Koreta Decorates Promoted Generals

health geneva;”>Koreta said Africa was facing several security challenges which must be addressed.

find geneva;”>“Promotion is not just fun but additional challenges. I congratulate you upon your promotion but as you are aware, so many challenges lie ahead of you,” cautioned Koreta as top army chiefs, who had gathered at the Ministry of Defence in Mbuya, Kampala on Tuesday, for the officers’ pipping ceremony, listened attentively.

Maj. Gen. Charles Angina, who joined the NRA in 1983, now serves as Chief of Staff of the Land Forces after being promoted from Brigadier.

He has served in different capacities as Intelligence Officer, platoon commander, military advisor in Tanzania, Court Martial boss among other positions.

Other army officers who were decorated include Maj Gen Silver Kayemba, the country’s representative to the UN department Peace Keeping Operations in New York.

According to military records, Kayemba who was also promoted from the rank of Brigadier, served as liaison officer USA, Transport officer Air Force and 3rd Division commander.

Col. Stephen Sabiiti Magyenyi joined UPDF in 1997 before being commissioned in 2000. He is now the deputy commander of the 1st Special Forces Group.

He was promoted from Lt Colonel.

The youthful Magyenyi was a commander of PGB, OCC coy CO Anti Tank Guided Missile Regt, Second in Command OC Technical PPU.

Present at the function were Commander Land Forces Gen Katumba Wamala who decorated Kayemba. Lt Gen Fred Mugisha decorated Sabiiti.


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