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Day for sappers

Ana Madigibuli
Thursday, December 13, 2012

THE Republic of Fiji Military Force engineers took time out to celebrate Sappers Day with the community through their annual clean-up campaign.

To mark Sappers Day more than 20 military engineers assisted in the clean-up of the Samabula Health Centre with other officers assisting in the Colonial War Memorial Hospital (CWMH) clean-up yesterday.

Captain Allen Harry said the RFMF engineers team have always contributed to the community through development projects but they wanted to offer more by assisting in an annual clean-up during the end of the year.

"At the end of the year, we mainly have all the engineering officers free because most of them have completed their deployments to rural areas," Cpt. Harry said.

"So we schedule a date that will suit every officer so that all can participate in the annual clean-up.

"We wanted to give back to the community when we return from our assigned deployment areas and what better way than helping out the community during this festive season."

He said they always received positive feedback from the community after their annual clean-up.

"Every year we help out in different places, such as the CWM Hospital, Iliesa Delana's home, the Samabula Health Centre and children's home," he said.





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