Air Force News

Africa Air Chiefs’ Symposium- 2018

The Commander Kenya Air Force, Major General Francis Omondi Ogolla (center), United States Air Force Africa and Europe Commander General Tod Wolters (extreme left), Major General Phatshwana from Botswana (extreme right) in a group photo with other Association of African Air Forces members. The Commander Kenya Air Force, Major General Francis Omondi Ogolla EBS, HSC, ‘ndc’ (K), ‘psc’ (FRA) attended the Africa Air Chiefs’ Symposium- 2018 in

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Defence Cabinet Secretary Commissions State-Of-The-Art Facilities at Kahawa Barracks and Moi Air Base

Defence Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ambassador Raychelle Omamo unveils the plaque during Official opening of the Civilian Administrative Cluster Office block at Kahawa Garrison on 30th October, 2018. Defence Cabinet Secretary, Amb Raychelle Omamo officially opened four newly constructed buildings for civilian and military personnel at Kahawa Garrison and Moi Air Base. The structures that were recently completed are part of welfare and modernisation programme

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Defence CS Pays a Visit To KCSE Candidates at the Moi Forces Academy Nairobi

Defence Cabinet Secretary Amb. Raychelle Omamo addresses teaching staff at Moi Forces Academy, Nairobi on 30 October 2018. Defence Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ambassador Raychelle Omamo on Tuesday, 30 October 2018 paid a visit to Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education candidates at the Moi Forces Academy, Eastleigh Nairobi in a bid to encourage them for their final examinations. While addressing the students, CS Omamo urged them not to be fearful, as

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Helicopters Reception Ceremony

A Group Photo of Cabinet Secretary for Defence Ambassador Raychelle Omamo, Commander Kenya Air Force Major General Francis Ogolla, The UAE Ambassador to Kenya Ambassador Khalid Khalif, Senior Military Officers, UAE Armed Forces Officers, Kenya Air Force Pilots and Technicians. The Cabinet Secretary for Defence Ambassador Raychell Omamo on 14 of September, graced over the occasion for receiving and commissioning of   helicopters from the United

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Commander Kenya Air Force Visits KAF Formations

Commander Kenya Air Force Maj Gen Francis Ogolla during the inspection of a Quarter Guard mounted by Moi Air Base on his honour on 24 July 2018.    The newly appointed Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General Francis Ogolla commenced his maiden visit to KAF Formations on 20 July 2018 where he visited Forward Operating Base (FOB) Wajir. He also visited Mariakani, Mombasa, Laikipia and Moi Air Bases between 24 and 27 July 2018 before concluding

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Change of Guard at the Kenya Air Force on 17 JULY 2018

Outgoing Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Lt Gen S NThuita hands over the KAF Flag to the incoming Commander KAF Maj Gen F O Ogolla at KAF Headquarters in Moi Air Base on 17 July 18 On 15 July 2018, His Excellency, Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces, promoted, appointed and presided over a swearing in ceremony whereby Major General Francis O Ogolla, was sworn in as the Commander, Kenya

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Moi Air Base Hosts M-pesa Foundation Academy Students

M-pesa Foundation Academy students pose for a photo with Kenya Air Force personnel at Moi Air Base during their visit at the base. Kenya Air Force today held a mentorship program for the M-Pesa Foundation Academy students at Moi Air Base, Eastleigh. The students were received by Major Wafula Nasong’o who took them through a video presentation showing various activities carried out in the Kenya Defence Forces in order to achieve its mandate as a

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Kenya Air Force Family Open Day

Cabinet Secretary for Defence Ambassador Raychelle Omamo interacts with the family members of departed Kenya Air Force Personnel during the Kenya Air Force Family Day on 9th June 2018 at Moi Air Base Eastleigh, Nairobi. The Kenya Air Force (KAF) officially launched three Welfare Centres at Moi Air Base (MAB) Eastleigh, Laikipia Air Base (LAB) Nanyuki and Wajir Base during the KAF Family Open Day, on Saturday, 9th June, 2018 at the Moi Air Base (MAB)

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Djibouti President Visit Kenya

His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of Republic of Djibouti inspects a guard of honor mounted by the Kenya Air Force during his State Visit to Kenya on 9th May 2018. His Excellency the Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces (C in C) President Uhuru Kenyatta this morning welcomed the President of the Republic of Djibouti His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh to State House, Nairobi, with an elaborate State reception complete with a 21-gun

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Ethiopia Prime-Minister Visit To Kenya

His Excellency Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia inspects a guard of honor mounted by Kenya Air Force during his State Visit to Kenya on 7th May 2018. Ethiopian Prime Minister, His Excellency Dr.Abiy Ahmed Ali arrived in the country today for a two day visit. On arrival he was accorded full military honours including inspecting a guard of honour mounted by the Kenya Air force and the 21 gun-salute. After the arrival ceremonies, the

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