the approval of the ACC, CHOD and MOD COMOPSAIR-IPR organized a
project to support the Red Noses Day action.
is this Red Noses Day?
out of five Flemish youngsters struggles with psychological problems
often with serious consequences. That is why VTM (TV broadcast),
Q-Music (Radio broadcast) and Belfius (Banking Company) have, for
the second time, organized the Red Noses Day on Saturday December
All of Flanders participated in this fundraising for a better day
care for these youngsters. Tens of thousands youngsters are still
not getting the appropriated care they need. It is about time to
change this situation.
is the connection with Defense?
are also colleagues within this department struggling with
psychological problems. Moreover, there is study-group and directive
regarding psychological problems and assistance.
The Military Hospital Queen Elisabeth, with her Centre for Mental
Healthcare, can rely on a whole team of specialists (psychologists
and psychiatrists) to assist and advice them.
Psychological problems do not always have to be the result of
harassment! Important or serious occurrences, too much stress or a
burn-out also can lead up to those problems. Furthermore, most of
them are parents and all they want is to have a healthy and safe
future for their children and grandchildren!
Cheer up, look up
The Air Component does where she excelled in, flying!
A C-130 transport aircraft of the 15 W will be adorned with a red
nose and two little Red Noses figures on the fuselage.
Besides this, 25 youngsters with psychological problems will be
offered a flight aboard a C-130 to forget a little their worries!
A spotter's event for the good cause together with the 15 W and...
To conclude the whole project, a little spotters event will be
organized on Friday 02 December 2016 where the apron at the military
airbase of Melsbroek will be open for a couple of hours allowing
pictures to be taken at will from the C-130
results of the whole action, including the project of COMOPSAIR-IPR
raised a stunning of 4.103.477 euro!
Thanks to all of you who made this Red Noses Day a success!