Topic: HMAS Arunta (F151)
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics Shona Compton loves people deploying overseas and experiencing new cultures.
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Danielle Collins says she loves her job because it has taken her places she would never have gone to without the Navy. She is currently embarked in HMAS Arunta, which is undertaking a North East Asian deployment.
HMA Ships Arunta and Stuart recently participated in a Rugby Union tournament in the port of Busan, the Republic of South Korea, against a local ex-pats team, the Busan Bandits. The port visit was part of Stuart's and Arunta's North East Asia Deployment 2015.
During a recent visit to Zhanjiang, China, HMA Ships Stuart and Arunta joined forces to take on the People’s Liberation Army - Navy (PLA-N) in a friendly game of soccer.
HMA Ships Stuart and Arunta have followed up a successful port visit to Busan, South Korea, by participating in bilateral Exercise HAEDOLI WALLABY, with four warships of the Republic of Korea Navy.
East met west recently as HMA Ships Stuart and Arunta, usually based on either side of Australia, were both in Busan, South Korea.
HMA Ships Arunta and Sirius are in Subic Bay in the Philippines for a five-day visit. The short break from sea will give the ships’ companies an opportunity to continue their association with Filipino colleagues and experience Philippines culture and sights.
The uncharacteristic hot and hazy conditions in the South China Sea set the back drop for a planning for a passage exercise between Australia and Singapore. HMAS Sirius welcomed Operations Officers from Singaporean ships RSS Supreme and RSS Valiant and Australian frigate, HMAS Arunta, to develop a plan for interactions between the four ships.
Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics Chef Walter Miller is responsible for preparing meals for up to 192 crew on board Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Arunta, currently on a North East Asian deployment.
Leading Seaman Aircrewman Rhys David Williams says he loves working on operations and being part of a Seahawk crew. He is currently embarked on HMAS Arunta, which is undertaking a North East Asian deployment.