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No DMV support for Cape Town Mendi memorial service

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The apparent snubbing and withdrawal of financial assistance to an SAS Mendi memorial service in Cape Town has drawn an outraged reaction from Peter...

Fifty-nine percent of defence budget is salaries

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The need to reduce the number of people working in government service, including the national defence force, was forcibly brought home by Finance Minister...

SAASIC cruelty to animals case waiting for a court date

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The discovery last year of equine maltreatment at the SA Army Specialist Infantry Capability (SAASIC) base led to horses moved elsewhere, others put down...

Armed Forces Day “a vanity project” – IFP

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Armed Forces Day and its satellite events currently underway in Cape Town have been labelled “a vanity project” and an “abuse of South Africa’s...

Airspace restrictions over greater Cape Town this week for Armed Forces Day

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The powers-that-be at the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) are taking no chances this week when Armed Forces Day will be commemorated in Cape...

All systems go for Armed Forces Day

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The mobilisation phase of Armed Forces Day 2019 is well underway and final on-the-ground preparations in and around Cape Town are nearing completion ahead...

Joining the Military Skills Development System (MSDS)

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If you want to follow a career in the military, the South African National Defence Force (SANF) offers young, fit and mentally strong citizens...

SAMHS executed two million health care activities last year

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The South African Military Health Service carried out over two million health care activities in the previous financial year as part of its mandate...

No rush to move AFB Durban as dig-out port delayed

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Portnet delaying plans for a dig-out port on what was previously a major international airport and currently still home to a single SA Air...

SSB soldier killed when Ratel rolls en route to Armed Forces Day

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A Ratel ZT3 from 1 Special Service Battalion (SSB) rolled after the driver apparently lost control on the N1 between Bloemfontein and Edenburg on...

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