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ULINZI STARS FC BOUNCE BACK

Ulinzi stars FC bounced back on Saturday, 3 December 2022, when they beat Posta Rangers 1-0 in an entertaining afternoon match played at the Ulinzi Sports complex, Lang’ata. Hillary Simiyu […]

CS DEFENCE PRESIDES OVER CLOSURE OF COMMAND POST EXERCISE

The Defence Cabinet Secretary Mr Aden Duale on 2nd December 2022 presided over the closing ceremony of a Command Post Exercise at Gilgil Garrison in Nakuru County. The exercise is […]

NDU-K MATRICULATES ITS FIRST CADET COHORT

The National Defence University- Kenya (NDU-K) has today, Friday 2 December 2022, matriculated the first cohort of 177 cadets in a historic and colorful event at the institution’s main campus […]

NDC TOURS LAMU PORT

The Commandant National Defence College Lieutenant General A K Kendagor has today 2 December 2022 led a team of students from National Defence College on an Educational tour to the […]

KDF JOINS THE WORLD IN MARKING WORLD AIDS DAY

The Kenya Defence Forces has today Thursday, 1 December 2022, joined Kenyans and the rest of the world in observing the annual World Aids Day in various military barracks in […]

COURTESY CALL TO CS DEFENCE BY HEAD OF UNSOS

Courtesy call by Ms Lisa Filipetto, head of the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) to CS Defence Hon Aden duale on 01 December 2022

CHINESE AMBASSADOR TO KENYA PAYS COURTESY CALL TO CS DEFENCE

His Excellency Zhou Pingjian Ambassador of the people’s Republic of China to Kenya paid a courtesy call to Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Defence Hon. Aden Duale at the Defence Headquarters […]

MWAK MEMBERSHIP SENSITISATION PROGRAM COMES TO AN END

Members of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) have today Wednesday 30th November 2022, concluded a two-day sensitization exercise to Commanding Officers (COs) and Officers Commanding (OCs) various military […]

TAPPING INTO SCIENTIFIC DATA  TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE, ENHANCE FOOD SECURITY

The Kenya Space Agency (KSA) has today, Tuesday 29 November 2022, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Directorate of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing (DRSRS) that will see […]

BETTER ENVIRONMENT BETTER FUTURE

On Tuesday, 29 November 2022, Military Police Corps of the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) in partnership with Greens of Africa Foundation participated in planting over 20,000 trees in Kipipiri, Nyandarua […]

IN THE SPIRIT OF THANKS GIVING

The Kenya Defence Force ‘Ulinzi’ Taekwondo team, on 29th November 2022, spent time at Mother Teresa children’s home, Huruma, as part of their annual thanks giving event. The team was […]

COMRADESHIP BEYOND ACTIVE SERVICE

The Assistant Chief of Defence of Forces in charge of Personnel and Logistics (ACDF P&L), Major General Muthuri Kiugu, today, 28 November 2022,  officiated the Annual Delegates Meeting of the […]

BOOST TO REGIONAL FORCE PEACE EFFORTS IN EASTERN DRC

The communique from the mini-summit on peace and security in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo held on 23rd November 2022 in Luanda, Angola came as […]

BE GOOD KDF AMBASSADORS IN DRC

Deputy Commander, Kenya Army Major General Peter Muteti has today Saturday 26 November 2022 commissioned the third batch of the main body deployed to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) […]

MWAK TAKES SENSITIZATION TOUR TO ELDORET

Members of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) have today Friday, 25 November 2022 continued with their series of sensitization tours to Commanding Officers (COs) and Officers Commanding (OCs) […]

JOINT EFFORT TOWARD PEACE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION IN TURKANA COUNTY

Kenya Defence Forces troops in Turkana County, led by the Commander 110 Brigade, Brigadier Peter Assava, on Friday, 25 November 2022, engaged with leaders from Turkana County Government in discussions […]

FIRMING DEFENCE COOPERATION

The Cabinet Secretary for Defence Hon. Adan Duale today separately hosted two dignitaries H.E. Okaniwa Ken Ambassador of Japan to Kenya and Dr. Annette Weber, European Union Special Envoy for […]

JUNIOR JOINT COMMAND AND STAFF COURSE 093/22OPENING CEREMONY

The Junior Joint Command and Staff Course 093/22 commenced on 08 Sep 22. The course comprise of 42 participants drawn from different services of the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF). The […]

WORLD’S CHILDREN DAY

The Kenyan contingent serving under the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo joined local government representatives to mark World’s Children Day at Irumu. In line with […]

EACRF FORCE REMAINS COMMITTED TO EASTERN DRC PEACE AND STABILITY

The East African Regional Force (EACRF) Commander Major General Jeff Nyagah has assured residents of the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that the force remains committed to a lasting […]

UNITED NATIONS’ TOP MILITARY CHIEF VISITS KENYAN TROOPS IN BENI, DRC

The Force Commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the DR Congo (MONUSCO), Lieutenant General Marcos De Sa Affonso Da Costa paid a visit to Kenyan troops deployed under […]

COMMAND POST EXERCISE FOR JUNIOR COURSE

The Deputy Commandant Joint Command and Staff College (JCSC) Brig Mwamburi led faculty members in the conduct of Command post exercise (CPX) for Junior Joint Command and Staff Course 093/22 […]

ENHANCING DEFENCE COOPERATION

The UK Minister for the Armed Forces, Rt. Hon James Heappey, paid a courtesy call to the Cabinet Secretary for Defence, Honorable Aden Duale at the Defence Headquarters, Nairobi on […]

JCSC TREE PLANTING CAMPAIGN LAUNCH

The Commandant Joint Staff and Command College (JCSC) Major General Eric Kinuthia on Thursday 24 November 2022 launched a tree planting campaign in the college. In his address, the Commandant […]

ITS TIME WE WALK FAR TOGETHER

Members of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) have today Wednesday 23 November 2022 concluded a two-day sensitization exercise to Commanding Officers (COs) and Officers Commanding (OCs) various military […]

PROMOTING EXCELLENT LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR DOHBALE SCHOOL

Somalia education architecture has been hard hit by a three decade internal conflict that has left behind dilapidated schools and disadvantaged many school-age going children calling on the Kenya Defence […]

KENYA USAFRICOM RELATIONS

On 23 November 2022, General Michael E. Langley Combatant Commander USAFRICOM paid a courtesy call to the Cabinet Secretary for Defence Hon. Aden Duale and the Chief of Defence Forces […]

KENYA AND ISRAEL BOOST BILATERAL RELATIONS

On 22 November 2022, H.E. Mr. Michael Lotem Ambassador Embassy of the State of Israel in Kenya, paid a courtesy call to the Cabinet Secretary for Defence Hon. Aden Duale […]

EACRF FORCE COMMANDER ENHANCES A COLLABORATIVE APPROACH IN EASTERN DRC

The East African Community Regional Force (EACRF) commander Major General Jeff Nyagah, MONUSCO Force Commander Lieutenant General Marcos De Sá Affonso Da Costa, and the FARDC 3rd Division Commander Lieutenant […]

GREENING SCHOOLS

The Kenya Air Force (KAF) in partnership with several environmental organisations, has today Tuesday, 22nd November 2022 planted 2000 trees at Kerarapon Primary and Secondary schools in Kajiado county. The […]

EACRF-FARDC JOINT OPERATIONS IN EASTERN DRC

Kenyan troops deployed in eastern DRC under the East African Community Regional Force (EACRF) on Monday, 21 November 2022 conducted joint patrols with their FARDC counterparts in Kibumba area. During […]

A SNAP SHOT OF THE MISSION AREA

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) second Brigade Recce team today 20 November 2022 finished a four day reconnaissance visit to farmilialize themselves with the situation of various Forward Operating Bases (FOBs) […]

BRINGING MORE MEMBERS ON BOARD

Members of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on 21st November 2022 held a roll-down plan introductory meeting with Units/Wing Commanders and Adjutants at the Moi Air Base (MAB), Nairobi. The […]

ENHANCING GLOBAL SECURITY

Chief of Defence Forces, General Robert Kibochi,  took part in the Manama Dialogue 2022 in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.  Held annually in the Kingdom, this year’s dialogue took place between […]

ULINZI SPORTS COMPLEX HOLDS FIRST FKF PREMIER LEAGUE GAME

Ulinzi Stars hosted AFC Leopards on Saturday 19 November 2022 at the state-of-the-art Ulinzi Sports Complex- Langata on the first fixture of this season’s Federation of Kenyan Football (FKF) Premier […]

3 EMERGE WINNERS IN DEFCO PROMOTION

‘Kwachua gari na DEFCO’ promotion winners have received their prizes at Moi Air Base (MAB) Defence Force Canteen Organisation (DEFCO) outlet. The event was presided over by Managing Director DEFCO […]

LET’S  JOURNEY TOGETHER, SAYS MWAK

Members of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on the 18 November 2022 concluded a week long sensitization exercise for Commanding Officers (COs) and Officers Commanding (OCs) from various […]

SIGNALS WARRIORS OFF TO UN MISSION IN DRC

The Main Body of the Kenya Signals Company (KENSIG) deploying to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been flagged off at Embakasi Garrison by the Deputy Army Commander […]

EACRF COMMANDER VISITS FRONTLINES OF TROUBLED EASTERN DRC

The East Africa Community Regional Force (EACRF) Commander Major General Jeff Nyagah, accompanied by the Armed Forces of the Republic of the Congo (FARDC) 3rd Zone Commander Lieutenant General Mbangu […]

JOINT EFFORTS TOWARDS ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY IN ISIOLO AND MERU COUNTIES

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) personnel drawn from the Isiolo Barracks were on Wednesday 16 November 2022 joined by other stakeholders in planting 7,000 tree seedlings in Isiolo and Meru Counties. […]

