|Jan Petrus Benjamin van Loggerenberg|
|Born||26 August 1935(age 86)|
|Place of birth||Ermelo|
|Service/branch||South African Air Force|
|Years of service||1954 - 1991|
He joined the Air force in 1954 and obtained a BMil degree from the South African Military Academy, earning the Student of the Year award in 1957. In 1959, he was appointed a flying instructor at Central Flying school.
He joined 1 Squadron and 2 Squadron before moving to 24 Squadron flying Bucaneers. He also attended a Canberra conversion course in England. In 1971, he was appointed Military Attache in Paris, France. On his return to South Africa, he was appointed the head of the South African Military Academy. He was appointed Chief of Staff operations in 1979.
In 1984, he was appointed Director: Operations of the SADF and in 1988 he was appointed Chief of the Air Force.
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "SADF.info". SADF.info. http://www.sadf.info/SADF.html. Retrieved 2012-09-27.
- "DIE BURGER LAASTE,17 Maart 1988 bladsy 19:Lugmag se nuwe hoof het lang pad geloop". 126.96.36.199. http://188.8.131.52/argief/berigte/dieburger/1988/03/17/19/15.html. Retrieved 2012-09-27.
- Uys, Ian (1992). South African Military Who's Who 1452-1992. Fortress Publishers. p. 251. ISBN 0-9583173-3-X.
|Chief of the South African Air Force
1988 – 1991
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