MEDIA INVITATION BY MINISTRY OF DEFENCE AND MILITARY VETERANS

South African National Defence Force (SANDF) spreads its support during the Public Service strike to other Provinces and Hospitals.

Date of release 05 August 2010

The Department of Defence’s Surgeon General, Lieutenant General Vejaay Ramlakan will launch a book of the South African National Defence Force military health history at the Freedom Park, on Tuesday 10 August 2010 in Pretoria at 16:30.

These biographical accounts of the history of the military health services explores the events in military health care, from the origins of military health care in South Africa through our tumultuous history for independence and recognition to a democratic country.

The rich history of the military health services that supported all the armed forces over the years, has for the first time been documented. This unique book is titled, “The 4th Dimension”.

You are cordially invited to send a reporter and/or a cameraperson/photographer to cover the book. Please RSVP as indicated below on or before 12:00 on Friday 06 August 2010

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Issued by: Department of Defence
Defence Corporate Communication
Media Liaison
RSVP/Enquiries: Colonel Louis Kirstein
082 444 7334