The Department of SA Military Veterans recognise patriots who contributed selflessly in the SA military. "We salute all the heroes and heroines of our revolution who were willing to pay the ultimate price for our freedom," he said.


"To ensure that the unique needs of Military Veterans are provided for."


"To initiate, manage and administer military veterans' affairs with dignity and compassion. This will be through overall co-ordination and facilitation of the activities of all of Government and Private sectors to ensure the provision of coherent assistance to military veterans."

The Initiative

The initiative of establishing the Department of Military Veterans forms part of government’s commitment to support and recognise Military Veterans for their contribution to bring about the realisation of a peaceful, democratic and prosperous South Africa.