73 UPDF and Police officers have completed a four month junior staff course at UPDF’s Junior Staff and Command College – Jinja.
The UPDF grandaunts from ranks of Captain to Lt Col, information pills http://crossfitabf.com/wp-content/plugins/w3-total-cache/extensions/genesisadmin.php including four females, health and 10 Police officers from Assistant Superintendent of Police to Superintendent of Police completed the 23rd intake that the School has run.
They were passed out on Friday by the former AMISOM deputy force commander, unhealthy Maj Gen Geoffrey Muheesi, who represented the Chief of Defence Forces, Gen Edward Katumba Wamala
Maj Gen Muheesi said training in the armed forces is getting better every other day with affiliation of military training schools to higher institutions of learning like Makerere University and the military training together with the police.
He said this would guarantee better quality personnel and ease of joint operations in the armed forces.
Gen Muheesi reminded the graduands the principles of good leadership and the characteristics of a commander of being exemplary, fostering communications, ability to listen to others, taking care of their soldiers and enforcing standards.
“When I talk about enforcing standards, it’s bringing a change, being serious with your work, leaving a better place than you found it. That’s what I mean,” he said, adding that officers should do exactly what they are supposed to do in a work place and desist from damaging their credibility.
“Credibility is everything. When you damage your credibility, it might never be repaired. Don’t make promises that you don’t intend to keep. You should be trusted,” Gen Muheesi told the graduands.
Col Godfrey Golooba, the Commandant of the college said part of the objectives of the course was to equip the students with good staff and command skills.
He told that their success as military officers heavily lies on personal commitment, determination, loyalty and discipline.
“Have integrity where ever you are and be knowledgeable in whatever you are assigned to do”. He said.
Capt M A Obete emerged best student at the course, whereas Capt RK Bamuro won the commandant’s research paper award and Superintendent of Police Iliga Dauda won the higher academic research performance award.