Article 103

“Regiment Oranjerivier makes Marius’ dream come true”

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Article and photographs by: Regine Lord and Major J.P. Wessels

On a cold, overcast winter’s day in August 2015, a dream came true for two young boys. Some weeks earlier, Major J.P. Wessels, Acting Commanding Officer of Regiment Oranjerivier, had received a special request from the Reach for a Dream Foundation: to fulfill the dream of 9-year-old Marius Nel to ride in a Rooikat armoured fighting vehicle.

Published in the Reserve Force Volunteer of Summer 2016.