Chief of the Army's Visit to the South African Army Combat Training Centre, 11 May 2010

Article and Photos by: Lieutenant Colonel Mafi Mgobozi, South African Army Corporate Communication

The spirit of the members of the South African Army Combat Training Centre was high while they were waiting for the Chief of the Army, Lieutenant General S.Z.Shoke, address them at the SA Army Combat Training Centre on 11 May 2010. One of the troops said that it would be the first time that he saw the Chief of the Army.

South African Army Soldiers and Chief of the Army, Lieutenant General S.Z. Shoke

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


When the Chief of the Army entered the hall, he was welcomed by two Imbongis who praised him. The troops  then started singing songs.

Two Imbongis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South African Army Soldiers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

During his address, the Chief of the Army, thanked the members of the SA Army Combat Training Centre for their support  during the training of members of the SA Army and during Army exercises. He also touched on important points in the Minister of Defence and Military Veteransís speech. The members were afforded the opportunity to ask questions.

Chief of the South African Army, Lieutenant General S.Z. Shoke

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After the Chief of the Army had left the hall, one of the members said that it was an interesting address. Another member said the visit showed that the Chief cared about them.