Army News

Farewell party for the retiring Kenya Army Sergeant Major

Commander Kenya Army Lt Gen Walter Raria hands over a present of a portrait to outgoing Army Sergeant Major William Ogutu and his family. After forty years of distinguished service to the country through Kenya Defence Forces, Kenya Army Sergeant Major (ASM) Warrant Officer Class One (WO1) William Ogutu finally hanged his boots in a colourful farewell ceremony at the Headquarters Kenya Army Ngao gardens on 15th February 2019. This is the first time

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Kenya Army Mentors Young Aviators

Sergeant Arthur Denje a KDF aeronautical technician at the Joint Helicopter Command taking through the students on the basic components of a helicopter. Kenya Defence Forces, Joint Helicopter Command (JHC) today hosted students from the Alliance High School as part of KDF’s continuous mentorship programme where the military personnel in different career specialization interact and mentor students on career and other life skills. The students who

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Defence Cabinet Secretary and Chief of Defence Forces Visit Kahawa Garrison

Defence Cabinet Secretary Amb. Raychelle Omamo, Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe and Kahawa Garrison Commander Brigadier Daniel Pyapan salute in honour of the KDF fallen heroes. The Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Defence Ambassador Raychelle Omamo and the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Samson Mwathethe visited Kahawa Garrison to pass festive season greetings to the troops. While addressing the troops, Defence CS Ambassador Raychelle

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Kenya Defence Forces Taekwondo Team Leaves for Brazil

Deputy Army Commander Major General Thomas Chepkuto, takes a group photo with Senior Military Officers, Army Sergeant Major, Defence Sergeant Major and the Taekwondo team.    Deputy Army Commander Major General Thomas Chepkuto presided over a flag hand-over ceremony at Defence Headquarter on Tuesday, 20th November 2018. The Kenyan flag was handed to the KDF Taekwondo team which will be proceeding to the 24th World Military Taekwondo Championship

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Isiolo Scoops Army Athletics Championships

10km women race athletes during the Kenya Army Cross Country championship 2018 at Kahawa Garrison on 23 October 2018. Isiolo Team scooped this year's Second Edition of the Kenya Army Cross Country Championships title while Lanet Team came second followed by Garissa in the championships held at Kahawa Garrison. The championship is the last major athletic events in the Kenya Army sports calendar this year and also the greatest in the Kenya Army Athletics

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Kenya Army Successfully Executes Combined Fire Arms Demonstration

78 Tank Battalion employs direct fire to the Enemy in support of ground troops during Kenya Army combined arms fire power demonstration at Archers post in Isiolo. The Kenya Army (KA) Firepower Demonstration exercise held in the general area of Isiolo and Archers Post, presided over by Kenya Army Commander Lieutenant General Walter Raria has come to a close today. Maximum fire effect was achievedby boots on ground reinforced by Aviation, Armour and

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Major General Tim Hyams Pays a Courtesy Call to the Deputy Army Commander

Deputy Kenya Army  Commander Major General Thomas Chepkuto holds talks with the UK's Director of Land Warfare Major General Tim Hyams during his visit to Kenya Army Headquarters on 25 October 2018. [caption id="attachment_2122" align="alignnone" width="700"] Deputy Kenya Army Commander Major General Thomas Chepkuto shows the list of previous Kenya Army Commanders to UK's Director of Land Warfare and his entourage during his visit to Kenya Army Headquarters.[/caption]

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Defence Headquarters Academy Graduation 2018

Chief Guest who is also the Commanding Officer Defence Headquarters Camp Admin Unit Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Ng’eny awards a certificate to one of the graduating children during the graduation ceremony on 24 October 2018. The Defence Headquarters Academy in Nairobi on 24th October 2018 held a graduation ceremony for their pupils graduating from Pre-Unit to class one. The chief guest was the Commanding Officer Defence Headquarters Camp Admin Unit

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Kabete Barracks Soldiers Visit Tumshangilieni Mtoto Children’s Home

Senior Private Samuel Kepkemei of Special Force having fun with the kids of Tumshangilieni Mtoto Children’s Home during the visit on 12 October 2018. As a build up to the annual commemoration of Kenya Defence Forces Day on October 14th, Soldiers from Kabete Barracks visited Tumshangilie Mtoto Children’s home in Kibagare Slums, Loresho on 12th October 2018. KDF soldiers from Kabete Barracks had the opportunity to mingle and have fun with 250 children

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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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