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National state of disaster tasking continues for soldiers and military medics

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From a high of more than 80 000 military personnel “employed” at the height of the national state of disaster called to “save” South...

Soldier shoots, wounds civilian in Limpopo

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Soldiers on Op Notlela patrol duty in Limpopo were involved in a shooting incident that saw a civilian hit in the leg. Indications are the...

Safety concerns about De Aar ammunition depot

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Concerns about possibly dangerous situations caused by unused and potentially unstable military ammunition stored at 97 Ammunition Depot in De Aar, Northern Cape, have...

Military veterans also beneficiaries of Savannah City house handover

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Minister Lindiwe Sisulu currently oversees three portfolios in Cabinet but the imprint of her time in defence and military veterans is not forgotten as...

Extra costs for Harare flight likely to be “only a few thousand Rand”

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A ruling party apology and offer to pay costs incurred in the now infamous ZS-NAN flight to and from Harare is not likely to...

Combat readiness exercise for military legal personnel

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The military’s legal beagles and eagles are not only competent in court – they also have to demonstrate combat readiness via a division exercise,...

Defence Minister’s report on Harare flight reaches Ramaphosa’s office

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President Cyril Ramaphosa should act immediately and “not wait for (Defence and Military Veterans Minister) Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s compilation of yet another report to exonerate...

Senior SAMHS Warrant Officer dies

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SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) Senior Chief Warrant Officer (SCWO) Virginia Sebone died this week. The 59-year-old was earlier admitted to 1 Military Hospital in...

Minister discloses average age of SA infantry soldiers

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The infantry soldier has been and still is the mainstay of any landward force and as such is usually seen as young, fit and...

Serving with pride

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Given the chance to rewrite a life partly spent in exile and returning to home soil to rise through the public service ranks is...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...