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OFFICIAL CLOSING OF THE KENYA DEFENCE FORCES NATIONWIDE RECRUITMENT

The Kenya Defence Forces nationwide recruitment exercise for General Service Officer Cadets(GSO), GSO Graduate Cadets, General Duty Recruits and Defence Forces Constables officially came to an end today on 26th […]

NEW OFFICERS READY TO SERVE

H.E. Hon Uhuru Kenyatta the President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of Kenya Defence Forces on Friday, 26 November 2021 Commissioned Officer Cadets’ intake 09/2021, Specialists and […]

KMA OFFICERS GRADUATION 2021

Kenya Military Academy Officer Cadets, Specialist Officers and Special Duty Officers Commissioning Parade will be held on Friday 26 November 2021. The public is hereby informed that, in keeping with […]

NTANGULETY RESIDENTS IN LAIKIPIA RECEIVE WATER AND MEDICAL AID

A multi-agency security team at Ngoisusu Military Camp today distributed clean water to cushion residents of Ntangulety village in Laikipia West, Laikipia County, from acute shortage of the commodity. Additionally, […]

NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE COURSE VISIT KENYA ARMY HEADQUARTERS

Commander Kenya Army, Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton on Tuesday, 23rd November 2021, led Staff Officers at Headquarters Kenya Army (HQ KA) in welcoming National Defence College (NDC) staff and course […]

VICE CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES PRESIDES OVER GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY OF THE WARRANT OFFICERS AND SERGEANTS’ MESS

The Vice Chief of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla, today 23 November 2021, presided over the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the Warrant Officers and Sergeant’s […]

DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS LEGAL SERVICES HOSTS A WORKSHOP FOR COURT MARTIAL JUDGE ADVOCATES

On Tuesday, 23rd November 2021, Hon. Eugene Wamalwa, Cabinet Secretary for Defence officiated the opening of a two day workshop for judge advocates from the Judiciary of Kenya taking up […]

KDF RECRUITMENT EXERCISE CONTINUES AT THE NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE (NYS)

The KDF recruitment drive for the National Youth Service (NYS) personnel commenced at the NYS HQ in Ruaraka. The exercise attracted over 2000 candidates, as the nationwide recruitment exercise enters […]

KENYA ARMY CORPS OF TRANSPORT PARTICIPATES IN A TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

Kenya Army Corps of Transport (KACT) on Wednesday, 17 2021 participated in a tree planting exercise in Kinangop Sub-county where they planted 5,000 trees at Karima Girl’s High School. The […]

SHORTLISTED SPECIALISTS AND TRADESMEN/ WOMEN 2021

The under-listed applicants have been shortlisted as Specialist Officers and Tradesmen/women. The applicants are to report for interviews as below: a. Tradesmen/ women to report to Embakasi Garrison – Nairobi, […]

KDF TROOPS DONATE POULTRY TO WOMEN GROUPS IN DHOBLEY

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Female Engagement Team (FET) deployed in Somalia under African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Wednesday, 17th November 2021 donated hybrid chicken to local women […]

MAN ARRESTED FOR RECRUITMENT BRIBERY SUSPICION

On Tuesday 16 November 2021, a male adult aged 58 years was arrested on suspicion of trying to influence the ongoing Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) recruitment exercise in favour of […]

KDF OFFICER COURT MARTIALED OVER RECRUITMENT MALPRACTICES.

KDF’s Captain Robert Kipkorir Mutai was today arraigned before a court-martial at Langata Barracks to answer various charges of recruitment malpractices. The officer appeared before Senior Principal Magistrate Hon. Boaz […]

KENYA SPACE AGENCY AWARDS RESEARCH GRANTS FOR SPACE TECHNOLOGY TO UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

The Kenya Space Agency (KSA) has today 16 November 2021 awarded, University of Nairobi, Technical University of Kenya, Kenyatta University and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology research grants […]

KDF LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE RECRUITMENT DRIVE

The Vice Chief of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla today launched the 2021 Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) nationwide field recruitment drive that will take place in 327 gazetted […]

BRIBERY ATTEMPT IN KAKAMEGA

A young man was today 15 November 2021 arrested in Malava, Kakamega County for attempting to bribe a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Officer in the ongoing countrywide recruitment drive. The […]

KDF JOINS COMMONWEALTH NATIONS IN COMMEMORATING WORLD WAR HEROES AND HEROINES

Kenya Defence Forces led by General Officer Commanding Eastern Command (GOC EastCom) Major General Ayub Matiiri, on Sunday, 14th November 2021 joined Commonwealth of Nations member states for a Commonwealth […]

LAB PRIMARY SCHOOL ALUMNI CONDUCT A MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME

Laikipia Air Base (LAB) Primary School Alumni carried out a mentorship programme and donated school stationery and sporting items to LAB primary and secondary schools on 12th November 2021. During […]

KDF AND PARTNERS IN CVE CAMPAIGNS

KDF in collaboration with the National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC) and the National Prison Service conducted a security sector counter violent extremism program targeting the frontline officers in Wundanyi Prison […]

KACT MENTORSHIP REACHES OUT

Kenya Army Corps of Transport (KACT) Welfare Team conducted a mentorship visit to Ndururuno Primary School, Huruma on 11 November 2021. The visit targeted class 4 to 8 girls who […]

DEFENCE FORCES CONSTABULARIES GRADUATE FROM SCHOOL OF INFANTRY IN ISIOLO

Defence Forces Constabularies comprising former National Youth Service (NYS) and 11 ex-KDF soldiers on 11 November 2021 graduated from School of Infantry (SOI) after competing a six months military training. […]

KENYA ARMY PERSONNEL GIVING BACK

Kenya Army Personnel from 15 Kenya Rifle Battalion stationed at Gherile-Kenya Foward Operating Base on 10th November 2021 handed over a water storage tank to Gherile Mosque. The tank will […]

PUBLIC NOTICE: CHANGE OF VENUE

Ministry of Defence wishes to inform the interested participants to take note of the change of venue for the exercise slated for Monday, 15 November 2021. Change of venue Ministry […]

ULINZI STARLETS CLINCHES SUPER CUP TITLE

Ulinzi Starlets were feted as champions of Women’s Super Cup League on Sunday 7 November 2021 after thrashing Thika Queens nine goals to eight in post-match penalties at Utalii Grounds […]

SUPPORTING CIVIL AUTHORITIES’ ACTIVITIES AS A MEASURE OF DEEPENING INTEGRATION AND WIDENING COOPERATION IN THE EAST AFRICAN REGION

The Defence Forces from the East African Community (EAC) Partner States will continue focusing on Civil Military Cooperation (CIMIC) activities, over and above security matters, as an effort to participate […]

MOMENT OF PRIDE AS RECRUITS GRADUATE FROM TRAINING SCHOOL

It was a moment of pride as recruits took an Oath of Allegiance to serve the Republic of Kenya as KDF soldiers after a rigorous six month training at the […]

NATIONAL DEFENCE UNIVERSITY-KENYA COMPLEX GROUND-BREAKING

The Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kiboch on 3rd November 2021 presided over the ground-breaking ceremony to commence the construction of the National Defence University-Kenya (NDU-K) complex. […]

MWAK CONCLUDES THREE-DAY MATERNAL AND CHILD CARE OUTREACH IN THE COAST REGION

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) has completed a three-day mentorship and maternal health outreach in the Coast region. They visited two military units and conducted a mentorship program […]

MULTIAGENCY SECURITY TEAM IN LAIKIPIA CONDUCT MEDICAP AND DONATE EQUIPMENT AT OL MORAN.

Multiagency security teams in Laikipia County today conducted a free Medical Camp at Ol Moran Center where residents received treatment on various illnesses such as Malaria, Diarrheal, Respiratory tract infections […]

A NEW DAWN: KDF ELEVATES STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on Tuesday, 2nd November 2021 officially opened the newly-constructed Strategic Communications Office at the Defence Headquarters in Nairobi. The new office […]

DEFENCE CS HOSTS UK DELEGATION

The Cabinet Secretary for Defence Hon. Eugene Wamalwa has today, 02 November 2021 hosted UK Minister for Armed Forces Mr. James Heappey who is in the country on official duty. […]

DEFENCE CS OPENS THE 12TH ANNUAL RETREAT ON PEACE, SECURITY AND STABILITY IN AFRICA

Defence Cabinet Secretary Hon. Eugene Wamalwa on Monday 1 November 2021 opened the 12th session of a High Level Retreat on the Promotion of Peace, Security and Stability in Africa […]

THE 7 KR-BASED MAROON COMMANDOS BAND

7 KR-based Maroon Commandos Band this year October 1st marked its 51st anniversary. The Journey started in 1969 when the first CO of 7KR (GilgilBrks) Lt. Col. J.M.M Wambua alias […]

ADVERTISEMENT FOR RECRUITMENT OF GENERAL SERVICE OFFICER (GSO) CADETS, SPECIALIST OFFICERS, GENERAL DUTY RECRUITS, TRADESMEN/WOMEN AND DEFENCE FORCES CONSTABLES INTO THE KENYA DEFENCE FORCES

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) is pleased to announce to the public that the recruitment of General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets (Regular), General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets (Graduate degree holders), […]

