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1 SPECIAL SERVICE BATTALION C SQUAD
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…In October 1967, the Training Regiment 1 SSB was closed down. The TR 1 SSB and 2 Armoured Car Regt amalgamated on 1 November 1967 to become 1 SSB, a NSM unit of the SAAC.

There was an RHQ, support squadron 4 Armoured Car Squadrons and 1 Tank Squadron

Two of the above squadrons were detached to Zeerust (1SSB C Squadron) and Walvis Bay 1SSB D Squadron) respectively
On the 1 October 1973 a new unit was formed in Zeerust (2SSB) from 1 SSB C Squadron and the Walvis bay 1SSB D Squadron became a part of 2SSB as part of 2 SAI Battalion Group



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The cap badge is a spray of three protea flowers, bound by a ribbon bearing the initials SSB / 1SSB and motto. Unity is Strength SAAC


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