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Forms to join defence force now available

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South Africans who wish to join the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) in 2024 through the Military Skills Development System can now collect their application forms at various offices across the country.
South Africans who wish to join the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) in 2024 through the Military Skills Development System can now collect their application forms at various offices across the country.
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Application forms are now available to members of the public who wish to join the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) in 2024 through the Military Skills Development System.

The forms can be found at all SANDF regional offices, as well as on the official SANDF website as from Monday, 16 January.

Regional offices are:

in the Northern Cape – the Army Support Base recruitment office, Kimberley, General Khan van der Spuy Avenue, Diskobolos;

in North West – the Army Support Base recruitment office, corner of Grobler Street (R53 Road) and Eleazer Road, Potchefstroom;

in the Free State – the Army Support Base recruitment office, Pappa Brits Street, Tempe, Bloemfontein;

in the Western Cape – the Castle of Good Hope recruitment office, block C, corner of Buiten and Strand Street, Cape Town;

in Limpopo – the Army Support recruitment office, building T143, Gateway Road, Polokwane;

in KwaZulu-Natal – recruitment office, Lords Ground Military Base, 186 Old Ford Road (K.E. Masinga Road), Durban;

in the Eastern Cape – the Army Support Base recruitment office, Willow Drive, Forest Hill, Port Elizabeth;

in Gauteng – the recruitment office, corner of Visagie and Paul Kruger Street, Pretoria Central; and

in Mpumalanga – the Army Support Base, 8 Spruit Street, Mbombela, as well as 4 South African Infantry Battalion, corner of Dr Beyers Naudé and Boncker Street, Middelburg.

Warning issued

Brig. Gen. Andries Mahapa, director of Defence Corporate Communication, said the SANDF wishes to categorically state that its recruitment process is free and that no amount of money will be required from any person.

The SANDF urges members of the public to report such actions or persons who demand money with the promise of employment into the SANDF to their nearest police station or SANDF unit and base.

For more information, visit the respective websites for the four armed services: the army, air force, navy and military health service. Find the links on www.dod.mil.za.

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