The Vice Chief Of Kenya Defence Forces Visit Troops IN Garissa

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The Vice Chief of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi is received by contractors at Modika Barracks in Garrisa County.

The Vice Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi made his inaugural visit to Modika Barracks on 6th February 2019.

Modika Barracks, located in Garissa County is now the new home for 17 Kenya Rifles Battalion and other military formations.

The Barracks, which now enters its last phase of construction composed of state-of-the-art buildings occasioned by modern facilities. Construction of Modika begun in July 2017 after the foundation stone was laid by the Defence Cabinet Secretary Amb Raychelle Omamo.

Addressing soldiers in the barracks, the VCDF noted that construction of the new barracks for 17 Kenya Rifles was a great milestone for the unit and Kenya Defence Forces at large. He also noted that the Unit was presented with its Presidential and Regimental Colors during Jamhuri day celebrations at Nyayo Stadium. He urged them to make good use of the facilities and environment for training and other co-curricular activities.

The VCDF was accompanied by the General Officer Commanding Eastern Command, General Officer Commanding Border Security among other senior officers from the Defence Headquarters and Army Headquarters.

The Vice Chief of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi tours Modika Barracks, home of the 17 Battalion Kenya Rifles.The Vice Chief of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi tours Modika Barracks, home of the 17 Battalion Kenya Rifles.
The Vice Chief of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi inspects a building under construction at Modika Barracks in Garrisa County.The Vice Chief of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi inspects a building under construction at Modika Barracks in Garrisa County.
The Vice Chief of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi has a word with a soldier currently admitted in a Medical Reception Station within Modika Barracks in Garissa County.The Vice Chief of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi has a word with a soldier currently admitted in a Medical Reception Station within Modika Barracks in Garissa County.
The Vice Chief of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi addresses service personnel at Garissa Camp.The Vice Chief of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi addresses service personnel at Garissa Camp.