Walk with Me, a major fund-raising effort staged annually by St Giles, was supported by personnel from Navy Headquarters Tasmania last week.
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!
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 pavers throughout Sydney 2-6 September 2013 to collect donations for Legacy Week’s iconic annual fundraising campaign.
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 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'.
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.