Topic: Charities and Fundraising
Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont, RAN, and Lieutenant Commander David Sutherland, RAN, with (L-R) Ms Susan Mungwana, Ms Daniela Niv, and Ms Gina Tracy from the Australian Red Cross Blood Service at the Chaplain's BBQ and Australian Red Cross Blood Drive information session held at the Off Watch Centre, HMAS Stirling.
Stirling, in Western Australia, used the aroma from a sausage sizzle to lure potential blood donors to the local launch of the 2017 Defence Blood Challenge.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, with other members of the Australian Defence Force at the launch of the Red 25 Blood Bank Defence Force Challenge.
The 2017 Defence Blood Challenge is now underway, with a three-month competition pitting the Army, Navy, Air Force and Defence Public Servants against each other in an effort to strengthen Australia’s blood supplies and support the Australian community.
Royal Australian Navy Band South Australia Leading the Walk a Mile In My Boots 2017
Adelaide-based Royal Australian Navy personnel were out in force on a cold winter’s morning in support of the Hutt Street Centre’s ‘Walk a Mile in My Boots’ campaign.
Commanding Officer Navy Headquarters South Australia Commander Andrew Burnett and the Legacy Navy bear at the Boot Camp held in Adelaide.
The ‘boss’ of Navy’s South Australian-based personnel has all but walked over hot coals in an effort to raise money for Legacy.
A desire to help others and a history of donating blood products made Petty Officer Maritime Logistics Chef Rob Bateman a stand-out choice for Navy’s Defence Blood Challenge Ambassador in 2017.