Military Veterans Education Support Benefit

Welcome to this joint media briefing between SANMVA and the Department of Military Veterans which is focusing on the Department’s education support. Key focus is on the progress, achievements made and challenges faced as well as mitigating factors that are put in place. Education support benefit is one of the most critical benefits that the …

The Acting Director General to hold a media briefing on education support benefits

The Acting Director General of the Department of Military, Mrs. Nontobeko Mafu will hold a media briefing on Education support benefits for military veterans and their dependents. The Department of Military veterans started assisting military veterans and their dependents in 2013. To date it has supported more than 7700 military veterans and their dependents. The …

Exhumed UDF activists laid to rest

The Department of Military Veterans, together with the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, the Sarah Baartman District Municipality and DSRAC will lay to rest seven UDF activists who were were sentenced to death and hanged at Kgosi Mampuru Prison, formerly Pretoria Central between 1987 and 1989. The six remains  will be reburied in the Eastern Cape, Kwa-Zakhele,PE on …

Women Military Veterans celebrate Women’s Month

Women Military Veterans are celebrating the Women’s month in the backdrop of the centenary of OR Tambo. The Department of Military Veterans hereby, invites Women Military Veterans as they celebrate the life and legacy of OR Tambo, the gathering is taking place on the 30th August 2017, at Emnotweni Casino, Nelspruit.   The Women Military Veterans Association …