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Derrick Mbuyiselo Mgwebi
Photo taken during a visit to Task Force Alpha, FIB at their base in Kiwanja, DRC shortly after they fought there
Born 1956 (age 65–66)
Allegiance  South Africa
Service/branch  South Africa Army
Commands held

Lieutenant General Derrick Mgwebi (born 1956)[1] is a South African military commander, serving as Director of the Joint Operations Division.

He served as Commander of the United Nations Operation in Burundi in 2004.[1] He also served as General Officer Commanding, Mpumalanga Command, after which he was appointed General Officer Commanding South African Army Infantry Formation.[2] Before taking over at Joint Operations he was the Chief of Human Resources for the SANDF.[3]

Honours and awards

  • SANDF Qualification Special Forces Operator badge embossed.png Qualification: Special Forces Operator Badge
  • SANDF Qualification Paratrooper basic badge embossed.png Parachute Wings (South Africa) (Basic, Static Line)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"Major General Derrick Mgwebi, ONUB Force Commander". United Nations. July 12, 2004. Retrieved October 6, 2014.
  2. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"Directory of Senior Public Service Managers". Government Communication. Retrieved October 6, 2014.
  3. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"Outgoing Chief Human Resources Lieutenant General Derrick Mgwebi to hand over command to Lieutenant General Michael Nkabinde". Department of Defense. October 12, 2011. Retrieved October 6, 2014.
Military offices
Preceded by
Themba Matanzima
Chief of Joint Operations
2011 –
Incumbent
Preceded by
Themba Matanzima
Chief of Human Resources
2007 – 2011
Succeeded by
Themba Nkabinde
Preceded by
Established
GOC South African Army Infantry Formation
1999 – 2002
Succeeded by
Themba Nkabinde
Preceded by
Deon Ferreira
GOC Mpumalanga Command
1997 – 1999
Succeeded by
Unknown

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