Looking back on a Whirlwind Week in Cape Town

My goodness, what a whirlwind of a week this has been! We picked up mom-in-law Lissi (visiting us from Windhoek, Namibia) from Cape Town International Airport last Saturday, and spent a leisurely afternoon at home, giving her some time to relax before launching into a jam-packed program of activities.

The Drill Squad of WP SMDEA trains at Youngsfield Military Base

As explained in the previous posts (see SA Army Band CT trains Drill Squad, Visit to the Naval Dockyard and Visit to Fort iKapa), the drill squad of the Western Province School Marching Drill and Exhibition Association (WP SMDEA) recently participated in a week-long training program at Youngsfield Military Base.

The Drill Squad of WP SMDEA visits Simon’s Town: Home of the SA Navy

During the recent school holidays, the boys and girls making up the drill squad of the Western Province School Marching Drill and Exhibition Association (WP SMDEA) were drilled by members of the SA Army Band Cape Town (see previous post) in preparation for the Cape Town Military Tattoo to be held at the Castle of…

SA Army Band Cape Town prepares the Drill Squad of the Western Province School Marching Drill and Exhibition Association for the Cape Town Military Tattoo 2010

Update: An article I wrote about this event was published on the Reserve Force Division website. Here is the PDF document.  During the school holiday week of 27 September to 01 October 2010, the drill squad of the Western Province School Marching Drill and Exhibition Association (WP SMDEA) received some intensive training by members of…