Home Guard Field Exercise

Friday, September 18th
Photo @Hjemmeværnet

Crown Princess Mary participated in the Home Guard field exercise by Korselitze Mellemskov on Falster and Vordingborg.

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While Frederik is in Nepal his wife was dressed in the home guards traditional green coloured uniform, Mary participated in a field exercise Svend Gønge with 500 other members. They practiced shooting and guarding. She started her day on the shooting range and after she participated in a guarding in Vordingborg where she was a part of the cohort. Without hesitation Mary faced ever challenge she was given as all the other voluntary Home Guard member. Mary joined the Home Guard back in 2008. In the end of the field exercise a special reward was handed over to her because she was promoted to first lieutenant. Major general Finn Winkler said about the Crown Princess' participants:

"The Home Guard is happy and proud of the Crown Princess' participation in this exercise. We greatly appreciate the recognition, Crown Princess once again shows the Home Guard, the volunteers and the tasks that they contribute to the Armed Forces and society. It was also a great honor to appoint Crown Princess lieutenant of the exercise" - Major General Finn Winkler/Hjemmeværnet
Photo @Hjemmeværnet
Photo @Hjemmeværnet
Photo @Hjemmeværnet
Photo @Hjemmeværnet
Photo @Hjemmeværnet

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