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Cassinga Day 4 May 2014

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Airborne Forces Remembrance Day Parade

"Show me a man who will jump out of an airplane and I'll show you a man who will flight." - Gen James Gavin

SA Museum of Military History - Jhb

PROGRAMME:

Guests to be seated
Banner sergeant to place banner — A Leece
Welcome - MC Manie Grove
Service - Jumpmaster Sean McDonough Guest Speaker — Lt Anthony Modena Last Post (all with head gear to salute)
2 minutes silence
Reveille
Wreath laying ceremony
Thanks Banner Sergeant removes the banner
Group Photos TEA
The Service:

‘THEY FLEW LIKE EAGLES AND FOUGHT LIKE LIONS”

PARATROOPERS PRAYER:

Heavenly Father, King of the world  I know that all things are in your hands Whatever happens to me.

As a paratrooper
I am prepared to suffer hardship.
I am ready to endure danger and unrest, Pain and hurt.
I am willing to be hungry and thirsty.
I am prepared to face the enemy fearlessly.  Lord, I am weak.
I cannot depend on my own strength.
I do not want to trust in my own abilities.

Lord, my God,
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