Army News

7TH Kenya Rifles Battalion Welcomes New Presidential Colour

7KR led by Colour officer Lieutenant F M Mwatsui matches off the Colour. The 7th Kenya Rifles Battalion (7KR) on Tuesday 13th September 2016 officially replaced the Presidential Colour, at a colourful ceremony held at the Lang’ata Barracks Nairobi. In stylistic military performance, the old Colour finally took a bow and headed for the archives, with the new one taking charge, as hundreds of 7th Kenya Rifles officers, Service Members and their families

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India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi State Visit on 11 July 2016.

Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Leonard Ngondi salutes the Mausoleum of Kenya’s first President the Late Mzee Jomo Kenyatta as India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Senate Speaker Ekwee Ethuro look on. [caption id="attachment_1335" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Uhuru Kenyatta introduces Kenya Defence Forces Service Commanders to India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1336" align="aligncenter"

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Laying Of Wreath For The Late President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta By Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.

Kenya Defence Forces religious leaders leading the procession by Ethiopian Prime Minister to the Mausoleum on Thursday 23 June 2016. [caption id="attachment_1320" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Prayer session being conducted by religious leaders from Kenya Defence forces.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1323" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Kenya Army Commander Lt Gen L Ngondi salutes in honour of the late first president of Kenya H.E Mzee Jomo

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The Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn Visits State House

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn inspecting a guard of honor mounted by Kenya Air Force, at State House. [caption id="attachment_1306" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn greats Kenya`s Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Samson Mwathethe at State House, Nairobi.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1307" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Commander-in-Chief and the President of the Republic

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Kenyan Security Agencies Hold First Multi-Agency Rapid Response Capability Drill

Members of the multi-agency disaster response team including Police Service and St Johns Ambulance evacuate an injured person during the simulation of a terror attack. Defence Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ambassador Raychelle Omamo presided over the first Multi-Agency Rapid Response Capability Exercise Maliza Magaidi on 9th June 2016 at the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS) Embakasi, Nairobi. Speaking after witnessing a variety of drills carried

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Farewell Party for The Retiring Defence Forces Army Seargent Major Warrant Officer Class 1 James Akanga

Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Leonard Ngondi greets Army Sergeant Major Warrant Officer Class 1 Ogutu on arrival at Defence headquarters  Warrant Officers  mess during the farewell party for outgoing Army Seargent Major Warrant Officer Class 1 James Akanga on 10th June 16. [caption id="attachment_1274" align="aligncenter" width="602"] Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Leonard Ngondi makes his remarks during the farewell party for

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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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