Members of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force are getting the chance to explore their spiritual fitness, participating in the Australian Defence Force ‘Faith Under Fire’ course being offered by HMAS Choules Padre, Chaplain Ian Lindsay.
The Armidale Class Patrol Boat crew ARDENT THREE, embarked in HMAS Wollongong, traded their Disruptive Pattern Navy Uniform shirts for their favourite football jerseys recently, to raise money for the Fight Cancer Foundation.
Personnel from Navy Headquarters Tasmania have joined a band of volunteers to collect for Legacy in Hobart’s CBD and surrounding suburban shopping centres.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral (VADM) Ray Griggs, and Chief Executive Officer for Life Education NSW, Mr Jay Bacik, have launched the national Ocsober Awareness campaign at the Australian Defence Force Academy Pool with a 24-hour team relay swim.
Over 40 shipmates from HMAS Kuttabul and Garden Island pounded the pavement throughout Sydney from 2-6 September 2013 to collect donations for Legacy Week’s iconic annual fundraising campaign.
Navy is aiming to achieve 2000 donations in the annual Defence Blood Challenge this year which kicked off on 1 September and finishes on 30 November.
Navy swimmers will take to the pool for 24 hours in Canberra tomorrow to launch the 2013 national Ocsober campaign to help Aussie kids get ‘Life Education’.
This week marks the beginning of the annual Defence Blood Challenge, running for three months from 1 September until 30 November around Australia.
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.
Diets and healthy-eating resolutions were momentarily forgotten at Anglesea Barracks in Tasmania on Friday as personnel from all three services and the Barrack’s support staff enjoyed a decadent morning tea - for a great cause.