“Follow UPDF infantry doctrine to fight easily”, Brig. Ogiki

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KAMPALA– The Uganda People’s Defence Forces UPDF  troops from 15 Infantry Battalion and a section of personel from the Local Defence Unit LDU from the 1st Infantry Division have  been urged to carefully follow the UPDF Infantry doctrine so as to continue securing the country.


This was on Wednesday 18th August 2021 revealed by the Chief of Staff Land Force (COS-LF) Brig Gen Bob Ogiki on behalf of the Commander Land Force Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba at Kakiri 1st Infantry Division Headquarters in Wakiso district.


Brig Ogiki implored the newly trained soldiers on political ideology and orientation cadre leadership course to use the acquired skills in enhancing their military capabilities.

“UPDF is a disciplined, conscious and pro-people army,” he added.

Brig. Ogiki urged them to protect the peace in the country and also reminded them to secure cheap loans with low interest from Wazalendo sacco to improve their welfare.

The COS-LF cautioned the officers to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS and COVID -19 by following the Ministry of Health guidelines.

During the same lecture of opportunity, Brig Ogiki mentioned the need to integrate Local Defence Personnel into regular service through further training.

Soldiers were also informed of the continuous efforts by the UPDF leadership to improve their welfare, accommodation, training, and policy, among others.