ENHANCING LEADERSHIP, COMMAND AND MANAGEMENT

On Wednesday, 16 November 2022, Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi opened a one-day seminar for KDF Sergeant Majors in Karen, Nairobi. Coming in as the third edition, […]

EACRF COMMANDER CALLS FOR AN END TO HOSTILITIES IN EASTERN DRC

The Force Commander for the East African Community Regional Force Major General Jeff Nyagah has called upon the armed groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to cease […]

THE ARROWHEAD FINALLY SHARPENED FOR TROOPS DEPLOYING SOON IN SOMALIA

The adequately trained,committed and mission bound 2nd brigade troops in Nov 2022 assured the Deputy Army Commander (DAC),Major General Peter Muteti of their unmatched precision on target skills, acquired during […]

BOOSTING MORALE FOR WAJIR AIR BASE PERSONNEL

The Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF), Major General John Omenda paid a visit to the Wajir Air Base (WAB) on Monday, 14th November 2022. This is part of the Commander KAF’s […]

KENYA AND JORDAN FOSTER GOOD RELATIONS

On 15 November 2022, the Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to Kenya H.E. Firas F. Khouri, paid a courtesy call to the Cabinet Secretary  Ministry of Defence Hon. […]

WELCOME ABOARD, SIR

The Cabinet Secretary (CS) for the Ministry of Defence Honorable Aden Duale, on Monday 14th November 2022, visited the Kenya Navy (KN) Headquarters in Mombasa. The visit was an opportunity […]

JUNIOR COURSE VISIT TO KENYA MEAT COMMISSION

The Junior Joint Command and Staff Course 093/22 had the privilege to visit Kenya Meat Commission (KMC) Athi River plant on 04 Nov 22. The Managing Commissioner, Brig J N […]

COMMONWEALTH NATIONS CELEBRATE WAR HEROES AND HEROINES.

On Sunday 13 November 2022, Chief of Personnel Defence Headquarters, Brigadier Elijah Gatere, on behalf of the Chief of Defence Forces, led KDF in joining Commonwealth of Nations Member States […]

KENYA’S PEACE AMBASSADORS ARRIVE IN DRC

The inaugural Kenyan Contingent (KENCON) troops under the East African Community Regional Force (EACRF) being deployed to the  Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was on Saturday ,12 November 2022, flagged […]

WE ARE COMMITTED IN PURSUIT FOR PEACE IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

The Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Defence, Hon. Aden Duale today Friday 11 November 2022 hosted the Belgium Special Representative for the Great Lakes Region, His Excellency Ambassador Stephane Doppagne and […]

INDIA DEFENCE EXPO IN KENYA

The Vice Chief of Defence Forces, Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla graced the high-level Defence Seminar and Expo organized jointly by the Kenya and Indian militaries at a Nairobi hotel, on […]

MISSION AWARENESS FOR KEN QRF IN DRC

Kenya Quick Reaction Force deployed as part of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo today, 10 November 2022 completed a three-day Training of Trainers (ToT) […]

THIRSTY?…NOT ON MY WATCH.

In the midst of hard hitting drought in Samburu County, Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops on advanced training in preparation for Africa Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS), conducted a Civil […]

1 MILLION TREES CAMPAIGN

Moi Air Base (MAB) in partnership with Tree and Culture Organization on Thursday, 10th November 2022 launched a tree planting exercise in Ruai, Nairobi County MAB was represented by the […]

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING IN THE FIELD

The Commandant Joint Command and Staff College (JCSC-KAREN) Maj Gen Kinuthia led faculty members in the conduct of Tactical Exercise Without Troops (TEWT’s) for Senior Joint Command and Staff Course […]

GUARD OF HONOUR FOR PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA

H.E William Ruto, PhD, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces today received H.E Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa in a colorful ceremony at […]

TAKING STEPS TOWARDS MITIGATING CLIMATE CHANGE

Today, 9th November 2022 Laikipia Air Base (LAB) in partnership with Kenya Water Towers, Mt Kenya Region launched a tree planting exercise at LAB, Nanyuki. The Base in partnership with […]

ANCHORS AWAY!, FOR GRADUATE JUNIOR OFFICERS

The Kenya Navy Training College (KNTC), on Tuesday 08 November 2022 graduated its 15th batch of naval Junior Officers undertaking the Junior Officers Course Executive (JOC) X in a colorful […]

SOMALIA SECURITY FORCES TO BENEFIT FROM KENYA DEFENCE FORCES MENTORSHIP

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) medical team in Kismayu operating in Somalia under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) on 02 November 2022, started an eight weeks mentorship program […]

INDIA HIGH COMMISSIONER VISITS CS DEFENCE

The India High Commissioner to Kenya, Ms. Namgya Khampa, paid a courtesy call to the Cabinet Secretary for Defence, Honourable Aden Duale at the Defence Headquarters, Nairobi; on Tuesday, 8 […]

CS DEFENCE INTRODUCED TO THE AIR FORCE

The Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Ministry of Defence Honourable (Hon.) Aden Duale on Tuesday, 8th November 2022, had an extensive engagement with the leadership and Service members of Kenya Air Force (KAF) […]

CDF HANDBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS KICKS OFF AT ULINZI SPORTS COMPLEX

Ulinzi indoor Arena, has today 7th November 2022, hosted the annual Chief of Defence Forces Handball Championship (Bora Cup) in an eventful ceremony presided over by the Chairman of Defence […]

IPSTC CONTINUES TO SHAPE WORLD LEADERS

The Vice-Chancellor of the National Defence University Kenya (NDU- K), Lieutenant General Jonah Mwangi, today – 07 November 22- officiated the opening of the 26th Regional Senior Mission Leaders’ Course […]

NEW PARISH IN WAJIR

Blessed Sunday! It is jubilation for Catholic faithfuls as St Pancras Roman Catholic (RC) (Wajir) was elevated to the status of a Parish within the Military Ordinariate following the appointment […]

SERVING AND RETIRED OFFICERS FROM KENYA ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS MEET FOR MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME

Serving and retired Kenya Army Officers from the Kenya Army Ordnance Corps (KAOC) held a get together on Friday, 4th November 2022, at Kahawa Garrison. The event, organised by Corps […]

MWAK CONDUCTS PRE-DEPLOYMENT COUNSELLING FOR FAMILIES AND SPOUSES OF KDF PERSONNEL

Families of Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) whose spouses are set to be deployed in peace keeping missions outside Kenya on 03 November 2022 were taken through pre-deployment counselling facilitated by […]

ATTENTION! FAKE KDF RECRUITMENT ADVERTISEMENT

Attention is drawn to the general public of a fake Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) recruitment exercise advert circulating on social media platforms. Kindly note that Kenya Defence Forces is not […]

KENYA – JAPAN DEEPEN DEFENCE RELATIONS

The Chief of the Defence Forces, General Robert Kibochi on Thursday 3rd November 2022 joined the Ambassador of Japan to Kenya His Excellency Okaniwa Ken to commemorate the 68th anniversary […]

KENYA ANSWERS SOMALIA’S CALL FOR HELP

The Kenyan government under the directive of the President and Commander- in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces , H.E Dr. William Samoei Ruto,  has today  delivered a  planeload of emergency […]

KENYA ARMY WELCOMES CS DEFENCE

The Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Ministry of Defence Honourable Aden Duale on Thursday ,3rd November 2022, visited the Kenya Army Headquarters in Nairobi. The visit was a familiarization and orientation […]

EAC PARTNER STATES’ ARMED FORCES HEALTH SERVICES REVIEW MEETING KICKS OFF

Directors of the Health Services of the East African Community (EAC) partner states’ Armed Forces two-day meeting was held at the International Peace Support Training School (IPSTC) in Nairobi. The […]

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE BIDS FAREWELL TO LONG-SERVING SECRETARY OF ADMINISTRATION

The Ministry of Defence has bid farewell to a long-serving Secretary of Administration Mr. Francis Mutie after 34 years of an illustrious career in public service, six of which he […]

THE NAVAL ELITE SPECIAL BOATS UNIT TRAINS MORE OPERATORS

The Kenya Navy Special Boats Unit, today, 2 Nov 2022, graduated its 6th batch of specially trained Special Boats Operators in a ceremony presided over by the Kenya Navy Training […]

PRESIDENT FLAGS OFF KENYAN CONTIGENT TO DRC

His Excellency Hon.William Samoei Ruto PhD, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-In-Chief of the Defence Forces handed over the National flag to the KDF contingent set to be […]

PROMOTING SPORTS FOR THE SENIOR COURSE IN JCSC

Representing the Commandant of Joint Command and Staff College (JCSC) Major General Eric Kinuthia, the Deputy Commandant Brigadier Joakim Mwamburi led officers of the Senior Joint Command and Staff Course […]

NEW DEFENCE CS TAKES OVER THE REIGNS AT ULINZI HOUSE

The new Cabinet Secretary for Defence Hon. Aden Bare Duale has today Monday 31 October 2022 taken over the leadership at the Ministry from his predecessor, Hon. Eugene Wamalwa at […]

ENDURING EASTERN COMMAND SECURITY POSTURE

General Officer Commanding Eastern Command (GOC EASTCOM) Major General Juma Mwinyikai engaged troops deployed in Kolbio, Hulugho and Baure located in the Northern Sector of Boni enclave. During his engagement […]

KDF TAKES PART IN THE 19TH EDITION OF THE STANDARD CHARTERED MARATHON

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) led by the Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi, has today 30th October 2022 participated in the 19th edition of the Standard […]

