Topic: HMAS Watson
On 5 May, HMAS Watson hosted a group of mentally and physically challenged individuals, aged from 20-55 years old, for a tour of the base.
When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Australia recently, members of the Royal Australian Navy in Sydney and Canberra stepped up to serve the Royal family.
The new canteen at HMAS Watson has finally opened.
Last week the Adelaide Class Guided Missile Frigate (FFG) Team Trainer maintainers from the Systems Training School (HMAS Watson) scheduled some time out to make a much needed donation to the Australian Red Cross Blood Service, assisting in the provision of blood and blood products to those in need Australia-wide.
At the start of October, Mr Chris Demetri was presented with his ‘Secretary’s Award for Long Service’ by the Commanding Officer of HMAS Watson, Captain William Martin.
Last Friday, members of the Systems Training School at HMAS Watson got out their purple t-shirts to celebrate diversity, support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex members of the Navy family and wider community, and to raise awareness for the challenges they face.
Last year Navy took the bold step of embracing simulation in an area that many thought was ‘a sacred cow’. The decision to award the Bridge Warfare Certificate (BWC) using simulation ashore represented an enormous shift in the way that Navy trained Junior Warfare Application Course officers.
Principal Warfare Officer’s (PWO) Course 50 students will be the first to graduate with one of three new warfare specialisations.
Last Friday, staff and students at the Royal Australian Navy’s Systems Training School (STS) at HMAS Watson came together in solidarity to demonstrate its support of the White Ribbon campaign.
The Weapons Electrical Engineering and Warfare Communities have embraced Training Force’s first priority to increase the use of simulation in training by establishing a pilot Anzac Mk3 Fire Control Officer (FCO) Endorsement Course.