Newly Promoted Top UPDF Officers to be Decorated Tuesday

Uganda recently reshuffled to military commanders. Notable is Maj Gen David Muhoozi, the commander of the Land Forces is now the new Chief of Defence Forces, taking over from Gen Katumba Wamala.

The promoted UPDF officers to be decorated on Tuesday 17th January 2017 at Defence Headquarters in Mbuya.

Other newly promoted that will also be decorated include;

  1. Maj Gavas Mugyenyi , the Commander Air Defence Division
  2. Maj Gen Sam Okiding, the artillery commander
  3. The new deputy army boss, Lt Gen Wilson Mbasu Mbadi
  4. Maj Gen Brig Peter Elwelu, the Commander Land Forces
  5. Brig Charles Lwanga Lutaaya, the Air Force Commander
  6. Col Abel Kandiho, Chief of Military Intelligence
  7. Col Don Nabaasa, Commander Special Forces
  8. Maj Gen Charles Otema, Commander Reserve Forces
  9. The first female Major General Proscovia Nalweyiso
  10. Brig Michael Kabango, Maj Gen Joseph Musanyufu
  11. The new Joint Chief of Staff, Brig Chris Bossa
  12. Maj Gen Henry Matsiko, the new Chief Political Commissar

According to a statement issued by the Information Department the function starts at 9:30 am.


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