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Parliament fire won’t impact portfolio committee work

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The devastating fire that ripped through Parliament, while tragic as regards damage caused, should not affect functioning of the vitally important component that is...

Soldiers reach out to those in need

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In keeping with the goodwill to all message practiced by many over the Christmas period, soldiers on border duty took time to assist communities...

Soldiers still mobilised to support police

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The national defence force has again been pressed into service to support police in “preventing and combatting crime and preserving law and order” in...

New colonels, captains and defence attaches for the SANDF

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The South African National Defence Force has 130 new colonels and captains (SAN) according to a Department of Defence (DoD) Bulletin with a second...

AFB Ysterplaat part of putting out destructive Parliament fire

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Military firefighting expertise was part of the overall effort to quell the devastating fire that swept through Parliament this week. The skills of firefighters based...

Air force and Army promotions

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Senior rank numbers in the SA Army and SA Air Force (SAAF) increased by 25 this week with promotions to colonel and one brigadier...

Changes coming for Joint Operations badges and flags

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Joint Operational headquarters and units it commands is working on new badges and flags for its different headquarters. Insight into the process to date comes...

Soldiers on toll plaza duty in December

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A commitment by Defence and Military Veterans Minister Thandi Modise to government’s overall festive season security plan saw over 400 soldiers assigned infrastructure protection...

SANDF Chief proud of those he commands

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In his year-end message, South Africa’s senior soldier General Rudzani Maphwanya told those he leads in the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) he was...

SA soldier death in Mozambique a pointer to insufficient asset deployment

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The first South African soldier to die a combat death in the current regional offensive against Islamist insurgents in Mozambique - while tragic -...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...