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Date: Tue 8/9/11 8:07AM
From: danie du preez

Message: Alweer ek - lees so deur die boodskappe en weet dat die army die beste ding is wat oot met my kon gebeur het. Dit het mens sterk gemaak. Waar in jou lewe het jy die wereld gesien en ervaar sonder dat dit jou n sent kos. Sal dit weer doen as ek my lewe kon oorhe. Soos baie ander dinge wat ek nooit kon doen nie. Kan enige iemand my se of pretoria regiment nog bestaan - ek praat van die regte pr.

Date: Mon 8/15/11 9:37PM
From: Peter Gordon

Message: 82412024 bt I would like to come in contact with guys from Echo Company June 84 to July 86. Was driver in Company HQ. In view of reunion. Specially looking for staff seargent Robson. E69

Date: Fri 1/4/11 8:27PM
From: Peter Gordonl

Message: 82412024 bt 6SAI 84 to 86 Echo Company intake. I would like to get in contact with the guys specially the drivers of the HQ and staff Robson. In view in planning reunion. Regards E69

Date: Tue 8/16/11 11:8AM
From: Kobus Schoeman

Message: 87328654 BT - Echo Kompanie 1989 en 1990 in Infanterieskool in Oudtshoorn. Enige manne hier wat wonder wat het van ons almal geword?

Date: Sat 8/27/11 9:41AM
From: Wouter LeRoux

Message: Aangename verrasing die site.Valhalla gym in '75. Grootfontein en Ondangwa in die laat 70's.Enige ou bekendes ?

Date: Fri 9/2/11 12:33AM
From: FEYT

Message: 76577428BG 78-79 Kimberley 11 komando op wicus masjien geweer. Graag opsoek na ou vriende : Johan Venter, Terrblanche, Kemp, Bubb, Wilson. Email my asb!

Date: Fri 1/4/11 8:27PM
From: Arthur Smith

Message: Thanks for this site James!! Brings back some amazing memories. I server at 7SAI from July 81 to June 83. Then assigned to the Rand Light Infantry until I retired in 1998.

Date: Fri 5/21/11 5:05AM
From: 72263502BA 1SSB

Message: Do not let the world forget. In memory of Ruben Van Niekerk killed Ruacanna 1976. T37C

Date: Tue 5/24/11 7:30PM
From: Jannie Grove

Message: 85594521 BG. A number that I'll remember for as long as I live. We played a part in protecting people and defending our county. As boy's we men we left. I am the man I am today because of the two years I spend in the SADF.

Date: Sun 5/29/11 10:27AM
From: Rowan Barwood

Message: James, going through your site brought back some good memories. You have a photo in your collection called 'Camoflaged Samil', which is a photo I have as well - must of been given to me during my time. I am on the right side and I think it was Sean Kearns on the left.

Date: Mon 6/6/11 2:06PM
From: Theo Suter

Message: Great site, someone remembered. 41 Battery (120mm mortars) 4 artillery regiment

Date: Sun 6/26/11 8:34PM
From: Walter Montgomery

Message: Gunner in 10 Artillery Brigade, 4 Artillery Regiment Potchefstroom Jan 88 intake. Brovo gun 155mm G5's. Cant renmember everyones names but still remember Keth, Arnold, Smitty (driver) and Van Vake (number one on the gun) Great times, had a lot of fun, great adventures.

Date: Wed 7/13/11 1:31PM
From: Martin Vermeulen

Message: 85271781BG - Uitroep op 'n SAAMTREK, 1966 - 1989. Is this possible?

Date: Tue 7/19/11 3:54PM


Date: Sun 7/24/11 7:41PM
From: Armando Teles

Message: 80611692BG - What a great site this is! I did my service 7-85 to 7-87 at 7 SAI border at Ondangwa and Eenhana. Great memories and sadness for those that did not come home. We all served in our own way.

Date: Mon 7/25/11 12:17PM
From: Frans van Niekerk

Message: Hope all well James... I suggest you add something in memory of Genl. Malan who passed away last week. We salute him! Best regards, Frans

Date: Thu 21/4/11 2:05AM
From: Theo van Zyl

Message: Dankie vir 'n great site! 86363900BG Sktr. Theo van Zyl. 1SAI, Echo kompanie. In geklaar vir 2 jaar, maar op die ou einde net 18 mnde gedoen.

Date: Fri 15/4/11 11:36AM
From: Russell Delport

Message: Was up north at Ogongo and Ruacana between 1982 and 1983, This site has brought back some very good memories and some bad

Date: Thu 14/4/11 1:34PM
From: Des Meyer

Message: 76254846 PE WO2 D.R.Meyer Served in Oshakati for 3 years from 1986 to 1988, served as Media Photographer at Sector 10 HQ and photographed operations (and fought in them as well.) Made so many friends in Oshakati and retired from the SANDF in 1997. Was then serving at Natal Command. The SADF was my life from 1979 first as an infantryman and then as a Military Intelligence NCO. Served in Kimberley,Upington, Cape Town,Potchefstroom, Durban and the Oshakati. Dont long for those army days, but I sure do miss the mates I met in my time as a soldier.

Date: Fri 8/4/11 12:10PM
From: Johan Boshoff

Message: 88291521BG. 1991 in 2SSB Zeerust ingeklaar. Na verkorte basies van 6 weke moes ek dringend Lohathla toe vir opleiding. nie grens toe nie maar net so goed op Lohathla. Man geword. Great site. Ons was die SAW.


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