Promotions to Colonel/Captain (SAN)

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The Department of Defence says approval has been granted for the appointments and/or promotions of the under mentioned officers with effect from January 1 “or as indicated next to their names or with effect from the first day of the month following the dates the officers reported to their new post, which ever date is the latest”:

Defence Policy Strategy & Planning

  • Col C.J. van Emmenis (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Plan with effect from 1 February 2011.

Chaplain General

  • Cpln T. Bathobakae (SA Army) appointed as Cpln SA Army Int Fmn
  • Cpln M. van Rooyen (SA Army,) appointed as Cpln SA Army Arm Fmn
  • Cpln N.P. Ngcobo (SA Army) appointed as Cpln SA Army Support Formatio
  • Cpln L.I. Phokontsi (SA Army) appointed as Cpln 43 SA BDE

Defence Corporate Communication

  • Lt Col M.E. Pheko (SAMHS) appointed and promoted as SSO Comm Info

Defence Reserves

  • Cdr S. Khumalo (SA Navy) appointed as Advisor and promoted to the substantive rank of Capt (SAN).
  • Col G.I. Jansen van Rensburg (SA Army) appointed as SSO Res Force Policy.

Command and Management Information Systems

  • Col N.F. Jacobs (SA Army) appointed SSO CMI USS)
  • Col S.P. Sabuka (SA Army,) appointed as SSO Corp CMI Sys.
  • Col M.H. Nawrattel (SAAF) appointed as SSO Info Sys
  • Lt Col F.F. Nkomo (SAAF) appointed as SSO IT and promoted to the substantive rank of Col with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Col L.J. Magongo (SA Army) appointed as SSO IW Policy

Military Police Division

  • Lt Col J.A. Olivier (SA Army,) appointed as SSO Prot & Sec and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Lt Col J.S. Gulwa (SA Army) appointed as SSO Pol Int and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.

Defence Legal Services Division

  • Lt Col M.M. Make (SAMHS, ) appointed as SSO Legal Supp Svc and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Lt Col H.G. Schmidt (SAAF, ) appointed as SSO Mil Justice and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.

Joint Operations

  • Col M.J. Tshugulu (SA Army) appointed as SSO Trg at J Op HQ (Div: 383720 Usage: 305).
  • Col K.K. Mancotywa (SA Army) appointed as SSO Spec Forces.
  • Col J.W. Engelbrecht (SA Army) appointed as SSO NOCOC.
  • Col J.C. Human (SA Army,) appointed as SSO Log .
  • Capt (SAN) N.K. Watts (SA Navy) appointed as SSO Mar
  • Lt Col E. van Gent (SA Army) appointed as SSO Plan at J Op HQ and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Lt Col M.M. Mankosi (SA Army) appointed as OC J Tac HQ LP and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Lt Col P.P. Sigetye (SA Army) is appointed as SSO Deploy at J Op HQ and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Lt Col V.P. Gqobo (SA Army, ) appointed as SSO Supp at J Op HQ and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Col Z.E. Beja (SA Army) appointed as SSO Land
  • Col S.C. Williams (SA Army, White Male) appointed as SSO Support

Defence Intelligence Division

  • Col M. Fondse (SA Army, ) appointed as SSO CIC 200
  • Lt Col N.H. Njikelana (SAMHS) appointed as SSO CIP 200 and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Capt (SAN) J.L. Ford (SA Navy, White Male) appointed as SSO CI OC
  • Lt Col M.J. Mathiba (SA Army) appointed as SSO Vet 100 and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Lt Col P.E. Nicholson (SA Army) appointed as SSO Spec Acq 200 and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.

Defence Foreign Relations Division:

  • Col V.B. Tshelane (SA Army, Black Male) appointed as SSO SADC
  • Col A. Janse van Rensburg (SA Army, ) appointed as SSO ROW & NA

Defence Material Division

  • Col B. Xaba (SAMHS, Black Male) appointed as SSO IN SRVC R & D
  • Col J.J. Stadler (SA Army, ) appointed as SSO GSS
  • Lt Col G.A. Muller (SAAF, ) appointed as SSO Air Tech and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Col L.L. Mtirara (SAAF) appointed as SSO CMI with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Col G.M. Louw (SA Army, appointed as SSO Land Tech