SOLDIERS AND THEIR DEPENDANTS FROM ELDORET REGION TO BENEFIT FROM LEVEL IV HOSPITAL

Soldiers, their families and dependants from Eldoret Region and the wider Western Region will from June 2022 benefit from a Level IV proposed Eldoret Regional Hospital (ERH). The ground breaking […]

KDF MENTORSHIP PROGRAM CONTINUES

Defence Headquarters Senior Imam Lieutenant Colonel R K Athman on 30th October 2021 held a mentorship session for Cadets and students from Moi Forces Academy, Lanet during this year’s Muslim […]

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE CONTINUE TO IMPROVE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SKILLS

The Principal Secretary, Ministry of Defence Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed on Friday 29 October 2021 closed a five-day Public Financial Expenditure Management Workshop at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies. The […]

MOST FACILITATIVE GOVERNMENT AGENCY IN TAX ENFORCEMENT AND RECOVERY

The Ministry of Defence today received an award for the Most Facilitative Government Agency in Tax Enforcement and Recovery. This category of awards is dedicated to the government agency that […]

COMMUNITY SERVICE BY THE KENYA MILITARY ACADEMY

Istructors and Cadets of the Kenya Military Academy yesterday conducted a Community Service Activity at John Mututho Empowerment Centre (Jomec). The activity was themed as ‘Exercise Boresha Mazingira’. The Kenya […]

HEADQUARTER WING SHINES IN THE 2021 MOI AIR BASE INTER-WINGS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP

Moi Air Base (MAB), Headquarter (HQ) Wing emerged the overall winners of the 2021 MAB inter-wings cross country championship held at the MAB Sina Makosa Grounds on 27th October 2021. […]

KDF PERSONNEL COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM

KDF personnel in Gerrille on 26 October 2021 met with the area leaders in a Key Leadership Engagement. Some of the issues discussed included Countering Violent Extremism and the need […]

AUCTION NOTICE

The Ministry of Defence wishes to sell the under listed casted vehicles,equipments and Boarded general stores through a public tender. Eligible and interested bidders are invited to submit their bids.

AMISOM FETES KENYAN TROOPS WITH MEDALS FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE IN SOMALIA

DHOBLEY, 26 October 2021 – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has awarded medals to Kenyan troops for their invaluable contribution to the ongoing peace and stabilization efforts in […]

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

The Vice Chief of Defence Forces and the patron of Kenya Defence Forces Golf Association (KDFGA) Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla presided over the KDFGA Patron’s prize ceremony at Kenya Airforce […]

AMISOM’S STORY OF CREATING STABILITY IN SOMALIA TEN YEARS LATER

AMISOM’s story of creating stability in Somalia ten years later

KDF SOLDIERS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE IN SOMALIA A DECADE AFTER ‘OPERATION LINDA NCHI’ WAS LAUNCHED

KDF soldiers share their experience in Somalia a decade after ‘Operation Linda Nchi’ was launched

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 […]

WANAWAKE WA KDF WACHUKUA NAFASI MUHIMU SOMALIA

Somo La Somalia: Wanawake wa KDF wachukua nafasi muhimu Somalia

MULTI AGENCY PEACE CAMPAIGN GAINS MOMENTUM IN LAIKIPA WEST

Multiagency security personnel drawn from various agencies yesterday held a Key Leadership Engagement(KLE) session with elders drawn from various villages neighboring the Laikipia Nature Conservancy (LNC) at Eighteen police post […]

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 […]

KDF BAGS SILVER AND BRONZE IN OSMA GAMES IN NIGERIA

Kenya Defence Forces men and women 4x100m invitation relay teams won Silver and Bronze medals respectively in the 1st Chief of Defence Staff Organisation of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA) […]

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 […]

BATTLE FOR HOSINGOW

For ten years now the Kenya Defence Forces have been in Somalia in operation ‘Linda Nchi’ following an afront to the country’s sovereignty, by the Al Shabaab terror outfit. The […]

MAU WATER TOWER REFORESTATION PROJECT

On 13 October 2021, KDF participated in the launch of the “Mau Water Tower Reforestation Project” by Green Belt Movement (GBM) in collaboration with French Development Agency (AFD) a project […]

CS MONICA JUMA HANDS OVER OFFICE REIGNS TO INCOMING DEFENCE CS EUGENE WAMALWA

15 October 2021 marked the official handover of office within the Ministry of Defence (MoD) between outgoing Cabinet Secretary Ambassador (Dr) Monica Juma and the incoming CS Hon. Eugene Wamalwa […]

FULLY ARMOURED: NTV FEATURE

On this day for the last ten years, the Kenya Defence Forces have been honouring soldiers for the sacrifice they continue to give in order to defend the sovereignty of […]

SECTIONS OF SOMALIA RECOVERING FROM DECADES OF WAR

Sections of Somalia recovering from decades of war Businesses reopen as semblance of stability restored KDF has been keeping peace in Somalia for 10 years

DAY 4 OF THE EAC ARMED FORCES’ CIMIC WEEK

Yesterday, 12 October 2021 marked the fourth day of the East African Community (EAC) Armed Forces’ CIMIC Activities Week. Medics from Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) who are stationed at […]

KDF PARTICIPATES IN OSMA GAMES IN NIGERIA

Kenya Defence Forces is participating in the 1st Chief of Defence Staff Organisation of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA) Sahel Countries Military Games for Peace and Solidarity in Abuja Nigeria. […]

EAC ARMED FORCES’ FREE MEDICAL CAMP IN MATUU

The ongoing East Africa Armed Forces medical campaign continued today with a delegation from the South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF) conducting a free medical camp in Matuu Level 4 […]

DAY 2 OF THE EAC ARMED FORCES’ CIMIC WEEK

Today, 10 October 2021 marked the second day of the EAC Armed Forces’ CIMIC Activities Week. Medics from the Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) who are stationed at the Muumandu Health […]

KDF 10 YEARS IN SOMALIA EPISODE ONE : K24TV

KDF 10 years in Somalia    

EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY CIMIC ACTIVITY WEEK COMMENCES.

The 3rd East African Community (EAC) Armed Forces’ Civil Military Cooperation (CIMIC) Activities Week kicked off on 9th October 2021. The annual event that will be hosted by the Republic […]

BERLIN CLIMATE AND SECURITY CONFERENCE

The Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on 7th October 2021 participated in a high level session on matters climate at the Berlin Climate and Security Conference. […]

KDF STEPS IN TO ALLEVIATE WATER SHORTAGE IN DROUGHT STRICKEN AREAS

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops working under Operation Amani Boni (OAB) on 7th October 2021 handed over two complete water pans to the residents of Basuba village, Lamu East […]

MULTI AGENCY PEACE CAMPAIGN CONTINUES IN LAIKIPIA

Multiagency security personnel today held a Key Leadership Engagement (KLE) with Samburu and Pokot elders at Ngoisuai, Long’al and Survey areas in Laikipia County. These engagements are continued efforts by […]

MWAK TAKES MATERNAL HEALTH OUTREACH TO LANG’ATA GARRISON.

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on the 5th, October 2021 took the Medical Outreach to Langata Garrison to sensitize the mothers on safe maternal health. Speaking during the […]

MULTI-AGENCY SECURITY TEAMS VISIT LOCALS AT NGOISUSU AND OFFER MEDICAL AID AT NAGUM IN LAIKIPIA

Multiagency security teams on 5th October 2021 visited residents of Longal village in Ngoisusu sub location, to rally locals to know their neighbors towards easy identification of suspicious individuals amongst […]

OFFICIAL CORNERSTONE LAYING CEREMONY OF THE COUNTER IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVICE TRAINING WING

On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, German Deputy Ambassador accredited to Kenya, Mr. Thomas Wimmer laid the cornerstone for the new Counter Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) Wing project at the Humanitarian […]

SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES FOR ADVERTISED VACANCIES (CIVILIAN STAFF)

The following is a list of shortlisted candidates for various advertised vacancies in the Ministry of Defence Civilian staff. The shortlisted candidates are hereby invited for interviews on the dates […]

KDF AND NTCT COUNTER VIOLENT EXTREMISM TRAINING TO MANYANI MAXIMUM PRISON STAFF

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) in collaboration with National Counter Terrorism Centre (NTCT) conducts Counter Violent Extremism training to Manyani maximum prison staff. Prisons have been pointed as one of […]

ULINZI STARLETS FC WON THE INAUGURAL FKF WOMEN CUP TOURNAMENT

Ulinzi Starlets FC won the Inaugural FKF Women Cup Tournament after beating Vihiga Queens on Saturday 02 October 2021 at Nakuru ASK Showground. The tournament started in January this year […]

GOVERNMENT CONTINUES WITH PROJECTS IN BARINGO AND LAIKIPIA COUNTIES TO ENHANCE SECURITY

Multiagency security team continued rolling out projects in both Laikipia and Baringo counties, a process aimed at resolving challenges that often lead to instability among pastoralist communities in the region. […]

17th GRADUATION CEREMONY AT THE DEFENCE FORCES TECHNICAL COLLEGE

The Commander, Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda presided over the 17th graduation ceremony of the Defence Forces Technical College (DEFTEC) on 1 October 2021 at Embakasi garrison, […]

GOVERNMENT COMMENCES PROJECTS TO ADDRESS CHALLENGES IN LAIKIPIA

The government has commenced projects aimed at addressing challenges facing residents in Laikipia County that often lead to conflict. Identification of areas for building of standard dams by Kenya Defence […]

MWAK’S MATERNAL AND CHILD WELFARE OUTREACH CAMPAIGN LANDS AT MOI AIR BASE.

