Armed Forces Day 2019: a citizen-based evaluation

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- client
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2019
TITLE AUTHOR(S): J.Struwig, B.Roberts, S.Gordon, S.Mtyingizane, T.Radebe, N.Mchunu
KEYWORDS: ARMED FORCES DAY (AFD) 2019, PUBLIC ATTITUDE, SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL DEFENCE FORCE
DEPARTMENT: Developmental, Capable and Ethical State (DCES)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 11264
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/15213

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Abstract

The objective of the research study presented in this report was to ascertain the impact of the Armed Forces Day (AFD) 2019 event and associated activities, which was held in Cape Town during mid to late February 2019. More specifically, the aims of the project were to determine whether the event achieved the following: (i) served to unite South Africans behind the SANDF; (ii) allowed the SANDF to interact with the host community; (ii) helped to expand the public???s understanding of the military's role and its purpose in society;(iv) successfully showcased military equipment and technologies; and (v) left a positive impression on the host community.