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Sep 6 2022

Danish Contingent celebrate Danish Flag Flying Day

Brunssum, The Netherlands – Danish personnel stationed at JFC Brunssum have commemorated Danish Flag Flying Day with a cultural event in the headquarters.

Every year on the 5th of September, the people of Denmark hold a day of celebration, featuring a series of events throughout the Kingdom. The purpose of the day is to commemorate the sacrifices of Danish soldiers who have been deployed abroad since 1948.

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In Copenhagen, the main celebrations of Danish Flag Flying Day include a military parade and an act of remembrance in the Naval Church. A wreath is also laid by the Danish government at the monument to fallen soldiers in Kastellet.

Meanwhile, at JFC Brunssum, a celebration was hosted on Friday 2nd September by the Danish Delegation and the Senior National Representative, Colonel Lars Mouritsen. The event was a great success, with Danish and international colleagues coming together to enjoy Danish specialties such as red sausages, draft beer and chocolate milk.

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Story by JFC Brunssum Public Affairs Office

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