SANDF Medals : Silver Merit Awards

By | October 19, 2017

South African National Defence Force (SANDF) Medals : Silver Merit Awards

IPHROTHIYA ye SILIVA (PS)
(Merit Award Silver)

Awarded to members who have distinguished themselves by outstanding leadership or outstanding meritorious service and particular devotion to duty.

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Language of origin: ISISWATI

Medal distinction: PROTEA

Ribbon colour design: BLUE (Blue crane) 11mm , WHITE (Silver) 2mm , BLACK (National Flag) 2mm  and YELLOW (Gold) 2mm

Criteria

The honours for meritorious conduct may be awarded to officers and other ranks of the SANDF who have distinguished themselves by outstanding leadership or outstanding meritorious service and particular 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:

Outstanding Leadership.

  • More than usual.
  • Aptitude, talent, ability.
  • Creativity.
  • Ability to persevere
  • Outstanding Meritorious Service.
  • Positive and visible, permanent results for the SANDF at least on the level of and significant benefit to the Service.
  • Unusual achievement / performance.
  • Particular contribution.
  • Example (Role model).
  • Positive conduct sheet.
  • Creativity.
  • Initiative.
  • Particular devotion to duty.
  • Single occasion or over a period of time.
  • Special.
  • Outstanding.
  • Remarkable
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