By Kyamanduma Patrick,
The Mountain Division Commander, Maj Gen Dick Olum has cautioned Local Defense Personnel against living reckless lifestyles and urged them to guard themselves against HIV/AIDS.
Olum made the call over the weekend while presiding over the pass out of over 461 Local Defense Personnel who were undergoing refresher training at Hima Training School, Kasese District.
He equally advised the ladies against early pregnancies.
Olum further challenged the Local Defense Personnel to be disciplined in order to progress in their careers in the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces and warned them against desertion.
The 222 Brigade Commander, Col Saul Nabimanya said that the newly passed-out trainees received proper training in accordance with the operational capabilities in the Mountain Division area of responsibility.
He added that the newly passed out Local Defense Personnel were ready to be launched in the theatre of operations under the 222 Mountain Brigade area of operation.
Present at the function were Brig Gen Steven Mugerwa, senior and junior officers under the Mountain Division. END.