Topic: Charities and Fundraising
Two Royal Australian Navy Nursing Officers deployed to Vietnam for Exercise Pacific Partnership 2017 have marked Mother's Day in a particularly meaningful way this year - spending time with children with disabilities at an Agent Orange Rehabilitation Centre in Da Nang.
Members of the public got a ‘backstage’ pass to amphibious giant, HMAS Canberra as part of the New South Wales Kids in Need fundraising event, the World’s Largest Open House recently.
Navy’s own ‘Forrest Gump’ will walk from west coast to east coast, a distance of more 4,200 kilometres, in support of Legacy.
The crew of HMAS Success have been preparing to sail for the upcoming exercises, but still managed to find time to raise funds for their primary charity, RSL DefenceCare.
HMAS Stirling donors were rewarded with the ‘best biscuits in town’ for a bloody good job after rolling up their sleeves to spike Navy’s tallies during the 2016 Defence Blood Challenge.