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

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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

LATEST NEWS

MWAK CONCLUDES WEEK-LONG MATERNAL CAMPAIGN AND MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) has wrapped up a week-long mentorship and maternal health outreach program in five military units in Eldoret Nakuru and Gilgil regions. The activities […]

VCDF PRESIDES OVER THE KENYA DEFENCE FORCES GOLF ASSOCIATION PATRON’S PRIZE AWARD CEREMONY

VCDF PRESIDES OVER THE KENYA DEFENCE FORCES GOLF ASSOCIATION PATRON’S PRIZE AWARD CEREMONY The Vice Chief of Defence Forces and the patron of Kenya Defence Forces Golf Association (KDFGA) Lieutenant […]

RESIDENTS OF LARISORO RECEIVE MEDICAL CARE FROM KDF

KDF troops from 4th Brigade currently training in Archers Post Samburu county conducted a medical camp at LARISORO Community Dispensary between 18-22 October 2021. The medical team led by Lt […]

KENYA DEFENCE FORCES COLLABORATES WITH MINISTRY OF HEALTH IN A BREAST CANCER AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

The Kenya Defence Forces in collaboration with the Ministry of Health led a Breast Cancer awareness campaign and launch of National Breast Cancer Action Plan 2021/2025 in Nakuru County Referral […]

OUR SERVICES

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KDF DAY 10TH ANNIVERSARY MARKED ACROSS REGIONS

Kenya Defence Forces personnel from Kenya Air Force (KAF), Kenya Navy (KN) and the AMISOM Sector II on Saturday, 16th October 2021, marked the 10th anniversary of KDF Day from […]

KAHAWA GARRISON HOSTS 10TH KDF DAY ANNIVERSARY

On Saturday, 16 October 2021, Kahawa Garrison hosted the 10th KDF Day Anniversary. The celebrations were led by His Excellency President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of […]

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