The Kenya Defense Forces play an important role in the country in protecting our borders and providing essential security services in the country. They operate under the command of the Commander- in- Chief (CIC), a five- star general, Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi who is the second in command, followed by Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla, Deputy Chief of Defense Forces.
Retired General Julius Karangi served as the Chief of Defense Forces from 13th July in the year 2011 to his retirement on the 4th of May 2015. Picture courtesy. Retired General Julius Karangi. The General who is retired served in the Kenya Air Force wing of the Kenya Defense Forces until his retirement from the forces a few years ago.
President William Ruto appointed Member of Parliament for Garissa Township Aden Duale to head the Defense Docket for the next few years after which he was approved by Parliament and subsequently sworn into office Picture courtesy. Image from the meeting. The Chief of Defense Forces, General Robert Kibochi was appointed by Former President Uhuru Kenyatta with his term nearing an end as he is about to reach the retirement age.
The Cabinet Secretary of Defense, Aden Duale, is said to have visited the Kenya Defense Forces troops that are serving in Somalia. Picture courtesy. Image from the event. The Cabinet Secretary was accompanied by the Vice Chief of Defense Forces, Lieutenant General Francis Ogola as per the reports that we have with us this evening.
The Kenya Defense Forces has been at the forefront of ensuring that there is peace in the region with deployment being witnessed in many areas. Picture courtesy. Image from the scene. The peace keeping missions have been able to bring sanity to areas that are said to have been volatile and the residents being displaced as per the reports that we have with us.
The Cabinet Secretary of Defense, Aden Duale, has been visiting the Kenya Defense Forces troops across the region to ensure that their morale is up during this festive season. Picture courtesy. Image from the event. The Vice Chief of Defense Forces, Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla has also been accompanying the Cabinet Secretary of Defense in these missions.
The Kenya Defense Forces has been outstanding in carrying out its mandate as the protector of the country against any foreign attacks from enemies of the country. Picture courtesy. Former President Uhuru with Former CDF Samson Mwathethe. The Chief of Defense Forces is the highest position that one can attain in the Kenya Defense Forces and is usually occupied by the highest ranking officer who is usually a general.
Just a day after presiding over the pass out of Administrative Police Officers, president William Ruto who is the Commander in Chief of Defense Forces was yet again presiding the pass out of GSU Officers at Embakasi, Nairobi County. Warm photos were captured during this great event, some reminding kenyans about the last general election where president William Ruto was facing former prime minister Raila Odinga who was enjoying support from the then president Hon Uhuru Kenyatta.
General Kibochi No Show as New Set of Military Tech Gurus are Flagged Off To DRC, Their Job Revealed
The Chief of Defense Forces General Robert Kibochi is reportedly absent in an event involving the flagging off of another set of highly trained military troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo. As reported by the Kenya Defense Forces Twitter handle, the Deputy Army Commander (DAC) Major General (Maj Gen) Peter Muteti has presided over the event that has reportedly occured at Embakasi Garrison.
According to an update by the Kenya defence forces on their Twitter account today the chief of Defence forces Robert Kibochi send his assistant major general Muthuri Kiungu to represent him in a military function that happened today at the Kenya defence forces headquarters in Nairobi. The meeting today bringing together former military men who once served in the Kenya defence forces but retired after serving their term in the discipline forces of the Republic of Kenya.
According to the reports given by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that the Chief of Defense Forces General Kibochi bid farewell to a number of KDFs who are heading to Congo Photo :Courtesy A news report that was shared by the government revealed that the government of Kenya agreed to send the Kenya Defense Forces in Congo to help with the ongoing fight between Congo special forces and Rebels.
At the Embakasi 'A' Campus of the National Police Service in Nairobi, President William Ruto is scheduled to preside over the graduation of new police officers on January 10, 2023. Photo Courtesy. The police event was announced on KBC Channel 1 and was originally set for January 11, 2022.
On January 10, 2023, President William Ruto is anticipated to preside over the graduation of new police officers at the National Police Service's Embakasi 'A' Campus in Nairobi. Photo Courtesy The police event, originally scheduled for January 11, 2022, was announced on KBC Channel 1.
The Kenyan police force's president, William Ruto, has reaffirmed his commitment to bettering working conditions. President Ruto oversaw a police passout parade at the Kiganjo Police Training College in Nyeri, where he made a firm commitment that his administration would be steadfast in creating effective frameworks that would make it simple for the people who guard the country to carry out their duties.
What will happen to Vice Chief of the Defense Forces (VCDF) Lt-Gen Francis Ogolla later this year is now clearer. Ogolla is one of the military bosses who may not be on good terms with President William Ruto. This is because Ruto said that some of the military chiefs were part of a plan to rig the August 2022 presidential election so that Ruto wouldn't win.
On Tuesday, His Excellency the Head of State president William Ruto was at the Joseph Kangethe primary school in Kibra Constituency, in Nairobi county. The Commander-in-Chief of the Defense Forces witnessed the distribution of examination papers to the pupils of the primary school after opening the first batch of the examination.
Dr. William Samoei Ruto, the President and commander in Chief of the Defense Forces has recently made some key changes in the management of parastatals as former president Uhuru's allies were either fired or re-appointed to a less influential positions. Those who have benefited or dropped from the appointments of president Ruto are.
Robert Kibochi, the Chief of Defense Forces, has communicated with the President of Kenya, William Ruto, via a message. Kibochi claims that he is pleased that the nation has continued to enjoy stability and tranquility in the wake of the election on August 9th, despite the fact that political conflicts continue to exist.
Details Emerge on Powerful Message Chief of Defense Forces Told KDF Soldiers Before They Left To DRC
The Chief of Defense Forces General Robert Kibochi was today in charge of an event where hundreds of Military commandos were flagged off to the Democratic Republic of Congo for a peace keeping mission. The troops were allowed fo leave following President Ruto's recent orders. The President had informed that regional peace is a major factor in the regional development of the African countries.
Kenya's Defense Forces (KDF) are expected to work with partners from Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda, and Tanzania to find a long-term solution to the conflict in the DRC. As a result, the National Assembly Defence Intelligence and Foreign Relations Panel supported President William Ruto's proposal on Wednesday, November 9 to send Kenya Defense Forces to the East African Community Territorial Force to the Democratic Republic of Congo.