About us

The 1 Medical Battalion Group Association Pipe Band or -more commonly- “1 Med” consists of reserve force members of the South African National Defence Force, civilians and volunteers united by the love of Celtic lilt’d music and camaraderie.

1 Med wears MacKenzie tartan with maroon glengarries and competes in Grade 2 whilst fielding a Grade 4 band and a Novice Juvenile band in the Pipe Band Association of South Africa’s championship Gatherings and other events, around the country.