Aubrey Sedibe

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Aubrey Phegelelo Sedibe
MBChB
Born 1957
Alexandra Township, Gauteng, South Africa
Allegiance  South Africa
Service/branch South African Military Health Service
Rank Lieutenant General
Commands held Surgeon General
GOC 1 Military Hospital
Awards DMG, MMS, MMB, OStJ

Lieutenant General[1] Aubrey Phegelelo Sedibe is a South African military commander. A medical doctor, he served in Umkhonto weSizwe (MK), the military wing of the African National Congress, during the liberation struggle against the South African government in the 1980s, and transferred to the South African National Defence Force when MK was incorporated into it in 1994.

He was born in Alexandra Township in 1957.[2]

After the uprising of 1976, he was forced to join the MK in exile. He completed his military training from 1977 to 1979 in Mozambique, Angola and the Soviet Union.

He was sent to Germany for medical studies, completing his Bachelor in Medicine (MBChB) and internship in 1993. He returned to South Africa in 1994 to join the South African Military Health Service (SAMHS).

Before taking over as Surgeon General on 1 April 2013[1] he was the Chief Director Military Health Force Preparation[3]


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  1. ^ a b "MHS Bio". Retrieved 2013-04-12. 
  2. ^ "MAJ GEN AUBREY SEDIBE, THE CHIEF DIRECTOR MILITARY HEALTH FORCE PREPARATION". Retrieved March 28, 2013. 
  3. ^ "New Chief of Corporate Staff Services for SANDF". Retrieved March 28, 2013. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Vejaynand Ramlakan
Chief of the South African Military Health Service
2013 – present
Incumbent