Chief of Logistics

  • Lt Col K. Boer (SAAF, ) appointed as SSO Supply Supp and promoted to the substantive rank of Col with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Col B.T. Geldenhuys (SAAF) appointed as SSO ILMS
  • Col L.G.T. Ntsoelengoe (SAAF) appointed as SSO Tech Maint with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Lt Col C. Simonse (SAAF) appointed as SSO Disp Mngr at DOD Log Sup Fmn and promoted to the substantive rank of Col with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Col H.J. Lottering (SA Army) appointed as SSO D & M Supp
  • Capt (SAN) M. Ncanana (SA Navy) appointed as SSO Nat Cod Burea.
  • Lt Col F.N. Hadebe (SA Army) appointed as SSO CV & TPT at DOD Log Sup Fmn and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Col L. Mohami (SAAF) appointed as SSO Mat Mngmt
  • Col M.M. Potlaki (SA Army) appointed as SSO RFIM KZN at DOD Log Sup Fmn
  • Lt Col E.S. Nobanda (SAAF) appointed as SSO Log Mngmt Supp (Div: 377846 Usage: 1314) and promoted to the substantive rank of Col with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Lt Col L.S. Moodley (SAAF) appointed as Facil Prog Mngr and promoted to the substantive rank of Col with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Col S.F. Sillifant (SAAF) appointed as SSO Architect SVCS.
  • Lt Col S. Mulaudzi (SA Army, Black Female) appointed as SSO Resf Comp and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Lt Col A.K. Morokane (SA Army) appointed as OC DOD Ammu Sub Dep NBS and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.

Human Resource Division

  • Col T.M. Magxwalisa (SA Army) appointed as SSO Serv Benefits.
  • Col C.M. Peddle (SA Army) appointed as Dep Dir ETD at the Service Corps.
  • Col M.M. Tanda (SA Army) appointed as SSO Plan & Prog at J Trg .
  • Capt (SAN) L.N. Metu (SA Navy) appointed as SSO Staffing
  • Col M.T. Leketi (SA Army) appointed as SSO AA.
  • Col D.C. Monethi (SAMHS) appointed as SSO SD
  • Col M.S. Mosiane (SA Army) appointed as SSO HR Risk Man.
  • Col R.A. Lentsoe (SA Army) appointed as PSO to CHR.
  • Col J.M. Botha (SA Army) appointed as Dep Dir Plan at Service Corps
  • Col G.H.F. Swanepoel (SA Army) appointed as Pers Off HR Closure.
  • Col K.C. Ndesi (SAMHS,) appointed as SDS at Defence College.
  • Col G.J. Du Plessis (SA Army) appointed as SSO LR Ops & Advance.
  • Col S.L. Lemme (SA Army) appointed as SSO Mil Bargaining.
  • Col D.E.E. Gabashane (SAAF) appointed as SSO Reg Framework.
  • Col R.J. Mashele (SA Army) appointed as SSO FCA
  • Lt Col G.J. Bezuidenhoudt (SA Army) appointed as SSO Ceremonial and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Col M.W. Kohliwe (SA Army) appointed as SSO Mob.
  • Lt Col L.D.P. Make (SAMHS) appointed as Snr Mngr at Colet and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Lt Col E. Ramabu (SA Army) appointed as SDS Off at SANWC and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Lt Col L. August (SAAF) appointed as SSO Serv Sys and promoted to the substantive rank of Col with effect from 1 July 2011.
  • Col J.H. Erasmus (SAAF) appointed as Lecturer at the Mil Academy.
  • Lt Col A.P. Prins (SA Army) appointed as SSO Plans.and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Col P.A. van der Merwe (SA Army) is appointed as OC PS School.

SA Army:

