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Seven best trainees were awarded certificates and gifts among them was Col Chris Ogwal the Commander of BG XXI. DPU PHOTO
Seven best trainees were awarded certificates and gifts among them was Col Chris Ogwal the Commander of BG XXI. DPU PHOTO

You Must Understand UPDF's Purpose - CDF Muhoozi Tells Soldiers

This was at the Singo-based Peace Support Operations Training Centre, in Nakaseke District, as he officiated at the closure of the  Ideological Orientation Course on Friday
posted onMay 12, 2018
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By Kampala Post Reporter

NAKASEKE. The Uganda Peoples ’Defence Forces (UPDF) Chief of Defence Forces, Gen David Muhoozi has told Officers and Militants of Battle Groups XX1, XXV and UNGU (United Nations Guard Unit) V not only to  learn but understand the interest, mission and purpose of the force they serve. The CDF took them through  the ideology and the history of UPDF.

This was at the Singo-based Peace Support Operations Training Centre, in Nakaseke District, as he officiated at the closure of the  Ideological Orientation Course on Friday. 

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Gen David Muhoozi speaks to the soldiers on Friday. Courtesy photo

Gen Muhoozi who was giving a lecture of opportunity at the reception of Battle Group (BG) XXI and the conclusion of training  plus pass out of BG XXV and  UNGU V, reminded the trainees that discipline is a core element in the foundation of UPDF and the wanaichi remain  an important factor in the success of the army's mission.

"We are not machines or robots bearing arms but decent human beings with a purpose "he pointed out.

The CDF while welcoming  back BG XX1  at the same function, cautioned them to stay out of trouble, be patient with whatever they find back home, chose their investments wisely and seek information from  experts on finances to avoid being exploited.

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The function was also attended by the commander land forces, Brig Leopold  Kyanda. DPU PHOTO

"We expect nothing less than loyalty, sacrifice and discipline" he said.

Brig Charles Wacha who represented the Chief Political Commissar, encouraged the soldiers to enhance the ideology of UPDF and purse all the programmes continuosly.

Seven best trainees were awarded certificates and gifts among them was Col Chris Ogwal the Commander of  BG XXI.

The function was also attende by the Chief of Staff Land Forces Brig Leopold  Kyanda  and  other Senior Officers.

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