Taking services to Military Veterans of the Eastern Cape Province

The Department of Military Veterans jointly with the Eastern Cape Provincial government and other stakeholders; will as part of the government programme of action take services closer to military veterans. This is a planned interaction with Military Veterans from statutory and non-statutory forces on matters pertaining to the delivery of benefits as stipulated in the …

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 …

Umkhonto we Sizwe honours Ashley Kriel

The Department of Military Veterans, in partnership with the Dullah Omar Region of uMkhonto we Sizwe in the Western Cape, and the military veterans community will commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the death of Ashley Kriel. The programme will be preceded by a wreath laying ceremony in Cape Town, Mutual Cemetery, Gate 5 at 10h00 …

Commemorating the centenary of the sinking of the SS Mendi

Change first sentence to read: A ceremony to commemorate the SS Mendi disaster will be attended by the Department of Defence & Military Veterans, High Commissioners, South African National Defence Force, military veterans’, Military Attaches/Advisors and local school children The ceremony will take place at GaMothakga Resort – Atteridgeville, on the 26 February 2017 at …