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.
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
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.
- More than usual.
- Aptitude, talent, ability.
- 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.
- Particular devotion to duty.
- Single occasion or over a period of time.