  • Col J.A.P. Williams (SA Army) appointed as SSO Dev.
  • Col P. Davids (SA Army) appointed as SSO Projects (Div: 386052 Usage: 1367) and to be utilised at 46 SA BDE.
  • Col H.S. Uithaler (SA Army) appointed as Wing Cdr at SA Army CTC
  • Col M.B. Dhlamini (SA Army) appointed as Trg Off at SA Army CTC
  • Col A.J. van Jaarsveld (SA Army) appointed as OIC JSB Garrison.
  • Col A.B. Ngcobo (SA Army) appointed as Tech Maint Off.
  • Col K.A. Mpiwa (SA Army) appointed as OIC JSB Garrison.
  • Lt Col M.S. Letwaba (SA Army) appointed as Pers Manager at SA Army Sup Fmn and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Lt Col G.M. Mokoena (SA Army) appointed as SSO Edit and Trans and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Lt Col A.S. Nziweni (SA Army) appointed as OC 3 SAI and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Col M.F. Dibetso (SA Army) appointed as Inspector (Div: 010077 Usage: 85).
  • Col L.K. Mbatha (SA Army) appointed as OC SA Army Gym (Div: 000001 Usage: 447).
  • Col N.M. Mangesi (SA Army) appointed as SSO Career Management.
  • Col J.J. Wessels (SA Army) appointed as Sys Mng
  • Col E.M. Boihang (SA Army) appointed as SSO Int at 46 SA BDE .
  • Col A.H. Louw (SA Army) appointed as OC ASB Potch (.
  • Lt Col N.N. Mushiana (SA Army) appointed as SSO Ops at 46 SA BDE and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Col D. Swart (SA Army) appointed as Co-Ord at SA Army Inf Fmn .
  • Col H.J. Kruger (SA Army) appointed as SSO HR Sup.
  • Lt Col V.J. Mzilikazi (SA Army) appointed as SSO Pers at SA Army Signal Fmn and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Lt Col H.J. Baird (SA Army) appointed as COS SA Army ADA Fmn and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Col D.J. Coetzee (SA Army) appointed as SSO Proj.
  • Col C. Jenkins (SA Army, appointed as SSO Proj at SA Army Arm Fmn
  • Col L.L. Magqwaba (SA Army) appointed as SSO FR (Div: 374339 Usage: 66).
  • Lt Col N.E. Mkhize (SA Army) appointed as SSO Staffing and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Col S. Kumalo (SA Army) appointed as Proj Off at SA Army Inf Fmn (.
  • Col M.J. van Staden (SA Army) appointed in R & D Off at SA Army Inf Fmn.
  • Col D.G. Kotze (SA Army, ) appointed as OC DOD MOB Unit.

South African Air Force:

  • Lt Col A.H. Kitley (SAAF) appointed as OC AFB DBN and temporary promoted to the rank Col with effect from 1 December 2010 and substantive promotion to the rank of Col with effect from 1 January 2011.
  • Lt Col S. Vaaiboom (SAAF) appointed as OC 3 ASU and promoted to the substantive rank of Col with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Col D.J. Blom (SAAF) appointed as SSO SU’S & CEN at Air Comd with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Col J.J. Oschman (SAAF) appointed as SSO C & C Prod Sys at Air Comd.
  • Col H.M. Brink (SAAF, White Male) appointed as Tech Off at AFCP (Div: 374578 Usage: 12).
  • Col N.W. Napier (SAAF,) appointed as SSO EW at Air Comd.
  • Col J.C. Butler (SAAF) appointed as SSO CBT Sys at Air Comd.
  • Col P.E. Venter (SAAF) appointed as OC LASS with effect from 1 July 2011.
  • Lt Col K.P. Madimabe (SAAF) appointed as Prov Admin Off at AFB Makhadu and promoted to the substantive rank of Col with effect from 1 April 2011.
  • Col C.F. Du Preez (SAAF) appointed as SSO Insp Duties wef effect from 1 April 2011.
  • Col I.J. van Vuuren (SAAF) appointed as SSO Air CBT.
  • Col J.E. Crous (SAAF) appointed as OC AF MDW with effect from 1 July 2011
  • Col A.M. Jacobs (SAAF) appointed as SSO Ops Supp with effect from 1 July 2011.
  • M.N. Sakwe (SAAF) appointed as OC RD AOT 46.
  • Col J.W. Kirsten (SAAF) appointed as SSO OSIS Mngmnt at Air Comd.
  • Col A.C. Nel (SAAF) appointed as SSO Maint Capab at Air Comd.
  • Col C.M. Make (SAAF) appointed as OC 1 ASU.
  • Lt Col S.G. Lombard (SAAF) appointed as SSO Int Sys at Air Comd and promoted to the substantive rank of Col with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Col S. Mogale (SAAF) appointed as SSO CI/INT Policies with effect from 01 December 2010.
  • Col N.D. Khumalo (SAAF) appointed as Dir FR at Air Comd.
  • Col N.A.E. Motaung (SAAF) appointed as SSO Tech Policy with effect from 1 April 2011.
  • Col L. Ramchuran (SAAF) appointed as OC 5 ASU.
  • Col M.N. Kalipa (SAAF) appointed as SSO Supp Proces Integ at Air Comd with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Lt Col K. Moonsamy (SAAF) appointed as OC AF Gym and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Col T.P. Sehlare (SAAF) appointed as SSO Log Dev at Air Comd.
  • Col E.J. Schoeman (SAAFappointed as Tels Off at Air Comd (Div: 378052 Usage: 2553).
  • Col N. Dube (SAAF) appointed as OC 60 SQN and utilised at 21 SQN (Div: 000001 Usage: 188).
  • Lt Col M.I. Buthelezi (SAAF) appointed and promoted to the substantive rank of Col on condition of successful completion of JSCSP as Ops Plan Complex at AFCP with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Col H.F. Anderson (SAAF) appointed as SSO Bus Plan.
  • Col M.D. Kgwete (SAAF) appointed as D SAAF Liaison Off at Air Comd with effect from 1 September 2011.
  • Col X. Tshofela (SAAF) appointed as SSO Strat Plan.
  • Col J.J. Huysamen (SAAF, White Male) appointed as SSO LT Plan .
  • Col R.A. Zeelie (SAAF) is appointed as SSO Eng at 5 ASU.

