Rehearsals for the Cape Town Military Tattoo 2015 – Part I

After the Remembrance Day service at the Cenotaph in Adderley Street on Sunday morning, a couple of the bands participated in a mini-Tattoo at the V&A Waterfront on Sunday afternoon. The South African Army Band Western Cape and the Pipe Bands of the Cape Town Highlanders, Cape Field Artillery and Cape Garrison Artillery were joined…

A thrilling and informative Women’s Day Event creates awareness of the Defence Reserves among women in business

Update: An article I wrote about this event was published on the Reserve Force Division website. Here is the PDF document. In a previous post about some of the challenges of taking photographs at military events, I mentioned an exciting Women’s Day Event that was organised by the Defence Reserves Provincial Office Western Cape (DRPOWC)…

The Drill Squad of WP SMDEA visits Fort iKapa: Home of the Reserve units in the Western Cape

The dedicated boys and girls making up the drill squad of the Western Province School Marching Drill and Exhibition Association (WP SMDEA) (see previous post) gave up their mid-term holidays, in order to participate in an intensive week of training by members of the SA Army Band Cape Town. The drill squad is part of…