MC Global Managing Director, Steve Martin and wife Caroline Martin once again had the pleasure of attending the annual Defence Reserves Support Awards Party. The evening was hosted this year at the Stamford Plaza with a Military Display by the Australian Light Horse both past and present.
Accompanied by champagne and canapés there was a wonderful display of historic wall art depicting “The Light Horse” by artists Basil and Wendy Gay. Performances included a highly moving live Poetry by Russell Plunkett based around the paintings including the famous Australian Poet ‘The Horse I Left Behind’.
Special Guests in attendance His Excellency the Honorable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Qld and the Commissioner Ian Stewart of the Queensland Police Service. Special guest speaker Lance Corporal Ed Howson provided an interesting prospective regarding the need for Reserves on deployment including highlights showing the tremendous bravery and courage these men displayed from his successful movie ‘Sentenia: Inside Afghanistan’. The evening was concluded with a stand up buffet dinner and another chance to mingle and meet some remarkable people from the Australian Defence Forces.
MC Global is a proud partner of the Defence Reserves and Supportive Program.