After two weeks of recruits’ reception and rigorous documents verification, Defence Headquarters Chief of Personnel, Brigadier Elijah Gatere officially handed over the recruits to the Commandant Recruit Training School (RTS), Brigadier Paul Njema.
The recruits comprise of the General Duty recruits, Tradesmen/women, all drawn from the 47 counties of Kenya.
The successful recruits will undergo a six month foundational military training. This will be followed with more specialized training at their respective units upon passing out.
During the document verification exercise, 57 recruits with counterfeit calling letters were apprehended and handed over to the National Police Service for due process.
Meanwhile successful candidates for the various cadets positions are advised to report to the Kenya Military Academy (KMA) in Lanet-Nakuru, on dates indicated on their respective official calling letters.
KDF continues to warn the general public against falling prey to recruitment scams through fraudsters masquerading as KDF personnel.