sports pavilion.
Members of the Navy Surfriders Association and next generation Defence Imagery Specialists both practised their skills at Maroubra Beach, Sydney.
He won the Adelaide Marathon but lost a bet. As a result, Warrant Officer Mark Hollingsworth had to jump out of a plane.
The Australian Defence Force will welcome the return of football later this month, with the launch of the Navy and Inter-Service Football Competition.
Navy will be back in the water for this year’s Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race after a successful campaign in 2019 that saw Navy One win the Oggin Cup as the first military-crewed yacht on corrected time.
Being deployed at sea during COVID-19 restrictions has seen one sailor set himself some unique fitness goals - Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Scott Tunnard hasn’t let the pandemic restrictions nor a sea deployment control his physical fitness level.
While fishing is often regarded as a relaxing pastime, this wasn’t the case for Petty Officer Aircrewman Liam Carruthers when he went into the Australian Fishing Championships XVI competition.
Today’s new norm of remaining socially distant means new and inventive ways of training need to be used to maintain fitness, especially for those competitive athletes of the Australian Defence Force.
HMAS Stirling and Fleet Base West personnel may have noticed a number of unusual marker posts with various coloured geometric shapes popping up around Garden Island recently and wondered just what they are.