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;
- Maj Gavas Mugyenyi , the Commander Air Defence Division
- Maj Gen Sam Okiding, the artillery commander
- The new deputy army boss, Lt Gen Wilson Mbasu Mbadi
- Maj Gen Brig Peter Elwelu, the Commander Land Forces
- Brig Charles Lwanga Lutaaya, the Air Force Commander
- Col Abel Kandiho, Chief of Military Intelligence
- Col Don Nabaasa, Commander Special Forces
- Maj Gen Charles Otema, Commander Reserve Forces
- The first female Major General Proscovia Nalweyiso
- Brig Michael Kabango, Maj Gen Joseph Musanyufu
- The new Joint Chief of Staff, Brig Chris Bossa
- 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.