SANDF Reserve System Code of Conduct

By | October 24, 2017

South African National Defence Force (SANDF) Reserve System Code of Conduct


I pledge to serve and defend my country and its people in accordance with the Constitution and the law and with honour, dignity, courage and integrity.

• I serve in the SANDF with loyalty and pride, and as a citizen and a volunteer.

• I respect the democratic political process and civil control of the SANDF.

• I will not advance or harm the interests of any political party or organisation.

• I will not advance or harm the interests of any political party or organisation

• I will obey all lawful commands and respect all superiors.

• I will refuse to obey an obviously illegal order.

• I will carry out my mission with courage and assist my comrades-in-arms, even at the risk of my own life.

• I will treat all people fairly and respect their rights and dignity at all times, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, culture, language and sexual orientation.

• I will respect and support subordinates and treat them fairly.

• I will report criminal activity, corruption and misconduct to the appropriate authority.

• I will strive to improve the capabilities of the SANDF by maintaining discipline, safeguarding property, developing skills and knowledge, and performing my duties diligently and professionally.

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