03 September 2021
LAARSA Jo’burg Wing is hosting Maj Gen Roy Andersen (Rtd)
General Andersen will give a talk on “Why SA needs a better resourced and equipped SANDF”.
Maj Gen Andersen was commissioned into the Artillery in 1966. He commanded the Transvaal Horse Artillery from 1976 to 1979, and was thereafter appointed as Colonel Artillery and subsequently Senior Staff Officer Operations of 7 Infantry Division. He was the Honorary Colonel of the Transvaal Horse Artillery from 1990-2019. Maj Gen Andersen was promoted to the rank of Major General in October 2003. He was Chairman of The South African Delville Wood Commemorative Museum Trust from 2000 to 2014.
Positions that Maj Gen Andersen recently occupied are Chief Defence Reserves for the South African National Defence Force, as well as a member of the Defence Staff Council and Military Command Council. He served as General of the Gunners from December 2005 to May 2015 and was elected National President of the Gunners Association from May 2021. In 2021 he was appointed as a Master Gunner in the SA Army. He is a Trustee of The South African National Museum of Military History Building and Development Trust and Chairman of the SANDF Education Trust.
Steel Helmet Parkhurst, Cor 16th Str & 2nd Ave Parkhurst.
Date: 16th September 2021, 7pm for 8pm.
The bar will be open from 6pm.
This function is a bring and braai.
‘All friends & family are welcome to attend’…..
Please support the bar.
Due to the ‘COVID-19’ virus still circulating please be advised that any person who may have travelled to or from a high risk area , or have had contact with anyone who has travelled or has any symptoms that suggest they may be ill and contaminated, or is in any doubt as to their status, or anyone who considers themselves to be in a vulnerable medical state ……….
‘IS ASKED NOT TO ATTEND’
This is in accordance with general behaviour as recommended by the authorities & Moth order in everyday activities and behavioural actions.
Please respect social distancing & wearing of masks. Hand sanitizer will be provided.
Necessary paperwork must be filled out on arrival as well as your temperature recorded.
Thanking you for your understanding & cooperation regarding these regulations.
Please contact the Steel Helmet Old Bill Derek Wood for more information on 082 5528 470