Families at Moi Air Base benefited from day two of the Maternal Health Outreach campaign organised by the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on 29 September 2021. The outreach […]

AMISOM TROOPS DONATE SCHOLASTIC MATERIALS IN BURAHACHE*

The Kenya Defence forces (KDF) troops serving under African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) donated scholastic materials to pupils in Elwak Primary School in Gedo Region, Jubaland State of Somalia, […]

KDF TEAM RECEIVES FLAG AHEAD OF CHAMPIONSHIP IN NIGERIA

The General Officer Commanding Border Security Command (GOC BSC) Major General Stephen Otieno handed over the Kenyan flag to the Kenya Defence Forces team headed to Abuja, Nigeria for the […]

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI STUDENTS VISIT THE KENYA NAVY

Students from the Geospatial Engineering Department in the University of Nairobi on 30 Sept 2021 paid a visit to the Kenya Navy Headquarters. The one-day visit was aimed at familiarizing […]

KENYA ARMY CHAPLAINCY CONDUCTS MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME AT MOI FORCES ACADEMY NAIROBI

The Kenya Army Catholic Chaplaincy led by Colonel (Fr.) George Maingi, on Wednesday 29 September 2021, conducted a one-day mentorship programme at the Moi Forces Academy in Nairobi. During the […]

ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANT POSTS (CIVILIAN STAFF)

Applications are invited for the following posts in the Ministry of Defence. Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by completing ONE application form PSC2 (Revised 2016) […]

ZAMBIA DEFENCE SERVICES, COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE VISIT KENYA

Officers from Zambia Defence Forces (ZDF) currently studying at Zambia Defence Services, Command and Staff College on 27th September 2021 visited the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) and at Defence Staff College […]

KDF CONSTRUCTS FIRST BOARDING SCHOOL IN LAMU EAST

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops working under the Operation Amani Boni (OAB ) have today handed over a fully-fledged and first Boarding Mixed Primary School in Mangai, Lamu East. The […]

FRENCH AIR BRIGADE GENERAL PAYS COURTESY CALL ON VICE CHIEF OF DEFENCE FORCES

The French Air Brigade General Stéphane Dupont, Commander, French Forces in Djibouti paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla […]

KDF DONATES BEDS TO NEEDY STUDENTS IN KISMAYO

The Kenya Defence Forces troops serving in Somalia under the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), on 28 September 2021, donated 50 beds and mattresses to students in Kismayo. Addressing the […]

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW CLASSROOMS COMMENCE AT MERIGWITI PRIMARY SCHOOL

Merigwiti Primary School is set to benefit from the ongoing multiagency operation in Laikipia County with construction of a new block to boost learning at the institution. The project, spearheaded […]

SALE THE UNDER LISTED BUFFALO AIRCRAFT

The Ministry of Defence wishes to sell the under listed Buffalo Aircraft, associated equipment and spares through a public tender. Eligible and interested bidders are invited to submit their bids. […]

KDF MUSLIM CHAPLAINCY HOLDS SPIRITUAL NOURISHMENT SESSION AT MOI FORCES ACADEMY.

Kenya Defence Forces Imam Major Omar Mohamed today conducted a spiritual guidance session for students of Moi Forces Academy Eastleigh, Nairobi. The sessions were initiated in February last year by […]

DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS MARKS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE IN KAWANGWARE,NAIROBI

KDF’s Defence Headquarters Camp Admin Unit (DHQ-CAU) leadership joined other security agencies in marking the International Day of Peace in Kawangware, Nairobi County, on 24 and 25 September 2021. DHQ- […]

POKOT AND ILCHAMUS COMMUNITIES RECONCILE

A multi agency meeting under the guidance of 2nd Brigade Commander Brigadier Peter Assava facilitated reconciliation between the Pokot and Ilchamus communities in Baringo. The two communities through their leaders […]

KDF MEDICAL PERSONNEL FROM RECRUITS TRAINING SCHOOL CONDUCT MEDICAL CAMPS IN BARINGO COUNTY

Kenya Defence Forces medical team from Recruits Training School (RTS) on Wednesday 22 September 2021 provided much needed free medical services to residents of Baringo County. The exercise, at Loruk […]

KENYA NAVY BASE MANDA RECEIVES THE PRESIDENTIAL AND REGIMENTAL COLOURS

His Excellency the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces of the Republic of Kenya, Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta today presided over the presentation of Presidential and Regimental Colours ceremony to […]

KDF TROOPS UNDER AMISOM IMPACT AGRIBUSINESS SKILLS TO SOMALIA WOMEN GROUPS

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops based at Sector II Headquarters – Dhobley, as part of their Civil Military Cooperation engagements conducted a one-day field awareness session for […]

GOC WESTCOM MEETS MUKUTANI LOCALS DURING HIS VISIT TO LAIKIPIA

General Officer Commanding West Command (GOC WestCom) Major General Joseph Kivunzi on 21 September 2021 met with Mukutani locals in Laikipia County. During the meeting, Major General Kivunzi noted that […]

NORMALCY RESUMES IN LAIKIPIA COUNTY

On Sunday 19 September 2021, worshippers streamed back to various churches across Laikipia County as calm returns to the once troubled region. The worshippers were joined by security forces currently […]

DUO ARRAIGNED IN COURT FOR RECRUITMENT MALTIPRACTISES

Two Kenya Defence Forces Service Personnel have been arraigned in a Court Martial at Kahawa Garrison for offences related to indulging in recruitment maltipractises. The two were arraigned before Judge […]

COMMANDER KENYA ARMY VISITS BONI ENCLAVE

Commander Kenya Army, Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton, has concluded a three day visit to troops operating under Operation Amani Boni in Lamu County. The visit included inspection of various projects […]

RECRUITS TRAINING SCHOOL DONATES 300 DESKS, 1200 EXERCISES BOOKS TO SCHOOLS IN BARINGO COUNTY

The General Officer Commanding Western Command (GOC WestCom), Major General Joseph Kivunzi, today Friday 17th September 2021, led the leadership of Recruits Training School (RTS) in donating 300 desks and […]

KDF SOLDIER ARRAIGNED BEFORE COURT MARTIAL OVER RECRUITMENT MALPRACTICES

Captain Joshua Muange Mulang’a of Kenya Navy (KN) was today arraigned before a court-martial at Kahawa Garrison to answer various charges of recruitment malpractices where he was allegedly accused of […]

KDF DAY 2021 : KENYA’S MARITIME INTEGRITY

Kenya Defence Forces celebrates KDF day in honour of men and women in the forces

KDF DAY 2021

First hand experience from KDF soldier who escaped death by a whisker in Somalia, Lt.Col David Wando In 2011 Kenya made a bold move deploying its forces into Somalia after […]

THE MARCH TOWARDS DISABILITY INCLUSION

The Department of Compensation and Welfare (C&W) and the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on 15 September held a disability workshop at the KDF Wellness Centre in Langata Barracks. […]

DEFENCE SERGEANT MAJORS SEMINAR 2021

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on 10 September 2021 officiated over the annual KDF Sergeant Majors’ seminar at the International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC), Karen. […]

NATIONAL FLAG HANDOVER TO THE 58th WORLD MILITARY BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP.

On 9th September 2021, General Officer Commanding, Border Security Command (GOC BSC), Major General Stephen Otieno, presided over the flag handover ceremony for the KDF boxing team heading to Moscow […]

KDF DISTRIBUTES WATER IN LAMU

In bid to stem water crisis occasioned by drought in Lamu county, a team of Kenya Defence Forces personnel drawn from 5 Kenya Rifles(5KR) has taken part in a water […]

PRINCIPAL SECRETARY FOR DEFENCE DR. IBRAHIM M MOHAMED TOURS LUIGI BROGLIO-MALINDI SPACE CENTRE.

