Topic: HMAS Stirling
Defence has formally recognised a Navy Reservist that ‘punches above her weight’ while sharing in the pride of giving something back to Australia.
Acquiring the skills to provide ports services to over half of the Navy's major warships and submarines was a rapid learning experience for one sailor at HMAS Stirling.
Maintaining and improving HMAS Stirling’s security measures is a moving target that requires a ‘firm-grip and clear mind’ as base occupants increase to support future capabilities, and protect the nation's elite servicemen and women.
Photographing houses for a living to manning a ship’s operations room is a massive career leap, and has been achieved through chasing a career with multiple opportunities.
Lawn bowls may invoke images of the elderly, but for a group of Navy members, the reality for Navy has been markedly different, as part of HMAS Stirling’s ongoing commitment to raising funds for children with disabilities.
Navy sent a signal to the selectors when two HMAS Stirling-based sailors represented Western Australia in the recent Australian Defence Force Netball Championships held in Darwin.
Naval Police Coxswains at HMAS Stirling and Western Australia Police have performed proactive high visibility vehicle stops outside the base as part of a joint initiative - named Operation LERINA.
The requirement to traverse both in and on the waters of the greater region creates significant complexity for the enterprise that gets Australian submarines to sea. The sum of all the parts is called ‘seaworthiness’ and looks at the physical condition of submarines as well as the status and training of the personnel that are required to crew and support them. So who deems a submarine ‘worthy’?
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.