WE ARE THE MINISTRY THAT DEFENDS KENYA PROTECTS KENYANS AND BUILDS KENYA

The Executive Order No. 2 of May 2013 (Revised February 2020) created the Ministry of Defence. The work of the Ministry of Defence is informed by the Constitution of the Republic of Kenya. The Ministry is obliged to facilitate and support the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) in the discharge of their mandate under Article 241 (3) (a), (b) & (c) of the Constitution.

OUR MISSION

To defend and protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic, assist and cooperate with other authorities in situations of emergency or disaster and restore peace in any part of Kenya affected by unrest or instability as assigned.

OUR VISION

A premier, credible and mission capable force deeply rooted in professionalism.

OUR COMMITMENT

The Ministry of Defence is committed to defending and protecting the people of the Republic of Kenya and their property against external aggression and also in providing support to the Civil Authority as per the Law.

HUMANITARIAN CIVIC ACTION

OUR LEADERS

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H. E. PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA, CGH
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES

HON. EUGENE L. WAMALWA, EGH
CABINET SECRETARY: MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

GEN ROBERT. K. KIBOCHI EGH CBS ‘ndc’ (K) ‘psc’ (UK)  CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES

HON. P. O. ODOYO, CBS
CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY

Dr. Ibrahim M Mohamed CBS

DR. I. M. MOHAMED,CBS
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY

LT GEN F. O. OGOLLA MGH EBS HSC ‘ndc’ (K) ‘psc’ (FRA)
VICE CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES

SERVICE COMMANDERS

Lt Gen W. R. Koipaton MGH CBS OGW ‘ndc’ (K) ‘psc’ (TZ)
Commander Kenya Army

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KENYA DEFENCE FORCES MARKS WORLD AIDS DAY

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) joined the world to commemorate the annual World Aids Day on 1st December 2021 at the Defence Headquarters and other KDF units across the country […]

OUR SERVICES

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