REGIMENTAL SERGEANT MAJORS: THE BACKBONE OF ARMY LEADERSHIP

Units and Formations Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSMs) from the Kenya Army have on Thursday, 27 October 2022, concluded a two-day seminar at Kenyatta Barracks in Gilgil, Nakuru County. The seminar […]

LAIKIPIA AIR BASE CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION INITIATIVE

Commanding Officer Laikipia Air Base (LAB) Headquarter Wing (HQW), Lieutenant Colonel Juvenalis Atancha on 28th October 2022 launched a tree planting exercise at LAB Headquarter grounds. The initiative is part […]

KDF MARKS CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Kenya Defence Forces personnel on Friday, 28 October 2022, marked the Cancer Awareness Month at Kahawa Garrison. The ceremony was led by the Deputy Army Commander Major General (Maj Gen) […]

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Applications are invited for temporary Shorthand Typists/Stenographers on casual basis in the Ministry of Defence. Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications through writing and submit the […]

SAILORS URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT AND EMBRACE PROFESSIONALISM

Held half-yearly, the Kenya Navy (KN) Commander’s Divisions is a formal parade conducted within a KN Base by KN personnel drawn from different KN Bases and Formations. A Division is […]

TECHNICIAN GRADUATES TO ENHANCE KDF EQUIPMENT SERVICEABILITY

Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda on 27th October 2022 presided over the 18th Defence Forces Technical College (DEFTEC) graduation Ceremony at Embakasi Garrison. DEFTEC whose mission […]

STEERING THE COURSE AT THE JOINT COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE

Vice Chief of the Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla on Monday 24th October 2022 chaired a routine Control Board Meeting of the Joint Command and Staff College (JCSC) […]

INCULCATING BEST PRACTICES FOR DESACCO

The Assistant Chief of Defence Forces in charge of Personnel and Logistics (ACDF P&L) Major General Muthuri Kiugu has today, Tuesday 25 October 2022, presided over a training forum for […]

SHARPENING THE ARROWHEAD FOR TRANSITION MISSION IN SOMALIA

Pre-deployment training continues in earnest for Kenya Defence Forces troops preparing to serve under the African Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS). This will be the second Kenyan contigent to operate […]

BUILDING A HEALTHY COMMUNITY FOR RAMA RESIDENTS

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Somalia under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) recently donated medical drugs to the newly constructed Rama health center at Beles […]

FOOD AND WATER, THE BEST MEDICINE FOR LIKOLEY RESIDENTS IN KISMAYO, SOMALIA

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Somalia under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) recently conducted an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) medical camp, donated foodstuff and […]

KDF PARTICIPATES IN MASHUJAA DAY FETE

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) has today, 20 October 2022, participated in the 59th edition of Mashujaa Day celebrations held at the historical Uhuru Gardens National Monument and Museum. The […]

PRESIDENT RUTO PRESIDES OVER THE COMMENCEMENT OF KDF’s FORMATION COMMANDERS’ CONFERENCE

H.E Hon. William Samoei Ruto, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces on 18 October 2022, presided over the official opening of the Formation Commanders […]

ACTING DEPUTY ARMY COMMANDER SEES OFF SIGNAL COMPANY TO DRC

Acting Deputy Army Commander Major General Peter Muteti on 17 October 2022 at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), saw off the advance party of Kenya Defence Forces Signals Company […]

KENYA NAVY MARINE COMMANDOS INSTRUCTORS’ GRADUATE

Deputy Commander Kenya Navy Base Mtongwe Colonel Evans Oguga recently presided over the graduation ceremony of the Defence Train-the-Trainers (DTTT) course at the Kenya Naval Training College in Mtongwe, Mombasa. […]

KDF TROOPS IN ATMIS OBSERVE KDF DAY

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed in Somalia under African Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) on 14 October 2022 joined the KDF fraternity in celebrating the KDF day themed, “soldier […]

MULTI-AGENCY SECURITY TEAM IN OPERATION KOMESHA UHALIFU MEETS NATIONAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS (NGAO)

The Multi-agency security team Commanders in Operation Komesha Uhalifu on 14 October 2022 held a meeting at Chemolingot in Baringo County. The meeting, which brought together officials from Kenya Defence […]

CURTAINS FALL ON THIS YEAR’S WORLD MILITARY CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP IN PORTUGAL

The 58th Edition of the World Military Cross Country Championship concluded on 13 October 2022 in Beja, Portugal, in a colourful ceremony presided over by the Air Commander of the […]

KDF DAY 2022 CELEBRATIONS

President William Ruto follows entertainment by Laikipia Air Base schools and a flypast by Kenya Air Force aircraft.

KDF Day 2022 celebrations

H.E Hon. William Samoei Ruto, PhD, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-In-Chief (C-in-C) of the Defence Forces arrives at Laikipia Air Base, Nanyuki to preside over the KDF […]

COMMANDER KENYA ARMY FLAGS OFF SIGNALS COMPANY TO UN MISSION IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Peter Njiru on 13th October 2022, presided over the flag handover ceremony at Kahawa Garrison to the Kenya Signals Company (KENSIG) which is […]

KDF SENIOR OFFICERS CYCLE 114KM AHEAD OF KDF DAY CELEBRATIONS

Brigade Commander Army Special Operations Brigadier Ahmed Saman and Commanding Officer 23 Mechanized Infantry Battalion (MIB) Lieutenant Colonel Kennedy Rubithia on 13th October 2022 went on an approximately 114 Km […]

MWAK VISITS DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS ACADEMY AND DONATES FURNITURE

Members of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) in conjunction with officials from the Defence Headquarters Education sub-branch and the Camp Administration Unit on 13 October 2022 visited the […]

KENYA DEFENCE FORCES HOLDS A FREE MEDICAL CAMP IN NANYUKI.

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) conducted a free Medical Camp on Wednesday, 12th October 2022 at Likii Health Centre in Nanyuki as a precursor to the KDF DAY 2022. KDF […]

KENYA MILITARY ACADEMY 3RD EDITION SPORTS COMPETITIONS

Deputy Commandant Officer Cadet School Kenya Military Academy (KMA) Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Nzioka, on behalf of the Commandant Major General Fatuma Ahmed, presided over the 3rd edition of the Academy’s […]

COMMANDER COMBINED TASK FORCE 150 VISITS KENYA NAVY

Commander Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) Royal Saudi Navy Commodore Abdullah al-Mutairi today, 11 October 2022, paid a courtesy call on the Commander Kenya Navy Base Mtongwe Brigadier Yahya Abdi […]

COMPENSATION AND WELFARE BRANCH MARKS WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY AT THE DEFENCE FORCES WELLNESS CENTRE, LANG’ATA

Defence Headquarters Compensation and Welfare (C&W) branch in collaboration with the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) has today, 10 October 2022, marked the World Mental Health Day by visiting […]

KDF TAKES PART IN MANGROVES TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

A KDF team led by Major Humphrey Sanders from the Kenya Army Corps of Transport on 6th and 7th October 2022 took part in planting over 30,000 Mangrove trees at […]

NATIONAL FLAG HANDOVER TO THE 58TH WORLD MILITARY CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Director Defence National Security Industries Major General Bernard Waliaula on 7th October 2021, presided over the flag handover ceremony of the KDF Cross Country team heading to Portugal, for the […]

VICE CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES CLOSES ANNUAL FINANCIAL EXPENDITURE MANAGEMENT FORUM

Vice Chief of the Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla has today, 7th October 2022, presided over the closing ceremony of the annual Public Financial Management Forum held at […]

KDF FRATERNITY HOLDS REQUIEM MASS FOR THE LATE COLONEL FLAVIAN WAWERU

Kenya Defence Forces fraternity held a requiem mass in honour of the late Colonel Flavian Wareru on 5th October 2022 at the Roman Catholic Church in Moi Air Base (MAB), […]

MOI AIR BASE HOLDS A WARRANT OFFICERS’ SENSITISATION SEMINAR

Moi Air Base (MAB) held a Warrant Officers’ sensitisation seminar on 4th October 2022 at the Lieutenant General Samuel Thuita Talanta Theatre Auditorium. The day-long seminar attended by Kenya Air […]

CDF FETES SGT JEPKOSGEI FOLLOWING LONDON MARATHON SILVER MEDAL WIN

Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi, on Tuesday 4th October 2022, promoted Corporal Joyciline Jepkosgei to Sergeant (Sgt) at the Defence Headquarters in Nairobi following her silver medal […]

ZAMBIA DEFENCE DELEGATION VISITS DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS

The Head of delegation from Zambia Joint Command and Staff College Colonel M. Mutemwa on 3rd October 2022 paid a courtesy call on Assistant Chief of Defence Forces in charge […]

PS DEFENCE PRESIDES OVER ANNUAL FINANCIAL EXPENDITURE MANAGEMENT FORUM

The Principal Secretary for Ministry of Defence Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed today presided over this year’s workshop on Financial Expenditure Management at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi. The forum […]

KENYA DEFENCE FORCES PARTICIPATES IN SHOOTING COMPETITION

A team from the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Rifle Association (DEFRA) participated in the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) championship held at Bamburi Rifle Club in Mombasa from 1st to […]

KDF CO-HOSTS WOMEN IN SECURITY CONFERENCE

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) in partnership with the Women in International Security – Horn of Africa (WIIS-HoA) and the Special Operations Command Africa (SOCAFRICA) convened a Women in Security […]

KENYA NAVY JUNIOR SERVICE MEMBERS GRADUATE

Commander Kenya Navy Fleet (KNF) Brigadier John Kiswaa, on 29 September 2022, presided over the graduation ceremony of Junior Leadership Command (JLC) course at the Kenya Naval Training College (KNTC) […]