Defence Principal Secretary Dr. Ibrahim M Mohamed has called upon County Governments to liaise with the Kenya Space Agency under the Ministry of Defence in a bid to share crucial […]

COMMUNITY SERVICE BY THE KENYA MILITARY ACADEMY

Instructors and Cadets of the Kenya Military Academy today conducted a Community Service Activity at Israel Faith Children’s home in Lanet. The activity was themed “Give a Little, Help More” […]

MWAK HOLDS THIRD QUARTERLY MEETING IN NAIROBI

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on Saturday 4 September 2021 held its third quarterly meeting in Nairobi to discuss the association’s journey, eight months after inception and chat […]

KENYA ARMY CHAPLAINCY MENTORS PUPILS IN NAIROBI

Kenya Army’s Colonel (Father) George Maingi on Friday 3rd September 2021, held a leadership mentorship session at St Jude Catholic Pre-Primary and Primary School in Donholm Nairobi. Col (Fr) Maingi […]

KENYA ARMY HOLDS FAREWELL CEREMONY FOR RETIRING ARMY SERGEANT MAJOR, UNVEILS NEW ARMY SERGEANT MAJOR

The Kenya Army on Friday 3rd September 2021, held a colourful farewell ceremony for the Retiring Army Sergeant Major (ASM) Warrant Officer Class One (WOI) Hamud Abdallah Said. The ceremony, […]

LECTURE OF OPPORTUNITY TO SENIOR COMMAND COURSE AT THE JOINT WARFARE CENTRE

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on 3rd September 2021 delivered a lecture of opportunity to the Senior Command Course participants at the Joint Warfare Centre. The […]

RESCUE OPERATION IN GACHIE LED BY KENYA DEFENCE FORCES

The multi-agency Search and Rescue Operation in Gachie led by Kenya Defence Forces’ Disaster Response Battalion (DRB) has been concluded. This followed the collapse of a five-storey building on Monday […]

PRESIDENT UHURU BREAKS GROUND FOR NEW LEVEL SIX NATIONAL REFERRAL AND RESEARCH HOSPITAL

H.E Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces on Tuesday, 31 Aug 21 led senior government officials and multi-agency troops in a […]

KENYA ARMY TROOPS AND GREEN BELT MOVEMENT PERSONNEL PLANT 180,000 TREE SEEDLINGS IN KAMARA FOREST

Kenya Army soldiers from Gilgil Units have assisted the Green Belt Movement organisation in ferrying and planting 180,000 tree seedlings in a two-day exercise at Kamara Forest in Kuresoi North, […]

KDF ASSISTS WAJIR HOSPITAL IN RELOCATION AND INSTALLATION OF OXYGEN COMPRESSOR AND TRANSFORMER

Kenya Defence Forces personnel based in Wajir today assisted medical personnel of Wajir General Hospital in lifting, relocating and installing an oxygen compressor and transformer to the required site. The […]

ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS OBSERVES FAMILY DAY THANKS GIVING MASS

The General Officer Commanding (GOC)Western Command Major General Joseph Kivunzi on 29th August 2021 joined the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church faithfuls in celebration of the Family Day Thank […]

CDF DINES WITH RETIRING AND RECENTLY PROMOTED OFFICERS IN OBSERVANCE OF MILITARY TRADITION

The Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on 27th August 2021 hosted recently retired and promoted officers in a military ceremony ‘Dining in and Dining out’ at […]

COMMANDER KENYA ARMY VISITS TROOPS in SOMALIA

Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Walter Koipaton visited Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed in the Federal Republic of Somalia under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). […]

KDF TROOPS PROVIDE FREE MEDICAL CARE TO KOLBIYOW RESIDENTS

KOLBIYOW, 19th August 2021 – Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed in Kolbiyow in support of the troops serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) offered free medical […]

LAIKIPIA AIR BASE CLINCH 2021 CDF ‘BORA CUP

The Women’s First Edition of the Chief of Defence Forces ‘BORA CUP’ came to an end at the 81 TANK Battalion Sports Complex on 20th August 2021. Presided over by […]

KENYA ARMY DISTRIBUTES WATER TO RESIDENTS OF MODOGASHE,

Kenya Army personnel from 7, 15 and 19 Kenya Rifle Battalions as well as 86 Armoured Reconnaissance Battalion and the 78 Tank Battalion on 18th August 2021 conveyed and distributed […]

PS DEFENCE CHAIRS 10TH JOINT SECTORAL COUNCIL

The Permanent Secretary Defence, Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed on 18th August 2021 chaired the Principal/Permanent Secretaries session on the 10th Joint Sectoral Council on Defence, Interstate Security and Foreign Coordination in […]

DEFENCE CS HOSTS NEWLY PROMOTED SENIOR LADY OFFICERS FOR A MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Defence Cabinet Secretary Amb. Dr. Monica Juma on 14 August 2021 hosted the newly promoted female officers from the ranks of Lieutenant Colonels to that of Brigadier at the Defence […]

JOINT TRAINING IN KISMAYU

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) in sector 6 based in New Airport Forward Operating Base (FOB) located near the Kismayu International Airport has opened a three week capacity building training for […]

THE ACK CHURCH ARCHBISHOP PRESIDES OVER THE GROUND-BREAKING AND DECONSECRATION CEREMONY

The Most Rev Dr Jackson Nasoore Ole Sapit, the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Kenya, on 12th August 2021 presided over the ground-breaking ceremony of the new Anglican Church […]

KENYA AIR FORCE PILOTS AND JUNIOR NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS GRADUATE

The Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda presided over the Flying Training School (FTS) and Junior Leadership Command (JLC) course graduation ceremony at Laikipia Air Base (LAB) […]

COMMANDER KENYA ARMY VISIT TROOPS IN NANYUKI AND ISIOLO REGIONS

The Commander Kenya Army, Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton, on 11 and 12 August 2021, visited troops based in Isiolo and Nanyuki. The visit included inspection of various Kenya Army training […]

KENYA NAVY JUNIOR OFFICERS GRADUATE

The Commander Kenya Navy Major General Jimson Mutai presided over the graduation ceremony of Junior Officers at Kenya Naval Training College (KNTC) on 09 August 2021. The course, commonly known […]

CHIEF OF DEFENCE FORCES WOMEN BORA CUP KICKS OFF

The Chief of Defence Forces ‘BORA CUP’ football tournament 2021 Women Edition officially kicked off on 9th August 2021 presided over by Commander Armoured Brigade and Chairman Defence Forces Football […]

KENYA NAVY DOCTORS OFFER MEDICAL AID

A medical team from the Kenya Navy Hospital offered on 9th August 2021 offered medical treatment to eight Comorians at the Malindi Subcounty hospital on 9 Aug 2021. The team, […]

KDF TROOPS OFF TO DRC FOR STABILIZATION MISSION

Commander Kenya Army, Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton, on Monday 09 Aug 21 saw off the Quick Reaction Force (QRF) proceeding to the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic […]

NDU-K HOLDS INAUGURAL WORKSHOP AT KMA

Lieutenant General Jonah Mwangi the first Vice Chancellor (VC) of the National Defence University – Kenya (NDU-K) on 5th August 2021 presided over an Inaugural workshop and ceremony at the […]

TRIO ARRAIGNED IN COURT MARTIAL FOR RECRUITMENT MALPRACTICES

Three KDF service personnel have today been arraigned at a Court Martial in Kahawa Garrison for various recruitment malpractices that they indulged in between 2013 and 2021. Major Ben Kipkogei […]

MWAK CONNECTS WITH KDF WIDOWS IN BID TO EMPOWER

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on 4th August 2021 met widows of fallen KDF heroes who have passed in the line of duty. The forum where over 30 […]

9TH BATALION SOLDIERS TOGETHER WITH MOI BARRACKS SCHOOL PUPILS PLANT TREES TO CONSERVE ENVIRONMENT

9th Batalion soldiers together with Moi Barracks Primary School pupils planted over 1500 trees within the school compound aimed at environmental conservation under the Environmental Soldier Program. The event was […]

AMISOM HANDS OVER LEARNING MATERIALS TO GHERILLE PRIMARY SCHOOL

GHERILLE, 02nd August 2021 – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has handed over learning materials to the local administration and school management officials of Gherille Primary School to […]

CS FOR DEFENCE AMB. MONICA JUMA BID FAREWELL TO THE LATE RETIRED GENERAL JACKSON MUNYAO.

O3/08/2021, Cabinet Secretary for Defence Ambassador Monica Juma joined family, friends and relatives to bid farewell to the late retired General Jackson Munyao. General Munyao passed on two weeks ago […]

EAST AFRICA COMMUNITY (EAC) HOLDS ITS 32ND MEETING OF THE SECTORAL COUNCIL ON COOPERATION IN DEFENCE.

The 32nd meeting of the East African Community Sectoral Council on Cooperation in Defence is currently underway at Windsor restaurant, Kiambu County, Kenya. The meeting, convened under pursuant of Article […]

PROJECT INSPECTION TOUR

Chief of the Defence Forces Gen Robert Kibochi was on a three day project inspection tour. He inspected the rehabilitation of the Longonot -Mau Summit- Kisumu- Butere railway line, the […]

KDF MEDICS ADMINISTER POLIO VACCINATION TO CHILDREN IN BONI

KDF and Lamu County health workers have come together in an effort to stem polio in villages within Boni forest. The exercise targeted children below the age of five in […]

CHANGE OF GUARD AT THE KENYA AIR FORCE HEADQUARTERS

The recently appointed Vice Chief of the Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla has finally handed over his instruments of power as the outgoing Commander of the Kenya Air […]

KDF PLANTS TREES TO COMMEMORATE THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE CONSERVATION OF THE MANGROVE ECOSYSTEM

The Kenya Navy took part in celebrating the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem by planting trees in the coastal region. Over 300,000 mangrove propagules were planted […]

THE VCDF LIEUTENANT GENERAL FRANCIS OGOLLA BIDS FAREWELL TO THE LAIKIPIA AIR BASE FRATERNITY

The Vice Chief of Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla, who is the outgoing Kenya Air Force (KAF) Commander, and the Commander KAF Major General John Omenda were hosted […]

INDIA HIGH COMMISSIONER TO KENYA VISITS KENYA NAVY.

