Jaimin Jolliffe's family has a strong connection to military service and it's because of this that the Titans prop says he feels the significance of the NRL's ANZAC Round.
Jolliffe has had family members serve in World War 1, World War 2, the Boer War, in Vietnam, Timor, Afghanistan and Iraq.
He will join with Mitch Rein as a Club ambassador for the Veteran Health Association's 'Better Life Program' which is aimed at improving the physical and mental health of returned service men and women.
Veteran Health Association Announcement 2021
"I've had family serve across multiple wars and it is great to be able to be in a position to do this (be an ambassador for Veteran Health Australia)," Jolliffe said.
"It can be challenging when you return and to have access to all of the support that you need.
"Through football you have that real sense of community and having these veterans coming around ... it'll be good to see them at a few home games, but just having that support network around is really important.
"I know that the players at the Titans will be there to help these guys out and to allow them to share their story and have someone to talk to and I think that is really terrific."
On field, Jolliffe says his role won't change despite the side missing the forward power of Tino Fa'asuamaleaui through suspension.
"My job coming off the bench is pretty simple.
"You've just got to lift and do your job well."
Moeaki Fotuaika has been named to replace Fa'asuamaleaui in the starting side for Friday's ANZAC Round clash against the South Sydney Rabbitohs, with Sam McIntyre to make his Titans debut after being named on the bench.
"Sam has been terrific around training and playing as well for Tweed (Seagulls), he has been one of their best forwards," Jolliffe said.
"His attitude has been terrific and at training he is always lifting the standard.
"He'll take that opportunity with both hands."