KAMPALA- The commander in chief who at the same time serves as the President of the Republic of Uganda has on Saturday August 1st 2020 made changes in the UPDF Command tranfering officers from different capacities.
Among the notable changes was the replacing of the Army spokesman Brig Richard Karemire who was replaced with Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso. Brig Karemire has been appointed to the Defence Liaison Officer (DLO) EAC Secretariat Headquarters.
Below are the key appointments by the commander-in-chief of the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces and President of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
1.Maj Gen Sam Kiwanuka – Chief of Production and Welfare.
2.Maj Gen Moses Ddiba Ssentongo – Chief Mubende Rehabilitation Centre.
3.Maj Gen Hudson Mukasa – Chief of Staff Reserve Forces
4.Maj Gen Francis Okello – Comdt National Defense College.
5.Maj Gen Innocent Oula – Deputy MD NEC.
6.Maj Gen Don Nabasa – Contingent Commander – AMISOM.
7.Brig Gen Emanuel Rwashande – Chief Civil Military Cooperation
8.Brig Gen Stephen Oluka – deployed to OWC
9.Brig Gen George Etyang – OWC
10.Brig Gen Jeff Mukasa – Director Counter Terrorism
11.Brig Gen William Beinomugisha – 2/ic 2 Division
12. Brig Gen James Kaija – Defense Advisor UK
13. Brig Gen Fred Karara – DA Sudan
14. Brig Gen Christopher Bbossa – DA China.
15. Brig Gen Mike Kisame – DA Kenya
16. Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe – 3 Div Commander
17. Brig Gen Simon Ocan – DA Switzerland
18.Brig Gen Michael Kabango – Seconded to AU Peace Support Operations Department.
19.Brig Gen Felix Kulayigye – OWC.
20.Brig Gen Mathew Gureme -Chief of Training & Recruitment.
21.Brig Gen Richard Karemire – Defence Liaison Officer (DLO) EAC Secretariat Headquarters.
22.Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso – Defence Spokesperson
23. Brig Gen Tingira Irumba – Chief of Policy& Plans
24. Brig Gen Charles Asiimwe – Commander National Counter Terrorism Centre.
25.Brig Gen Richard Otto – Deputy CMI
26.Brig Gen James Nambale – DA Turkey.
27.Brig Gen Robert Ocama – OWC
28. Col Bahoku Barigye – DA Cuba 29. Col Keith Katungi – Commandant Military Police.
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