Archive for November, 2017

Information Circular No 42: Payment Date – Arrears Instructors Allowance – EUTM – Mali

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

PDFORRA wish to advise our members who participated in EUTM Mali on Instructional Duties, that the Association has been informed by the Department of Defence that the processing of payments of Instructors Allowance Arrears will be paid on the 06th  December 2017. Any PDFORRA member who participated in EUTM Mali on Instructional Duties experiencing difficulties […]

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Information Circular No 41/2017: Processing of Claims for PTR and AF 180’s – as Indicated by DJ4

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

A letter was issued in 2011 by D Admin, instructing that all personnel attending courses will process their PTR claims through their home units with the exception of Officers attached to the Military College for the purposes of senior and junior Command & Staff courses. In relation to personnel undertaking the TT scheme the procedure […]

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Information Circular No 40/2017: Timely Payment of Duty Allowances

Monday, November 6th, 2017

It has been brought to the attention of PDFORRA HQ that some members are experiencing delays in the payment of Security Duty Allowance (SDA) and similar type payments. While the exact reasons for the delays in payment are unknown to the personnel concerned, PDFORRA believe that all members have an entitlement to be remunerated within […]

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Information Circular No 39/2017: Reinstatement of Unestablished Technician Pay – In Certain Circumstances

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

PDFORRA requests that all members who held Unestablished Technician Pay on the 1st of December 2012, and who subsequently had this allowance removed following overseas deployment, contact PDFORRA HQ for advice. Correspondence issued by military management, following apparent direction from the Department of Defence, on the 4th of June 2013, clearly states  – “ on […]

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Information Circular No 38/2017: UPDATE – Post 01 Aug 2005 Private Rank – Pot NCO Course Requirement for Re-Engagement

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Originally, Privates who joined after 1st August 2005 were required to have completed a Pot NCO Course as well as meeting other criteria such as conduct rating, physical fitness, minimum medical category and successful completion of certain courses in order to re-engage in service from 12 to 21 years service. However, following successful negotiations with […]

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