Topic: HMAS Stirling
One of Navy's leading triathletes, Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Joel MacAllister, of HMAS Stirling, was fastest sailor across the line in the Military Division in Ironman New Zealand at Taupo in early March.
Kalamunda, high in the Perth hills, was the muster-point for fresh legs participating in a ‘relay of resilience’ on the Bibbulmun Track - the long distance walk trail in Western Australia.
Despite not coming away with the honours, HMAS Anzac embraced the motto 'United We Stand', with arguably the loudest and proudest supporters at the 2017 Rugby Union Inter Unit Annual Competition at TG Milner Rugby Field in Sydney on 31 March.
When you’re on the run from enemy submarines, defending against hostile aircraft, and fighting to maintain sea control, it’s always good to know that food, fuel and essential supplies are not far away.
Commanding a submarine is arguably one of the toughest jobs in the world so training for the role is justifiably challenging, preparing those who spend their days in the deep with the skills to lead their teams.
Seven different sports were on the menu during a friendly competition between the Royal New Zealand Navy, Australian Navy and the Spanish Armada as part of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER in Western Australia.
The arrival at Fleet Base West of the Spanish Armada’s ESPS Cristóbal Colón to participate in Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2017 has provided an ideal opportunity for the showcasing of two great Spanish loves - football and food.
Descending the ladder into a submarine was no trouble for Royal Navy veteran, 92-year old Robert Pitman, when the spritely nonagenarian visited HMAS Dechaineux alongside her home port in Western Australia recently.
They say Navy is like one big family but when it comes to three people in the west it’s more a case of a family within a family.
The gates were opened to Fleet Base West on 25 January, when HMAS Stirling hosted a Families Day for its 3000 Defence and Australian Public Service personnel on Garden Island, Rockingham.