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
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.
- Quality of work.
- Ability to organise.
- Ability to persevere.
- High quality.
- Positive attitude.
- More than normal duties.
- Results in favour of the SANDF.
- Positive conduct sheet.
Devotion to duty