Calling on the Descendants of Those
Men Who Served on Board the SS Mendi
The South African Department of
Defence and Military Veterans would
like to make contact with any family
members of those who were on the SS
Mendi. The intention is to mint a
special medal in the menís honour
for the centenary ceremony in 2017.
Descendants are requested to contact
the South African Department of
Defence and Military Veterans...
We are recruiting.
Combat, Engineering, Technical and
Support Applicants 2016
Minimum Requirements for Applicants
with Matric only:
- Combat applicants aged between 18
and 22 must have completed Grade 12
with Mathematics and Physical
Science with at least Level 3 for
- Engineering and Technical
applicants aged between 18 and 22
must have completed Grade 12 with
Mathematics and Physical Science
with at least Level 3 for both
Use the 2015 Application Form
available on the
SAN Careers website.
date for applications: 28 February
Honouring Fallen Legends
The South African Legion of
Military Veterans presented the
annual SS MENDI Memorial Service on
Sunday 22 February 2015 at the SS
MENDI Museum in Atteridgeville...
3rd South African Armed Forces Day
Celebrated in Potchefstroom
The South African National Defence
Force celebrated the 3rd Armed
Forces Day in Potchefstroom, North
West, on Saturday, 21 February 2015
with a wide a range of activities to
celebrate the departmentís successes
and showcase its capabilities...
Dutch Sea Cadet Visits TS Woltemade
CPO Maikel Overbeeke from the
Netherlands Sea Cadet Corps at
Harlingen visited TS Woltemade on
Saturday, 21 February 2015...
State of the Nation Address (SONA)
The South African
National Defence Force facilitated
the opening of the SONA with
ceremonial drills, a 21-gun salute
and a ceremonial fly-past...
French Naval Ship LA GRANDIERE in
Port of Richards Bay
French Naval Ship (FNS) LA GRANDIERE
visited the port of Richards Bay
from 14 to 18 February 2015...
Peruvian Defence Attachť Pays C Navy
a Last Visit
The Defence Attachť of Peru,
Colonel Marcos Rodrigues paid a
courtesy call to the Chief of the
South African Navy...
Arrival of HMS DRAGON in Simonís
HMS DRAGON arrived in Simonís
Town on Friday 06 February 2015
accompanied by HMS GOLD ROVER...
SA Navy grooming young minds!
Naval Station Durban received nine
eager students of the Durban
University of Technology (DUT) for
their internship program on 03
2015 University Reserve Training
Programme students arrive at the SA
from University of Cape Town and
three students from Stellenbosch
University attended the University
Reserve Training Programme (URTP) at
Naval College in Gordonís Bay in