Topic: HMAS Stirling

Commander of Joint Logistics honoured

Published on by LEUT Todd Austin (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (author)

Rear Admiral Clint Thomas, AM, CSC, RAN, speaks at the opening of the Joint Logistics Complex - West, named in his honour.  (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

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 Stirling.

Europe comes to Stirling

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Michael Wheeler (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer)

Lieutenant Tom Williams looks for passing options during HMAS Stirling's Monthly Sporting Event 'European handball'. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

Lieutenant Tom Williams looks for passing options during HMAS Stirling's Monthly Sporting Event 'European handball'.

On the hottest September day for 30 years HMAS Stirling hosted a game more associated with the cooling climes of Northern Europe.

Stirling recognises indigenous links

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Austin (author), CPOIS David Connolly (photographer)

Ms Ingrid Cumming, CEO of Kart Koort Wiern and Whadjuk Noongar custodian, delivers a Welcome to Country address and provides details on the indigenous history of the area. Ingrid's address was given to officers and sailors of HMAS Stirling prior to the National Reconciliation Week flag raising ceremony. (photo: CPOIS David Connolly)

Ms Ingrid Cumming, CEO of Kart Koort Wiern and Whadjuk Noongar custodian, delivers a Welcome to Country address and provides details on the indigenous history of the area. Ingrid's address was given to officers and sailors of HMAS Stirling prior to the National Reconciliation Week flag raising ceremony.

National Reconciliation Week was marked across Australia at the end of May and at HMAS Stirling personnel gathered in respect of the traditional custodians of the region and to celebrate Navy's Indigenous serving members.

Commander Shore Force heads west

Published on by LEUT Kara Wansbury (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (author)

Commander Shore Force, Captain Brett Chandler, RAN, conducts a discussion with Senior Sailors and an Officer of Fleet Support Unit - West during his visit to HMAS Stirling, WA. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

Commander Shore Force, Captain Brett Chandler, RAN, conducts a discussion with Senior Sailors and an Officer of Fleet Support Unit - West during his visit to HMAS Stirling, WA.

Commander Shore Force (COMSHORE) Captain Brett Chandler spent a few days visiting the HMAS Stirling units under his command recently.

Upgrades provide significant benefits

Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer)

Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Junior and Senior Sailors sorting through returned stores in the new Returns Area at the Fleet Logistics Support Element - Submarines warehouse at HMAS Stirling, WA. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Junior and Senior Sailors sorting through returned stores in the new Returns Area at the Fleet Logistics Support Element - Submarines warehouse at HMAS Stirling, WA.

It has been evolution rather than revolution at Fleet Logistics Support Element - Submarines over the past year as ongoing upgrades to facilities and an update of procedures at the Fleet Base West warehouse facility significantly increased efficiencies.

Dutch artefacts on their way home

Published on by Mr Gary Booth (author), CPOIS David Connolly (photographer)

Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling, Captain Angela Bond, RAN, presents Colonel Harold Jacobs, Defence Attaché for Australia and New Zealand at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, with World War II Netherlands artefacts recovered from a Perth auction house. (photo: CPOIS David Connolly)

Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling, Captain Angela Bond, RAN, presents Colonel Harold Jacobs, Defence Attaché for Australia and New Zealand at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, with World War II Netherlands artefacts recovered from a Perth auction house.

A visit to HMAS Stirling by Colonel Harold Jacobs, Defence Attaché for Australia and New Zealand at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, provided the Royal Australian Navy with the opportunity to return some World War II Netherlands artefacts.

School children transition from ship to shore

Published on by LEUT Kara Wansbury (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer)

Year 6 and 7 students from Ocean Reef Primary on the forecastle of HMAS Arunta  during their tour onboard HMAS Stirling. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

Year 6 and 7 students from Ocean Reef Primary on the forecastle of HMAS Arunta during their tour onboard HMAS Stirling.

Students and teachers from Ocean Reef Primary School in Perth’s northern suburbs had a taste of life in the Navy during their recent visit to HMAS Stirling.

Sirius supports Beyond Blue

Published on by LEUT Mark Taylor (author), LEUT Timothy Milas (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Peter Russell and Leading Seaman Daniel Taylor present a $2000 donation from HMAS Sirius to Susan Anderson from Beyond Blue. (photo: LEUT Timothy Milas)

Lieutenant Commander Peter Russell and Leading Seaman Daniel Taylor present a $2000 donation from HMAS Sirius to Susan Anderson from Beyond Blue.

HMAS Sirius hosted a representative from Beyond Blue and the mental health staff from HMAS Stirling onboard in April, to donate a fundraising cheque for $2000 dollars, share a BBQ and have a general meet and greet.

Navy front and centre at Rottnest festival

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author)

HMAS Stirling sailors with members of the Westralian Great War Living History Society who participated in the Rottnest Island Heritage Festival in Western Australia. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Stirling sailors with members of the Westralian Great War Living History Society who participated in the Rottnest Island Heritage Festival in Western Australia.

The Western Australia Navy Community Engagement Team went offshore recently when it participated in the Rottnest Island Heritage Festival.

A Stirling effort in the fight against breast cancer

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author)

A 'hospitality team' from HMAS Stirling, pictured here with MasterChef’s Rachel McSweeney, volunteered their time and efforts to raise money for breast cancer research. (photo: Unknown)

A 'hospitality team' from HMAS Stirling, pictured here with MasterChef’s Rachel McSweeney, volunteered their time and efforts to raise money for breast cancer research.

Some of Perth’s finest chefs, including a few from HMAS Stirling, donated their time and culinary skills for the recent Breast Cancer Care WA Long Table Lunch.