UPDF Air Force commander inspects Gulu troops, reminds them to remain healthy

The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Air Force Commander Lt Gen Charles Okidi inspected Gulu Air Force wing and held a meeting prevalently known as Monday Baraza with officers and militants of the Wing on 22 June 2023.

In his address, Lt Gen Okidi reminded the troops, the cardinal rules, mission and the mandate of UPDAF, which among others includes protecting the country space and giving support to other services.

“You should remain healthy to be in position to engage the visible and invisible enemies, embrace command courses as part of other factors considered for promotion and you should leave within your financial means to help you succeed in your institutional career and life,” Lt Gen Okidi noted.

He further explained to the troops what UPDAF is doing to improve on their welfare and accommodation, among others.

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He concluded by advising officers and militants present at the baraza to air out any concern to their superiors to avoid future problems.

The wing commander Gulu Col Richard Rubongoya applauded the Commander Air Force visit and added that troops gain morale when commanders from the strategic level talk to them.

Lt Gen Okidi was accompanied by the Director Personnel and Administration Air Force (DPA-AF) Brig Gen Julius Bagonza, Director Estate Air Force Col Justus B. Nsereko, Director Political Education (DOPE) Air Force Lt Col Arthur M Muhimbura, Director Training Air Force Lt Col Sam Opolot and Director of intelligence and security Air Force Col Dan Kazini, among others.

As Shared By Col Deo Akiiki the deputy UPDF Spokesperson.

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