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SA Air Force celebrates first African female C-130 commander

A SAAF C-130.The South African Air Force (SAAF) recently celebrated the qualification of its first African female C-130 Hercules commander.

New boss for 7 Med Battalion Group

NEW OC at 7 Medical Battalion GroupThe new man in charge of SA Military Health Service’s (SAMHS) 7 Medical Battalion Group, Colonel Mcebisi Mdutywa, has earned the joint qualifications of medical doctor and Special Forces operator to ensure his new command performs to the best of its ability in service.

Armed Forces Day events in Durban and Port Elizabeth cost R50 million plus

Armed Forces Day costsShowcasing South Africa’s military to the public is a major part of the annual Armed Forces Day celebration which has seen close to R50 million spent on the event this year in Durban and last year in Port Elizabeth.


Navy heroes who died attempting to save lives in Durban to be recognised

Posthumous honours for Navy menThe three SA Navy members who died attempting to rescue workers from a gas-filled pit at Naval Base Durban last month will be recognised and honoured posthumously SA Navy Chief, Vice Admiral Mosuwa Hlongwane, said.

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