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December 2009

11 December 2009:Ministry Of Defence and Military Veterans announces the names and funeral arrangements of SANDF Members who passed away following a fatal vehicle accident on Friday 27 November 2009

November 2009

30 November 2009: Invitation to attend Exercise Seboka open day at Combat Training Centre Lohatla

30 November 2009: Media Release by Department of South African Military Health Service: Media Invitation: Opening Ceremony Of The Tenth Annual General Meeting Of The ISDSC Military Health Services Work Group: 01 December 2009

27 November 2009: Statement by the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans: Fatal Vehicle Accident

24 November 2009: Media Release by Department of Defence and Military Veterans holds Inaugural RSA/Malawi Defence Committee Meeting, Pretoria, 24 to 27 November 2009

19 November 2009: Statement by the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans on the interim report of the Interim National Defence Force Service Commission (NDFSC)

05 November 2009: Statement by the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans to the Joint Standing Committee on Defence and Military Veterans on the Airbus A400m programme

04 November 2009:Media Invitation by Department of Defence Headquarters: National Civic Remembrance Day service and parade - Johannesburg on Sunday 08 November 2008

04 November 2009:Media Invitation by Department of Defence Headquarters: Freedom of the City Parade in Johannesburg to be held at Orlando East in Soweto

October 2009

14 October 2009: Media Invitation by Department of Defence Headquarters: Democratic Control of Armed Forces Regional Foundation Council Meeting: 15-16 October 2009

13 October 2009: Media Invitation by Department of Defence Headquarters: Celebrations of a Decade of Department of Defence’s involvement in International Peace Missions: 16 October 2009, Bloemfontein

13 October 2009: Media Invitation by Department of Defence Headquarters: South African Joint Air Defence symposium 2009 (CSIR conference centre: 14 – 15 October 2009)

12 October 2009: Media Invitation by  Department of Defence Headquarters: Celebrations of a Decade of Department of Defence’s Involvement in Peace Missions: 16 October 2009, Bloemfontein

06 October 2009: Statement by Department of Defence: Visit By The Nepalese parliamentary delegation

05 October 2009: Statement after the first meeting of the Minister and the National Defence Force Service Commission, Pretoria

05 October 2009: Media Statement by the Chairperson of the Defence Force Service Commission after the first meeting with the Minister and the leadership of the SANDF

05 October 2009: Media Statement on Military Skills Development System (MSDS) recruitment scam

September 2009

30 September 2009: Media Statement by Department of Defence Headquarters: Department of Defence Media Statement on Integration and Cash Payment Scam

29 September 2009: Media Statement by Department of Defence Headquarters: Statement by the Department of Defence Regarding Planned Illegal Assembly at SANDF Bases and Units

9 September 2009: Media Statement by Department of Defence Headquarters: The North Gauteng High Court Grants the DOD a postponement

9 September 2009: Media Statement by Department of Defence Headquarters: Statement on diversion of Deputy President’s plane

9 September 2009: Media Statement by Department of Defence Headquarters: Chief of the South African Air Force Media Breakfast and Wings parade

7 September 2009: Media Statement by Department of Defence Headquarters: Exercise GolfInho: Military vehicle involved in a motor vehicle accident

03 September 2009 Media Advisory: Movement of vehicles and troops participating in Exercise GolfInho

03 September 2009 Media Invitation: Briefing on SANDF current affairs

August 2009

27 August 2009: Media Invitation: South African National Defence Force media conference on South African National Defence union protest march at the Union Buildings 

25 August 2009: Media Release: “SANDU protest march is irresponsible and unnecessary”

24 August 2009: Media Invitation: Department of Defence Annual Gender Conference 26 to 28 August 2009.

21 August 2009: Media Advisory by the Department of Defence: Movement of South African National Defence Force main equipment to the Pretoria Show Grounds

19 August 2009: Media Release by Department of Defence: Department Of Defence Participation in the Pretoria Show

17 August 2009: Media Invitation: Department Of Defence Briefing on Exercise Golfinho

14 August 2009: Media Release by SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Headquarters Pretoria: Department of Defence to host the International Military Nursing Conference

12 August 2009: Media Release by SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Headquarters Pretoria: 17 Squadron Outreach Programme

