H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta Receives H.E. Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique at State House, Nairobi

His Excellency Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, President and Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces of the Republic of Kenya on Wednesday, 21 November 2018 received H.E. Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique at State House, Nairobi. The Mozambique President was accompanied by his spouse Isaura Nyusi and on arrival at State House, Nairobi inspected a Guard of Honour mounted by Kenya Air Force personnel from Moi Air Base. The parade was followed by an elaborate

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VCDF Launches the Second Phase of 2018 Recruitment Exercise

  The Vice Chief of Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert  Kibochi, Assistant Chief of Defence Forces  Personnel and Logistics Major General Fatma Ahmed, Chief of Personnel Defence Headquarters Brigadier Martin Ong’oyi, Chief Recruiting Officer Brigadier George Ejalan and Senior Public Communications Officer Mr. Walter Bogita Ongeri at the press briefing. The Vice Chief of the Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi launched

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Chief of Defence Forces Football Tournament 2018 Edition Kicks Off

Kenya Air Force and Kenya Navy female player display skill during the tournament. The annual Chief of Defence Forces Football tournament  officially kicked off on Monday, 01 October 2018 at the Laikipia Air Base, Nanyuki. The two-week long tournament brings together participants from the three services of the Kenya Defence Forces: Kenya Army, Kenya Air Force and the Kenya Navy.A total of sixteen (16) teams drawn from different formations within

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Launch of the Intellispace Critical Care and Anaesthesia (ICCA)

The ICCA Clinical Application Specialist Africa Miss Sarah Labushane giving a presentation explaining how the System works. The Intellispace Critical Care and Anaesthesia (ICCA) is an intelligence system that was officially launched by Chief of Medical, Ministry of Defence Brig (Dr) George K Nga’ng’a at Defence Forces Memorial Hospital on 7th September 2018. The ICCA system was installed by the Philips East African Limited. It is designed to

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Kenya Army Hand-Over / Take-Over Ceremony

  VCDF Lt Gen Robert Kibochi hands over the Kenya Army Flag to Commander Kenya Army Lt Gen Walter Raria Lt Gen Raria, who is now the 21st Commander of the Kenya Army served as the Deputy Army Commander for the past two years under the stewardship of the new Vice Chief of Defence Forces. He has previously held araft of Command and Staff appointments in a military career spanning more than three decades. In his address, Lt Gen Raria thanked the

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Kenya Navy Divisions

Commander Kenya Navy Major General Levi Franklin Mghalu  inspects a Division Commander Kenya Navy Major General Levi Franklin Mghalu presided over this year’s second phase of the Kenya Navy divisions at the Kenya Navy Mtongwe Base, on Tuesday 31 July 2018. The Navy Divisions are parades held twice a year during which the commander addresses the naval personnel, on among other things, Kenya Navy achievements, challenges met and future expectations.

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Remembrance Day Service Observed at Commonwealth War Cemetery

Senior Officers salute in honour of fallen heroes during Remembrance Day Service at the Commonwealth War Cemetery on Sunday 12 November 2017. [caption id="attachment_8532" align="aligncenter" width="800"] General Officer Commanding Eastern Command Major General Benjamin Biwott lays wreath on behalf of Chief of Defence Forces[/caption] [caption id="attachment_8533" align="aligncenter" width="800"] High Commissioner of India Her Excellency Ms Suchitra

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DEFMIS Medical Camp for DEFOCA Delegates

Defence Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Raychelle Omamo receives Arty Paint gift from Mercy Waithira (left), a Fourth year Student at Strathmore University. Defence Cabinet (CS) Secretary Ambassador Raychelle Omamo graced the first ever Defence Forces Comrades Association (DEFOCA)-Defence Forces Medical Insurance Scheme (DEFMIS) partnership seminar and free delegates’ medical camp event, that took place on Saturday, 11th November 2017, at the Mukuru

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Kenya Navy Officers Bench Marking Visit To Royal Navy Training Institution

A Team of the Kenya Navy officers visits the Royal Navy Training Institution in UK. The team arrived in UK on Sunday 01 October 2017 for a 5 working day visit. On Monday they visited Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) at Dartmouth where Officer Cadet training is conducted. Tuesday was a visit to HMS Raleigh where Rating training takes Place. Wednesday and Thursday they went to HMS COLLINGWOOD ( the headquarters of the Maritime Warfare School and

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Defence Forces Memorial Hospital Policy Statement

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