The SANDF opens the Western Cape Defence Force
Service Commission Satellite Office at SAS WINGFIELD
Article and photos supplied by Able Seaman
21 June 2017
Defence and Military Veterans (MoDV), Ms Nosiviwe
Notluthando Mapisa-Nqakula was welcomed at SAS WINGFIELD
by a Guard of Honour and the SA Navy Band during the
opening of the Western Cape Defence Force Service
Commission (DFSC) Satellite Office.
Lieutenant Commander Vorster saluting the MoDV, Nosiviwe
Mapisa-Nqakula before inspecting the Guard of Honour.
was welcomed by various Project leaders of the works
formation branch at the entrance of the newly
established Service Commission Office. The Project
leaders displayed visuals of the various projects they
are heading in the DOD as well as the progress they have
made to date.
General of the SANDF, Brigadier General (REV) Monwabisi
Jamangile opened with a scripture reading and prayer.
The Service Commission was established in 2010 and is
making a meaningful contribution in bettering the
conditions of serving members of the SANDF and is
chaired by Prof Edna van Harte who is assisted by nine
Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula explained during that the
Commission is her “eyes and ears.” and added that
they are able to detect issues which I am not
necessarily aware of and draw my attention to those. "Together
we can then find a solution.”
Interviews conducted by the media in the newly opened
office building of DFSC were
Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is answering questions by the
sources: Defence Web