6 August 2009: Media Release by the Ministry of Defence and Military Veterans: Media Statement on the Launch of the SA Army Hospice

July 2009

30 July 2009: Media Release by the Ministry of Defence and Military Veterans: Military Veterans task team discuss challenges

23 July 2009: Media Release by SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Headquarters Pretoria: SA Air Force in daring rescue off the Cape Coast

22 July 2009: Media Invitation: South African Air Force launches a new project to deal with birdstrikes on its runways

21 July 2009: Statement by the Ministry of Defence: SANDF to clean the city centre of Mthatha as part of the Mandela day 67 minutes initiative

17 July 2009: Media Release by South African Navy Public Relations Directorate: Navy Sailors to do their bit for the Madiba day at Kingdom Life Children’s Center, Atteridgeville: 18 July 2009

17 July 2009: Media Release by SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Headquarters Pretoria: SANDF Participation in Mandela Day

6 July 2009: Statement by Department of Defence Headquarters: Farewell Parade For Brigadier General M.J. Ledwaba On 07 July 2009 (Directions & Map)

3 July 2009: Statement by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF): Do You Want To Become A Navy Diver?

1 July 2009: Statement by the Ministry of Defence: Media Alert: SA hosts RSA/Namibia Joint Permanent Commission on Defence and Security (JPCDS)

June 2009

18 June 2009: Statement on the Department of Defence Youth Celebration Day

May 2009

14 May 2009: Statement by the Ministry of Defence: Latest update on the Agusta A109 helicopter accident in Kwazulu-Natal

14 May 2009: Statement by the Ministry of Defence: The Deputy Minister of Defence, Thabang Makwetla visits Ethiopia; 14-15 May 2009 to attend the 3rd ordinary meeting of Ministers of Defence and Safety and Security at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa.

13 May 2009: Statement by the Ministry of Defence: Update on the Agusta A109 helicopter accident in Kwazulu-Natal

12 May 2009: Statement by the Ministry of Defence: The Ministry of Defence announces a fatal helicopter accident in Kwazulu-Natal

8 May 2009: Statement by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF): SANDF participation during the Inauguration of the President of the Republic of South Africa

April 2009

24 April 2009: Statement by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF): Participation in Freedom Day Celebrations

23 April 2009: Statement by the Ministry of Defence: Media Release on the Official Visit by the Minister of Defence to the Socialist Republic of Cuba

March 2009

25 March 2009: Statement by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF): SA Air Force Roodewal Air Capability Demonstration – 02 April 2009

20 March 2009: Statement by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF): Hawk incident at the Air Force Base Swartkop

20 March 2009: Statement by the Ministry of Defence: Department of Defence Skills Recruitment and Marketing drive continues in the Kwa Zulu – Natal areas on Sunday 22 March 2009

17 March 2009: Reminder: Invitation to the Inauguration Parade of Honorary Colonel Doctor Irvin Khoza

16 March 2009: Invitation to the Inauguration Parade of Honorary Colonel Doctor Irvin Khoza

16 March 2009: Statement by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF): Tanzanian Peoples Defence Force TPDF) working visit to the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) over the period 16 to 20 March 2009

February 2009

27 February 2009: Statement by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF): Reminder: Chief of the SA Navy media briefing on the 3rd Sea Power for Africa symposium

26 February 2009: Statement by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF): Chief of the SA Navy media briefing on the 3rd Sea Power for Africa symposium

12 February 2009: Statement by the Ministry of Defence: Press statement on the signing of the defence agreement between the republic of South Africa and the government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: 13 February 2009

5 February 2009: Invitation to attend the Chief of the South African Army Media Briefing

3 February 2009: Statement by the Ministry of Defence: Response to allegations that the Department of Defence provided air transport for the president of the African National Congress

2 February 2009: Statement by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF): SANDF provides support to the Eden and Amatole district municipalities

January 2009

23 January 2009: Statement by the Ministry of Defence: The Minister of Defence, Mr Charles Nqakula says he alarmed by allegations that a member of the South African National Defence Force shot and killed a 70-year old woman

6 January 2009: Statement by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF): Minister of Defence to Visit the 2009 Military Skills Development System Intakes