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 of joint training for mission readiness which is critical to successful operations. The FTX which is conducted within a Multi Agency framework will train all stakeholders on interoperability whilst undertaking National interventions to safeguard the people and livelihoods of Kenyans.
Gen Kibochi who was accompanied by Maj Gen Jimson Mutai, Commander Kenya Navy, and other senior officers, was keen to; listen to the troops on what they were learning, unlearning and relearning during the FTX, assess their mission readiness as well as, operational capabilities to address conventional and asymmetric threats.
The FTX has also benefited communities in the Operation Amani Boni area. KDF and other MDA’s have engaged locals to identify and deliver on diverse Civil Military Engagements. KDF has sank boreholes, built schools, rehabilitated infrastructure in dilapidated health centres and schools, and conducted medical clinics.