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Potjie day

Good morning Ladies/Gentlemen As you might know, there is a potjie day taking place at the Golden Horse/Scottsville Race course inner field on the 11 December 2011. The purpose of this potjie day is to raise funds for the Emma … Continue reading

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Natal Combat Rifle 2012 Calander

PROGRAMME  2012 January        21                           Natal Carbineers                                 Merrivale February     17&18                     Gauteng North                                     Piet Joubert                     25                            NCRA                                                Wagonhill March         1, 2, 3                      Gold Cup                                            Gen de Wet                    23& 24                    Gauteng South                                    Heidelberg                    31                             NMR                                                  Merrivale April           21                            SANDF                                               Gen … Continue reading

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“When you go home, tell them of us and say –‘For their tomorrows, we gave our todays.”

Today is Armistice Day and this coming Sunday will be Remembrance Sunday. Sadly, when a country is not at war, the people forget those who fought for and bought their freedom, often paying the supreme sacrifice. “Greater love hath no … Continue reading

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Thank you letter from Acacia F.C.

To: South African National Defense Force in Pietermaritzburg     20/10/2011 Att: W/O Ben Tarr We’d like to take this opportunity to thank the management for the base in Pietermaritsburg for accommodating Akasia Football Club from 1st October till 3rd October 2011. … Continue reading

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Songs from the past

Some songs written by Mike Dooner, now in Aus. They are worth a listen. Whenever Mike went to the bush (NS with 2SAI, camps with Regt Noord Natal or Durban Regt at up to 2×3 months per annum when with … Continue reading

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Military Odyssey

Fellow Carbineer, Andy Williams, now residing in the UK, kindly sent us this in re the recent Military Odyssey. “The Military Odyssey is one of the largest Multiperiod re-enactment events in the UK. All the characters are, obviously, re-enactors and … Continue reading

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Who qualifies to join the Moths?

For those of you that have been wanting to join the Moths but have been unsure if you qualify or not, here’s the latest… Anyone who served… As security force members – who served in an operational area, namely South … Continue reading

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