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KDF Ranking, Badges And Salaries They Earn Per Month.

Many Kenyan youth wishes to join Kenyan Defence Force but due to some reason they fail to get that chance.

But if you are a physical fit Kenyan citizen above 18 years and you have a national identity card, with atlist a D+ (plus) in KCSE you can join Kenyan Defence Force.

Other qualifications are:

Age limit should not exceed 26 years old, for GSO Cadets not above 30 years old and for Specialist Office, Imams and Chaplains should not be above 39 years.

Have no criminal record. (six) Minimum.

Men should be of 1.60 meters and above while woman should be 5 feet and above.

Men Should weigh 54.5kgs and above while woman should weigh 50.00kgs.

Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire duration of training.

Kenya Defence Force Officers are paid according to the ranks they have have. In most cases Ranks are pinned on shoulder, on the left hand and other ranks are worn on hand just like a watch.


This is the junior most ranking in KDF, privates receive from Ksh 19,941 to Ksh 30,000, depending on the duration of the military service.


 Corporals earn from Ksh 26,509 to Ksh 50,000, depending on the duration of the military service.


This is second in command of platoon, this rank is giving to an officer who had served for more than 15years.


A Majors pockets Ksh 102,106 each month in the beginning of the career, and Ksh 150,000 per month if you have reached the top.

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