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Specialists Cadets Conduct a Colorful Pass Out

The Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe Awards best Specialist Cadet in Order of Merit, Senior Under Officer Cadet Boaz Peter Orenga of Kenya Army. The Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe, today 18 of April 2019, presided over the Specialists and the Special Duty Officers' commissioning parade at Kenya Military Academy, Lanet in Nakuru. Before addressing the Cadets, the CDF awarded the four best officers with trophies. Senior

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New Defence Forces Sergeant Major Assumes Office in KDF

Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe congratulates the newly appointed Defence Forces Sergeant Major WOI Elijah Koranga at the Defence Headquarters, Nairobi on 17 April 2019. [caption id="attachment_11392" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe awards Warrant Officer Class One (WOI) Elijah Koranga with the Defence Forces Sergeant Major (DFSM) badge.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_11395"

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Military Ordinariate Celebrates Chrism Mass

Catholic Priests renew their Priestly vows before Rt. Rev Salesius Mugambi, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Meru at the St Peter and Paul Catholic Church within the Defence Headquarters. The Kenya Defence Forces Roman Catholic faithful celebrated Chrism Mass at the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church at the Defence Headquarters, Nairobi on 16 April 2019. The ceremony was presided over by His Lordship Bishop Selasius Mugambi, Bishop of the Catholic

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Eight Day DEFABA Training Course Comes to a Close

Chairman Defence Forces Amateur Boxing Association (DEFABA) Colonel Jacob Ondieki makes his official closing remarks during the closure of DEFABA Coaches Training Course at Jamhuri Park, Nairobi on 12 April 2019. The 8 day Defence Forces Amateur Boxing Association (DEFABA) coaches’ training course was officially closed on 12 April, 2019 by the DEFABA Chairman Colonel Jacob Ondieki at the Jamhuri Show Ground, Nairobi. The course organized by DEFABA

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DEFABA Coaches’ Training Course Kicks Off in Nairobi

Competitions Secretary-Boxing Association of Kenya (BAK) Mr. Patrick Waweru hands over boxing pads to Sergeant Nickson Abaka, a gesture symbolic of transition from active boxing to coaching. A special eight day Defence Forces Amateur Boxing Association (DEFABA) coaches’ training kicked off on Wednesday, 3 April 2019 at the Jamhuri Park Grounds Nairobi. The course organized by DEFABA in conjunction with Boxing Association of Kenya (BAK), is meant

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State Visit to Kenya by the President of the Republic of Uganda

President Yoweri Museveni is received by President Uhuru Kenyatta accompanied by the Chief of the Defence Forces. The President of the Republic of Uganda H.E Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday, 27 March 2019, visited the Republic of Kenya where he was cordially received by his Kenyan counterpart H. E. President Uhuru Kenyatta accompanied by Deputy President Dr. William Ruto and the Chief of the Defence Forces  General Samson Mwathethe at Mombasa International

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Kenya Navy Personnel and Mtongwe Community Parcipate in Mangrove Tree Planting Exercise

A group photo involving various stakeholders during the exercise. Kenya Navy personnel joined local community in Likoni Sub-County in an organized mangrove tree planting exercise which took place on Thursday 31 March 2019 at Kaya Mtongwe Forest. The exercise was led by the Mombasa County Commissioner Evans Achoki and attracted participants from various institutions, including the Kenya Navy, the National Police Service, local administration, local

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CS Defence Presides Over Workshop on Earth Observation and Geospatial Data for Development

The Cabinet Secretary for Defence Ambassador Raychelle Omamo addresses the delegates at the workshop on Earth Observation and Geospatial data for sustainable development. On March 21, 2019, the Cabinet Secretary for Defence Ambassador Raychelle Omamo, presided over a multiagency forum on the use of Earth Observation and Geospatial Data for development which was held at a Nairobi hotel. The forum was hosted by the Kenya Space Agency in partnership

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Defence Cabinet Secretary Amb. Raychelle Omamo Tours KDF Rehabilitation Centre Under Construction

Defence Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Raychelle Omamo accompanied by the Vice Chief of Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi and other Senior Military Officers taking a tour of the construction site Defence Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Raychelle Omamo toured one of the Ministry of Defence's (MOD) mega projects at Langata Barracks. The rehabilitation centre which is under construction, commenced in July 2018 and is expected to be completed

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Departmental Committee for Defence and Foreign Relations Visits KDF Forward Operational Base in Narok

The Parliamentary Departmental Committee for Defence and Foreign Relations touring the Kenya Air Force Forward Operational Base (FOB), Narok On 15 March 2019, the Parliamentary Departmental Committee for Defence and Foreign Relations toured the Kenya Air Force Forward Operational Base (FOB) in Narok County. The visit was geared towards engaging the Narok County Government officials with a view to having the County Government allocate land for military

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