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 SELEFERA (NS) 
(Bravery Award Silver)                     

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

Language of origin: SETSWANA

Medal distinction: LEOPARD

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

Criteria

The honours for bravery may be awarded to officers and other ranks of the SANDF who have distinguished themselves by performing acts of conspicuous bravery during military operations. A bar may be awarded for a successive similar achievement. The award of the decoration. for service in active military operations shall be indicated by distinguishing insignia according to the Service in which the recipient was serving, ie Army uniform: Crossed swords; Air Force uniform: Eagle; Naval uniform: Anchor and Military Health Service uniform: Rod of Aesculapius.

Guidelines

  • Deliberate but daring and conspicuous actions on a single occasion or over a period of time.
  • Dangerous situation (serious/critical).
  • Possibility of loss of own life: endangered own life for others.
  • Actions contributory for success.
  • Perseverance under trying circumstances.