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A Classic running event

This article has photo gallery Published on by MIDN Robert Fowler and LS Nicholas Constance (author), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Participants in the HMAS Stirling Annual Causeway Classic fun run at the start of the 6.4 km run along the Garden Island causeway.
(This event was held in accordance with WA State Govt regulations for public gatherings). (photo: POIS Yuri Ramsey)

Participants in the HMAS Stirling Annual Causeway Classic fun run at the start of the 6.4 km run along the Garden Island causeway. (This event was held in accordance with WA State Govt regulations for public gatherings).

For the last 13 years HMAS Stirling been host to the Defence Bank Causeway Classic, a 6.7km fun run from the Pass Office at the Causeway entrance, over the low and high-level bridges and culminating at the sports pavilion.

Task Group certification shows cutting edge of mine warfare

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

Minehunter Coastal vessel HMAS Yarra at anchor in the early morning light in Jervis Bay. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

Minehunter Coastal vessel HMAS Yarra at anchor in the early morning light in Jervis Bay.

Three warships and more than 150 personnel have completed two weeks of realistic training at sea and ashore under the command and control of Navy’s Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Task Group, as part of Exercise CUTTLEFISH 2020.

Australia and Singapore cooperation on show

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Geoff Long (author), LSIS Nadav Harel (photographer), ABIS Sittichai Sakonpoonpol (photographer)

A Republic of Singapore Air Force CH-47 Chinook helicopter lands onboard HMAS Adelaide during Exercise SEA WADER 2020, off the coast of Townsville, Queensland. (photo: LSIS Nadav Harel)

A Republic of Singapore Air Force CH-47 Chinook helicopter lands onboard HMAS Adelaide during Exercise SEA WADER 2020, off the coast of Townsville, Queensland.

HMAS Adelaide has provided a platform for the Republic of Singapore Air Force CH-47 helicopter crews to qualify and land on the RAN’s largest vessels, HMA Ships Adelaide and Canberra.

Fresh approach to fresh produce

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author)

Julie Shruball from In2Food delivers packaged fresh produce to Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Cook - Submariner Stephen Finnigan of HMAS Sheean. (photo: )

Julie Shruball from In2Food delivers packaged fresh produce to Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Cook - Submariner Stephen Finnigan of HMAS Sheean.

Members of the Fleet Logistic Support Element - Submarines based at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia recently revamped their approach to “breaking down fresh” vitals by working with local supplier In2Food to improve packaging options.

Graduates praise student-instructor relationship

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

723 Squadron instuctor, Lieutenant Tammielee Hunter with an EC-135 helicopter. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

723 Squadron instuctor, Lieutenant Tammielee Hunter with an EC-135 helicopter.

Twenty-one new Pilots, Aviation Warfare Officers and Aircrewmen have graduated their initial rotary-wing training and into the next phase of their careers.

Arunta exercises with Malaysian Navy

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

KD Perak ship's company from the Royal Malaysian Navy cheer ship to the crew of HMAS Arunta during a passage exercise on East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill)

KD Perak ship's company from the Royal Malaysian Navy cheer ship to the crew of HMAS Arunta during a passage exercise on East Asia Deployment.

HMAS Arunta has successfully conducted a passage exercise with KD Perak of the Royal Malaysian Navy as part of the ship’s East Asia Deployment.

New facility enhances weapons training

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Nadav Harel (photographer)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Bradley Reynolds supervises as Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Armilyn Pontanes conducts a live-fire serial at the Weapons Training Simulation System at HMAS Penguin. (photo: LSIS Nadav Harel)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Bradley Reynolds supervises as Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Armilyn Pontanes conducts a live-fire serial at the Weapons Training Simulation System at HMAS Penguin.

Small Arms proficiency is a core skill of the weapon user categories in the Royal Australian Navy. It is also a key requirement for temporary weapons users such as those personnel assigned as Boarding Parties and undertaking Force Protection roles.

Navy leads Australian business in innovation and process improvement

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Jessica Craig (author)

Mr Gregory Laxton (former Executive Director Fleet Support Unit) and current ED FSU, Captain Arran Melville. (photo: )

Mr Gregory Laxton (former Executive Director Fleet Support Unit) and current ED FSU, Captain Arran Melville.

In a testament to Navy people and culture, Warfare Innovation Navy and Fleet Support Unit have won Australian Business Awards for Business Innovation and Process Improvement respectively.

Ballarat protects energy resources

Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), AB Connor Webber (photographer)

HMAS Ballarat patrols past a large offshore gas platform off the north-west coast of Western Australia. (photo: AB CONNOR WEBBER)

HMAS Ballarat patrols past a large offshore gas platform off the north-west coast of Western Australia.

The crew of HMAS Ballarat has been reminded of the important role Navy plays in protecting Australia’s vital offshore energy resources, and the nation’s prosperity.

Arunta’s crew stays fit to fight at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Matthew Rowe conducts 27 physical training sessions per week as part of HMAS Arunta's fitness regime during the ship's current deployment. (photo: LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill)

Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Matthew Rowe conducts 27 physical training sessions per week as part of HMAS Arunta's fitness regime during the ship's current deployment.

It is widely accepted that a healthy body and mind go hand-in-hand, and this adage rings just as true for those working ashore as it does for those whose jobs take them to sea.