Category Archives: SANDF – South African National Defence Force

Details of the SANDF Environmental Services Structure

Details of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) Environmental Services Structure Top Structure The execution of the Military Integrated Environmental Management (MIEM) function takes place at middle management and executional level of the organization within the Logistics Division (Directorate Facilities). The sub-directorate Environmental Services consists of four dedicated environmental posts responsible for the overall management of the environmental… Read More »

Details of the South African National Defence (SANDF) Environmental Services History 

Details of the South African National Defence (SANDF) Environmental Services History The South African Department of Defence (SA DOD) has been involved in environmental issues since 1977, albeit on an informal basis. In the African context, soldiers are intimately dependent on the environment in which they operate. Therefore, effective and sustainable field craft ensures survival while ignoring basic rules in… Read More »

Policies & Legislation of the SANDF Environmental Services

Force Policies & Legislation of the South African National Defence (SANDF) Environmental Services CORPORATE  ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY STATEMENT FOR DEFENCE The Department of Defence shall, in compliance with the environmental obligations placed upon it by the Constitution, national and international regulatory provisions and within the constraints imposed from time to time by nature of its business, protect the environment through… Read More »