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WHEN FSGT Tony Benfer died dur-
ing eight hours of surgery, the flow
of his own life-giving blood had long
since run out.
FSGT Benfer was left for dead in
June 2007 after a hit-and-run head-on
collision between his motorbike and a
vehicle overtaking from the opposite
When life burst back into his body
on the Townsville operating table it
was due in large part to the Australian
Red Cross Blood Service and blood
donations from the community.
FSGT Benfer lost his leg below
the knee and half his little finger on
the right side, and has an artificial
elbow. He also broke his left hand and
had a titanium rod inserted into his
Since then, the PTI has used every
ounce of determination to return to
work and is now posted to RAAF
Being asked to front up as the
'Face of Air Force' for the 2011 ADF
Blood Challenge was a small ask for
the grateful airman. His aim now is to
make it three in a row for Air Force to
take out the blood challenge, which
started in 2009.
"This is just my small contri-
bution to help and to highlight the
importance of donating blood," FSGT
He has the backing of the new
CAF, AIRMSHL Geoff Brown, who
said the ADF should be involved in all
aspects of the community but should
be leading the way with donating
"Tony is an incredible ambassador
for donating blood and what he has
done over the years to work his way
back in the Air Force," AIRMSHL
"I think he is an incredible adver-
tisement for the Air Force attitude and
Air Force people."
FSGT Benfer's personal message
is that blood donations could one day
help someone close.
"It could happen to you or some-
one in your family, and when I say
family I mean our brothers and sis-
ters in arms in the Navy and Army as
LEADING THE CHALLENGE: Australian Red Cross Blood Service nurse Belinda
Hotston prepares FSGT Tony Benfer for a blood donation.
Photo: Graham McBean
The ADF Blood
Challenge is a
to highlight the
ing blood stocks
is in its third year
and will be con-
September 1 and
November 30. De-
and families can
pledge their dona-
tion to a particular
service or to the
when they donate
blood. The Aus-
tralian Red Cross
will collate the
and a winner will
be announced in
early 2012. Air
Force has won
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