MOI AIR BASE EMERGE TOP IN THE CDF TAEKWONDO CHALLENGE CUP 2022

Moi Air Base emerged the winners of the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Taekwondo Challenge Cup 2022 held at Embakasi Garrison in Nairobi from 27th to 29th September 2022. The […]

MWAK CONDUCTS ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT FORUM AT MOI AIR BASE

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) reached out to spouses and widows of Military Personnel at Moi Air Base (MAB) in Eastleigh, Nairobi with it’s mentorship program on 28 […]

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE EXCELS AT 2022 NAIROBI INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has so far scooped 12 awards out of 16 categories, including emerging the Best Government Ministry Stand, it has competed for at the 2022 Nairobi […]

KENYA AIR FORCE FORMATION COMMANDERS SIGN PERFORMANCE CONTRACTS

Commander Kenya Air Force Major General John Omenda oversaw the signing of Performance Contracts for the Financial Year 2022/2023 by Kenya Air Force (KAF) Base/Formation Commanders on 27 September 2022 […]

KENYA’S QUICK REACTION FORCE PLAY AGAINST MALAWI BATTALION IN DRC

Kenya’s Quick Reaction Force (QRF) serving in the Democratic Republic of Congo, over the weekend, participated in a series of friendly sporting activities against Malawi Battalion at Beni. The sporting […]

MWAK CONDUCTS MENTORSHIP PROGRAM TO KDF PERSONNEL LIVING WITH DISABILITY

Kenya (MWAK) led by the Chairperson, Mrs Tabitha Kibochi on 23rd September 2022, conducted a mentorship program for the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Service Personnel with disabilities at the Moi […]

WAJIR AIR BASE SHINES IN KAF TALENT SEARCH CHAMPIONSHIP

Commandant Kenya Air Force (KAF) Training Wing Colonel Flavian Waweru presided over the closing ceremony of the Kenya Air Force New Soldiers Sports Talent Search Championship 2022 held from 22nd […]

KENYA NAVY FORMATION COMMANDERS SIGN PERFORMANCE CONTRACTS

Commander Kenya Navy Major General Jimson Mutai, on 21 September 2022 at Kenya Navy Headquarters in Mombasa, oversaw the signing of the performance contracts for the financial year 2022/2023 by […]

MILITARY WIVES ASSOCIATION OF KENYA (MWAK) MENTORS FAMILIES OF TROOPS SERVING IN PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on Thursday, 22 September 2022, extended their mentorship program to spouses, dependants and families of Service Personnel deployed on peacekeeping missions at Kenyatta […]

COMMANDER KENYA AIR FORCE INSPECTS ENGINEER PROJECTS IN NANYUKI AND LAIKIPIA

Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda on Wednesday, 21 September 2022, inspected on-going projects at: Laikipia Air Base (LAB), Nanyuki Barracks, Mount Kenya and Thigithu Primary schools. […]

KENYA ARMY FORMATION COMMANDERS SIGN PERFORMANCE CONTRACTS

Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Peter Njiru on Tuesday, 20th September 2022, led Kenya Army Formation Commanders in signing performance contracts for the financial year 2022/2023 at Headquarters […]

ACDF OPD&T VISITS FORWARD OPERATING BASES IN SOMALIA AND OAB.

Assistant Chief of Defence Forces in charge of Operations, Plans, Doctrine and Training Major General Fred Leuria was for the last three days, on an official visit to eight Forward […]

DISASTER RESPONSE BATTALION (DRB) DEMONSTRATES ITS EXPERTISE TO DEPUTY ARGENTINE AMBASSADOR TO KENYA

The Disaster Response Battalion (DRB) of the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) yesterday, 20 September 2022, conducted a demonstration exercise showcasing their expertise in Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) to the […]

DEFENCE SAVINGS AND CREDIT CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY (DESACCO) HOLDS ANNUAL INDUCTION COURSE  

Defence Savings and Credit Co-operative Society (DESACCO) has today, 20 September 2022, held it’s annual induction course at the Defence Headquarters in Nairobi. The three-day course facilitated by the Kenya […]

KENYA PARTICIPATES IN THE TENTH ITERATION OF EXERCISE EAGER LION, JORDAN

Kenya is among 28 nations that took part in Exercise Eager Lion 2022 which was hosted by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan from 4th to 15th of September this year. […]

MWAK HOLDS QUARTERLY MEETING AND LAUNCHES OFFICIAL WEBSITE TO ENHANCE SERVICE DELIVERY

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) members, on 17th September 2022, held their periodic quarterly meeting at the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS) at Embakasi, Nairobi to evaluate their […]

MESSAGES OF THANKSGIVING ECHOED IN THIS YEAR’S FAMILY DAY CELEBRATIONS

Messages of thanksgiving and gratitude filled the air in this year’s Family Day Celebrations, held on 17th September 2022 at St.Peter and Paul Catholic Church at the Defence Headquarters in Nairobi. […]

KENYA NAVY MARKS THE  INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN- UP DAY

Sailors from the Kenya Navy Base Mtongwe joined the rest of the world in observing the International Coastal Clean-up (ICC) Day by participating in beach cleanup exercises in different coastal […]

WAJIR AIR BASE INTER-WINGS TOURNAMENT COMES TO AN END

Base Commander Wajir Air Base, Brigadier Stephen Sane, on 15th September 2022 presided over the closing ceremony of the Wajir Air Base (WAB) Inter-Wings Tournament held at  the Narok-Forward Operation […]

CDF PRESIDES OVER THE SIGNING OF PERFORMANCE CONTRACTS FOR TOP MILITARY LEADERS

On Thursday, 15th September 2022,   Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF), General Robert Kibochi  led the Services, Directorates and Defence Controlled Units (DCUs) in signing Performance Contracts for the […]

KDF TROOPS PROVIDE WATER FOR LOCALS IN GARISSA

Kenya Defence Forces troops in Lamu continue to support the locals in Garissa County by distributing water in various locations in attempts to mitigate the effects of the ongoing drought in […]

KDF CONDUCTS STATE CEREMONIAL DUTIES DURING INAUGURATION OF KENYA’S FIFTH PRESIDENT AND C-IN-C

On Tuesday, 13 September 2022, the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) joined Kenyans and other invited guests to witness and participate in the inauguration of Kenya’s Fifth President and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) […]

FAREWELL FOR COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF

Kenya Defence Forces Conducts a Grand Farewell for Commander-in-Chief, His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta.

MAJESHI YETU : THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF

MAJESHI YETU : COMMANDER IN CHIEF TRIBUTE  

DELEGATION FROM THE ROYAL DANISH EMBASSY VISITS KENYA NAVY

Royal Danish Embassy delegation paid a visit to the Kenya Naval Training College (KNTC) at the Kenya Navy (KN) Headquarters, Mtongwe on 7 September 2022. The visit was aimed at […]

THE 5TH ANNUAL KDF MEDICAL CONSULTANTS TECHNICAL REVIEW MEETING KICKS OFF

The Director Medical Services Major General (Dr) George Ng’ang’a on 7th Sept 2022 officially opened the 5th Annual KDF Medical Consultants Technical Review meeting in Naivasha. The two-day review workshop […]

CS MAGOHA COMMISSIONS  CBC CLASSROOM AT MOI FORCES ACADEMY – NAIROBI

The Cabinet Secretary (CS) for the  Ministry of Education Prof George Magoha on Monday, 5th September 2022,  officially commissioned four Competency Based Curriculum(CBC) classrooms in Moi Forces Academy, Nairobi. The […]

KENYA ARMY SOLDIERS DISTRIBUTE WATER IN PARTS OF GARISSA COUNTY

On Sunday, 4th September 2022, Kenya Army soldiers based in Garissa County conducted a Humanitarian Civic Action where they distributed over 30,000 litres of fresh water to over 2,000 residents […]

KENYA QUICK REACTION FORCE 1 (KENQRF1) CONTINGENT HANDS OVER TO KENQRF2 IN DR CONGO

On Sunday, 4th September 2022, the Kenya Quick Reaction Force 1 (KENQRF1) Contingent successfully handed over to KENQRF2 in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). During the handover ceremony, KENQRF1 […]

REQUIEM MASS FOR THE LATE LIEUTENANT COLONEL (FR) GEORGE MAKAU

The Kenya Defence Forces today held a requiem mass in honour of the late Lieutenant Colonel (Fr) George Makau  at the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church at the Defence […]

KDF PARTNERS WITH GREEN AFRICA FOUNDATION IN A TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers at Embakasi Garrison in collaboration with Greens Africa Foundation engaged in a tree planting exercise at Embakasi Garrison, Nairobi, on 31st August 2022. The exercise […]

KDF NURSES CONTINUE TO SHARPEN THEIR ARROW HEAD

It was immense joy for 20 service members as they graduated on 30th August 2022 with Diplomas in Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN), after 18 months of rigorous training […]

CDF VISITS KIBARANI KENYA MEAT COMMISSION

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on 29th August 2022, visited Kenya Meat Commission (KMC) factory at Kibarani- Mombasa to inspect the ongoing renovation of the infrastructure […]

KDF PARTICIPATES IN REGIONAL CIMIC WEEK IN TANZANIA

On 26th August 2022, The East African Community militaries commenced a week long Civil Military Cooperation (CIMIC) in the Republic of Tanzania. The exercise is aimed at extending medical assistance […]

COMMANDER KENYA AIR FORCE LEADS TROOPS IN UNDERTAKING A DEFENSE FORCES PHYSICAL READINESS TEST

Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda on Tuesday, 30th August 2022 led Moi Air Base personnel in a Defence Physical Readiness Test (DPRT) exercise at Sina Makosa […]

