On the afternoon of May 4, 2022, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark attended the 2022 Home Guard Parade held at the Citadel in Copenhagen.
The Home Guard Parade celebrates the anniversary of Denmark’s liberation on May 4, 1945. The members of the Home Guard take part in the defense and support of the country on a voluntary and unpaid basis. Men and women from the age of 18 can apply for membership. A military background is not necessary. The wish to participate is more important.
When membership has been granted, members are admitted into one of the following branches: Army, Naval, and Air Force.