Media Statements

2017
20 April Remembering PAC anti-pass activist, Ntate Philip Kgosana
10 April In solidarity with Chris Hani's Family
04 April Commemoration of the 38th Anniversary of the execution of Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu
28 March Accelerating payment of fees for Military Veterans and their dependents
24 March Military Veterans and their dependants get education support from DMV & NFSAS
11 January Provision of Education Support to Military Veterans and their dependants for 2017
2016
17 November Prioritizing the creation of a credible database to accelerate delivery of benefits
09 November Departments agree on accelerating housing delivery for Military Veterans
05 July 100 Years of the Participation of South Africa in the Great Wars
31 March Women Military Veterans Association of South Africa (WOMVASA)
13 March Minister gives impetus to the Turnaround of the department
08 March Military Veterans Celebrate International Women's Day
27 January Military Veteran, Hermanus "James Steward" Loots Has Passed On
2015
28 October Turn-around strategy for the Department
22 September Lukhanji Project
22 June Planned Housing Delivery per province
27 May The department to build 1500 houses for Military Veterans
24 April Department condemns xenophobic attacks
2014
15 August Deputy Minister Maphatsoe to address handover and reburial ceremony of former Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) cadre, Sechaba Lisemola
16 June Salute to the Military Veterans of the June 16 generation
03 June The verification process of Military Veterans in Middelburg
16 May The verification of Military Veterans in Mpumalanga
22 April Minister puts the DG and DDG on special leave
14 April The Verification of Military Veterans to be resumed
09 April Deputy Ministers to launch the Tswelopele Water Affairs Military Veterans Jobs Project
07 April Vuyisile Mini Life and Work Project to be launched
01 AprilCall centre for Military Veterans goes live
Military Veteran, Major-General (ret.) William Nkonyeni
18 March Deputy Minister to address the memorial service of Ms Martha Mahlangu
09 March Women Military Veterans call for easy access to benefits
13 February The Department of Military Veterans, Uniting Military Veterans for Access to Benefits
2013
31 December Department pays homage to Lt-Gen. L. Moloi
18 December Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans to launch the Education Support Programme
10 November R 4 million for education of military veterans and their dependants
19 October Issuing of Health Cards to Military Veterans in KZN was huge success
16 October The Department of Military Veterans welcomes the court order to struck off the roll the application to set aside the DMV conference
10 October The Director-General, Mr Tsepe Motumi on issuing of medical health cards to Military Veterans
27 September Briefing by the director general , Mr Tsepe Motumi
26 September Establishment of the national umbrella assciation conference
13 September Director-General to address military veterans
28 August Statement by the Director-General of the department, Mr Tsepe Motumi
27 August Briefing on the process of establishing an umbrella body for military veterans
26 August Department condemns violent protests currently unfolding in Ekurhuleni
26 August Department to strengthen measures to prevent fraud and criminality in the verification process
07 August Southern African Development Community military attaches to discuss cooperation on military veteran affairs
09 April DMV remembers the late Chris Hani
10 March newsroom statement by the Director-General of the Department
05 March Department embarks on the verification of military veterans

The Military Veterans Act 18 of 2011 upon which the Department was formed, places an obligation for the state to roll proposed services and benefits to Military Veterans and their dependents. Here are some facts about the benefits. Get the facts!

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