Index
Bravery Awards
Gold
Silver
  Bronze
Merit Awards
  Gold
Silver
  Bronze
Good Service Medal
Campaign Medal
Mention in Dispatches
Unitas Medal
Order of Mapungubwe
Order of Companions of O.R. Tambo
Order of the Baobab

NKWE ya BORONZI (NB)
(Bravery Award Bronze)

Awarded to members who have distinguished themselves by performing acts of bravery during military operations.

Language of origin: SEPEDI

Medal distinction: LEOPARD

Ribbon colour design: BRONZE (Silver) 6mm  and SKY BLUE (Blue Crane) 20mm

Criteria

The honours for meritorious conduct may be awarded to officers and other ranks of the SANDF who have distinguished themselves by exceptional leadership or exceptional meritorious service and the utmost devotion to duty. A bar may be awarded for a successive similar achievement. The award of the decorations 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.

Guidelines

  • Distinguished Conduct.
  • Distinguished above others.
  • Incident/different incidents.
  • Sustained high performance.
  • More than normal.
  • Positive conduct sheet.
  • Creative.
  • Initiative.

Exceptional Combat Leadership

  • Incidents/Deeds depicting outstanding leadership qualities.
  • Result of operation in favour of SANDF.
  • Create trust amongst fellow soldiers.
  • Places a high premium on the prevention of the loss of lives.
  • Careful execution of operational plan.