Author: SAMVOINT

Happy Labour Day 2017

Wishing all our veterans and their families and safe and relaxing Labour Day Weekend.

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Boshoed Dag 2017

Boshoed day is on the 26th August This day in 1966 – 51 years ago, was the recognised start of the South African Border War, which lasted 23 years, 6 months, 3 weeks and 2 days. Please remember the 2,280

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Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day …… we will remember them. Their ideal is our legacy – Their sacrifice our inspiration At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them.

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JIMMY’S OWN (Official Newsletter of the SIGNALS ASSOCIATION)

Dear all, It gives me great pleasure to attach our VERY FIRST Issue of “Jimmy’s Own”, the Official Newsletter of the SIGNALS ASSOCIATION. We hope to distribute our Newsletter on a regular basis. It will probably not be monthly, but

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Oom Joep

Totsiens Oom Joep. Vet Joep van Zyl’s last attendance at a SAMVOA QLD meeting prior to his return to South Africa. Oom Joep, we have really appreciated your membership and attendance at our gatherings and would like to wish you

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The Fallen 9000

A large percentage of the population of our (or any) country don’t know of or care about Normandy. On 13th September 2013, British artist Jamie, accompanied by numerous volunteers, took to the beaches of Normandy with rakes and stencils in

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CMVO 2017 Event Calendar

COUNCIL OF MILITARY VETERANS’ ORGANISATIONS OF SOUTH AFRICA RAAD VAN MILITÊRE VETERANE-ORGANISASIES VAN SUID-AFRIKA 2017 PROGRAMME OF CMVO RELATED EVENTS (Programme as updated and re-issued on 6 March 2017. The next update will only be issued in July 2017) Click

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Chairman’s Christmas Message

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Modern War Magazine interview with Granger Korff

Modern War magazine #27 includes an interview by Joseph Miranda with SADF veteran Granger Korff. Granger discusses his experiences as a South African paratrooper in South West Africa and Angola as well as Operation Protea. There is also a review

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SAMVOA Regional Chairmen Appointments

NATIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT SAMVOA Regional Chairmen Appointments Melbourne, Australia – Wednesday 9 November 2016 Veteran Tony Macquet MMM, National Chairman SAMVOA: It is my great pleasure to announce the Regional Chairmen appointments for the Queensland and Western Australia branches of SAMVOA.

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