Promotions and Appointments – June 2021

Promotions and Appointments in the SA Army Artillery Formation and SA Army ADA Formation. 

The following Gunners have been promoted and appointed in the SA National Defence Force with effect from 01 June 2021.

Three Female Full Colonels in the Airi Defence Artillery: FLTR: Col E. Kleinjan; Col E.D. Mostert and Col M.P. Maine Photo by:

Promotions and Appointments:

  • 85449403PE Lt Col W.M. Botha is appointed and promoted to the substantive rank of Colonel in the vacant post as Senior Staff Officer Land at Joint Operations Division.
  • 93479228PE Lt Col S.T.J. Johnson is appointed and promoted to the substantive rank of Colonel in the vacant post as Officer Commanding School of Artillery.
  • 98545940MC Lt Col E. Kleinjan is appointed and promoted to the substantive rank of Colonel as Officer Commanding Air Defence Artillery School.
  • 97275010MC Lt Col M. Khumalo is appointed and promoted to the substantive rank of Colonel in the vacant post as Project Officer at SA Army Air Defence Artillery Formation Headquarters.
  • 96220470MC Lt Col J.K. Moraka is appointed and promoted to the substantive rank of Colonel as Chief of Staff at SA Army Artillery Formation Headquarters.
  • 97203996MC Lt Col E.D. Mostert is appointed and promoted to the substantive rank of Colonel as Senior Staff Officer Land Tech at Defence Material Division.
  • 97274054MC Lt Col F.M. Ledwaba is appointed and promoted to the substantive rank of Colonel in the vacant post of Senior Staff Officer Strategy at C SANDF Military Policy Strategy and Planning.

  • 98503352MC Lt Col M.P. Maine is appointed and promoted to the substantive rank of Col in the vacant post as Officer Commanding Joint Tactical Headquarters Gauteng Province.

Appointments:

  • 91657049PE Col T.J. Pule is appointed as Force Prep Off at SA Army Air Defence Artillery Formation Headquarters.
  • 94087467PE Col L.A. Mafune is appointed as R&D Off at SA Army Air Defence Artillery Formation Headquarters.
  • 86451978PE Col A.S. de Jager is appointed as Senior Staff Officer Strategy at SA Army Headquarters.

The Gunners’ Association congratulates all these senior officers on their promotions and wishes them well in their new roles.