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...
Exercise Goodhope VI Ships Open Day
From: 13 - 14 March 2015
Time: 13:00 to 16:00
Where: V&A Waterfront
Kids Drawing Competion for the SA
Draw a ship OR
Closing Date: 22 March 2015...
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...
Aquelle Midmar Mile Swimming
From 7 to 8
February 2015 members of the SA Navy
led by Chief Naval Staff and SANDF
patron of swimming, R Adm R.W.Higgs,
swam separate miles over two days...
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