Honouring Women & Families United by Defence Services4 videos
2019 - Spirit - Honouring our Serving Women
Lorraine has retired from the military after an expansive 20 years of service. Lorraine speaks about her experiences in the military; the issues that women go through while transitioning, and Honoring Women United by Defence Service.
2019 - Sacrifice - Remembering the Past
In 1942, the war came to Australia. At the time, there were no women in the Navy. When they decided to hire women, Merle K. Hare was happy to join. Merle recounts her experiences in the Navy, and what it was like when they suggested the war was over.
2018 - Honouring Women United By Defence Service Dinner
Honouring Women United by Defence Service is a network of women and families that are advocating, communicating and pushing for change that is long overdue. Tonight, we honour and celebrate women.
2019 - Courage and Hope - Honouring Mothers, Widows and Families and Looking to the Future
Janny speaks about the loss of her son Pvt. Robert Poate. She talks about how HWUDS provided a sense of family, and setting up a space for veterans. Gwen opens up about the loss she has experienced and about the importance of sharing stories.