Acting India High Commissioner to Kenya H.E Mr. Ashish Sinha, paid a courtesy call to the Commander Kenya Navy, Major General Jimson Mutai at the Kenya Navy Headquarters Mtongwe, Mombasa, […]

EXERCISE CUTLASS EXPRESS 2021 KICKS OFF IN MOMBASA

Commander United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM) Gen Stephen Townsend officiated the opening ceremony of Cutlass Express 21 (CE21) at Bandari Maritime Academy in Mombasa on 26 July 2021. Cutlass Express […]

POSTINGS, PROMOTIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

His Excellency Hon Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces has today promoted Maj Gen Francis O Ogolla to the rank of Lieutenant […]

BE MISSION READY

HE Hon Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces visited  troops participating in the Multi Agency Field Training Exercise (FTX). The  […]

“THANK YOU KDF” FROM THE LOCALS

When you are happy, you show it or voice it. The people of Kiunga; happy to receive medical care by KDF doctors, made assorted hand made items and handed them […]

MEDALS FOR KDF PEACE MONITORS IN SOUTH SUDAN

16 July 2021, Ceasefire & Transitional Security Arrangement Mechanism, Monitoring and Verification (CTSAMVM), an Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) mechanism for monitoring compliance in implementation of Peace Agreement in South […]

CDF VISITS AIR COMPONENT AT MOMBASA FOB

Gen Robert Kibochi visited the Joint Forces Air component at FOB- Mombasa, to assess their levels of training and operational capability in the ongoing Field Training Exercise (FTX). The CDF […]

700 BENEFIT FROM KDF MEDICAL CAMP AT KIUNGA

The Kenya Defence Forces’ (KDF) Director Medical Services (DMS) Major General (Dr) Kiguta Ng’ang’a presided over the closure of a two-day free medical camp at Kiunga, Lamu county. Medical camps […]

KENYA NAVY RESCUES CREW OF SEVEN FROM A CAPSIZING BOAT

Kenya Navy Special Boat Unit (SBU) team rescued a crew of seven from a capsizing boat. SBU team leader Lieutenant (Lt) Eric Irungu confirmed that he received a signal from […]

JOINT FIELD TRAINING EXERCISE FOR MISSION READINESS

Gen Robert Kibochi Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, visited troops operating in the ongoing Multi-Agency Field Training Exercise (FTX). During his two day visit, Gen Kibochi underscored the  significance […]

KDF BREATHES NEW LIFE INTO MARARANI, LAMU COUNTY

The Kenya Defence Forces troops are renovating a school and developing a borehole at Mararani in Kiunga ward, Lamu County in the ongoing Multi-Agency Field Training Exercise. The renovation works […]

KDF DONATES MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLIES TO FAZA HOSPITAL AND MBWAJUMWALI HEALTH CENTRE IN LAMU COUNTY

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF), as part of the ongoing Multi-Agency Fielding Training Exercise engagements, has donated medical equipment and pharmaceutical supplies to Faza Sub-County Hospital and Mbwajumwali Health Centre. […]

KDF HANDS OVER FOUR CLASSROOMS AND A SPORTS STADIUM AT RAS KAMBONI, SOMALIA

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops working under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has handed over four newly built classrooms and a sports stadium to the local administration in […]

DESACCO HOLDS SENSITIZATION FORUM

The Defence Savings and Credit Co-operative Society (DESACCO) today held a sensitization forum at the Defence Intelligence Academy in Embakasi Garisson, Nairobi. The forum enlightened over 150 Service Members who […]

KDF RENOVATES KIUNGA HEALTH CENTRE  

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops participating in the ongoing Multi-Agency Field Training Exercise have renovated Kiunga Health Centre as part of the Civil Military Cooperation prerogative. Kiunga Health Centre, […]

CORPS OF TRANSPORT VISIT CHILDREN’S HOME

The Kenya Army Corps of Transport (KACT) paid a visit to El Shaddai children’s home in Githurai 45 over the weekend. The children’s home benefitted from a donation of 55′ […]

KDF TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

Kenya Defence Forces Recruits Training School (RTS) conducted a tree planting exercise at Moi Barracks, Eldoret. During the exercise 60,000 trees were planted. Brigadier Paul Njema the school Commandant presided […]

POLICE BORDER PATROL UNIT ENGAGE LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN MANGAI, SANGAILU AND GALMAGALA

The National Police Service Border Patrol Units (BPU) based at Mangai, Sangailu and Galmagala bases have continuously engaged locals as part of the ongoing Multi-Agency Field Training Exercise in the […]

COMMANDER KENYA ARMY HANDS OVER MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLIES AT IJARA HEALTH CENTRE

The Commander Kenya Army Lt Gen Walter Koipaton handed over assorted medical equipment and pharmaceuticals to Ijara Health Centre and Masalani Sub-County Hospital in Garissa County as part of Civil […]

MWAK HANDS OVER HOUSE TO A KDF WIDOW

A widow to a former Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier today received keys to a newly built house constructed by the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) at Kabatini, in […]

KENYA FOREST SERVICE EMPOWERS LOCALS IN LAMU TO CONSERVE NATURAL HERITAGE

The Kenya Forest Service (KFS) has continued to undertake empowerment initiatives with local communities in Lamu county to conserve the natural habitat in the ongoing Multi-Agency Field Training Exercise in […]

KWS AND LOCALS IN AMU CONSERVE WILDLIFE

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) as part of the civil engagements prerogative in the ongoing Multi-Agency Field Training Exercise, has continued to collaborate with Amu Conservation Trust Project, to promote […]

MWAK VISIT TO KAHAWA GARRISON PRIMARY SCHOOL AND DFMH.

Today, differently-abled children at Kahawa Garrison Primary School benefitted from a donation of beadwork and weaving materials as well as sanitary supplies, first-aid kits and masks, courtesy of the Military […]

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE GETS RECOGNITION FOR UPHOLDING NATIONAL COHESION AND VALUES

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has today been awarded a certificate of compliance in recognition of its exemplary performance in the 2020-2021 Performance Contracting Guidelines on the National Cohesion and […]

THE IMPACT OF FEMALE PEACEKEEPERS

KDF Female peacekeepers operating under African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Kismayu yesterday gave assorted food and non-food items to the local women of Kismayo town, located in Lower […]

KDF TROOPS TRAIN ON COUNTERING WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION 

Kenya Defence Forces troops completed a training exercise with Defence Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) counterparts from the United States of America (USA) at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Embakasi, […]

CDF LAYS FOUNDATION STONE FOR NEW CATHOLIC CHURCH

Thursday, 1 July 2021 – The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi laid a foundation stone for the construction of a new Roman Catholic Church at Defence Headquarters […]

KAF HOLDS REQUIEM MASS FOR FALLEN HEROES OF CHOPPER CRASH

The Kenya Air Force (KAF) today held a requiem mass at Moi Air Base (MAB) in honour of soldiers who lost their lives after an MI 171E helicopter crashed at […]

DEFENCE CS VISITS DEFENCE FORCES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Defence Cabinet Secretary Ambassador (Dr) Monica Juma today paid a visit to the Kenya Defence Forces soldier’s recuperating at the Defence Forces Memorial Hospital (DFMH), Nairobi, following the MI 17 […]

PRESIDENT UHURU VISITS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

H.E Hon Uhuru Kenyatta President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander in Chief (C-in-C) of the Defence Forces today visited the injured at the Defence Forces Memorial Hospital (DFMH) […]

WELCOME BACK KENCOY 15 – DARFUR!

Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton today hosted the Kencoy 15 – Darfur, at Kenya Army Headquarters, for their welcoming home party. The party was held in honour of […]

GENERAL R KIBOCHI VISITS NAVAL HEADQUARTERS, ISLAMABAD

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Kenya, General Robert Kibochi is in Islamabad, Pakistan in a week long official visit. The CDF was today hosted by Chief of the Naval […]

CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES STRATEGIC VISION

“MY VISION IS TO CREATE HIGHER LEVELS OF MISSION-READNESS TO INCREASE KDF’S ABILITY TO RESPOND FASTER AND RESOLUTELY TO NATIONAL SECURITY CHALLENGES, TO DETER POTENTIAL THREATS AND TO BUILD THE […]

MILITARY WIVES ASSOCIATION OF KENYA NEWSLETTER

Formation of Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) was motivated by observing gains achieved by similar spouse associations across the globe; in Nigeria, India, Pakistan and USA to benchmark on […]

MWAK QUARTERLY MEETING REFLECTS ON ACHIEVEMENTS AND WAY FORWARD 

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) held its quarterly meeting yesterday (June 19, 2021). The event was presided by Mrs Tabitha Kibochi, spouse of the Chief of Defence Forces […]

DEPUTY ARMY COMMANDER COMMENDS KDF TROOPS FOR THEIR OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS AGAINST TERRORISM

Deputy Army Commander Major General (Maj Gen) Albert Kendagor visited Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed in Operation Amani Boni (OAB) and those serving under the African Union Mission in […]

KDF NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Read all about KDF National development projects undertaken in May-June across the country. KDF has seen the launch of operational vehicles and engineering equipment, commissioning of Kenya Shipyards Limited, restoration […]