KDF BASKETBALL TEAMS SOAR IN ONGOING KENYA BASKETBALL FEDERATION LEAGUES

The Kenya Defence Forces Basketball Teams participated in the Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Premier League and Division I League held on Saturday 27 August and Sunday 28 August 2022 at  Nyayo […]

MULTI-AGENCY TEAM, LNC MANAGEMENT MEET UP WITH COMMUNITY ELDERS TO DISCUSS POTENTIAL COLLABORATIONS

Operation ‘Rejesha Utulivu II’ Multi-Agency security team together with Laikipia Nature Conservancy (LNC) management held a meeting with elders from the various ‘Mshipi’ zones that neighbor the conservancy at Ol […]

MWAK MENTORS KDF TROOPS AWAITING DEPLOYMENT TO THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Members of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on Friday 26 August 2022 extended their mentorship program to the Kenya’s Contingent of the East Africa Community (EAC) Reinforcement Force […]

CDF PRESIDES OVER THE GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY OF LANET LEVEL IV REGIONAL HOSPITAL

On 26th August 2022, Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF), General Robert Kibochi,  presided over the ground-breaking ceremony of Lanet Regional hospital at the Kenya Military Academy in Lanet, Nakuru […]

ACDF P&L FLAGS OFF KDF MEDICAL PERSONNEL FOR CIMIC ACTIVITIES IN TANZANIA

Assistant Chief of the Defence Forces in charge of Personnel and Logistics (ACDF P&L) Major General Muthuri Kiugu today, 25 August 2022 flagged off a team of Kenya Defence Forces […]

KDF MAALIMS RETIRE AFTER DECADES OF ILLUSTRIOUS CAREER

Teachers of Islamic religion (Maalims) serving at the Muslim sub-branch at the Defence Headquarters were today, 24 August 2022 feted in a farewell ceremony after years of exemplary service of […]

KDF PARTNERS WITH NHIF TO PROVIDE MEDICAL SERVICES TO DEFCO STAFF

On 23rd August 2022, the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Director of Medical Services, Major General (Dr) George Ng’ang’a hosted the the Chief Executive Officer National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) Dr […]

KDF REHABILITATES DHOBLEY AIRSTRIP

On 22nd August 2022, Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS)  carried out rehabilitation works on the  Dhobley airstrip which is located […]

VCDF FLAGS OFF THE SECOND QUICK REACTION FORCE TEAM FOR DRC

The Vice Chief of Defence Forces (VCDF), Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla, has today flagged off a team of Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) personnel deploying in the Democratic Republic of Congo […]

KENYA NAVY HOSTS INDIAN NAVY SHIP TABAR

Kenya Navy has hosted the Indian Navy Ship (INS) Trikand during the ship’s 3 -day visit to Kenya to mark India’s 75 years of Independence. INS Trikand arrived in Kenya […]

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 […]

NATIONAL DEFENCE UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (NDU-K) ACQUIRES FULL OPERATIONAL CAPACITY AND CAPABILITY

H.E Hon Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces on Wednesday 3 August 2022 presided over the inauguration of the National Defence […]

FLOATATION OF THE FIRST KENYAN-MADE SHIP

His Excellency Honourable Uhuru Kenyatta the President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander–in–Chief of the Defence Forces (C- in -C) on the tuesday, 2 August 2022 commissioned the Kisumu […]

BIRTH OF MV UHURU II

On 2nd August 2022, H.E. the President and the Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces, Uhuru Kenyatta will oversee the floatation of MV Uhuru II. Kenya has currently become […]

ULINZI SPORTS COMPLEX INDOOR ARENA HOSTS BASKETBALL FEDERATION PREMIER LEAGUE

The Ulinzi indoor arena has today, 30 July 2022, hosted the Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) premier league, the very first league to be played in the arena. The 1000 seater […]

LAIKIPIA AIR BASE MENTORS YOUNG AVIATORS

Laikipia Air Base on 29th July 2022 hosted aviation students from Mangu high school in a mentorship programme. The programme is part of Kenya Defence Force’s continuous mentorship where military […]

MWAK CONDUCTS EDUCATIONAL MENTORSHIP OUTREACH IN THE COAST REGION

Members of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) conducted an educational mentor-ship outreach for the Moi Forces Academy (MFA)-Mombasa, the Kenya Navy Primary School and the Mariakani Garrison Primary […]

PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA OPENS HEADQUARTERS FOR THE KENYA ARMY BAND AND DEFENCE FORCES SCHOOL OF MUSIC

His Excellency Honourable Uhuru Kenyatta, the President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of the Defence Forces on Friday 29 July 2022 opened the headquarters of the Kenya […]

PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA PRESENTS COLOURS TO THE 21 BATTALION, THE KENYA RIFLES

Kenya Army’s 6 Infantry Brigade has attained full operational capability following the presentation of Presidential and Regimental Colours to the 21 Battalion, the Kenya Rifles (21KR), on Friday, 29 July […]

KDF INSTALLS WATER TANKS AND DONATES FOOD AND WATER TO BURAHACHE RESIDENTS

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) today 28 July 2022 installed and filled two, five thousand litre water tanks with clean […]

COMMANDER KENYA AIR FORCE OFFICIALLY RECEIVES NEW SOLDIERS

Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda officially received new KAF Service members and opened their Induction Course on Monday, 25th July 2022 at the Moi Air Base […]

PRESIDENT KENYATTA HOSTS THE PRESS AT UHURU GARDENS NATIONAL MONUMENT AND MUSEUM

His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander in Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces on 25 July 2022 hosted members of the press at the […]

MWAK CONDUCTS EDUCATIONAL MENTORSHIP IN MOI FORCES ACADEMY

Members of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) have today conducted a mentorship outreach for Moi Forces Academy Lanet, Nakuru County. The event which covered spiritual mattters, pillars of […]

DEFMIS HOLDS A MEDICAL CAMP FOR RETIRING AND RETIRED KDF PERSONNEL

The Defence Forces Medical Insurance Scheme (DEFMIS) has today held a Medical Camp at Kasirika Grounds 3rd Battalion the Kenya Rifles in Lanet, Nakuru County. The Medical Camp targeted DEFMIS […]

NEWLY PROMOTED GENERAL OFFICERS OFFICIALLY ASSUME ROLES AFTER AN INVESTITURE CEREMONY

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on 21st July 2022 presided over the investiture of ranks to the newly promoted General Officers. The ceremony which was held […]

GENERAL ROBERT KARIUKI KIBOCHI EGH CBS ‘ndc’ (K) ‘psc’ (UK) GRADUATES WITH A PHD

Mkuu wa KDF Jenerali Robert Kibochi akuwa mkuu wa kwanza wa majeshi nchini kupata shahada ya PhD

MWAK CONDUCTS EDUCATIONAL MENTORSHIP IN MOI AIR BASE SCHOOLS

Members of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) have today, 21 July 2022, extended their mentorship program for schools sponsored by the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) at the Moi […]

PROMOTIONS, APPOINTMENTS AND POSTINGS OF THE OFFICERS OF THE KENYA DEFENCE FORCES

HE Hon.Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces, on the advice of the Defence Council, chaired by Hon Eugene Wamalwa, CS Defence, has […]

THE 3RD BATTALION, THE KENYA RIFLES OBSERVE NARUNG’OMBE DAY

Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton on 19th July 2022 joined personnel of the 3rd Battalion, the Kenya Rifles in marking their Unit Day dubbed ‘Narung’ombe Day’ at Lanet […]

KDF CONTINUE TO IMPROVE LIVES

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Narok Forward Operating Base today handed over three (3) newly constructed classrooms, inclusive of an ablution block and staff offices and a community […]

PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA VISIT ONBOARD KENYA NAVY SHIP JASIRI

The Commander Kenya Navy Major General Jimson Mutai hosted H.E Hon Uhuru Kenyatta President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander- in -Chief of the Defence Forces and the President […]

MWAK CONTINUES TO INSPIRE STUDENTS IN KDF SPONSORED SCHOOLS

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) led by the chairperson Mrs Tabitha Kibochi and the Vice chairperson Mrs Aileen Ogolla held several mentorship programmes for Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) […]

KENYA ARMY CORPS OF TRANSPORT FOSTERS ENVIRONMENTAL SOLDIER PROGRAM

On  13 July 2022, Kenya Army Corps of Transport took  part in the planting of over 30,000 trees at Ragia Forest at the border between Nyandarua and Kiambu County. The […]

KDF PERSONNEL RESPOND TO ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT

Kenya Defence Forces personnel on Thursday, 14 July 2022, responded to a road traffic accident along Nairobi-Thika Super Highway. The accident involved a fuel truck that overturned after hitting a […]

DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS HOSTS NATIONAL POLICE SERVICE IN BENCHMARKING FORUM

A delegation from the Police National Service Commission on Wednesday 13 July 2022 paid a visit to the Defence Headquarters in a bench-marking exercise. The forum provided a platform to […]

KDF COMMAND CONTINUES TO IMPROVE INFRASTRUCTURE

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on Tuesday, 12 July 2022, commissioned the Headquarters for Kenya Army Corps of Signal (KACS) and B Company 2nd Military Police […]

KDF PERSONNEL RESPOND TO FIRE INCIDENTS

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Personnel from Wajir Air Base (WAB) and Defence Forces Constabulary (DFC) from Kahawa Garrison responded to two fire incidents that happened at Basabra Market, Wajir and […]

KDF DONATES MEDICAL SUPPLIES AND FOODSTUFF IN DHOBLEY, SOMALIA

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Somalia under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) on 7th July 2022 donated foodstuff to residents of Dhobley town. The troops […]

