Air Force News

Recruits Pass Out Parade

H.E. Hon Uhuru Kenyatta President and Commander-in-chief of the Defence Forces of the Republic of Kenya inspects the parade mounted by the recruits. H.E Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of Defence Forces presided over the recruits passing out parade at Recruits Training School (RTS) in Eldoret on 23rd May 2016. The colourful event saw recruits take an oath of Allegiance, to defend the country after undergoing

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Senior Command Course at Joint War Centre

Major General Walter Koipaton Raria (General Officer Commanding West Command) in a group photo with Senior Command course students sitting from left to right: Col Robert Kiptanui Kitur , Col Sane Kerempe(Chief Instructor), Brigadier Thomas Kipkosgei Chepkuto (Commandant Joint War Centre) and Col Luka Kipkemoi Kutto (Senior Instructor) at Joint War Centre. [caption id="attachment_1241" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Major General Walter Koipaton

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The Late Mama Lucy Kibaki Requiem Mass at Consolata Shrine, Westlands on 4th May 2016.

Kenya Defence Forces Pallbearers carry the casket bearing the body of the late Mama Lucy Kibaki [caption id="attachment_1226" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The President and Commander in Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces Uhuru Kenyatta is received by Vice Chief of the Defence Forces (VCDF) Lt Gen Joseph Kasaon at Consolata Shrine church Westlands.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1225" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Vice Chief of the Defence

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37th KDF Athletics Championship 2016

Cpl Abel Mutai leads the pack in the 3,000M men Steeplechase during the 37th KDF Championship at Kasarani stadium,Nairobi. The 37th Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Athletics Championship 2016 opened on 27th April, 2016 and concluded on 29th April, 2016 at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani. The sporting event marked astounding results as the heavyweight’s qualified for a position to battle at the national trials against athletes from Kenya

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Courtesy Call to Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General L M Ngondi by Defence Attache (DA) United States Colonel McCoy on 19th April 2016

Defence Attache (DA) United States,Colonel McCoy in a session when he paid a courtesy call to Lt Gen L M Ngondi,Commander Kenya Army on 19 April 2016. [caption id="attachment_1205" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Commander Kenya Army Lt Gen LM Ngondi and staff Officers in a meeting with Kenya United States Liaison Office (KUSLO) representatives.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1206" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Commander Kenya Army Lt Gen

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Archbishop Wabukala Presides Over The Consecration Of St. Michael’s Cathedral At Defence Headquarters

The Chief Guest, Archbishop Eliud Wabukala, and other dignitaries pose for a group photo at the consecration of St Michael’s Cathedral at the Defence Headquarters, Nairobi. On Sunday, 24th April 2016, the Head of the Anglican Church in Kenya Archbishop Eliud Wabukala consecrated St. Michael’s Cathedral which is based at the Defence Headquarters, Nairobi. The consecration was witnessed by Defence Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Raychelle Omamo SC

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Promotion Exams (PROMEX) Exercise 2016

Group photo of Commander Kenya Army, with Senior Officers during practical promotion examinations held at Kajiado training area on 21 April 2016. [caption id="attachment_1182" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chief of Operations Kenya Army Brigadier P Buluma briefing Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Leonard Ngondi at the Officers practical promotion exam site on 21April 2016.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1183" align="aligncenter" width="600"]

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20 Para Troopers Training

Training instructors ensuring that the para trooping students’ parachutes are properly in place ready for aircraft jump.   [caption id="attachment_1166" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Kenya Army 20 Parachute Battalion personnel undertaking a routine jump test on the training ladders before proceeding for aircraft jump training.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1169" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Para trooping students boarding the aircraft

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The Flagging Off Ceremony Of The Refurbished Military Vehicles

Commander Kenya Army being briefed by Warrant Officer I Ken Thompson, Technical/Mechanical expert US Army during the flagging off ceremony of refurbished vehicles at Kahawa Garrison. The Kenya Defence Forces boasts of highly skilled personnel in mechanical and electrical repair of vehicles. The vehicles fall under Kenya Army corps of Electrical Mechanical Engineering (KAEME) based at Kahawa Garrison. Most of them are used within the unit locations

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Cadet Training

Intake 04/15 of cadets during Full Soldier Marching Order exercise(FSMO) Kenya Defence Forces Cadets undertakes their training at the Kenya Military Academy (KMA), which was formerly known as Armed Forces Training College (AFTC). Cadet training encompasses theoretical, physical and mental training for selected personnel who are commissioned as Officers of the Kenya Defence Forces. The senior most intake for General Service Officers (GSO) cadets “KMA

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