KDF QUICK REACTION FORCE  READY TO DEPLOY TO CONGO 

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General  Robert Kibochi today handed over the Kenyan flag to the Quick Reaction Force (QRF) proceeding to the the United Nation Organisation Stabilization Mission […]

OPENING OF LARISORO MATERNITY WARD

On 11th June 2021 KDF East COM Commander Major General Ayub Matiri presided over the handing over of a newly constructed Maternity ward built by School of Combat Engineering (SOCE) […]

KDF HANDS-OVER OLOOMAIYANA WATER PROJECT TO THE COMMUNITY 

Kenya Defence Forces in partnership with the Rotary Club of Nairobi – Lang’ata, today handed over the completed Oloomaiyana Water Project to the Oloomaiyana community, in Kajiado County. Prior to […]

DEFENCE CABINET SECRETARY OVERSEES THE HANDING OVER CEREMONY OF A MULTI-FUNCTION DRILL FACILITY TO THE KENYA NAVY

The Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Defence Amb. Dr. Monicah Juma presided over the ceremony of handing over a Multi-function Drill Facility, constructed and donated jointly by the Danish Peace and […]

COMMODORE DAN CHARLEBOIS OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY VISITS KENYA NAVY HEADQUARTERS

Commodore Dan Charlebois of the Royal Canadian Navy and Commander Combined Task Force (CTF)-150 paid a courtesy call on Commander Kenya Navy Major General Jimson Mutai at the Kenya Navy […]

CIVILIAN STAFF RETIREMENT FAREWELL

Defence Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Monica Juma today graced the Ministry of Defence civilian staff  Retirees’ farewell hosted at  Kahawa Garrison. The farewell meeting was organized to appreciate the retiring Civil […]

COMMANDER PEPIJN VERSTAND OF THE ROYAL NETHERLANDS NAVY VISITS THE KENYA NAVY HEADQUARTERS

Commander Pepijn Verstand from the Royal Netherlands Navy paid a courtesy call to Commander Kenya Navy Major General Jimson Mutai, at the Kenya Navy Headquarters in Mtongwe on 07 June […]

“AKUFAAYE KWA DHIKI NDIYE RAFIKI”  KDF DELIVERS AID TO GOMA IN DRC 

In May 2021 the world learnt of the volcanic eruptions on Mount Nyiragongo, in Goma, DRC. Many registered messages of goodwill and offered to send aid to cushion the many […]

KDF TROOPS IN SOMALIA COMMEMORATE WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed under African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) today joined the rest of the world in commemorating the World Environment Day by planting trees […]

KENYAN CONTINGENT TO UNAMID RETURNS HOME

Kenya Defence Forces contingent comprising of 75 Military Police personnel today returned home after completing their tour of duty under the African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation Mission in […]

TROOPS DEPLOYED UNDER AMISOM REAFFIRM RESOLVE TO STABILIZE SOMALIA

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Sector II Commander Brigadier Jeff Nyagah who is also the Contingent Commander of the Kenyan troops serving in Somalia under AMISOM visited the Kenya […]

DEFENCE STAFF COLLEGE GRADUATES 56 OFFICERS

The Cabinet Secretary for Defence Ambassador Dr. Monica Juma today presided over the Defence Staff College (DSC) graduation ceremony at Karen, Nairobi. The ceremony saw 56 Officers of the ranks […]

PRESIDENT UHURU PRESIDES OVER THE 58TH MADARAKA DAY CELEBRATIONS

HE Hon Uhuru Kenyatta President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces has today presided over the 58th Madaraka Day celebrations at the Jomo Kenyatta International […]

PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA LAUNCHES KENYA SHIPYARDS LIMITED

H.E Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces has today launched the Kenya Shipyard Limited (KSL), a state corporation under the Ministry of Defence.

THREE IN COURT FOR RECRUITMENT FRAUD

Integrity remains a critical pillar in the character of KDF. During the nationw ide recruitment exercise, there are rife allegations of recruitment fraud and corruption.

A STITCH IN TIME, SAVES ABDI OMAR

A KDF combat medical team operating under AMISOM, based in Abdi Birole, Somalia, today responded to a medical emergency. Two years, Abdi Omar was presented at the KDF Forward Operating Base (FOB) with a deep cut wound on the right side of his forehead.

NATIONAL DEFENCE UNIVERSITY (NDU-K) CHARTER AWARD AND GRADUATION CEREMONY

His Excellency Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces granted charter to the National Defence College (NDC) on Thursday, 27 May 2021 […]

KENYAN PEACEKEEPER WINS UNITED NATIONS MILITARY GENDER ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR 2020 AWARD 

Major Nyaboga specifically encouraged gender-sensitive outreach to local communities, in an effort to enhance the protection of civilians. 

EGYPTIAN ARMED FORCES CHIEF OF STAFF VISITS MoD

CS Defence Amb Dr Monica Juma and CDF Gen Robert Kibochi, this morning hosted a delegation from the Egyptian Armed Forces led by the Chief Of Staff Lt Gen Mohamed […]

NOTIFICATION OF PRE – QUALIFIED BIDDERS

Pursuant to section 40(1) of the Public Private Partnerships Act, 2013 and Regulations 33(3) and 36 of the Public Private Partnerships Regulations, 2014, NOTICE is hereby given to the general public that the following eight (8) firms/consortia have been shortlisted to participate in the Request for Proposal (RfP) stage of the tender for the Project.

A NEW DAWN : RESTORATION OF KENYA MEAT COMMISSION

The Kenya Meat Commission was today reopened by H.E Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and the Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces at Athi River, […]

BADGE OF HONOUR : DEFENCE MINISTRY TO LAUNCH KEY PROJECTS IN NEXT 15 DAYS

These 15 days of delivery by MoD are a badge of honour for me, as the Cabinet Secretary responsible for a most significant and solemn mandate: The defence and protection of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our nation.

KDF TROOPS JOIN BAURE RESIDENTS FOR EID AL-FITR

Kenya Defence Force troops at Baure Forward Operating Base in Lamu county donated an assortment of drugs and food items in the village of Basuba. The distribution carried out by […]

EID UL FITR CELERATIONS IN AFMADOW 

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) at Afmadow Forward Operating Base under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) shared Eid Ul Fitr glad tidings with locals in Afmadow town.

COMMANDER KENYA ARMY VISIT TROOPS IN CLOSE AND DEEP OPERATIONS

Commander Kenya Army Lt Gen Walter Koipaton visited troops operating both in Somalia under AMISOM and in Operation Amani Boni (OAB). While addressing the troops in the various Forward Operating […]

KDF VISITS WADAJIR IN KISMAAYO

In the Spirit of Ramadhan, The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Muslim fraternity serving in Somalia under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) based at New Airport Forward Operating Base, visited local people of Wadajir Location to give out Zakaatul –Fitr.

UNITED KINGDOM DEFENCE ATTACHÉ VISITS THE KENYA NAVY

Brigadier Ronnie Westerman later visited the Kenya Naval Training College (KNTC) where she was briefed on the progress of a Fire Fighting and Multi-function Drill facility by the Commandant KNTC, Colonel Adan Mohamed

KDF TROOPS SHARE FOOD AND OFFER MEDICAL SUPPORT TO LOCALS AT GHERILLE

The exercise saw 130 households receive various foodstuffs while over 70 locals including women and children receive medication from the KDF medical team.

KENYA NAVY JUNIOR OFFICERS SEA TRAINING COMES TO AN END

The Kenya Navy Base Commander, Brigadier Thomas Ng’ang’a commended the JOUTS and the sailors for their dedication to duty and urged them to remain focused on the engagements ahead.

A TWO-DAYS STATE VISIT BY TANZANIAN PRESIDENT IN KENYA

H.E President Suluhu inspected of a Guard of Honor mounted by 9th Kenya Riffles and was accorded a 21-gun salute, a tradition for all visiting Heads of State.

KDF TROOPS IN CONJUCTION WITH JUBALAND ADMINISTRATION AND KISMAYO BUSINESS COMMUNITY GIVE FOOD DONATIONS TO KISMAYO RESIDENTS

Each of the more than 100 family beneficiaries of the donations received a package with variety of food items that included wheat flour, sugar, rice, cooking oil, milk and dates.

CURED OF BURULI ULCERS – A MEDICAL MIRACLE IN KISMAYU

A team of KDF doctors gave Sahal specialized and comprehensive medical services while his parents who were facing stigmatization received professional counselling to understand the condition of their son.

SUCCESS OF THE KENYA NAVY AND US SPECIAL FORCES JOINT COMBINED TRAINING

The JCET program is an exchange training program between the United States Army and Kenya Navy through the Kenya United States Liaison Office (KUSLO).

PUBLIC NOTICE : TRANSFER OF MINISTERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OVER THE KENYA MEAT COMMISSION TO THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

The Ministry of Defence further wishes to inform livestock Farmers that the Kenya Meat Commission Abattoir at Athi River has been rehabilitated and is currently operational.

MILITARY WIVES ASSOCIATION VISIT MOI AIR BASE SCHOOLS AND MEDICAL CENTER

MWAK officials who accompanied Mrs. Kibochi during the visit were MWAK secretary Mrs. Aileen Ogolla, MWAK treasurer Mrs. Malyun Mulata and other members of the Association.

