Topic: Charities, Fundraising & Community
Left: CMDR Ian Davies with Ebony. Right: CEO and co-founder of Integra Service Dogs, Mr Ben Johnson; Chair of Navy’s Keeping Watch RADM Peter Laver; CMDR Ian Davies with Ebony; and Chief Joint Operations AIRMSHL Mel Hupfeld following the presentation of the Federation Star clasp to the Defence Long Service Medal and Integra Service Dogs certification to CMDR Davies.
Despite a number of personal and professional challenges, Commander Ian Davies persevered and recently achieved the prestigious milestone of 40 years Navy service.
Blood donors from south-east Queensland’s HMAS Moreton have helped Navy to a leading place in three of the four Defence Blood Challenge categories.
As a parting favour for retiring Chief Petty Officer Bernard Matson, personnel from HMAS
Moreton rolled up their sleeves and donated enough blood to save 30 lives.
The Aussie Hero Quilts Annual Thank You Dinner will take place on 3 November from 1800 at the RMC Sergeants’ Mess in Canberra.
Most Defence members who have deployed on operation have been touched by the generosity of the volunteers working with Aussie Hero Quilts.
(L-R) CPO Calum Blake, CPO Gavin Kemp and CPO Jeff Calderbank at the annual City of Rockingham Volunteer recognition ceremony.
Personnel posted to HMAS
Stirling continue to give back to their community, even when they are not wearing the uniform of the Royal Australian Navy.
Defence personnel gather at the Fleet Air Arm Museum to register for the 'Tour the T' fun run/walk at HMAS Albatross.
Community-minded Defence members, APS and contractors have used an annual event to raise much needed funds for struggling farmers in the Shoalhaven region.
HMAS Choules off the coast of New Caledonia during Exercise Criox du Sud 2018.
Navy enthusiasts and curious minds of all ages are in for a rare treat on Saturday 22 September as one of Australia’s largest and tallest Navy ships, HMAS
Choules, invites civilians on board in support of the NSW Kids in Need charity.
Lieutenant Bradley Stout, RAN, and Commander Mark Fullick, RAN, of the 2018 Northern Territory Officers' Ball organisation committee, present President of Legacy Northern Territory, Jack Hamilton, OAM, with a cheque for $3000 at the Larrakeyah Officers' Mess.
An evening of fun at Top End ADF establishment Larrakeyah Defence Precinct
has proved to be a winner for more than just the guests.
(L-R) Australian Red Cross Community Relations Officer Sally Garvin; Navy Blood Ambassador, Leading Seaman Freya Halliday; with Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, as he donates plasma at the Red Cross Civic Plasma Donor Centre in Canberra.
The 2018 Defence Red Cross Blood Challenge is in full swing, with a new record breaking day for plasma donations set in the NSW/ACT area.
Personnel from HMAS Waterhen volunteer during Legacy Week to sell Legacy Badges in the North Sydney region.
Members from HMAS
Waterhen have set a new Sydney North Shore record for their efforts raising funds over Legacy Week.
(L-R) PO Steve Swanson, SMN Abbey Hegyi, SMN Olivia Bariatti and SMN Lloyd Asimus about to hit the wharves for Legacy Week.
Penguin officers and sailors have once again ‘hit the wharves’ to support Legacy with the selling of badges for Legacy Week.