Dry July for Sean

By Giselle and Mark Amos

On Tuesday 8 July 2008 Signaller Sean McCarthy was killed during operations in the Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan.  Signaller McCarthy was killed when the vehicle he was travelling in was hit by a roadside bomb.

Many of my APS and ADF colleagues had the privilege of working with or serving alongside Sean and spoke highly of him.  I was also fortunate to experience his professionalism and he inspired me on my own deployment.

Mark and I will be having a 'dry July' to commemorate Sean's memory.  We will put down our glasses for 28 days, so please assist us in raising funds for Sean's mates who continue to struggle with being home. 



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Anonymous 2017-08-02 21:53:33
Great effort Mark and Giselle!
Anonymous 2017-08-02 21:20:04
Thank you to all the men and women who serve to protect our country and uphold it 's values.
Jan Liddell 2017-08-02 20:46:33
I waited to make sure you would finish. I may have trust issues
Gavin Muspratt 2017-08-02 18:41:04
Well done Giselle !
Felicity Bennett 2017-08-02 18:28:30
Rochelle Fittler 2017-08-01 01:52:48
What a worthy cause, great job team Amos.
Megan Boag 2017-07-30 16:39:44
Thanks for raising this incredible amount and for raising awareness
Andrea Wang 2017-07-30 16:33:25
Catherine Black 2017-07-28 21:34:48
Well done Giselle and Mark
Jonnine Negus 2017-07-28 20:29:28
You are an inspiration, Giselle. This is for you, and for Sean, a fellow Signaller. May there be no more.
Donna Lang 2017-07-28 19:17:39
I was going to donate 50, but my husband wanted in in the action so you get double. In case you thought I was ridiculously generous. Thanks for doing this for such a worthy cause.
Belinda Piper 2017-07-28 18:50:59
This is such a thoughtful thing to do for a worthwhile cause. You inspire the women around you with your attitude and actions. Well done and i hope you savour that first drink
Anonymous 2017-07-27 19:39:44
Well done Giselle. A great cause....
Catherine Robertson 2017-07-27 17:09:42
Thanks for doing this with me sweetheart.
Giselle Amos 2017-07-27 15:17:45
Craig Fry
Craig Fry 2017-07-27 15:13:09
Remembering Sean and his cheeky grin. Thumbs up to you Mark, Giselle.
Jane Turner 2017-07-27 14:48:06
Clare Birrell 2017-07-24 13:55:48
I understand what this means to you and to all those women and men who serve.
Lillace Kenta 2017-07-23 19:59:06
DIANNE MOON 2017-07-23 09:12:40
On ya. Such a good thing to do
Soldier on 2017-07-22 22:02:21
Keep it up G. Not long to go x
Kimberley Smith 2017-07-22 01:45:56
Nice work guys, a very worthy cause
Laura Rudd 2017-07-21 20:40:16
Thank you
Kelly Gullock 2017-07-21 19:34:02
Lorrie Johnstone 2017-07-16 09:44:23
Don Smith 2017-07-15 19:05:56
Go on a ya good thang 's G M.
Anonymous 2017-07-13 18:40:14
Hang in there!
Tim Pollock 2017-07-13 17:39:28
Helping you to reach your goal such a good thing you are doing.....
Wilga Haig 2017-07-13 17:39:10
Good on you! It 's a great cause. Sean was a great bloke.
Anonymous 2017-07-08 07:04:19
From Julian
Julian Barisic 2017-07-07 12:39:17
Thanks for not drinking with me Giselle.
Anonymous 2017-07-06 22:31:03
From 1 signals family to assist all those who continue to struggle
David & Helen Anderson 2017-07-06 22:00:36
Tim Pollock 2017-07-06 20:45:49
We 'll do a gin and slippers night in August as celebration of your amazing feat during July.
Christie Boyd 2017-07-06 20:44:32
For you guys, and for all who have served.
Hayley and Jamie Supple 2017-07-06 20:39:57
You can do it!
Nicole Ozimek 2017-07-06 20:25:13
Thankyou for supporting this worthy cause Giselle and Mark.
Lynette Kass 2017-07-06 18:49:34

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