WDS BOREHOLE DRILLING AND REHABILITATION AT JKIA

These are part of Civil Military Cooperation (CIMIC) activities by the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) geared towards alleviating water shortage at the airport.

KDF SET TO DEPLOY – MONUSCO

KDF troops have represented Kenya honourably in Peace Support Operations since 1979 when Kenya, a Member State of the United Nations (UN), deployed troops in Rhodesia, present day Zimbabwe.

MILITARY WIVES ASSOCIATION GIVE SPECIAL AID EQUIPMENT IN NAKURU

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) today donated assorted aid devices to children abled differently at Lanet Barracks, Nakuru. The children were drawn from families of Service Personnel attached […]

KDF DELIVERS FOOD AND MEDICINE TO DHOBLEY GENERAL HOSPITAL

The medical supplies were donated by KDF in collaboration with Bancroft Global Development and Give to the World – an American Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) working with AMISOM troops in Somalia.

CHILDREN ABLED DIFFERENTLY RECEIVE SPECIAL AID DEVICES IN ELDORET

MWAK Chairlady Mrs. Tabitha Kibochi expressed her gratitude to the KDF under the leadership of the Chief of the Defence Forces, General Robert Kibochi for embracing the association and its role, mentioning that this is the third handover of special equipment the association is doing since establishment.

KDF PLANTS MORE TREES

Commander Kenya Army Corps of Transport (KACT) and personnel from the Corp in conjunction with the Kenya Forest Service led by Samuel Ihure

KDF PARTNERS WITH KFS TO PLANT 1500 TREES.

Protecting our environment and forests is a shared responsibility and we shall relentlessly endeavor to make our area of jurisdiction a centre of excellence” Nguyai said, adding  that “In dealing with the KDF leadership and other agencies, we intend to achieve 10% tree cover by 2022

C-145 SKYTRUCK AIRCRAFT COMMISSIONED AT KENYA AIR FORCE. 

This aircraft will not be in the Service for display but to enhance the capability of our air support to our sister Services,” said Maj Gen Ogolla.

TENDER NO: MOD/INFRAS/024/20/21 ADDENDUM/CLARIFICATION NO: 3

Prospective Bidders are advised to take note of the response to queries and request for clarifications during the virtual Pre-bid meeting/Investor Conference held on 13th April 2021.

COMMANDER KENYA AIR FORCE VISITS ONGOING PROJECTS

The Commander KAF visited the Kisumu shipyard to inspect on the progress of construction ahead of the planned official opening by H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta the President and Commander in Chief of the Republic of Kenya.

KENYA NAVY TRAINING CRUISE COMPLETES THE FIRST LEG

The Kenya Navy Junior Officers Under Training (JOUTS) completed the first leg of the training cruise by making a call at the Port Victoria, Seychelles on 13 April 2021.

Defeating COVID-19 remains our responsibility

Defeating COVID-19 remains our responsibility. As we test, keep social distance, wear a mask and sanitize, the COVID-19 vaccine gives us an opportunity to protect ourselves from the severity of […]

CULTURAL DAY AT DSC

The event themed “Integration through Cultural Diversity” brought together Military Officers drawn from different countries studying at the college.

MERU PRISON RECEIVES EX SOLDIER FOUND GUILTY OF RECRUITMENT FRAUD

A court martial sitting at Isiolo Barracks has sentenced a former Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier to 42 months in prison after it found him guilty of soliciting and receiving bribes by pretending he would influence the recruitment of two Kenyans into the KDF.

REPORT ANY PERSON WHO ASKED FOR A BRIBE, TOOK A BRIBE OR GAVE A BRIBE

Report any person who asked for a bribe, took a bribe or gave a bribe with the aim to influence the recruitment process. Send your complaints for further investigation to publicaffairs@mod.go.ke
Expose these criminals.

PUBLIC NOTICE: KENYA DEFENCE FORCES (PENSIONS AND GRATUITIES) (OFFICERS AND SERVICE MEMBERS) DRAFT REGULATIONS 2021

KENYA DEFENCE FORCES (PENSIONS AND GRATUITIES) (OFFICERS AND SERVICE MEMBERS) REGULATIONS, 2021 ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

TENDER NO: MOD/INFRAS/024/20/21 ADDENDUM/CLARIFICATION NO: 2

Prospective Bidders are advised of the extension of time for the return of the RFQ Bids by 7 (Seven) days. As a result, the RFQ Bids are now to be returned by 1200hrs EAT on the 5th of May 2021.

KDF TO GET 2340 HOUSING UNITS

The units are set to be in five sites namely Roysambu (15 acres), Kwambuzi in Nanyuki (300 acres), Nyali Barracks (10 acres), Lanet Barracks (21) and Gilgil Barracks (200 acres) constructed on a Build-Lease-and Transfer (BLT) basis.

COVID-19 VACCINE TO THE SEAFARERS

The exercise was also aimed at enhancing Civil Military Co-operation between the Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA) and Kenya Navy in order to uphold strong working relations to ensure sustainable

ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANT POSTS (CIVILIAN STAFF)

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by completing ONE application form PSC2 (Revised 2016) and submit the same together with copies of the required certificates.

KENYA NAVY FLAGS OFF JUNIOR OFFICERS TRAINING CRUISE

Brigadier Gituma reminded the young officers and sailors to be good ambassadors in the countries they will visit, maintain high standards of discipline and portray the good image of the Kenya Navy and the country as a whole.

VACCINATING THE SOLDIER

More than a hundred (100) personnel were vaccinated on during the exercise. The exercise will continue to target troops deployed in the region.

UK CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF VISITS KENYA

General Carter concluded his tour by visiting the British Army Training Unit in Kenya – BATUK in Nanyuki where he was briefed on joint military training and exercises that the UK troops partake while in Kenya.

TENDER NO: MOD/INFRAS/024/20/21 ADDENDUM/CLARIFICATION NO: 1

The Pre-bid meeting/Investor Conference to be held on 13thApril 2021, will be virtual. Bidders who wish to participate are requested to register using the link below

CONGRATULATIONS TO FRESH COHORT OF KDF TRADESMEN AND WOMEN RECRUITED

The shortlisted tradesmen/women who had applied for the various trades advertised by the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) have been recruited at Embakasi Garrison in Nairobi.

KDF TAEKWONDO TEAM DONATES RELIEF ITEMS TO MOTHER TERESA CHILDREN’S HOME

Base Commander Moi Air Base (MAB), Brigadier Peter Githinji lead the Ulinzi Taekwondo team donate various foodstuff, clothes, sanitary items, and firewood to Mother Teresa children’s home, Huruma.

KDF HANDS OVER ABLUTION BLOCK TO UTAFITI PRIMARY SCHOOL IN KERICHO COUNTY.

KDF team from Engineers Brigade completed the construction of ablution block(10 units & urinal) at Utafiti Primary School in Kericho County.This was after the only toilet facility in the school sunk.

KDF TROOPS PROVIDES HUNDREDS WITH FREE MEDICAL CARE IN SOMALIA

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) offered medical assistance to the residents of Burahache and Gherrile in Gedo region. The medicamp benefited […]

PAKISTANI HIGH COMMISSIONER TO KENYA VISITS THE KENYA NAVY TO ENHANCE MARITIME RELATIONS

Both Pakistan and Kenya have over the years continued to enjoy the warm and cordial relations pillared by robust cooperation based from mutual respect and goodwill.

KDF DELIVERS COVID-19 VACCINES FOR TROOPS IN SOMALIA

The KDF leadership has led by example by participating in the vaccination drive and we have not recorded any side effects therefore I assure our troops that the vaccine is safe,” said Maj Gen (Dr) Ng’ang’a.

KDF TROOPS SUPPLY CLEAN WATER TO BONI RESIDENTS

KDF continues to support communities under OAB, a multiagency operation in Boni enclave that continues to strengthen security and enhance livelihoods within areas of Lamu, Tana River and Lower Garissa

CHILDREN ABLED DIFFERENTLY RECEIVE SPECIAL AID DEVICES AT THE NAVY

During the event children with special needs received diverse aids corresponding to their needs.include; wheel chairs, ankle foot orthosis (AFOs) and spinal braces to assist them in mobility and their day-to-day activities

KENYA DEFENCE FORCES HOLDS TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIP

The teams were assessed based on the number of participants, bearing and turn out, stance, confidence, power and perfection.

DHOBLEY WOMEN LEADERS SHARE ON HOW TO ACHIEVE SUSTAINABLE PEACE

During the discussions, several matters were agreed upon including cooperation and timely sharing of information on security threats.

AUDITOR GENERAL PRESIDES OVER 3RD DHQ AUDIT GRADUATION SEMINAR

The course covered, the audit process, procurement, store management, fraud detective, assets disposal management and audit of human resource.

TENDER NO: MOD/INFRAS/024/20/21

The proposed Project will encompass the development of a total of 2,340 residential units by the private party for the use of Kenya Defence Forces’(KDF)Non-commissioned Officers (NCOs).

LAUNCH OF COVID-19 VACCINE

This is part of the ongoing Phase 1 of the National Immunization Programme in the fight against Corona virus.

