STATEMENT BY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
MEDIA RELEASE BY SA NATIONAL DEFENCE FORCE (SANDF)
HEADQUARTERS PRETORIA: SANDF PARTICIPATION IN
THE NATIONAL HERITAGE DAY
Date of Release: 23 September 2006
The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) will
once again proudly form part of the formal
programme of the National Heritage Day
Celebrations on 24 September 2008, at 11h00.
More than 180 members from different Services
and Divisions will participate in this parade.
This year’s celebration will be hosted at
Maropeng Heritage Site Amphitheatre (Cradle of
Humankind), in Gauteng Province.
The colorful military ceremony will consist
of a National Salute comprising of a Guard of
Honour from the National Ceremonial Guard, 21
Rounds Gun Salute, Salute Flight by two Oryx
Helicopters, National Anthem by the National
Ceremonial Guard Band. There will also be an air
display by the Silver Falcons followed by the
Finale National Salute.
Private Bag X161
Brigadier General Kwena Mangope
Telephone: (012) 355 6302 or 072 538 6888