Tag: Veterans

Unscrupulous and Illegal Veteran Bodies

With the ever increasing number of ‘informal’ so-called Veterans bodies, comes the risk of opportunistic chancers seeking to benefit by taking unscrupulous and illegal advantage of Veterans. The below two gents have also tried and lost. Please be warned and

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SAMVOA WA Veterans awarded their SADF medals – 18 December 2014

On Thursday, 18th December 2014, five former soldiers of the SADF were presented their long overdue medals by the legendary former OC of 61 Mechanised Battalion and former Major General, Roland de Vries at a ceremony held by SAMVOA WA

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Operation Bratstvo – Former adversaries become friends. Russian Veterans presented with SASC Medals

Disclaimer – Please note that production of the South African Service Cross medal has ceased and that the medal is no longer available. SAMVOA SADF Veterans traveled to Russia to meet with former adversaries – the Russian Veterans from the

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Ops Rough It – SAMVOA WA Weekend Campout 2013

SAMVOA Veterans from the WA region were back in the dust and the sand this year with a trip to Wilbinga, just north of Perth. Wilbinga is one of the rare locations near metro Perth where you can legally drive

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SAMVOA Queensland Region Medal Ceremony – 22 September 2012

A Medal Ceremony hosted by SAMVOA was held in Brisbane Queensland on the 22 September 2012. Veterans and families attended in the late afternoon and Veterans were invited to submit a short anecdote regarding their service in the SADF. These

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SAMVOA Queensland Region Weekend Campout – 7-9 September 2012

SAMVOA Veterans from the Queensland region had a very successful event with more members than last year and hopefuly a few more next year. Well done to Ernie Lomax and the SAMVOA Gold Coast Chapter for organising and hosting the

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