INAUGURATION OF THE MILITARY WIVES ASSOCIATION OF KENYA

The association provides a platform to exchange ideas, interact and provide benefits to members, as a support system to families of the deceased, persons with disability, retired and serving personnel of the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF).

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES FOR VARIOUS POSTS (CIVILIAN STAFF)

Candidates should not give money to anybody purporting to be in a position to help whatsoever. Avoid being conned. Any corruption should be reported

COVID-19 VACCINE AWARENESS FORUM

The Commanding Officer Kenya Navy Base Mtongwe Lieutenant Colonel Kiprop urged the personnel to make the informed decision from the knowledge acquired.

DEFENCE CS PARTAKES THE COVID-19 VACCINE EXERCISE.

CS Defence urged all to continue observing the health protocols. “Wear a mask, sanitise, wash your hands and keep social distance even after receiving the vaccine,

CANADIAN DEFENCE ADVISOR VISITS THE KENYA NAVY HEADQUARTERS

The two leaders held strategic discussions relating to maritime security in the region and joint training to enhance and strengthen military relations between the two countries.

SHORTLISTED SPECIALIST CADET CANDIDATES REPORT TO KENYA MILITARY ACADEMY FOR RECRUITMENT

The Chief of Personnel Brigadier Gatia Maroa welcomed the candidates and addressed them on the need to observe COVID-19 protocols throughout the process.

LAIKIPIA AIR BASE SCHOOLS RECEIVE DONATIONS FROM HERNOVATION

Defence CS expressed her gratitude to HerNovation for the unwavering support saying that women play a major role in enabling a better decision making in companies

KDF TROOPS STEP UP HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS IN SOMALIA

The local administration and the residents thanked the AMISOM troops for their gesture and assured them of their continued collaboration in the fight against terrorism in order to bring peace and stability in Somalia.

MAJOR APONDI LAUDS KDF WOMEN FOR, AMONG OTHER ROLES, CONSERVING THE ENVIRONMENT

KDF, through the environmental soldier program, sets targets for planting trees and maintaining them through the shamba system.

COMMANDER KENYA NAVY LEADS THE KENYA NAVY IN THE COVID-19 VACCINATION

Navy has observed high levels of personal and collective responsibility in the fight against the pandemic through elaborate measures of sensitization to prevent the spread of the disease.

COMMANDER KAF LEADS AIR FORCE IN COVID-19 VACCINATION

Major General Ogolla encouraged all Air Force Personnel to participate in the exercise and continue observing the Ministry of Health COVID-19 protocols

CS DEFENCE UNVEILS NEW WEBSITE FOR MINISTRY

The new website will not only be helpful to the public but shall also provide a good site for researchers to access KDF information.

REMARKS DURING THE LAUNCH OF MOD WEBSITE BY CABINET SECRETARY FOR DEFENCE

We intend to provide quality information and hope to see greater public engagement with our website, including providing us with feedback on our service to the nation.

CS DEFENCE LEADS WOMEN IN SECURITY IN MARKING THE 2021 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Our focus today, is a global imperative to restore the balance of nature. In our country the aspiration is to achieve a 10% forest cover by 2022.

FEMALE KDF SOLDIERS AND SOMALIA SECURITY FORCES MARK INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Women group leaders present in the ceremony were also sensitised on the COVID-19 containment measures and maternal health

PS DEFENCE LAUNCHES KDF VACCINATION EXERCISE AGAINST COVID-19

“It is important that we all get vaccinated since this is another intervention that shall help us curb the spread of the virus” PS Defence

A PRAYER REFLECTING ON THE WOMEN AND THEIR MILESTONES

As we celebrate the achievement of women in our society, it is our prayer that may you help us to stand against gender-based bias and discrimination.

KDF RECOGNITION AT THE WANGARI MAATHAI DAY.

KDF was recognized for outstanding contributions to the protection, restoration and rehabilitation of green spaces in Kenya through the KDF-Environmental Soldier Programme (ESP).

OPERATION AMANI BONI GETS NEW COMMANDER

The handover ceremony that took place at the Multiagency command center included a briefing on the progress of the operation as well as a tour of selected Multiagency Forward Operating Bases within the Boni enclave.

CDF URGES SCHOOL PRINCIPALS AND HEADS TO DELIVER QUALITY EDUCATION IN KDF SPONSORED PUBLIC SCHOOLS

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi has urged principals, Head Teachers and Board of Management (BOM) of various Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) sponsored public schools to offer […]

KDF TROOPS OFFER MEDICAL AID TO OMAR JILLOW RESIDENTS

KDF troops deployed in the area continue to collaborate with the local community to maintain security in the North Eastern Region.

ENTER AMISOM X, EXIT AMISOM IX : CHANGE OF COMMAND

A ceremony to mark the change of command took place at the AMISOM Sector II Headquarters in Dhobley, which is under the responsibility of the KDF.

CABINET SECRETARY (CS) FOR DEFENCE GRACES THE KSA SPACE SECTOR STAKEHOLDERS WORKSHOP

The existence of a bilateral agreement between the government of Kenya and that of Italy signed on September 2016 and ratified on October 2020 shall revive the space sector, a key driver in economic growth.

ONE-DAY INDUCTION FOR INTERNS POSTED TO THE MINISTRY FROM THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

The interns will be deployed to various Ministry of Defence units as pertains to their area of specialisation for a period of one year.

CLOSING OF THE KDF NATIONALWIDE RECRUITMENT EXERCISE

Successful candidates will be notified when they will report at the Kenya Military Academy and Recruits Training School respectively at the interview centres.

KDF HANDS OVER SPECIAL AID DEVICES TO CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

The historical event, one of its kind, took place at Kahawa Garrison Barracks where over 50 families were given walking devices, standing devices and special wheelchairs.

KENYA NAVY TRAINING COLLEGE HIV/AIDS AWARENESS PROGRAM

Program themes , effects of multiple sexual partners, alcohol and drug abuse in relation to family life and parent-child communication which are fundamentals in addressing HIV/AIDS prevention.

CULTURAL DAY CELEBRATIONS AT THE NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE

The college boasts of over 800 alumni base and over twenty-three (23) years of service to the region and globally.

GO HOIST KDF FLAG HIGH GLOBALLY” CS JUMA URGES KDF ATHLETES

“I want to commend all the people who have participated in today’s competition for the great performance they have shown today.” said the CS.

HER SAY | MAJ.GEN. FATUMA AHMED, HIGHEST RANKING WOMAN IN MILITARY

Royal Media Services (RMS) sat down with the major general as she shared about her journey that started from humble beginnings to becoming the highest ranking woman in Kenya’s military.

KDF DONATES FOOD IN BONI

The residents were grateful and pledged to collaborate with security agencies in the area in order to maintain peace and security.

STRENGTHENING KENYA – US MILITARY RELATIONS

During the meeting, the leaders discussed regional peace and security and agreed on strengthening collaborations in counter terrorism and building capacity through training and joint operations.

LAUNCH OF NATIONAL AIR SUPPORT DEPARTMENT (NASD)

The Multi Agency Aviation department will coordinate and provide centralized management of all state- owned aircraft to enhance efficiency and cost-effectiveness in service delivery to the public.

A NEW DAWN FOR NATIONAL SECURITY TELECOMMUNICATION

National Security Telecommunications Service (NSTS) has become the latest multi-agency center from where security agencies will operate to improve communication and operational efficiency. Inaugurated by H.E. Hon Uhuru Kenyatta, President [...]

EMULATE KDF’S EFFICIENCY IN SERVICE DELIVERY, PRESIDENT KENYATTA CHALLENGES KENYANS

The Head of State cited several infrastructure projects including rehabilitation of railway lines, the port of Kisumu and restoration of ships as some of KDF’s recent achievements.

KENYA AND UNITED KINGDOM AGREE TO SHARE STRATEGIC DEFENCE PRIORITIES

Kenya and the United Kingdom have agreed on joint steps towards the fight against extremist organizations and countering terrorism. In a document signed by Dr. Monica Juma, Kenya’s Defence Cabinet […]

KDF BUILDS AND EQUIPS CLASSROOMS IN HOOSINGO

Through education, knowledge is acquired which creates room for better leadership, wise decisions and assured prosperity.

SENIOR LEADERSHIP COMMAND COURSE PARTICIPANTS GRADUATE

This course opens up your progression and promotion opportunities as career service Members

General Robert Kibochi Visits Kenya Army Units in Isiolo

General Robert Kibochi, the Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) has visited the School of Infantry, Armoured Brigade and the School of Artillery. The Commander Kenya Army, Lieutenant General Walter […]

General Robert Kibochi pledges to support Kenya Air Force achieve mission readiness.

“Being a technical-oriented Service, I commend Kenya Air Force for maintaining equipment to the highest standards,” said the CDF.

Defence Cabinet Secretary visits Kenya Army Headquarters

The Cabinet Secretary for Defence Ambassador (Dr) Monica Juma on Friday, 26th June 2020, paid a visit to Kenya Army Headquarters in Nairobi. The purpose of the visit was to […]

Uhuru in full military fatigues as he welcomes Jordanian king –PHOTOS

“I am convinced that now our forces are ready for real problems in either of our countries, or elsewhere, should the need arise to tackle either conventional or asymmetric threats,” said President Kenyatta.

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