DEFENCE FORCES CONSTABULARY PASS OUT PARADE

The Commander Kahawa Garrison, Brigadier George Okumu, today presided over the Defence Forces Constabulary (DFC) Pass Out Parade at the School of Infantry (SOI) in Isiolo County. The graduands included […]

CS DEFENCE VISITS KDF TROOPS AT MANDA BAY AND SOMALIA

The Defence Cabinet Secretary (CS) Honorable Eugene Wamalwa on Wednesday, 6th July 2022 visited Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed at Kismayu Forward Operation Base (FOB), under the African Union […]

OPERATIONAL UPDATE:

On 01 July 2022, Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops carried out an operation between Sarira and Kolbio areas within the expansive Boni Forest. During the operation, ten newly graduated Al […]

PRESIDENT KENYATTA PRESIDES OVER RECRUITS PASS OUT PARADE AND COMMISSIONS ELDORET REGIONAL HOSPITAL

His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of the Kenya Defence Forces on Friday, 1st July 2022 presided over the Recruits Pass Out Parade […]

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY HOLDS MATRICULATION CEREMONY FOR KMA CADETS

The Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the National Defence University – Kenya (NDU-K) Lieutenant General Jonah Mwangi and his Kenyatta University Counterpart Professor Paul Wainaina, on Thursday, 30th June 2022 presided over […]

DEFMIS HOLDS STAFF SENSITIZATION SEMINAR

The Defence Forces Medical Insurance Scheme (DEFMIS) held a two-day sensitization seminar for its staff beginning Tuesday, 28th June 2022 at the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS), Nairobi. Themed ‘It […]

KENYA AIR FORCE SENIOR LEADERSHIP COMMAND COURSE PARTICIPANTS GRADUATE

Deputy Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Brigadier Peter Githinji on Thursday,30th June 2022 precided over a graduation ceremony for Senior Leadership Command (SLC) Course 91/22 at Laikipia Air Base (LAB). […]

GHANA’S DANISH DEFENSE ATTACHÉ AND DIRECTOR NAVAL TRAINING VISIT KENYA NAVY

Danish Defense Attaché (DA) to Ghana Lieutenant Colonel Lasse Sand and Ghana’s Director Naval Training, Naval Captain Dennis KA Eghan on Wednesday, 29 June 2022 paid a courtesy call on […]

LECTURE OF OPPORTUNITY TO NEWLY COMMISSIONED KAF OFFICERS

Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda on Wednesday, 29th June 2022 delivered a lecture of opportunity to newly commissioned officers undertaking the Junior Officers’ Course during his […]

KENYA NAVY DELIVERS AID TO THE RESIDENTS OF KWALE COUNTY

A team from the Kenya Navy Roman Catholic Church, Our Lady Star of the Sea, Mtongwe donated beds and assorted food items to residents of Kinango Constituency, Kwale County on […]

KENYA NAVY BASE MANDA BAY CONDUCTS A TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) personnel stationed at the Kenya Navy Base (KNB) Manda Bay conducted a tree planting exercise within the Base on Friday 24 June 2022. The exercise was […]

DRILL AND DUTY COURSE 06/22 GRADUATE

The Deputy Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Brigadier Peter Githinji presided over graduation ceremony for Drill and Duty Course 06/22 on Friday, 24th June 2022. The event was conducted at […]

MWAK CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WIDOWS DAY WITH A NATIONWIDE WIDOWS’ CONNECT SUMMIT CAMPAIGN

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on Thursday, 23rd June 2022 marked the International Widows Day with a nationwide Widows Connect Summit campaign geared toward bringing together widows of […]

WAJIR AIR BASE WARRANT OFFICERS & SENIOR NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS SEMINAR KICKS OFF

The Base Commander Wajir Air Base (WAB) Brigadier Stephen Sane presided over the official opening of WAB Warrant Officers and Senior Non Commissioned Officer’s Seminar on 22nd June 2022 at […]

KENYA NAVY SENIOR LEADERSHIP COMMAND COURSE PARTICIPANTS GRADUATE

Commander Kenya Navy Base (KNB) Manda Bay, Brigadier Peter Chelimo on Wednesday, 22nd June 2022 presided over the graduation ceremony for Senior Leadership Command (SLC) Course at the KNB Manda […]

MWAK MENTORS RTS RECRUITS AT MOI BARRACKS

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on Thursday, 17 June 2022 held a mentorship session for recruits at the Recruits Training School (RTS) in Moi Barracks Eldoret. Hosted by […]

MWAK MENTORS MOI BARRACKS PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL LEARNERS

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on Saturday 18th June 2022 held a mentorship program at Moi Barracks primary and secondary schools in Eldoret. The mentorship program focused on […]

DEFENCE CS CLOSES THIS YEAR’S KENYA SPACE EXPO AND CONFERENCE

Defence Cabinet Secretary Hon. Eugene Wamalwa on Friday 17th June 2022 closed the three-day Kenya Space Expo and Conference by imploring the youths in the country and the region to […]

DEFENCE CAS OPENS A THREE-DAY SPACE EXPO AND CONFERENCE IN NAIROBI  

On Wednesday 15th June 2022 the Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) in the Ministry of Defence Hon. Peter Odoyo, officially opened a three-day Space Expo and Conference at the Sarit Expo […]

IPSTC HOSTS DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD

The International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) on Thursday, 16th June 2022 hosted the commemoration of the Day of the African Child in Karen, Nairobi under the theme ‘Eliminating Harmful […]

PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA SIGNS INTO LAW THE MILITARY VETERANS BILL, 2022.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law the Military Veterans Bill, 2022. The Act, which establishes a regulatory and institutional framework for the management of military veterans’ affairs, provides for […]

VICE CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES COMMISSIONS KAHAWA GARRISON LEVEL II HOSPITAL

Vice Chief of the Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla on Wednesday ,15 June 2022 presided over the commissioning of the Kahawa Garrison Level II Hospital at the Kahawa […]

SUCCESSFUL DETONATION OF VEHICLE IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVICE IN SOMALIA

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) recently removed and successfully, safely detonated a Remote Controlled Under Vehicle Improvised Explosive Device (RC […]

MWAK MENTORS STUDENTS IN NAKURU AND GILGIL REGIONS

Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) recently conducted mentorship programs for Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) sponsored schools in Nakuru and Gilgil regions. The talks; which focused on time management, relationships, […]

KDF TROOPS TREAT BODHEI LOCALS AND SUPPLY CLEAN WATER

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops based in Garissa County, under Operation Amani Boni, recently conducted a medical camp and delivered fresh water to residents of Bodhei. KDF medical team treated […]

COMMANDER ETHIOPIA AIR FORCE PAYS A COURTESY CALL ON COMMANDER KAF

Commander Ethiopia Air Force Lieutenant General Yilma Merdasa paid a courtesy call on the Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda at the KAF Headquarters on Friday, 10 […]

EAC ARMED FORCES FIELD TRAINING EXERCISE WRAPS UP IN UGANDA

The East African Community (EAC) Armed Forces Field Training Exercise (FTX) dubbed ‘Ushirikiano Imara 2022’ came to a close on Friday, 10th June 2022 at Gaddafi barracks in Jinja City, […]

MULTI-AGENCY SECURITY TEAM HOLDS COMMUNITY OUTREACH IN LAIKIPIA

A multi-agency security team at Ngoisusu on Wednesday, 8th June 2022, conducted an outreach program with residents of Survey as well as students of Survey Secondary school in Laikipia North […]

FREE MEDICAL CAMP FOR LARISORO RESIDENTS

Kenya Air Force medics led by Lieutenant Colonel Julius Mghanga this week conducted a free medical camp at Larisoro clinic in Kalama Community Conservancy as part of the African Partnership […]

7,000 TREES PLANTED IN KAHAWA GARRISON

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers drawn from various Corps at Kahawa Garrison, mid this week, planted over 7,000 trees at the military cantonment in Nairobi. The trees were assorted indigenous […]

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI STUDENTS VISIT KENYA NAVY

Students from the University of Nairobi’s Department of Geospatial and Space Technology, on 8 June 2022, conducted an educational tour to the Kenya Navy Fleet at Mtongwe Base in Mombasa […]

KENYA AIR FORCE PARTNERS WITH US AIR FORCE FOR THE AFRICAN PARTNERSHIP FLIGHT PROGRAM

Commander Kenya Air Force Major General John Omenda together with Chief of Staff, United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA) Major General James Kriesel, on 6th June 2022, […]

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION DELEGATION VISITS KENYA SHIPYARD LIMITED

A delegation comprising of 25 personnel from the Public Service Commission of Kenya (PSC), on 8th June 2022, visited the Kenya Shipyard Limited (KSL), Mombasa Shipyard in Mombasa County. The […]

EAC CHIEFS OF DEFENCE FORCES MEET FOR INITIAL MODALITIES ON ESTABLISHMENT OF REGIONAL FORCE IN DRC

Chiefs of Defence Forces (CDFs) from East African Community (EAC) Partner States on 6th June 2022 met at Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, to agree on the initial modalities of […]

KDF ASSISTS IN RETRIEVAL OF BODIES FROM COLLAPSED LATRINE

Kenya Defence Forces’ Disaster Response Battalion (DRB) assisted in a two-day multi-agency rescue operation over the weekend to retrieve five bodies of construction workers that were buried alive while constructing […]

KENYA NAVY PERSONNEL PLANT OVER 30,000 TREES IN MOMBASA

Soldiers from the Kenya Navy Base Mtongwe Base recently planted over 30,000 trees at Longo Primary School in Likoni Division, Mombasa County. The exercise, whose main purpose was to sensitize […]

