Topic: Charities, Fundraising & Community
Royal Australian Navy Blood Ambassador Warrant Officer Chris Boardman supports Warrant Officer of the Navy (WON) Warrant Officer Gary Wight while he donates blood on the Blood Bus during the 2016 Defence Blood Challenge, at Russell Offices, Canberra.
The Defence Blood Challenge is well under way with Navy already making a strong bid for a record number of donations this year.
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Craig Walton with the Australian Red Cross Blood Service's mascot, Billy the Blood Drop to promote the 2016 Defence Blood Challenge at HMAS Waterhen, Sydney.
Seventeen members of the ship’s company of Sydney base, HMAS
Waterhen, volunteered to become brand new blood donors after a visit by ‘Billy the blood drop’ to promote the Defence Blood Challenge.
Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Sarah Vanderpluym during a whole blood donation for Navy as a part of the Defence Blood Challenge 2016 at the Rockingham Collection Centre.
Officers and sailors from Western Australia's HMAS
Stirling rolled up their sleeves recently to take part in the Defence Blood Challenge.
Petty Officer David Henderson invites a child to try the lucky dip at the Navy Community Engagement marquee during the ‘Great Fete’, Castle Hill.
Kids from north-west Sydney were able to get a taste of Navy life recently as HMAS
Kuttabul’s Navy Community Engagement Team attended the ‘Great Fete’ at Castle Hill.
Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Jean Metcalf holds a Legacy bucket at HMAS Waterhen as he prepares to raise money for ‘Legacy Week 2016’.
Collecting money for Legacy was more than just adding a helping hand for HMAS
Waterhen's Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Jean Metcalf, whose grandmother is one thousands of widows supported each year by the charity.
Able Seamen Aviation Daniel May and Shannon O'Brien of HMAS Albatross sell Legacy badges in Martin Place, Sydney during Legacy Week.
Sailors from Sydney and the New South Wales South Coast have been throwing their support behind Legacy this week, raising money and awareness for the organisation that supports Defence families.
Australian Army Blood Ambassador Warrant Officer Class Two Joanne Davey, Royal Australian Air Force Blood Ambassador Flight Sergeant Christine Williams, Royal Australian Navy Blood Ambassador Warrant Officer Chris Boardman and Defence Civilian Blood Ambassador Mr Adam Friederich at the 2016 Defence Blood Challenge launch, held at Red Cross Canberra Donor Centre on the 22 August, 2016.
The gloves are off and sleeves are rolled up within Defence with the launch of the annual Defence Blood Challenge in support of the Red Cross Blood Service.
Navy Canteens chair Commodore Ian Murray, Commander Fleet Air Arm, Commodore Chris Smallhorn and Commanding Officer HMAS Albatross, Captain Simon Bateman were on hand to conduct the official opening.
Albatross is sporting a first-class recreational and meeting space with the opening of the Navy Canteens facility in the newly constructed base support precinct.
Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Chef Matthew Cleary is presented a Recognition Award by Commanding Officer of HMAS Kuttabul, Commander Rebecca Jeffcoat, RAN (Left) and the Area Manager Defence Community Organisation (DCO) Sydney and Liverpool, Ms Kate Ambler (right) for his dedication to the Defence Community Organisation at a morning tea to celebrate its 20th anniversary at HMAS Kuttabul.
For the past 20 years, the Defence Community Organisation has worked with Command, families and community organisations to develop a strong, connected and resilient Defence community that supports Australian Defence Force members and their families.
Penguin Commanding Officer, Commander Ian Campbell, running up Awaba Street, Mosman, with Dougall.
Personnel from Sydney base, HMAS
Penguin, helped raised $10,000 for sick children during the gruelling Balmoral Burn foot race recently.