Background on Stu

Experience  

  • 15 years service with Royal New Zealand Air Force: Physical Training Instructor,  Senior Instructor of the RNZAF Survival Training
  • Two operational deployments to East Timor
  • Extensive jungle, sea, sea coast, bush, arid/desert, alpine and Antarctic survival
  • Survival training and material for New Zealand Defence Force Flight crew personnel
  • Instrumental in setting up a Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape training programme to equip RNZAF personnel for overseas deployment in war zones
  • Owner of SOS Survival, New Zealand

Awards

  • RNZAF Commander Sector West Commendation
  • RNZAF Aircrew Survival Course the Australian Air Force Combat Survival Course
  • USAF S-V80-A Combat Survival Training Course jungle, sea, sea coast, bush, arid/desert, alpine and Antarctic environments