DEPUTY ARMY COMMANDER VISITS TROOPS IN KANGAITA

Deputy Army Commander Major General (Maj Gen) Ayub Matiiri on 2nd June 2022 visited Kenya Defence Forces Quick Reaction Force and the Kenya Signals Company troops training at Kangaita Camp […]

EAC ARMED FORCES FIELD TRAINING EXERCISE KICKS OFF IN JINJA

The 12th Edition of the East African Community (EAC) Field Training Exercise dubbed Ushirikiano Imara 2022 was on Friday, 3rd June 2022 flagged off by Uganda’s Third Deputy Prime Minister […]

SERVICE MEMBER ARRAIGNED BEFORE COURT MARTIAL OVER RECRUITMENT MALPRACTICES

Corporal (Cpl) Gilbert Kipya Biwott of Kenya Military Academy was earlier this week, arraigned before a Court Martial at Moi Air Base (MAB) to answer various charges of recruitment malpractices […]

RWANDA CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF ON A THREE DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO KDF

Rwanda Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Jean Kazura is on a three day official visit to Kenya Defence Forces from 1st June to 3rd June 2022. On 1st June […]

RWANDA CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF PAYS COURTESY CALL ON GENERAL KIBOCHI

Rwanda Chief of Defence Staff General Jean Kazura paid a courtesy call on Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on 2nd June 2022 at the Defence Headquarters in […]

12TH EAC EXERCISE ‘USHIRIKIANO IMARA’ 2022 CLINIC KICKS OFF IN UGANDA

The 12th EAC Field Training Exercise dubbed, ‘Ushirikiano Imara’ 2022 exercise clinic was officially launched on 30 May 2022 by Uganda People’s Defence Forces Military Police Commandant Major General Don […]

PRESIDENT OF SIERRA LEONE GRACES INTERNATIONAL DAY OF UN PEACEKEEPERS AT HPSS, EMBAKASI

The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, H.E Brigadier General (Rtd) Dr Julius Maada Wonie Bio, who is in Kenya for an official visit, on 29 May 2022 graced […]

KDF HOLDS MUSEUM AIR SHOW FESTIVAL IN NAIROBI

H.E Hon Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of the Defence Forces alongside the Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed on Saturday 28th May 2022, […]

CDF COMMISIONS VIP LOUNGE AT HUMANITARIAN PEACE SUPPORT SCHOOL

Today, Chief of Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi commissioned a VIP lounge at the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS) in Embakasi, Nairobi. The new lounge is meant to host high‐level […]

NATIONAL DEFENCE UNIVERSITY-KENYA APPOINTS SENIOR MANAGERIAL STAFF

National Defence University-Kenya (NDU-K) Vice Chancellor Lieutenant General Jonah Mwangi, recently issued letters of appointment to the first three senior managerial staff members in a ceremony held at the International […]

KDF TO HOLD AIR SHOW ON SATURDAY

The Kenya Defence Forces in conjunction with Aero Club will hold an exciting Museum Air Show Festival this Saturday, 28th May 2022 at Uhuru Gardens along Lang’ata Road in Nairobi. […]

KENYA AIR FORCE PLANTS TREES AT KAMULU

Kenya Air Force (KAF) Service Personnel from the Air Defence Wing (ADW) on Friday, 20th May 2022 planted over 3,000 trees at Kamulu, Machakos County. Led by their Adjutant and […]

FREE FALL BASIC COURSE WRAPPED UP AT MAB

Deputy Brigade Commander Army Special Operation Brigade (ASOB) on 20th May 2022, presided over the closing ceremony of Basic Free Fall course at Sina Makosa grounds in Moi Air Base […]

COMMANDER KENYA NAVY FLEET WINDS UP SPECIAL BOATS OPERATOR’S TRAINING

Commander Kenya Navy Fleet Brigadier John Kiswa on 19th may 2022 presided over the graduation ceremony of Special Boats Operators (SBO) at Kenya Navy Base Mtongwe in Mombasa County. In […]

MULTI AGENCY OPERATION AT RUIRU COMES TO A CLOSE

The multi-agency search and rescue operation in Kihungoro, Ruiru has come to a close today after two bodies trapped in the rubble were recovered. The search and rescue efforts, which […]

KDF PROVIDES FREE MEDICAL CARE TO KUDAY RESIDENTS

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) held a medical camp and donated foodstuff to residents of Kuday in Somalia. The medical […]

KENYA MILITARY ACADEMY AND 3 KENYA RIFLES TURN NAKURU GREEN

Kenya Military Academy (KMA) instructors and cadets on Saturday, 14th May 2022 took part in a tree planting exercise within the Lanet military cantonment. The exercise saw over 10,000 seedlings […]

KAF HOLDS AIR OPERATORS SEMINAR

The Kenya Air Force (KAF) held a two-day Aviation Seminar for Pilots, Technicians and Air Traffic Controllers that ended on Friday, 13th May 2022 at Moi Air Base, (MAB) Eastleigh […]

DEFOCA RESIDENTS VISIT THOME BOYS SECONDARY SCHOOL IN LAIKIPIA

A team of students and staff residing at Kenya Defence Forces Old Comrades Association (DEFOCA) Studyville at Makadara, Nairobi last weekend visited Thome Boys High School in Laikipia. The team […]

THREE KDF CATECHISTS RETIRE AFTER DECADES OF ILLUSTRIOUS CAREER

Kenya Defence Forces Chaplaincy Services (DFCS) last week held a retirement ceremony for three Catechists who were serving at the Anglican Church, St Michael’s Cathedral at the Defence Headquarters in […]

UK MINISTER FOR ARMED FORCES PAYS COURTESY CALL ON CS DEFENCE

The United Kingdom Minister for the Armed Forces Hon. James Heappey on Monday, 9th May 2022 paid a courtesy call on Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Defence Hon. Eugene Wamalwa at […]

GOC EASTCOM VISITS TROOPS IN SOMALIA

General Officer Commanding Eastern Command (GOC EastCom) Major General Ayub Matiiri last week visited Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed under African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS). In his […]

NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE GOES GREEN IN NGONG FOREST

The National Defence College (NDC) on Friday, 6th May 2022 conducted a tree planting exercise at Ngong forest. Speaking during the tree planting exercise, the Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Douglas […]

KMA PARTICIPATES IN TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

The Kenya Military Academy (KMA) Cadets Intake 12 led by the Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Richard King’ori on 7th May 2022 took part in a tree planting exercise at Logoman, […]

COMMANDER KAF VISITS DEFTEC

Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda on 4th May 2022 visited the Defence Forces Technical College (DEFTEC) at Embakasi Garrison. DEFTEC is a constituent college of National […]

KDF REBUILDS SINAI SCHOOL IN HULUGHO, GARISSA COUNTY

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Kolbio Forward Operating Base under Operation Amani Boni (OAB) recently handed over four classrooms they constructed through the Civil-Military Cooperation program. Speaking as […]

KENYA NAVY BASE MANDA BAY HOLDS FIRST COMMANDER’S DIVISION

The Kenya Navy Base (KNB) Manda Bay on 5th May 2022, held its first Commanders’ Division. Commander’s Division is a half-yearly parade or departmental forum held within naval bases and […]

U.S.-KENYA BILATERAL DEFENSE FORUM

Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi on 4th May 2022 met with Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark A. Milley at the Pentagon.The […]

DEFENCE ATTACHÉ ASSOCIATION OF KENYA VISITS KENYA NAVY

A delegation comprising of Members of the Defence Attaché Association of Kenya (DAAK) on 28 April 2022, visited the Kenya Navy Headquarters in Mombasa. Led by the Dean of DAAK […]

KDF HANDS OVER WATER PANS IN MARSABIT

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) has, last Friday, handed over two water pans to residents of Saku Constituency in Marsabit County. During the handover ceremony, the area Member of Parliament, […]

KDF CELEBRATES EID UL FITR WITH LOCALS IN SOMALIA

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Somalia under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) over the weekend and in the spirit of Eid Ul Fitr celebrations, donated […]

MOI AIR BASE HOLDS SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK

Deputy Base Commander Moi Air Base (MAB) Colonel Tobias Vigisa officially opened the MAB safety awareness week on 25th April 2022 at the MAB Gymnasium hall. The Base safety awareness […]

SCHOOL OF ARTILLERY SOLDIERS PLANT TREES IN HONOUR OF THE LATE FORMER PRESIDENT KIBAKI

Kenya Defence Forces soldiers at the School of Artillery last week participated in a tree planting exercise at Kampi ya Chumvi in honour of the late former President Mwai Kibaki. […]

All SET FOR THE LATE PRESIDENT MWAI KIBAKI’S NATIONAL REQUIEM MASS

Preparations for the National Requiem Mass for the late President Mwai Kibaki are complete. Overseen by the Chief of Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi, rehearsals were held today at State […]

LYING IN STATE FOR THE LATE PRESIDENT MWAI KIBAKI COMES TO A CLOSE

The public viewing of the body of the late President Mwai Kibaki at Parliament Buildings came to a close on Wednesday, 27th April 2022. The public was accorded three days […]

KENYANS PAY LAST RESPECTS TO THE LATE PRESIDENT KIBAKI ON DAY TWO OF LYING IN STATE

The body of the late President Mwai Kibaki on Tuesday, 26th April 2022, lay in State at Parliament buildings for the second day allowing Kenyans to pay their last respects. […]

PRESIDENT KENYATTA LEADS THE COUNTRY IN VIEWING THE BODY OF THE LATE RETIRED PRESIDENT KIBAKI

H.E Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces on Monday, 25 April 2022 led the country in a public viewing of the […]

NIGERIA NAVY SHIP PORT OF CALL ON MOMBASA PORT

Last week, a Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) Kada paid a port of call to the port of Mombasa on her maiden voyage from Lagos, Nigeria, to the United Arab Emirates […]

CS DEFENCE CLOSES ATHLETICS KDF CHAMPIONSHIP, MTONGWE SCOOPS FIRST POSITION

Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Defence, Hon. Eugene Wamalwa, on friday 22 April 2022, presided over the official closing ceremony of the 42nd edition of the Athletics Kenya Defence Forces Championship. […]

BURUNDI’S CHIEF OF DEFENCE FORCES PAYS COURTESY CALL ON HIS KENYAN COUNTERPART GEN ROBERT KIBOCHI

Chief of Burundi National Defence Forces, General Prime Niyongabo visited Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi at the Defence Headquarters in Nairobi today. General Niyongabo was accorded […]

DEFENCE CABINET SECRETARY HOSTS KINGDOM OF NETHERLANDS AND SAUDI ARABIA’S AMBASSADORS.

