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 Grounds in Moi Air Base.
The DPRT exercise is conducted periodically and involves testing soldiers’ physical fitness and measuring Body Mass Index (BMI) in order to ensure soldiers are ever mission ready.
While interacting with the troops, Commander KAF emphasized on physical fitness as a primary requirement in a soldier’s career and encouraged soldiers to keep on improving their physical fitness and BMI.
“Physical fitness is the backbone and mother of all other military duties,” he reiterated.
During the exercise Maj Gen Omenda completed all sets of push ups, sit ups and finished the 3.8 mile run within the required time and finally took the BMI test.
Also present during the exercise were the Base Commander MAB Brigadier Samwel Kipkorir, Senior Officers, Officers and Service personnel.