At the C SANDF medal parade held in Pretoria on 13 July 2018 Mrs F Botha received the 50-year service medal on behalf of her late husband, Lt Col Lourens Botha who commanded Vrystaatse Artillerie Regiment.

Brig Gen Gerhard Kamffer was also recognised for 40 years of service. Together with them are Maj Gen Roy Andersen and Brig Gen Debbie Molefe.