media statement 2008

MEDIA RELEASE BY SA NATIONAL DEFENCE FORCE (SANDF) HEADQUARTERS PRETORIA

STATEMENT BY SA NATIONAL DEFENCE FORCE (SANDF) HEADQUARTERS PRETORIA: SANDF PARTICIPATION IN NATIONAL FREEDOM DAY CELEBRATIONS

Date: Friday 25 April 2008
Embargo: None

The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) as instructed by the Commander in Chief His Excellency President Thabo Mbeki, will once again proudly form part of the National Freedom Day Celebrations on 27 April 2008 at Turfhall Park Softball Stadium in Landsdowne (Cape Town).

The colourful military ceremony will include a Guard of Honour by the National Ceremonial Guard, National Salute, 21 Gun Salute, Salute Flight by two Oryx helicopters, National Anthem by the Military Ceremonial Band, and a fly past by the South African Air Force Dakota and Pilatus aircrafts.

Ends.

Issued by: SANDF Headquarters
Private Bag X161
Pretoria
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Enquiries: Brigadier General Kwena Mangope
Telephone: (012) 355 6302 or 072 538 6888