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Current Parabat News

30th October 2009

The 2009 Water Jump has been confirmed for Friday 30th October 2009. Re-training will take place on Wednesday / Thursday 28th and 29th October 2009…..

25st Oktober 2009

SA Weermag Muur van Herinnering

Hierby aangeheg is die uitnodiging na die amptelike ingebruikneming van die SA Weermag Muur van Herinnering op die Voortrekkermonument Erfenisterrein om 09h15 vir 09h50 op Sondag, 25 Oktober 2009….

4th May 2009

Airborne Forces Remembrance Day Service

All members of LAARSA, Special Forces, Airborne Soldiers, SAAF and families, are cordially invited to attend the above Memorial Service to be held at the Functions Hall of Highway Command…

28th November

The good news is that this years water jump will be a recruitment drive and anybody who is jump qualified can jump. Even if they are not on strength.

This is the latest info…

The Parabat Blog

Cassinga media

Ignatius is correct, the Cassinga Criminals should be brought to justice. According to him, yet another Cassinga survivor, Cassinga was a refugee camp. The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which was a body hardly sympathetic to the SADF cause, found that the only transgressions were, firstly, the predictable, that it was an illegal invasion of a sovereign…..

Recruitment at 3 Parachute Battalion, C Company

C Company, 3 Parachute Battalion is based at Fort Ikapa in Cape Town, Western Cape. The unit is active with a full training programme that includes regular jumping opportunities. Members are regularly sent on courses and assist with a variety of military centred activities. An active recruitment drive for both old SADF and TBVC, as well as […]

Armistice Day

Armistice Day is the anniversary of the symbolic end of World War I on 11 November 1918. It commemorates the armistice signed between the Allies and Germany at Rethondes, France, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front, which took effect at eleven o’clock in the morning,  the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day […]