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Amutenya Becomes Youngest Brigadier General: Valour Knows No Gender

Amutenya Becomes Youngest Brigadier General: Valour Knows No Gender

Those fortunate enough to have attended the Namibian Defence Force’s recent ceremony at the Oluno Military Base witnessed the historic promotion of Helena Amutenya to the rank of brigadier general. Not only is she a female officer who rose through the ranks in a male-dominated defence force, but at the age of 37, Amutenya became […]

South African Defence Celebrates Women In Uniform With Women Parade

South African Defence Celebrates Women In Uniform With Women Parade

The South African National Defence Force (Sandf) to host a Women’s Parade on 25 August 2017 in Thaba Tshwane, Pretoria In celebration of the women’s month, the SANDF celebrates all women in uniform. The celebration is a tribute to more than 20 000 women who protested against pass laws and supersedes the standard events as […]