Department of Military Veterans

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Department of Military Veterans
Emblem of the South African Department of Military Veterans.svg
Emblem of the Department
Department overview
Formed 28 December 2009 (2009-12-28)
Preceding Department Department of Defence and Military Veterans
Jurisdiction Government of South Africa
Headquarters Denel Irene Campus, Nellmapius Drive, Centurion
25°53′S 28°11′E / 25.89°S 28.19°E / -25.89; 28.19
Minister responsible Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans
Deputy Minister responsible Thabang Makwetla, Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans
Department executive Tsepe Motumi, Director-General
Website www.dmv.mil.za

The Department of Military Veterans is a department of the Government of South Africa that is responsible for providing support and services to veterans of the South African military, including veterans of the armed wings of anti-apartheid movements (Umkhonto we Sizwe and APLA). The political head of the department is the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans; as of 2013 this is Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. Her deputy is Thabang Makwetla, and the administrative head of the department is Director-General Tsepe Motumi.

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