Index
Bravery Awards
Gold
Silver
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Merit Awards
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Silver
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Good Service Medal
Campaign Medal
Mention in Dispatches
Unitas Medal
Order of Mapungubwe
Order of Companions of O.R. Tambo
Order of the Baobab

IPROTHIYA ye BORONSE (PB)
(Merit Award Bronze)

Awarded to members who have distinguished themselves by leadership or meritorious service and devotion to duty.

Language of origin: ISINDEBELE.

Medal distinction: PROTEA.

Ribbon colour design: BLUE (Blue crane) 9mm , WHITE (Silver) 2mm  and BLACK 2mm. (Past Atrocities)

Criteria

The honours for meritorious conduct may be awarded to officers and other ranks of the SANDF who have distinguished themselves by leadership or meritorious service and devotion to duty. A bar may be awarded for a successive similar achievement. The award of the medals for service in active military operations shall be indicated by the distinguishing insignia according to the Service in which the recipient was serving, eg in Army uniform: Crossed swords; Air Force uniform: Eagle; Naval uniform: Anchor and Military Health uniform: Rod of Aesculapius.

Guidelines

Leadership

  • Quality of work.
  • Unselfishness.
  • Ability to organise.
  • Ability to persevere.

Meritorious Service

  • High quality.
  • Positive attitude.
  • More than normal duties.
  • Results in favour of the SANDF.
  • Positive conduct sheet.
  • Creativity.
  • Initiative.

Devotion to duty

  • Loyalty.
  • Conscientious/responsible.
  • Punctual.