On the 7 April 21,Troops at Modika Barracks received the Covid-19 vaccination and were immunized in fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
This is in line with the ongoing Phase 1 of the National Immunization Programme that targets among others, the military.
Speaking during the exercise, the Deputy Commander urged all personnel to take part in the immunization process as this will secure the health of the force during the pandemic as well as provide a mission ready force to serve the country.
He encouraged all those who were vaccinated to continue adhering to the COVID-19 protocols as laid down by Ministry of Health towards fighting the virus.
More than a hundred (100) personnel were vaccinated on during the exercise. The exercise will continue to target troops deployed in the region.