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Pompey News: "Charity challenge could prove a stretch..."

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Pompey News: "Charity challenge could prove a real stretch for navy medic team"

Pompey News said:
Super-fit Navy medics are planning as challenge, all in the name of charity.

Petty Officer Jules Higgins, Surgeon Commander Rob Milner, Petty Officer Nobby Hall, Lieutenant Jack Nicholson, Lieutenant Commander Tim Jones and Surgeon Lieutenant Ruth Boddy will be carrying a stretcher from the Institute of Naval Medicine in Alverstoke, all the way to Lichfield.

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It's a journey of 185 miles, and will take the team around seven days to complete.

Lt Nicholson, who will have to prepare for the task ahead whilst on deployment in Afghanistan, said: 'Our chosen charity is the Royal British Legion, as they do exemplary work for service veterans.'

The charity challenge has been dubbed the Royal Navy Medical Service's Carry On Remembering stretcher challenge.

'Planning is well under way with plotting the route, support and safety precautions all being thoroughly prepared,' added Lt Nicholson.

The challenge is set to take place on September 4, and the team will be setting up websites in order to collect sponsorship.

The journey will take the team through Oxford and around Birmingham before they reach the National Memorial Arboretum in Lichfield, Staffordshire, their destination.

It is the UK's year-round centre of remembrance for service personnel.
 
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