SA Navy



  • Cdr G. Wessels (SA Navy, White Male) appointed as SSO Mine Warfare Forces at Fleet Comd and promoted to the substantive rank of Capt (SAN) with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Cdr M. Nkomonde (SA Navy) appointed as OC SAS Isandlwana (and promoted to the substantive rank of Capt (SAN).
  • Capt (SAN) G. van der Berg (SA Navy) appointed as SSO Eng.
  • Capt (SAN) D.L. Kirkcaldy (SA Navy) appointed as SSO Upkeep.
  • Capt (SAN) P. Rocher (SA Navy) appointed as Mngr Sys Sup at Fleet Comd.
  • Capt (SAN) C.R. Dooner appointed as Mngr Vest Int at Fleet Comd.
  • Capt (SAN) N. Otto (SA Navy) appointed as Sys Mngr Naval Ord at Fleet Comd.
  • Capt (SAN) J.S. Coetzer (SA Navy) appointed as SSO Ships Safety Mngmt.
  • Cdr J.D.P. Steenkamp (SA Navy) s appointed as Sys Mngr Surface CBT Ships at Fleet Comd and promoted to the substantive rank of Capt (SAN).
  • Capt (SAN) M.A. Boucher (SA Navy, White Male) appointed as OC SAS Spioenkop
  • Capt (SAN) A.G. Mc Bain (SA Navy) appointed as Manager Prov Admin at Fleet Comd.
  • Capt (SAN) L.M. Ntintili, (SA Navy) appointed as Proj Eng .
  • Capt (SAN) R. Semaar (SA Navy) appointed as OC SANAD SMST).
  • Capt (SAN) K.E. Packer (SA Navy, White Male) appointed as OC Naval College.
  • Capt (SAN) T.T. Sopangisa (SA Navy) appointed as Ass Proj Off.
  • Capt (SAN) P. Mboyise (SA Navy) appointed as SSO HR Sup at Fleet Comd
  • Capt (SAN) G.R. Marlow (SA Navy) appointed as Manager CBT Sys Eng at Fleet Comd.
  • Capt (SAN) C.G. Manig (SA Navy) appointed as SSO Surf Warfare Forces at Fleet Comd.
  • Cdr S.A. Malepe (SA Navy) appointed as OC MRS and promoted to the substantive rank of Capt (SAN).
  • Capt (SAN) S.P. Havenga (SA Navy) appointed as Tech Upkeep Mngmt at Fleet Comd.
  • Capt (SAN) Z. Camagu (SA Navy) appointed as SSO Procure at SPSC
  • Capt (SAN) R. Steven- Jennings (SA Navy) appointed as SSO Sys Mngmt Comd & Log Info Sys at Fleet Comd.
  • Capt (SAN) L. Mpetsheni (SA Navy) appointed as SSO FR.
  • Capt (SAN) S.F. Petersen (SA Navy) appointed as SSO CBT Sup Forces at Fleet Comd.
  • Cdr R.J. Tlhabyane (SA Navy) appointed as SSO Log Mngmt and promoted to the substantive rank of Capt (SAN).
  • Cdr P.S. Molokomme (SA Navy) appointed as SSO Pers Admin (and promoted to the substantive rank of Capt (SAN) with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Capt (SAN) J.H. Steenkamp (SA Navy) appointed as SSO ETD.
  • Capt (SAN) L. van Dyk (SA Navy) appointed as Proj Eng with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Capt (SAN) L. Johnson (SA Navy) appointed as SSO Cap Co-Ord
  • Capt (SAN) A.P. Blake (SA Navy) appointed as Proj Eng wef effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Cdr J.A. Mbotho (SA Navy) appointed as OC SAS Mendi and promoted to the substantive rank of Capt (SAN) with effect from 1 December 2010. Promotion to the next higher rank will only be considered after completion of JSCSP.
  • Cdr O.B. Mthethwa (SA Navy) appointed as Sys Mngmt Sub at Fleet Comd and promoted to the substantive rank of Capt (SAN) with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Capt (SAN) T.J.D. Thiart (SA Navy) appointed as Mngr Sys Sup Cen at Fleet Comd.
  • Cdr F.D. van Niekerk, (SA Navy) appointed as Mngr Platform Eng at Fleet Comd and promoted to the substantive rank of Capt (SAN) with effect from 1 December 2010.
  • Capt (SAN) B. Krause (SA Navy) appointed as Sys Manager Combat Supp Ships at Fleet Comd.

