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Unscrupulous and Illegal Veteran Bodies

With the ever increasing number of ‘informal’ so-called Veterans bodies, comes the risk of opportunistic chancers seeking to benefit by taking unscrupulous and illegal advantage of Veterans. The below two gents have also tried and lost. Please be warned and

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About South African Special Forces

The South African Special Forces is a unit under, SANDF, the South African National Defence Force. The capability was established in 1968 staying in line with the international military trends. Before its formation there was need to plan and set

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All Military Veterans Afforded Free Services

In honour of the youth of 1976, all military veterans would be afforded free services, the department of military veterans announced on Monday. These included access to free health care services, education support for them and their dependants, business support,

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Army Reserves Director Busy With Two Big Projects

Apart from overseeing a pilot project to involve the reserve component of the SA Army in rural economic development, Brigadier General Gerhard Kamffer is also the man in overall charge of the renaming project of Army Reserve Force units. The

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South African Special Forces Sniper Shot

South African Special Forces sniper’s shot may have entered record books. [youtube id=”tl-Dkxv2w4A” mode=”thumbnail” align=”center”]

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Infantry Memorial/Infanterie Gedenksteen

The Infantry memorial will be on unveiled on 26/05/2013 at the Voortrekker Monument. The event forms part of the annual Memorial Service at the Wall of Remembrance and will take place after the service. Members who are interested in attending,

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Statement By The Minister Of Defence And Military Veterans On The Air Force Base Waterkloof Matter

STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER OF DEFENCE AND MILITARY VETERANS MS NN MAPISA-NQAKULA ON THE AIR FORCE BASE WATERKLOOF (AFB) MATTER During the period of my visit to Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, I was informed of media reports on the clearance given

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The Military Veterans Act of 2011: Promising More Than can be Delivered?

“On 20 April the Mail and Guardian newspaper in South Africa reported that approximately 250 former MK and APLA liberation fighters had taken to the streets, demanding from the City of Johannesburg special discounts on city bus services; that 10% of business

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Planning The Way Forward For All South African Veterans

A five-strong delegation from the SA National Military Veterans Organisation (SANMVA) met with both the Minister and Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans to plan the way forward for all the country’s veterans. The major outcome is that SANMVA

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SANDF Backtracks on Waterkloof Denials – Reports

“Johannesburg – The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) on Tuesday reportedly backtracked on its earlier statements that it was unaware of permission being granted to the Gupta family to use Waterkloof Air Base.” ….. More here!

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