A female army officer has shared her pride at being able to serve and protect the people of South Africa.
Neliseka SnowLove Mkhize IV took to the #ImStaying group on Facebook to share her story. She posted a beautiful picture of herself in uniform. In the caption she explained that she took an oath to serve and protect. This often leads to her spending time away from home. She expressed how much she missed her family.
"I'm staying because I chose my country before everything else"
Social media users had encouraging messages for her and also thanked her for her service to the country. Facebook user Susan Saayman said:
"I salute you!"
George Mochoele said:
"Salute to u all in camouflage officers in blue correctional officers n security officers"
Helena Pretorius said:
"Oh you are beautiful!"
Jannie Ludick said:
"Salute! We cherish you!"
Melany Ruth Brown Kidwell said:
"A face of joy, eyes filled with the excitement of life. Love this pic!"
Lucas Mokabane said:
"Thank you for your service may God give you strength to keep going"
Dawn Lehmann said:
"You are gorgeous and clearly brave and passionate! Thank you for your service and welcome home"
Tebogo Drummatic Moutlana said:
"I salute you and thank you for your service to this country"
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