media statement 2011

MEDIA INVITATION BY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE: SOUTH AFRICAN ARMY MEDAL PARADE

Date of release 08 March 2011

On Wednesday 09 March 2011, the South African Army will hold a Medal parade at 09:00 whereby Chief of the South African Army, Lieutenant General Solly Shoke will be honouring members of the SA Army by bestowing on them medals that involve inter alia; Operational Medal for Southern Africa; Thirty, Forty and Sixty-year Service Medals; John Chad Decoration; Unitas Medal to mention but a few.

Officers, Warrant Officers and Non Commissioned Officers who will receive medals have distinguished themselves in various capacities throughout various operations by rendering outstanding service of highest order and devotion to duty.

You are cordially invited to send a journalist and a photographer/cameraperson to cover the event on Wednesday 09 March 2011 at the SA Army Headquarters, Dequar Road at 08:30 for 09:00.

ENDS.
 
Attached: Map to SA Army Headquarters
 

Issued by: Defence Corporate Communication
(Defence Media Liaison)
Pretoria

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