Uganda People’s Defence Forces, UPDF has today 5th August 2021, retired a total of 14 General officers, 604 Senior and Junior officers and men.
Brig. Gen. Flavia Byekwaso, the UPDF spokesperson says the retirement ceremony for the Generals will be held at State House Entebbe whereas for the other retirees, it will be in their respective service HQs, formations and units.
“The MoDVA/UPDF recognizes their commitment, sacrifice, selflessness and dedication to offering security service to the country at a time where many shunned joining the liberation struggle in favor of maintaining the status quo” she noted.
Brig. Byekwaso added that because of their service, the country’s course of history has been over turned across all spectrum, from an almost total shutdown to a now robust and sound economy with guaranteed peace and stability in the entire country.
“The UPDF family congratulates the retirees for successfully completing their active duty in the forces” she added.