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Chris Gildenhuys

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Allegiance  South Africa
Rank  Brigadier General

Name  Chris Gildenhuys
Chris Gildenhuys

Awards  Southern Cross Medal (SM) Military Merit Medal (MMM)
Commands held  South African Army Armoured Formation

Service/branch  South African Army

Brigadier General Chris Gildenhuys is a South African Army officer.


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Military Career

On 24 January 2014 he handed over command of the South African Army Armoured Formation to Brig Gen Andre Retief. He was transferred to the Joint Operations Division as Director of Operations from 25 January 2014 where he served until his retirement.

He served as a Military Attache in Washington from 1997 to 1999.

Gen Gildenhuys retired from the SA Army on the 31 October 2016.

Awards and Decorations

  • Southern Cross Medal (SM)
  • Military Merit Medal (MMM)
  • References

    Chris Gildenhuys Wikipedia