Topic: Charities, Fundraising & Community
HMAS Waterhen’s ship’s company pulled out all the stops recently to raise funds for cancer research.
It’s not every day you get to bear witness to a young man diagnosed as a quadriplegic, balance himself on his knees and commence core strength training for the first time but this is exactly what greeted three members from HMAS Melbourne when they visited the ship’s charity, The Next Step.
It wasn’t your regular barber salon onboard HMAS Newcastle when Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician McCann piped the call to the ship’s company to get their hair cut.
The very first Navy Canteens ‘Excellence in Customer Service’ medallion has been presented to Bronwyn Dzirins, Canteen Supervisor at the HMAS Creswell Canteen, at the Jervis Bay base.
Petty Officer Electronics Technician Jeremy Younger, of HMAS Success, is hoping the newest addition to his household will make a difference for his young family.
Eight divers from the Australian Defence Force Dive School at Sydney base HMAS Penguin have taken on a ‘hill of hurt’ obstacle course in the name of charity.
A new program designed to assist employment prospects for those who directly support serving Australian Defence Force members launches mid year.
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.