Army News

Personnel and Logistics Financial Management Seminar

Mrs. Felista Wangari, founder of 52 Week Money Challenge Kenya group advising Soldiers on how they should conduct their savings. Personnel and Logistics branch of the Kenya Army Headquarters held a Financial Management seminar at Kabete Barracks from 17th to 21st September 2018. Motivational speakers were invited to share knowledge and experiences with military personnel on how to manage and invest their income. One of the key speakers, founder and

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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. Incoming Vice Chief of Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Robert Kibochi handed over command of the Kenya Army to Lieutenant General Walter Raria on 1st August, 2018 at the Kenya Army Headquarters. 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

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17 Kenya Rifles Hold Its First Unit Day

Chief Guest Commander 6 Brigade, Brigadier William Shume preside over quarter guard mounted by 17 Kenya Rifles during 17KR Unit day held in Nyali Barracks, Mombasa. Commander 6th Brigade, Brigadier William Shume graced the inaugural Unit Day for 17 Kenya Rifles that was held on 13th July 2017 at the Nyali Barracks, Mombasa. 17th Kenya Rifles whose Motto is ‘DESERT RANGERS’, is one of the Units in the Kenya Army. It was formed in 2009 as a result

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Vice Chief of Defence Forces Visits Troops in Somalia

A Kenya Defence Forces soldier shows the Vice Chief of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi the line of fire from a fighting trench during his visit to the Kenya Defence Forces troops serving under AMISOM, Somalia, on 23 July 2018. The new Vice Chief of the Defence Forces (VCDF), Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Robert Kibochi has in the past week been visiting Kenya Defence Forces troops under Africa Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

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Armour Day Celebrations

Two Panhards forming an arc to the entrance during Armour Day Celebrations held at 81 Tank Battalion on 30 June 2018. The 81Tank Battalion hosted its inaugural Armour Day celebrations on 30 June 2018. The ceremony brought together both serving and retired amour officers and service members. The purpose of the event was to appreciate and celebrate the contributions made by theretired armour officers in the establishment and making of Armoured Brigade.

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Presentation and Consecration Of “Fighting Five” New Presidential Colour

Western Command (WESTCOM) Brigadier (Brig) Dickson Ruto and Commanding Officer 5 Kenya Rifle Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Kariara presenting new Colour to the Colour Officer Lieutenant Derrick Omondi Kute. It was a historic day at the 5th Battalion Kenya Rifles as the unit's Military Chaplaincy consecrated the unit's new Presidential Colour at Gilgil Barracks on Saturday, 9th June 2018. Traditionally when a new Colour is presented to a Unit, the old

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Commander Kenya Army Delivers Lecture At The Defence Staff College

Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi is welcomed by Colonel Juma Mwinyikai at the Defence Staff College on 29 May 2018. The Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi delivered a lecture at the Defence Staff College on 29 May 2018. Defence Staff College is privileged to train officers from the entire continent of Africa. [caption id="attachment_1965" align="alignnone" width="700"] Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General

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88 Artillery Battalion Flag Handover

Deputy Army Commander Major General Walter Raria handing over the official flag of the newly established 88 Artillery Battalion to the Artillery Brigade Commander Brigadier Isaack Muchendu. The new 88Artillery (Arty) Battalion was presented with its official flag in a colourful ceremony led by the Deputy Army Commander Major General (Maj Gen) Walter Raria at Larisoro military range and training grounds in Isiolo County on Friday 27th April 2018.

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Curtains Fall On The Kenya Army Athletics Championship Inaugural Edition 2018.

Army Commander Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi presenting the best female athlete all round trophy to Isiolo team Captain Cpl Priscilla Tabunda (Common Wealth 2018 100m Hurdle semi finalist). Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant, General Robert Kibochi on 26th April 2018 presided over the finals of the 1st Edition of the Kenya Army Athletics Championship at Moi International Spots Centre Kasarani. The two day event sponsored by Barclays Bank of Kenya

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DoD CAU (Camp Admin Unit) Personnel Plant Tree Seedlings as the World Marks the International Day of Forests

Environment Cabinet Secretary Mr Keriako Tobiko plants a tree at the Kibiku area of Ngong during the event on Wednesday 21st March 2018. [caption id="attachment_1879" align="alignnone" width="800"] DSC-0099: DoD CAU (Camp Admin Unit) Commandant Colonel Jacob Ondieki demonstrating to Kibiku residents how a tree is planted at the Kibiku area of Ngong on Wednesday 21st March 2018.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1880" align="alignnone" width="800"]

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