CSI Predecessors and CSIs

Col M.J. Uys SM, AFC

Chief Intelligence Officer 2 Feb 1961 - 22 Dec 1961

Brig P.M. Retief SM, AFC

Director Military Intelligence 23 Dec 1961 - 2 Jan 1966

Maj Gen F. W. Loots SSA, SM

Director Military Intelligence 3 Jan 1966 - 18 July 1971

Lt Gen H. de V. du Toit SSA, SM

Chief of Staff Intelligence

19 July 1971 - 26 Sept 1977

Maj Gen I. Lemmer SM

Chief of Staff Intelligence

27 Sept 1977 - 14 Jun 1978

Lt Gen P.W. van der Westhuizen

Chief of Staff Intelligence

15 June 1978 - 30 June 1985

V ADM A. P. Putter SSAS

Appointed Chief of Staff Intelligence

01 July 1985 to 31 March 1989

Lt Gen R. Badenhost

Transferred from Chief of staff operations to Chief of Staff Intelligence

01 April 1989, retired 30 November 1991

Lt Gen C.P. van der Westhuizen

Appointed Chief of Staff Intelligence

01 December 1991, retired 31 March 1994

2 last deputies CSIs

Maj Gen A.J.M. (Joep) Joubert

Deputy CSI

Maj Gen C.R.J. Thirion

Deputy CSI

For the first time in 1964 National Servicemen are enlisted at DMI

The first DMI members to qualfy as parachutists in 1963 were:

Sgt J Lourens

Sgt J. C. Strydom

Maj A. B. du Preez

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