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Commander Kenya Army Visits Soldiers in Nakuru Region

Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton salutes in honour of the fallen KDF heroes during his visit to Gilgil Garrison. Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton visited Kenya Army units based in Nakuru region on Friday 17 July 2020. He visited soldiers based at Lanet Barracks and Gilgil Garrison where he reaffirmed the critical role played by the soldiers in defending the Republic of Kenya. [caption id="attachment_2525"

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Kenya Army Troops Conducts Cimic Activities In Samburu

Kenya Army’s Engineers Brigade soldiers painting Larisoro Primary School during renovation of the school. The Kenya Army troops led by the Engineers Brigade conducted several Civil Military Cooperation (CIMIC) activities in areas neighbouring the Samburu Military Training Area (MTA). In Archers Post town, the troops repaired Archers Post-Larisoro main water supply line that supplies water to residents in the town and its environs. The water line

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Commander Kenya Army Visit To India

Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Raria Koipaton Inspects a Guard of honour at the Headquarters of the Indian Armed Forces in Delhi India Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Raria Koipaton accompanied by other Senior Army Officers on the 19th November 2019 visited India to discuss issues of mutual interest pertaining Army training, innovation and combat in furtherance of the Memorandum of Understanding on Defence Cooperation. The one-week

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Kenya Army Provides Relief to Drought Stricken Areas

Kenya Army soldiers issuing drought pallets to the residents in drought stricken areas In fulfillment of KDF’s secondary role, Kenya Army in collaboration with other Kenyan Government Ministries, embarked on a relief exercise to supply water and drought pallets to drought stricken counties of Marsabit, Isiolo, Tharaka Nithi and Meru North. The ongoing relief programme began on the 26th of September 2019 and will continue in efforts to alleviate

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Commander Kenya Army Visit to Engineers Brigade

Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Raria Koipaton salute in honour of the KDF fallen heroes during his visit to 12 Engineers, Thika on 24th September 2019. Commander Kenya Army, Lt Gen W. R. Koipaton, on Tuesday 24th September 2019 visited the Engineers Brigade in Thika as part of the routine visits to various military facilities. The Engineers Brigade a vital entity within the Kenya Army as it is tasked with the critical role of enhancing mobility

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Commander Kenya Army meets up with Best International Cadet from the Royal Military Academy

Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Raria Koipaton at his office with 2Lt Stephen Keiya. Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Raria Koipaton on Tuesday 20th August 2019, received 2Lt Stephen Githongo Keiya and 2Lt Sally Jeruto Chebii. The two Officers who have just completed their military training from the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst met up with the Commander at the Kenya Army Headquarters. The Officers performed exemplary well with

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Kenya Army Band receives its Unit Flag

Deputy Army Commander Major General Thomas Chepkuto presents Kenya Army Band Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Clement Nyakundi with the unit’s flag during the presentation of the Kenya Army Band flag and rebranded musical equipment at Lang’ata Barracks. The Deputy Army Commander Major General (Maj Gen) Thomas Chepkuto presented the Kenya Army Band (KAB) and School of Music with their new flags and rebranded musical equipment in an event

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Commander Kenya Army Visits Kenya Army Troops at Operational Areas

Commander Kenya Army Lt Gen Walter Koipaton interacting with the soldiers in a defensive position during his visit to Kenya Army troops operating under AMISOM. Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Walter Koipaton visited Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed in close operations and those serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). This was under his routine visits that the commander makes to monitor and motivate

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Kenya Army Commanding Officers (COs) Seminar at Kahawa Garrison

Commander Kenya Army Lt Gen Walter Koipaton, General Officers, Senior Officers and Commanding Officer’s in a group photo during this year’s COs seminar held at Kahawa Garrison. [caption id="attachment_2411" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Commander Kenya Army Lt Gen Walter Koipaton and other officers observe a moment of silent at Kahawa Garrison Monument in honour of fallen heroes during this year’s COs seminar held at Kahawa Garrison.[/caption]

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Decentralization of HIV/AIDS Care/Treatment in the Kenya Army

Deputy Commander Kenya Army Major General Thomas Chepkuto makes his address during the official opening of the Kenya Army Senior Commander’s HIV conference at International Peace Support Training Centre, Karen on 26 June 2019. Kenya Army Medical Corps (KAMC) in partnership with the US Medical Research Department Kenya (USAMRD-K) successfully conducted a two days KA Commanders’ HIV-AIDS conference on 26th and 27th June 2019 at IPSTC Karen. The

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