Army News

Kenya Army Commander Visits KDF Troops Deployed in Somalia

Commander Kenya Army Lt Gen Walter Koipaton greeting KDF officer upon his arrival at Elwark FOB in his visit to KDF troops deployed in Somalia under the Africa Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). Kenya Army Commander Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Walter Koipaton on 22nd May 2019 paid a visit to Kenya Defence Forces troops deployed in close and deep operations serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). During his visit to various Forward

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Embakasi Garrison Secondary School Hosts Tree Planting Day

Embakasi Garrison Secondary School Students lead other schools in the tree planting exercise held at their school on 11th May 2019. Embakasi Garrison Secondary School played host to Young Farmers Club of Kenya (YFCK) annual tree planting day on 11th May 2019. The event saw the planting of over 5000 tree seedlings at the Garrison School by various organizations and students from different schools led by the Agricultural Society of Kenya under the

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Rwanda Army Visits Kenya Army Military Police Corps

Commandant Military Police Regiment Rwanda Defence Force, Col Joseph Karegire presents a momento to Commandant SOMP Major Yegon. A Rwandese Army delegation led by the Rwanda Defence Attaché, Brigadier General Joseph Demali has successfully finished a two-day visit to Kenya on 7th May 2019. The visit which aimed at benchmarking best practices for training of military police was flagged off with a courtesy call to the Deputy Army Commander Major General

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Kenya Army Promotion Ceremony

The Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Raria Koipaton addresses the newly promoted army officers during the Kenya Army promotion ceremony at the Headquarter Kenya Army on 8th  May 2019.  Following the announcement of KDF promotions by His Excellency, Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces, Kenya Army held a promotion ceremony for the promoted senior Kenya Army Officers at Ngao Gardens,

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Kenya Army Has a New ASM

Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Walter Raria present the ASM’s cane stick to the new ASM WO1 Hamud Abdalla during the ASM handover-takeover ceremony at Ngao Gardens on 16th April, 2019. Warrant Officer Class 1 (WO1) Hamud Abdalla Said is the new Kenya Army Sargent Major. WO1 Hamud officially took over the esteemed office in a ceremony at Headquarters Kenya Army Ngao Gardens on 16th April, 2019. The new ASM, takes over the helm after his

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Armoured Brigade Athletics Championships

Participants of the 10,000 metres women’s race during the Armd Bde Athletics Competition at 81 Tank Bn. The Armoured (Armd) Brigade (Bde) held an inter-unit Athletics Championships that ended on 4th March 2019 at 81 Tank Battalion (Bn), Nakuru. The two-day event saw all the units within Armoured Bde come together to prove their athletic prowess in both field and track events. The units include the defending champions 81 Tank Bn, 86 ARB, 76 ARB,

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Finding Solutions to Terrorism in Boni Forest and its Environs

ACK St. Thomas Girls Secondary School students in Kilifi County explain how to operate the IED detector prototype. The General Officer Commanding EASTCOM, Major General Ayub Matiiri accompanied by Operation Fagia Msitu Commander Colonel G Marrow visited Kenya Army Forward Operating Bases within Boni Forest to oversee the adaptbility of the newly deployed troops in their respective Camps and evaluate their operational readiness. During this dry season

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Commander Kenya Army Visits Troops In Somalia

Lt Gen Raria waters a tree he planted to commemorate his visit at Dhobely, Sector II Headquarters. Commander Kenya Army, Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Walter Raria Koipaton on 25th and 26th March 2019 paid a visit to Kenya Defence Forces troops deployed in Somalia and operating under the Africa Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). During his visit to various Forward Operation Bases (FOBs), the commander congratulated the soldiers for their continued

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17TH Battalion Kenya Rifles Spearhead Environment Conservation in Modika

Commander 6 Brigade, Brigadier William Shume (centre), Kenya Forest Service Conservator Mohammed A Mohammed kick-start the tree planting exercise to commemorate the International Day of Forests at Modika barracks Garissa County. Kenya Army 17th Battalion on 21st March commemorated the International Day of Forests by planting trees at Modika, Garissa under the theme "Forest and Education” This event was in partnership withtheCounty Government of

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Enhancing Legality In Command

The Head Quarters Kenya Army (HQ KA) hosted a one-day legal seminar for the Kenya Army Formation Commanders on 12th March 2019. The seminar under the theme ‘Enhancing Legal awareness for Administration of Military Justice’ was officially opened by the Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Walter Raria. The one day seminar aimed at ensuring Commanding Officers had substantial legal knowledge to deliver justice effectively at the formation

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