Chairman's Closing Comments
behalf of the South African Special Forces League and its members, I
would like to thank our South African and international guests for
taking the time to review our website.
We trust that the
contents of the site have been informative and interesting, and have
led to a better knowledge and understanding of the South African
Special Forces community.
I would like to express the
appreciation of the South African Special Forces League towards the
South African Special Forces Brigade for its constant support and
I would also like to express the appreciation of the
South African Special Forces League towards all its members who have
assisted with the establishment of our website, and who have provided,
or assisted with reviewing, much of the content.
appreciation is also extended to Messrs Matthew Kalkwarf, Michael
Huxtable and Paul Matthyse, who assisted the League with the provision
of many of their graphics and photographs, which they have
painstakingly built up over years.
Finally, I would on behalf of
the Special Forces League and all its members, like to express our
gratitude and appreciation towards, and pride in, all those South
African men and women who, through the years, have attempted the South
African Special Forces Pre Selection, Selection and Basic Operators
Training Cycle - and who have for one reason or another not been
We would like to say that the fact that you were
unsuccessful is a matter of no consequence whatsoever. The fact that
you had the courage, strength of character, determination and will to
even attempt this challenge is, in itself, an act worthy of the utmost
respect, and should be a source of great pride to you and your families
for the rest of your life. We are sure that with such a determined and
courageous approach to life, you will have succeeded well in whatever
you went on to do - and you should be assured that amongst us, you will
always be highly regarded.
The South African Special Forces
League welcomes comments on our site and its content, or on the South
African Special Forces League or the South African Special Forces
community. On our website, we have both a Guest Comment facility, as
well as complete contact details for the League. Visitors should please
feel welcome to make full use of these facilities to communicate to us
any comments or enquiries that they may wish to.
African Special Forces League website will be expanded and updated with
further content, photos and graphics on a continuous basis. We
therefore hope that you will revisit our site periodically, in order to
review further additions that will hopefully help to increase your
knowledge and understanding of our Special Forces, the role that they
serve, and the persons who made and make up the body of this fine
Chairman - South African Special Forces League