South African Military Health Service:

  • Col G.T. Pillay (SAMHS) appointed as OC AMHU KZN.
  • Col J.J. Verster (SAMHS) appointed as 2IC at Tertiary MHF HQ.
  • Col A. Neale (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Psycho at Tertiary MHF HQ.
  • Col W.T. Nieuwoudt (SAMHS) appointed as OC MH CTC.
  • Col M.X. Ngalo (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Main Med Equip on return as DA.
  • Lt Col P.A. Madubula (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Trg and promoted to the substantive rank of Col with effect from 1 April 2010 and appointment with effect from 1 April 2011.
  • Col V. Burger (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Pers.
  • Col A.C. Hennop (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Common Log.
  • Col S.C. Baloyi (SAMHS) appointed as Resource Mngr at Area MHF HQ.
  • Col G.S. Makhathini (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Force Sup Off at 1 Mil.
  • Lt Col P.J. Hoffmann (SAMHS) appointed as SSO HR and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Col J.L. Wepener (SAMHS) appointed as 2IC at GSB Thaba Tshwane.
  • Col D. Tempelhoff (SAMHS) appointed as OC IAM with effect from 1 April 2011.
  • Lt Col W. Motaung (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Monitoring and promoted to the military rank of Col.
  • Lt Col M.P. Langa (SAMHS) appointed as PSO to SG and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Col J.A. Crafford (SAMHS) appointed as 2IC MH Trg Fmn HQ.
  • Lt Col F.F. Chamberlain (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Log Control at MH Sup Fmn HQ and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Col M.M. Moloi (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Health Info Sys.
  • Col A. Mbiza (SAMHS) appointed as OC AMHU NW .
  • Lt Col E.M. Selepe (SAMHS) promoted to the military rank of Col as member in his current post of Specialist at 1 Mil Hospital.
  • Lt Col N. Badli (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Medical Services at Tertiary MHF HQ and promoted to the substantive rank of Col wef 1 April 2011.
  • Col F. H. Langa (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Ops Mil Health Services at MOB MHF HQ.
  • Lt Col B.J. Dube (SAMHS, Black Female) appointed as SSO Control & Trg and promoted to the substantive rank of Col with effect 1 February 2011.
  • Lt Col L. May (SAMHS) promoted to the military rank of Col in her current post as OC Proc Unit .
  • Col J.J. Louw (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Health Serv at Area MHF HQ.
  • Col R. Oersen (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Facilities at AMHU Gauteng (Div: 381855 Usage: 23)
  • Col I. Kamberipa (SAMHS) appointed as OC 8 Med BN GP with effect from 1 April 2011.
  • Lt Col J.S. Mosikidi (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Labour Relations at AMHU Gauteng and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.
  • Col S.N.N. Ngqakayi (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Plan at AMHU Gauteng.
  • Lt Col C.J. Engelbrecht (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Research at AMHU Gauteng and promoted to the military rank of Col.
  • Col P.S. Phike (SAMHS) is appointed as OC School for Mil Trg
  • Lt Col T.G. Mothabeng (SAMHS) promoted to the military rank of Col in his current post of Specialist at 1 Mil Hospital.
  • Lt Col J. Chabalala (SAMHS) promoted to the military rank of Col in his current post of Specialist at 1 Mil Hospital.
  • Col S.R Dibetsoe (SAMHS) appointed as SSO Med Sup Ops.
  • Col I.A. Kotze (SAMHS) appointed as SSO CMI Liaison Off..
  • Col J. Lotter (SAMHS) appointed as Wing Cdr at GSB Thaba Tshwane.
  • Col I.S. Moss (SAMHS,) appointed as SSO Career Management HR.
  • Lt Col N.J. Kekesi (SAMHS) promoted to the military rank of Col in her current post of Specialist at 1 Mil.
  • Lt Col A. Ledwaba (SAMHS) appointed as OC 6 Med GP and promoted to the substantive rank of Col.