The Cabinet Secretary for Defence Hon. Eugene Wamalwa, on Thursday 14th April 2022 hosted the Kingdom of Netherlands Ambassador to Kenya H.E Mr. Maarten Brouwer and his Saudi Arabia counterpart H.E […]

BISHOP OF THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF MERU, PAYS COURTESY CALL ON CDF AND GRACES CHRISM MASS

Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Meru, Right Reverend Salesios Mugambi on Tuesday, 12th April 2022 paid a courtesy call on Chief of the Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi and, […]

KENYA NAVY SOLDIERS GO GREEN

Kenya Navy soldiers on Saturday, 09 April 22 participated in a tree planting exercise at the Mama Ngina Water Front in Mombasa County. The soldiers joined environmental activists, government officials […]

KDF CONTRIBUTES TO KENYA’S BOXING TEAM GLORY IN DRC

Kenya Defence Forces’ (KDF) featherweight Senior Sapper Samuel Njau scooped a gold medal on Saturday, 9th April 2022 to propel Kenya’s boxing team to glory after overwhelming Bilingo Massala of […]

KENYA NAVY MUSLIMS DONATE FOOD TO MASJID SHAKOMBO

Kenya Navy Muslim fraternity led by the Commanding Officer Kenya Navy Base Mtongwe Lieutenant Colonel Dickens Kombo last week, in the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan, donated assorted […]

MILITARY ORDINARIATE OBSERVES PALM SUNDAY

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Catholic faithfuls on Sunday, 10th April 2022 joined the World in observing Palm Sunday in a solemn mass held at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church […]

ENGINEERS CORPS SCOOPS CDF BORA CUP BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

The Kenya Army Corps of Engineers won this year’s Chief of Defence Forces ‘Bora Cup’ Basketball Championship after they trounced Laikipia Air Base (LAB)64-60 baskets, maintaining stellar performance for six […]

KDF AND NCTC INTENSIFY SENSITIZATION ON COUNTER TERRORISM  

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) under the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) last week conducted a three-day counter terrorism awareness program at Manyani, Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) training College in […]

PRESIDENT UHURU INAUGURATES HOSPITAL, COMMISSIONS AVIATION SCHOOL

H.E Hon Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of the Defence Forces on 7th April 2022, inaugurated Level IV Isiolo Regional Hospital (IRH) in Isiolo […]

KDF OUTREACH IN WAJIR

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops from the 3 Kenya Rifles Battalion distributed water and conducted a medical camp to residents of Bojiyeri in Wajir County. Led by Major Morris Andande, […]

CDF BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP KICKS OFF

Chief of the Defence Forces’ Basketball championship, dubbed ‘CDF Bora Cup Basketball Tournament’ kicked off on 4th April 2022, at Moi Air Base (MAB) in Eastleigh, Nairobi. The annual tournament […]

CS DEFENCE RECEIVES MILITARY VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT FROM CHINA

Cabinet Secretary for Defence Honourable Eugene Wamalwa on Wednesday, 30 March 2022 received military vehicles and engineering equipment from the  People’s Republic of China (PRC) as Military Aid Gratis to […]

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Kenya’s Defence Secretary Hon Eugene L. Wamalwa (second left) with his counterparts from the EAC Partner States are joined by Defence PS Dr. Ibrahim M. Mohamed and VCDF Lt. Gen […]

MWAK VISITS SAHAJANAND SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOOL

Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on Thursday, 24 March 2022 visited Sahajanand Special Mixed Day & Boarding School located within Mtwapa Educational Institute in Mombasa County. MWAK members had […]

PRESIDENT UHURU COMMISSIONS FIRST BATCH OF GRADUATE GENERAL SERVICE OFFICERS

H.E. Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of the Defence Forces on Thursday, 31 March 2022 Commissioned the first cohort of Graduate General Service […]

EASF COMMAND POST EXERCISE (CPX) 2022 COMES TO A CLOSE

Vice Chief of the Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla, today, Thursday 31st March 2022, officiated the closing ceremony of the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) Command Post Exercise […]

THIKA BARRACKS PRIMARY SCHOOL PRODUCES BEST TWO STUDENTS IN KENYA ARMY SPONSORED SCHOOLS

Thika Barracks Primary School produced the best two students in Kenya Army Sponsored Schools’ KCPE 2021 examinations. Boniface Kiptoo emerged the best student with 413 marks followed by his school […]

CHIEF OF ETHIOPIA NATIONAL DEFENCE FORCE PAYS COURTESY CALL ON CDF

Chief of Ethiopia National Defence Force H.E. Field Marshal General Birhanu Jula Galalcha on Wednesday, 30th March 2022 paid a courtesy call on Chief of the Defence Forces General Robert […]

KENYA AIR FORCE PRIMARY SCHOOLS EXCEL IN KCPE

Kenya Air Force (KAF) primary schools were not left behind in nationwide celebration as they performed exemplary in the just concluded Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE). Leading from the […]

GERMAN MILITARY DELEGATION VISITS DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS

A delegation of military officers from German Armed Command and Staff College (GAC & SC) on Monday, 28th March 2022 paid a visit to the Defence Headquarters in Nairobi. The […]

KENYA NAVY MENTORS YOUTH AND CHILDREN

The Kenya Navy held a three-day mentorship program last week for youth and children at Kenya Navy Base Mtongwe. The mentorship program was aimed at equipping the youth and children […]

KDF RESTORES WATER SUPPLY TO TABDA RESIDENTS

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Somalia under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) last week repaired a water pump supplying water to Tabda residents. The pump, which […]

COMMANDER KAF VISITS MOI AIR BASE NGONG ATHLETICS CAMP

Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda on Tuesday, 22nd March 2022 visited Moi Air Base (MAB) Sports Camp in Ngong, Kajiado County. During the visit, Commander KAF […]

TRIANGULAR PARTNERSHIP PROJECT COMES TO A CLOSE

The Charge d’affaires embassy of Japan to Kenya Mr. Kitagawa Yasuhisa, last week on 15th March 2022, presided over the closing ceremony of the Triangular Partnership Project (TPP). “We are […]

VCDF HOSTS EGYPTIAN MILITARY DELEGATION

Vice Chief of the Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla on Monday, 21st March hosted a delegation of Egyptian Command and Staff College faculty members and students. The delegation, […]

KENYA NAVY TRAINING CRUISE COMES TO A CLOSE

The Commander Kenya Navy Major General Jimson Mutai on 22 March 2022 presided over the reception of Exercise Jitegemee XXIII Sea Training crew at the Kenya Navy Fleet (KNF) Mkunguni […]

CDF INAUGURATES MWAK SECRETARIAT, OFFICES AND LAUNCHES DHQ DEFCO MALL

Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on Thursday, 17 March 2022, presided over the commissioning of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) Secretariat offices and the […]

EASF COMMAND POST EXERCISE KICKS OFF IN NAIROBI

Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi today presided over the official opening of the East Africa Standby Force (EASF) Command Post Exercise (CPX) 2022 dubbed ‘Mashariki Salaam’ […]

KDF CONDUCTS COMMUNITY OUTREACH IN SOMALIA

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Somalia under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) recently donated foodstuffs and held a medical camp at Burahache and Gherile that benefited […]

KENYA AIR FORCE MENTORS YOUTH

Kenya Air Force (KAF) this week held a mentorship program for children and youth living within Moi and Laikipia Air Bases. The program aimed at engaging the youths during their […]

EXERCISE JUSTIFIED ACCORD 22 CULMINATES IN NAIROBI, KENYA

A three-week joint military exercise codenamed ‘Justified Accord 22’ officially closed on Thursday, 17th March 2022 in Nairobi. The exercise brought together over 800 participants from twenty militaries across the […]

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: INTERVIEWS FOR CANDIDATES FOR VARIOUS POSTS

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 35(1)(a)(v) and Section 24(4) of the Universities Act, 2012 (Revised 2020), the National Defence University-Kenya advertised various vacancies through print media and the Ministry […]

US AFRICOM AWARDS THREE KDF PERSONNEL FOR THEIR HEROIC DEEDS DURING THE JANUARY 2020 MANDA ATTACK

The United States Africa Command (US AFRICOM) has awarded three Kenya Defence Forces Service Personnel with the Joint Service Commendation medals for their heroic actions during the 5th January 2020 […]

CLARIFICATION OF THE NOTICE TO SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES DATED 8TH MARCH, 2022

Further to the Notice Ref. No MOD/10/10A VOL.XI dated 8th March, 2022 and posted on the Ministry’s Website on the same date. This is to notify all successful candidates that […]

NEW SERGEANT MAJOR AT KENYA ARMY

The Kenya Defence Forces last week appointed Warrant Officer Class One (WOI) Fanuel Mahebo as the new Kenya Army Sergeant Major (ASM). Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton presented […]

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