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The NHQ Tasmania team Walk with Me

Published on by LEUT Daryl Peebles (author)

Seven personnel from NHQ Tasmania joined hundreds of other walkers to participate in the St Giles' Walk with Me charity event. (photo: )

Seven personnel from NHQ Tasmania joined hundreds of other walkers to participate in the St Giles' Walk with Me charity event.

Walk with Me, a major fund-raising effort staged annually by St Giles, was supported by personnel from Navy Headquarters Tasmania last week.

Navy takes to the water to promote a dry Ocsober

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), Mr Pup Elliott (photographer)

At 2000hrs (eight hours since the start)  Navy personnel continue swimming laps at the Australian Defence Force Academy pool as part of the Navy's 24hr Swim Relay in  support of Life Education's Ocsober launch.  (photo: pup Elliott)

At 2000hrs (eight hours since the start) Navy personnel continue swimming laps at the Australian Defence Force Academy pool as part of the Navy's 24hr Swim Relay in support of Life Education's Ocsober launch.

The Royal Australian Navy has made a cracking start to its Ocsober campaign this year, having already raised more than $15,400 - and October is still weeks away!

Faith Under Fire for PNGDF

Published on by FLTLT Michael Moroney (author), LAC Oliver Carter (photographer)

Chaplain Ian Lindsay introduces the Faith Under Fire DVD package to members of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force on board HMAS Choules. (photo: LAC Oliver Carter)

Chaplain Ian Lindsay introduces the Faith Under Fire DVD package to members of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force on board HMAS Choules.

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.

Patrol Boat crew trades cams for colours to fight cancer

Published on by LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (author), LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (photographer)

Members of Ardent Three wearing their footy colours to help raise money for the Fight Cancer Foundation. (photo: LSIS Jo Dilorenzo)

Members of Ardent Three wearing their footy colours to help raise money for the Fight Cancer Foundation.

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.

Tassie Navy members help with Legacy appeal

This article has photo gallery Published on by LS Brooke Oram (author), LEUT Daryl Peebles (photographer)

LS Allan Bahr accepts donation for Legacy outside Hobart’s Cat and Fiddle Arcade. (photo: LEUT Daryl Peebles)

LS Allan Bahr accepts donation for Legacy outside Hobart’s Cat and Fiddle Arcade.

Personnel from Navy Headquarters Tasmania have joined a band of volunteers to collect for Legacy in Hobart’s CBD and surrounding suburban shopping centres.

Navy launches national Ocsober campaign with 24-hour relay swim

Published on by POIS Paul Berry (author), POIS Paul Berry (photographer), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

(Front centre) Chief Executive Officer for Life Education NSW, Mr Jay Bacik, Healthy Harold and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral (VADM) Ray Griggs are joined by Navy swimmers at the Australian Defence Force Academy Pool for the 24 hour team relay swim. (photo: POIS Paul Berry)

(Front centre) Chief Executive Officer for Life Education NSW, Mr Jay Bacik, Healthy Harold and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral (VADM) Ray Griggs are joined by Navy swimmers at the Australian Defence Force Academy Pool for the 24 hour team relay swim.

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.

Sydney sailors support Legacy

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Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett, AM, CSC, RAN lays a wreath at The Cenotaph Memorial, Martin Place in Sydney during the Legacy Week Launch and Remembrance Ceremony. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett, AM, CSC, RAN lays a wreath at The Cenotaph Memorial, Martin Place in Sydney during the Legacy Week Launch and Remembrance Ceremony.

Over 40 shipmates from HMAS Kuttabul and Garden Island pounded the pavers throughout Sydney 2-6 September 2013 to collect donations for Legacy Week’s iconic annual fundraising campaign.

Navy aims high for Defence Blood Challenge

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

The Navy's ambassador for the Australian Defence Force Blood Challenge 2013, Petty Officer Boatswains Mate Cartrena Skinner of NUSHIP Canberra at Fleet Base East in Sydney. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

The Navy's ambassador for the Australian Defence Force Blood Challenge 2013, Petty Officer Boatswains Mate Cartrena Skinner of NUSHIP Canberra at Fleet Base East in Sydney.

Navy is aiming to achieve 2,000 donations in the annual Defence Blood Challenge this year which kicked off on 1 September and finishes on 30 November.

Navy to launch national Ocsober campaign with 24-hour relay swim

Published on by Mr Pup Elliott (author), POIS Paul Berry (photographer)

Deputy Director Navy Reputation Management, Commander Lewis Gaha, gets some last minute training in ahead of Navy's 'Ocsober' 24 hour fundraising swimathon at the ADFA Pool. (photo: Petty Officer Paul Berry)

Deputy Director Navy Reputation Management, Commander Lewis Gaha, gets some last minute training in ahead of Navy's 'Ocsober' 24 hour fundraising swimathon at the ADFA Pool.

Navy swimmers will take to the pool for 24 hours in Canberra tomorrow to launch the national Ocsober campaign for 2013 and help Aussie kids get 'Life Education'. 

Help Navy win the 2013 Defence Blood Challenge

Published on by SBLT Bianca Wise (author)

Deputy Director Navy Asset Accounting, Peter Stephenson, is doing his part for the annual Defence Blood Challenge by donating plasma every two weeks between September 1 and November 30. (photo: POIS Paul Berry)

Deputy Director Navy Asset Accounting, Peter Stephenson, is doing his part for the annual Defence Blood Challenge by donating plasma every two weeks between September 1 and November 30.

This week marks the beginning of the annual Defence Blood Challenge, running for three months from 1 September until 30 November around Australia. Former Navy members Graeme Bee and Peter Stephenson are doing their part to contribute to Navy’s overall tally by donating plasma every two weeks for the next three months.